Everything You Need To Know About Election Protection

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Originally posted on Black America Web:

Election Protection hotlines include:

1-866-OUR-VOTE (Administered by the Lawyers’ Committee)

Hours of Operation through Election Day

  • October 6-17—10 AM-7 PM Eastern
  • Weekends begin October 18th and October 19th—10-5 PM Eastern
  • October20-24—10 AM-8 PM Eastern
  • Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26—10 AM-7 PM Eastern
  • October 27-October 31—10 AM-8 PM Eastern
  • Saturday, November 1 and…

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WordPress Meet and Greet – All Bloggers Welcome

Originally posted on HarsH ReaLiTy:

Well this is the third post I have done like this so far and I have seen some great connections. I’ll keep doing these off and on and I think they provide a great way for “active bloggers” to network. This post now has over 1,000 active bloggers waiting to connect in it. I encourage anyone looking for new blogs to view or people to converse with to browse through the comment section and network.

All bloggers are welcome to use this post as a “Self-Promotion” thread for their blog, projects, causes, writing, books, eBooks, food, fashion, or whatever you are into. You may post links, book covers, or whatever you like and feel free to revisit and leave a new comment as this thread will quickly fill up.

Hopefully some authors, photographers, painters, writers, and bloggers will take the opportunity to push their work. Please keep promotional comments on the…

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Army Unit Quarantined In Italy After Ebola Mission

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People arguing about the 3 states in America that chose to enforce 21 day quarantine for people coming in from West Africa…Looks like Italy and and American government agree on a quarantine if Americans troops are entering another country….if it’s okay to quarantine American troops in Italy why is it such a big deal in America. …personally I feel this is safeguarding our country….please continue to help but once you get back here people should be concerned about America. …just my thoughts

Originally posted on Black America Web:

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army two-star general and 11 of his staff are being isolated at the base in Italy upon returning from serving in West Africa to help with the Ebola fight.

The general and his staff were met by Italian security officials wearing full hazardous materials suits when they arrived in Vicenza, Italy, over the weekend, a senior military official said Monday.

Maj. Gen. Darryl A. Williams, the commander who led the U.S. response in Liberia, and the members of his headquarters staff were some of the first troops to go to Liberia and were there to provide the initial assessments of the military needs and to begin coordinating the U.S. response. They did not have contact with Ebola patients.

But the Army told Williams and his staff before leaving Liberia that they would be isolated near their base in Vicenza, Italy, for 21 days and they had…

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Everybody Loves Comedy And Free Shit. Get Yours Here!

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Originally posted on White Girls Be Like...:

(Seriously, folks. Tell your friends. Get hyped. There are gift cards at stake!!)

Okay, so in honor of next week’s first official Funny Blog Friday #FBF (which you can read about here), I’m hosting a little competition. Basically, you can submit a great post to me, new or old, that I will post on my blog next Friday (October 31st) when there will be a lot of traffic.

(We’re pretty much starting a social media movement. Like Live Aid but better.)

My favorite submissions will be posted here and the best post will be featured and that person will get a $25 gift card to their choice of these establishments. (Only because they’re the only gift cards on Amazon that can be delivered virtually.) Then, next Friday, there will also be a lottery for another gift card for anyone who comments on my post that day. Even…

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