Hagerstown Mayor Bob Bruchey posted a comment on Facebook that implied the mayor of London was a terrorist. The mayor of London is Sadiq Khan, born to Pakistani emigrants in Tooting, South London. He is also a Sunni Muslim. Mayor Bruchey is suggesting that since Mayor Khan is a Muslim, he’s a terrorist. What an
I think I’ve found the perfect hat to wear during the aftermath of a mass shooting. I call it the “Thoughts and Prayers” hat.
Facebook has closed the largest Black Lives Matter group because the group was run by a white man in Australia. Even though the group had over 700,000 followers, Facebook deemed it inauthentic. The group reportedly raised over $100,000 in support of racial-justice causes in the United States. The group’s founder has been identified as Ian Mackay, an employee of
From CNN: Four suspects have been charged in connection with the attack on a special-needs teen that was streamed on Facebook Live. Jordan Hill, 18; Tesfaye Cooper; 18; Brittany Covington, 18; and Tanishia Covington, 24, have each been charged with a hate crime, felony aggravated kidnapping, aggravated unlawful restraint and aggravated battery with a deadly
Brandy Vela, an 18-year-old high school student from Texas City, Texas, shot and killed herself this week. Her family believes it was in response to the online bullying she had been receiving from her classmates. From CNN: Brandy’s sister, Jackie, says the teen had always been bullied for her weight, but the cyberbullying ramped up
Writer Nancy A. Collins has gone on Facebook and called for her fellow professionals to boycott DragonCon. The reason? Because of the popular convention’s continued financial relationship with its co-founder, accused sexual predator of teenage boys, Edward Kramer. From the original Facebook posted, republished by Stephen Bissette on his blog: I don’t know about you,