Category: Family & Teens

CDC: Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse

There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a zombie apocalypse for example. That’s right, I said z-o-m-b-i-e a-p-o-c-a-l-y-p-s-e. You may laugh now, but when it happens you’ll be happy you read this, and hey, maybe you’ll even learn a thing or two about how to prepare for a real emergency… :) : more: CDC

F.D.A. Clears Johnson & Johnson’s Shot, the Third Vaccine for U.S.

The authorization of a third Covid-19 vaccine will bring millions more doses within days. But health officials worry that some people will see the vaccine as the inferior choice. WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, beginning the rollout of millions of doses of a third effective vaccine that could reach Americans by early next week….more: nytimes

France’s ‘crisis’ with Islam: A legacy of 200 years of colonial brutality

French Soldiers check the identity of Muslims at a check point on 12 December, 1960 in Algeria a few days before the UN statement acknowledging the right to the self-determination for Algerians. …In fact, the normalisation of hate speech against Muslims not only legitimises the institutionalised discrimination to which French Muslims are subjected, but also incites violence against them inside and outside France, including the shootings at the mosque of Brest and the targeting of its popular imam Rachid Eljay in June 2019 and the attack on the mosque of Bayonne in October 2019 that wounded four. Outside France, the terrorist who committed the 2019 massacre at the Christchurch mosques in New Zealand, killing 51 Muslim worshippers and wounding 49, cited the murderous theories of the Islamophobic French thinker Renaud Camus as influencing his actions. …more:middleeasteye

Muslim MD in the Front: Australia Post pays tribute to frontline heroes with new stamp issue

Nurses and hospital workers 2020 was a year like no other. The global pandemic has presented huge challenges to the health and wellbeing of people throughout the world. Millions have succumbed to the coronavirus, lives have been disrupted and national economies shaken.

This stamp issue pays tribute to the workers in the frontline of the pandemic in Australia. By putting their own safety at risk to assist and protect other Australians, these brave individuals have been indispensable in helping us through the insidious effects of Covid-19.

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I Wanted To Kill Muslims — Now I Am One| AJ+

Richard McKinney planned to blow up an Islamic Center, but in a heated moment witnessed by his young daughter, the former U.S. Marine started questioning his hate, and in an unlikely twist of fate – well, watch the video.