Talking Politics

On March, 8, 2017  International women’s day took the world by storm.  The world came together to bring awareness on International Women’s Day, with several protest striking the planet which was planned Wednesday. Organizers and allies are looking for creative ways to take part in the march for equality, galvanized by the election of Donald Trump “On International Women’s Day, March 8th, women and our allies will act together for equity, justice and the human rights of women and all gender-oppressed people, through a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity,” according to the organizers of Women’s March say on their website.

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On March, 11, 2017 former U.S. Attorney of southern district NY appointed by former president Barack Obama, Preet Bharara tweeted he was fired. “ I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired. Being the US Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life.” Bharra confirmed on twitter that he was fired by the Justice Dept. after refusing to resign. The request is considered standard under a new presidential administration.

 

Missing black girls in DC causes viral outcry and awareness on social media. DC police have tweeted out several missing black teens within the district. On march, 19, 2017  a viral post sparked outrage on social media and in the United States capitol. The DC police are being called on to take action about the missing black girls in DC. The DC police say the rate of missing black girls in DC is sadly normal. The police department says most of the time it’s teen girls who run away from home and soon return. Although there are 37 minor cases still open of missing black/ Hispanic girls. I believe people on social media are putting false information out there that is sparking viral outrage. The number of missing black teens are sadly normal and typically the girls run away from home and return.