William Kamkwamba turns dreams into reality. When famine hit his village in Malawi, he was forced to drop out of school and eat only one meal a day.
Remaining focused, he borrows books from the library and sees pictures of windmills. He imagines such a device could perhaps power his home, maybe his radio and help the people in his village.
Applying his creativity and ingenuity he succeeds in building his windmill and generating power. Watch…Read full post
Noel Brinkerhoff, All Gov
No wonder states like California and others experienced a boom in prison construction beginning in the 1980′s.
According to statistics compiled by The Sentencing Project, a nonprofit dedicated to prison reform, the total number of people in jails and prisons for violating drug laws soared from 41,000 in 1980 to 507,000 by 2010.
During this same 30-year period, the overall prison and jail population more than quadrupled, from 502,886 to 2,266,832…Read full post
By NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A national class action lawsuit filed today charges that top executives at Wet Seal directed senior managers to get rid of African American store management employees for the sake of its “brand image,” and…Read full post