Archive for June, 2014

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Monday, June 30th, 2014

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I Thought This Was Cute

Friday, June 27th, 2014


White House Internship Program Announces Summer 2014 Participants

Thursday, June 26th, 2014


Justice for the Central Park Five – Justice for All

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

By FreidaPeople Stat posting on Raymond Santana’s Facebook Page:

Lynn, with all due respect, the tragedy is these boys got railroaded at every step of the way and the media was happy to support their presumption of guilt based on their skin color. The tragedy is that even to this day, people insist on smearing their character as men. The tragedy is that even when Black and brown people are completely innocent, there is a presumption of guilt.

The tragedy is that most of the people in this world still won’t believe the lesson this whole thing teaches us. Crime is not based on skin color and cops are not here to protect or serve children of color from poor communities. I applaud the men I have come to know a bit. In spite of all the harm our racist system inflicted on these kids, they became pillars of society and great role models. The system took their youth, but never their integrity. Can’t wait until all the files are unsealed.

Justice for the Central Park Five. Justice for all.


FreidaPeople Stat posts regularly on Facebook and I and many, many others consider her opinions pretty much Gospel.

Gregg Morris

Gregg Morris

The Bully Exposed

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Richard Santiage, producer for “The Bully Exposed,” will be on the air tonight, June 24, and is looking for callers to listen in and or call in to the show about their workplace issues.

It’s on or you can listen in and or call into 702-731-1230. The time is 6:00 pm EST or PST 9:00 EST.

Info comes way of Facebook Friend Neal Dias who posts regularly at New York Healthy Workplace Advocates.

Central Park 5 Lawsuit Settled for $40 Million

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Click here or here for news about the settlement which still needs to be okayed by the NY City Comptroller and a judge.

Gregg Morris, editor of the WORD and this site.

Gregg Morris, editor of the WORD and this site.

Senator Rev Rubén Díaz, NY Hispanic Clergy Organization, and Members of the Community Are Disgusted by Recent Firings at El Diario la Prensa 

Friday, June 20th, 2014

In response to the recent firing of 20 journalists at El Diario la Prensa, New York State Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) will be meeting with his fellow clergy members from the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization to discuss a possible June 26th demonstration in front of the executive offices of ImpreMedia, El Diario la Prensa’s parent company. [More Background info]


Tea Party Holding Up Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill

Friday, June 20th, 2014

From []:

Massachusetts needs your help.

The following is from the Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Advocates. Like last week in Puerto Rico, their bill is ready for a floor vote but the Tea Party reps are preventing it from a floor vote. Please pass the following message along to those in NY and Massachusettes who can call these individuals and let them know it is in the best interest of businesses to stop abusive work environments.


More Thoughts About Colleague Larry Shore’s Request to Post on the WORD Blog

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Addressing specific comments below:

Gregg Morris, editor of the WORD and this site.

Gregg Morris, editor of the WORD and this site.


International Federation of Journalists Advisory for Reporters at the World Cup

Friday, June 13th, 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has advised local and international journalists covering events in Brazil during the World Cup to remain vigilant and ensure they stay safe.