Descendants of Slaves Sold by Georgetown Want University to Fund $1 Billion Foundation — TIME

Descendants of slaves sold by Jesuit priests for the benefit of Georgetown University want the school to do more to atone for past sins. The group proposed that Georgetown fund a $1 billion charitable foundation and announced that they raised $115,000 in seed money to contribute, according to the Washington Post. The amount of initial…

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Acid Attack Survivor Reshma Qureshi Hits the Catwalk at New York Fashion Week — TIME

On the first day of the New York Fashion Week, one model in particular captured the attention and applause of the audience. Reshma Qureshi, who made her runway debut on Thursday, survived an acid attack in India that blinded one of her eyes and disfigured her face two years ago, reports Agence France-Presse. “I feel…

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September 8, 1974 – President Ford Grants an Unconditional Pardon to Ex-President Nixon — Legal Legacy

On this day in history, President Gerald Ford granted former President Richard M. Nixon an unconditional pardon “for all offenses against the United States which he, Richard Nixon, has committed or may have committed or taken part in during the period from January 20, 1969 through August 9, 1974.” The pardon exempted Nixon from indictment […]

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North Korea Fires Three Missiles While The G-20 Gathers in China — World – TIME

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off its east coast Monday, South Korea’s military said, in a show of force timed to the G-20 economic summit in China. North Korea regularly engages in missile and rocket tests, especially when international attention is turned to Northeast Asia. World leaders are gathering for…

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