Justice for the Murder of Rayshard Brooks
Rayshard Brooks, SAY HIS NAME. An unarmed, 27 year old black man who was murdered after complaints of him sleeping in HIS vehicle in the Wendy’s Parking lot. Due to these complaints, 3 officers showed up to “deal” with Brooks. After struggling with the officers, Brooks began to run for his life, when he was shot in the back more than once. Later taken to the hospital, Brooks passed away. Struggling with police is NOT punishable by death. Grabbing a taser in order to stop from being tased is NOT punishable by death. Running away from the police unarmed, and on foot is NOT punishable by death. So for this, we need to SAY HIS NAME. Keep spreading awareness, keep protesting, keep fighting. JUSTICE FOR RAYSHARD BROOKS
SAVE LUCIFER! FOX cancelled it, lets get the CW, Hulu or Netflix to save it!
FOX cancelled Lucifer, a show loved by people AROUND THE WORLD! Lets get the show picked up by a better network like the CW, HULU, NETFLIX or AMAZON!
Stop hit and run drivers who kill Innocent people from receiving bond in North Carolina.
My daughter was involved in an hit and run accident On February 17, 2020 that caused her to lose her life at the scene. A witness was able to identify the suspects and they were arrested several hours later. Mr. Himes and Ms. Kerr were able to post bond 10 hours later and given no conditions on their bond. As of February 18, 2020, the suspects have been out on bond with only a 30 day suspension on Mr. Himes drivers license. Man charged with involuntary manslaughter, DWI after teen killed in northwest Charlotte crash Accident report shows that Mr. Himes was traveling approximately 76 mph in a 35 mph zone while Ms. Wilson was traveling approximately 16 mph making a left hand turn. Mr. Himes and Ms. Kerr were indicted on charges of manslaughter several days later after posting bail of just 10,000 dollars. Currently, they are free in the community to cause harm to more individuals with their reckless behavior. The mother of Maniche Wilson, the 17 year old that was killed in the accident is devoted to change the law in North Carolina concerning drunk drivers who cause fatalities and to deny bond in front of a magistrate judge to keep the offenders in jail.
Renew Nashville for season 5
It is REALLY heartbreaking for us to say it but our beloved Nashville was canceled today by ABC! We need to save this fan favorite show!!
A Campaign For Anti-Racism in the Bachelor Franchise
ABC and Warner Bros. have been producing Bachelor content for 18 years. During that time they’ve cast 40 season leads, yet only one Black lead. This is unacceptable. As creators of one of the most popular and influential franchises on television, ABC and Warner Bros. have an opportunity and responsibility to feature Black, Indigenous, People of Color (“BIPOC”) relationships, families, and storylines. The franchise, and all those who represent it, should reflect and honor the racial diversity of our country--both in front of and behind the camera. Representation matters, and it is one of the most important ways our country can embrace its diversity and evolve. With this petition, Bachelor Nation calls on ABC and Warner Bros. to take the following actions to combat racism: 1. Cast a Black bachelor as Season 25 lead. 2. Cast BIPOC for at least 35% of contestants each season hereafter. 3. Give equitable screen time to BIPOC contestants. 4. Actively support BIPOC cast, including providing mental health resources specifically geared to helping them navigate the Bachelor franchise experience as BIPOC. 5. Equitably compensate and hire more BIPOC employees in all parts of production, casting, and filming. 6. Publicly pledge to vet contestants more thoroughly to ensure those who have promoted prejudice (e.g., ableism, racism, sexism, white supremacy, religious intolerance, homophobia, transphobia) are not cast. 7. Hire a BIPOC diversity consultant to be involved in all parts of production, casting, and filming. 8. Condemn racist abuse directed towards BIPOC contestants and announce a “zero tolerance” policy towards racism on-air. 9. Commit to providing resources to help viewers learn more about BIPOC stories and organizations supporting BIPOC causes. 10. Feature BIPOC contestants, including their experiences as BIPOC, on the show as storylines. 11. Ensure that indigenous cultures are not exploited and their portrayal does not perpetuate harmful stereotypes. 12. Pledge to donate to a cause that will help combat racism. 13. Issue a public statement apologizing for enabling systemic racism within the franchise and offer a clear plan for demonstrable anti-racism efforts moving forward. In signing this petition I also agree to hold myself, the viewer, to the same standard. I pledge to commit to anti-racism in how I consume and interact with the Bachelor franchise. By signing this petition, I promise to: 1. Show zero tolerance for racism--online, offline, everywhere. 2. Support BIPOC contestants by speaking up when I perceive they are being treated unfairly due to their racial identity by ABC, Warner Bros., fellow cast, or viewers. 3. Listen thoughtfully to BIPOC contestants about their experiences and their suggestions for how to best support them. 4. Appreciate that producers, in part, base their decisions on our feedback and whom we choose to support. 5. Recognize that anti-racism is an ongoing effort that requires continuous self-education and action. Bachelor Nation deserves real change. Sign the petition and pledge to commit ABC and Warner Bros. to anti-racism. Will you accept this invitation? Post a screenshot of your support and tweet: @fleissmeister @BachelorABC I signed the petition. #BIPOCBachelor @bachdiversity
Renew Baker and the Beauty. Let's ensure this show gets picked up by another network!
Give us another season of the great show! The cast is amazing, the writing was great. It is definitely a warm, fun, family show and the music is great too. We certainly need to see more. ABC did this fantastic show highlighting inclusion and diversity a huge disservice with poor promotion. Netflix, Hulu, NBCUniversal, Amazon Prime Video, etc. Let's give this show the shot it deserves! We want more!!!! Let's get our voices heard. Please share any way can.
Save Agent Carter, bring her to NETFLIX
https://www.change.org/p/marvel-the-fans-want-more-agent-carter Agent Carter connects many people around the world and has a united and devoted fanbase. Everyone especially loves Agent Peggy Carter herself; for her sense of self-value, for not needing anyone’s approval, for her toughness, and her spirit. The show is loved for being a high-quality production from its set design and costuming to its well-written, fully-realized characters and excellent cast. The series may have been canceled - but we can bring it to NETFLIX!
China: Release the 1 Million Uyghurs Detained in Nazi-Style Concentration Camps
China: Release The 1 Million Uyghur Detainees Held Illegally In Nazi-Style Concentration Camps By Torchlight Uyghur Group (Mesheluyghur@gmail.com) www.facebook.com/torchuyghur/ https://twitter.com/torch_uyghur http://blog.freedomsherald.org/ This Petition Is Also Available In The Following Languages: Turkish (Turkçe), German (Deutsch), Japanese (日本語), Chinese (中文), Traditional Chinese (繁体字), French (Français), Arabic (عربى), Uyghur (ئۇيغۇرچە), Slawyan (Kiril), Russian(Pусский) January 20th, 2018 Many media organizations around the world have recently reported that a large portion of the Uyghur population is being detained either in jails or in so-called “re-education camps” (http://freedomsherald.org/ET/unb/ while their children are being kept in countless orphanages in the East Turkestan. Recently, we have learned from official sources inside East Turkestan that the number of the Uyghurs currently being held in these Nazi-style political “re-education” concentration camps is more than 800,000. That is a number known officially inside East Turkestan, but all the unofficial numbers we obtained from various sources exceed one million. According to the 2010 Chinese census, the Uyghur population in East Turkestan was 10,000,370 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xinjiang This means that about 10% of the current Uyghur population is locked up. The conditions of the concentration camps are horrific because of the fact that such a large number of Uyghurs are locked up in relatively small and crowded spaces. We were told by several people who fled China recently that people even cannot lie down during the night with their backs on the floor; instead, they have to sleep sideways with all the adjacent bodies touching one another. We have also learned from some Uyghurs who recently lost their close relatives in the concentration camps that a significant number of Uyghurs are losing their lives in those camps every day. The families of the victims are just receiving their dead bodies from those overcrowded concentration camps. The local authorities are not giving back the bodies of the younger Uyghurs died, instead, just burying them in the nearby empty fields. These are just a few of the many examples of the horrible conditions in these concentration camps. How did those more than one million people end up in jails, concentration camps and orphanages? It is extremely difficult to obtain such information in China, but we have managed to get information on some individual cases from the relatives of those victims’ living outside China (The report titled “Political persecution of the Uyghurs – Brief description of some individual cases” at http://freedomsherald.org/ET/unb/ The Uyghurs are one of the ancient peoples living in the heart of Asia. They have a long and proud history, and a rich culture. Throughout the history, the Uyghurs have been a great contributor to the world peace and prosperity. Due to their geographical location along the famous Silk Road, they have been a major force in the cultural exchange between the East and the West. We strongly believe that the Uyghurs are an indispensable part of the wider international community and will continue such contribution to the world’s ethnic and cultural diversities in the future. Similarly, the Uyghurs will contribute to the world's peace and prosperity, just as they have done in the past. Therefore, the Uyghurs have every right to live in peace with dignity, and to continuously prosper, as any other nations on the surface of our mother Earth. However, in the recent decades, the Chinese government has banned the Uyghur language from its use at all levels of education in East Turkestan, outlawed Uyghur literature (by banning and burning historical and literature books written in the Uyghur language), restricted, criminalized and attempted to eliminate Uyghurs’ religious belief and practice, and has systematically flooded East Turkestan with Han Chinese migrants in the name of “developing the West”, and thereby marginalized the Uyghurs in their own homeland. And now the Chinese government is openly killing the Uyghur people, too, in those Nazi-style Chinese concentration camps by implementing a state-sponsored ethnic cleansing policy. If we don’t get help immediately from the United Nations and from the international community to stop the Chinese government from what they are doing towards the Uyghurs in East Turkestan, the Uyghurs will keep dying and disappearing in large numbers in those Chinese concentration camps (http://www.freedomsherald.org/ET/images/image201801_13.jpg and will soon face an unprecedented threat to their very existence. Therefore, we appeal to all the international communities and human rights organizations not to ignore the Chinese government’s crimes against humanity – the crimes currently being committed against the innocent Uyghur people. We appeal to the United Nations and other international human rights organizations to demand the Chinese government to release those 1 million Uyghurs, and send investigation teams to East Turkestan and find out: ● Where are those jails, concentration camps and orphanages? ● Why and where those one million Uyghurs are being detained? ● What are they eating and where and how are they sleeping? ● What are they doing during the day? ● What are their current health conditions? ● What are the current death rates among the detainees? ● What is happening to the children/siblings/parents of the people held in jails and concentration camps? We, the Uyghurs, are powerless and helpless at the moment. As such, we cannot defend ourselves against the Chinese government’s atrocities and cannot fight this battle for our survival alone. We need the support of the global community. If tens of thousands of people from around the world sign our petition, it may be possible that the United Nations will make a commitment and will act to stop the tragedy that the Uyghur people are facing today. Please join us in our fight to end the appalling atrocities happening in East Turkestan. Please sign and share this petition. Thank you! About the Uyghur People and East Turkestan: East Turkestan is the homeland of the Uyghur people. It has been under the communist China' s occupation since 1949. East Turkestan is located in the Central Asia, and borders China and Mongolia to the east, Russia to the north, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India to the west, and Tibet to the south. The landmass of East Turkestan is bigger than whole Western Europe. Its colonial name is “Xinjiang”, which means "the new territory" or "the new frontier" in Chinese. China officially designated the East Turkestan a Uyghur autonomous region in 1955, but in reality it has never become a genuine autonomous region. The Chinese government reported the number of the Uyghur population in East Turkestan as 10,000,370 (refer to the 2010 Chinese census), but some Uyghur sources estimate the real population of Uyghurs to be around 20 million.
Live Fact Checking During Political Debates
Live fact checking should run across the screens or should be announced live during the all presidential debates in order to allow transparency and to allow Americans to make informed decisions about who the choose for President. This I believe would solve the following problems: It would restore Americans belief in the political process It would shift the narrative of two party politics from identity politics back to politics of policy It would hold politicians accountable for misinformation It would create a more curious and well informed public In order for this to be executed properly this should be enforced by a non partisan committee such as the Debate commission .
I Stand Behind Jeremy Kappell
Jeremy Kappell was the chief meteorologist for WHEC TV out of Rochester, NY. Jeremy had a slip of words on air regarding Martin Luther King Jr. Jeremy was fired from his job. He was not given a chance to explain or apologize. This is a good man who had no malice, no intent, no wrong doing. This was an honest slip of the tongue that could happen to anyone. We are all human, we are not perfect. Is destroying this man's career and slandering him in the press a deserved action? The TV station automatically just fired him. If they are going to judge him so harshly shouldn't they have heard him out? We believe this is not deserved. We believe this judgment on his career and character is unjust. We want Jeremy Kappell back on the air. We stand with Jeremy Kappell.