Mississippi has long ranked near the bottom of the states for educational performance. In a bid to change that, 21 school districts are suing the state for more than $200 million in education funding.

Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money

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Caption: Woodley Elementary third grade students write their names into newly donated dictionaries at the school.

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Hey cosmic charms! I am very excited to tell you that the hard copy of my Sister Signs book will be available on Amazon in around 3-5 days. Sister signs have always been the most fascinating part of astrology for me and I hope people enjoy the unique relationship and element these 2 signs create when merged as one. My book is already available for people that have Kindle (http://www.amazon.com.au/Cosmic-Confectionary-Magic-Sister-Zodiac-ebook/dp/B00OEZ67DG)  Below is a sample of the content :) Thanks so much for your support… lots of love and pixie dust from Cherry and her little baby inside xxx

The Taurus-Scorpio axis infuses powerful, reforming Pluto energy with the syrupy Venus melodies. This is trying to own the world and becoming aware the physical is an entire illusion. Taurus-Scorpio is a majestic dark chest of wonders, hidden below depths of ocean, sparkling with transparent jewels and sacred esoteric energies. There is the smoky aroma of incense burning and aloe tree breath, objects vanishing and appearing from thin air and an analgesic Taurus sunrise shadowed with the mysteries of the eighth house. This is making love with the unseen, turning invisible emotional frequencies into indwelling watercolour and making artwork from the toolbox of the body and nature. These are the energies remaining after bodies vanish, the etheric imprints on universal vibrations, the particles of the Earth and the Underworld. This where soul meets body, the earth meets Solar, and water meets form. Taurus holds entrance to the poetry of Spring flowers, the manuscript of earth’s rhythms and the sensitive ears that discern the creamy musical harmonies of nature. Scorpio holds the diamonds of the unconscious world and the crackling resonant energies filled with centuries of generational ancestors.

Ugh you know what makes me really frustrated is that I overheard so many people today talking about Ferguson saying “oh Chicago gets more crime than that” or “c’mon they shoot each other every day in that one neighborhood, why are they making a big deal about this?” 

Violence is not a competition. Stop making violence a competition. You are missing the whole point of Ferguson. Just because you’re from a place that also has violence does not make what happened in Ferguson invalid.

Black people are angry about not receiving the justice they deserve. Our justice system is fucked up and everyone has the right to protest about it and voice their anger towards it. Stop saying it doesn’t matter when you are not affected by it at all. But these people can just say their snarky remarks and head back to the comfort of their safe little homes because they’ll never have to live in fear of a cop pointing a gun at them for what they look like.

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Public Service Broadcasting - Gagarin

"Gagarin" is an ode to the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, the first man to journey into outer space and orbit the earth, in 1961. In a joint statement, Willgoose and Wrigglesworth tell us, "We wanted to do something that reflected the sheer, triumphant exuberance of the time, and the fame, mystique and myth that instantly grew around the first man in space. 

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As you grow older, you’ll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don’t you forget it - whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, he is trash.
—  Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

In a sweeping opinion on Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that the fledgling TV service Aereo violated copyright laws, in a big victory for television networks. The Justices said the cloud computing business is unaffected by the decision.

The ruling effectively ends Aereo as a viable business model, even though the Court had remanded the case back to a lower court.

“Aereo performs petitioners’ works publicly within the meaning of the Transmit Clause,” said Justice Stephen Breyer, writing for the majority.

“We must decide whether respondent Aereo, Inc., infringes this exclusive right by selling its subscribers a technologically complex service that allows them to watch television programs over the Internet at about the same time as the programs are broadcast over the air. We conclude that it does,” Breyer said.

“The proper course is not to bend and twist the Act’s terms in an effort to produce a just outcome, but to apply the law as it stands and leave to Congress the task of deciding whether the Copyright Act needs an upgrade,” said Justice Antonin Scalia in his dissent.