Listening Post preview: reflections on a violent weekend in New Orleans

listeningpostnola:

Last Sunday two people were killed and five injured in a shooting in the Lower 9th Ward. Two children were severely wounded in the incident. 

Violence is common in New Orleans. In 2013 there were 155 documented murders in the city. So far in 2014 there have been 82.

Tune in to 89.9 FM tomorrow morning to hear what people in New Orleans have to say about violence in our city, including more from Karen and Troy, who were present at the scene of the shooting. 

Tags: New Orleans

Chapter 3 of the risk web series takes us to Jordan’s 21st birthday party. Find out what secrets are revealed this time!

What birth control fits you?

rhrealitycheck:

"Comprehensive contraceptive coverage improves use: Methods of contraception differ dramatically in their effectiveness and are not interchangeable medically or otherwise. That’s why the ACA contraceptive coverage benefit matters so much—women need access to the full range of contraceptive methods."

Read more from Guttmacher Institute here: http://bit.ly/1h9GGH9

#‎FixHobbyLobby

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Have you gotten your FREE PAUSE ish yet like @stvy_guldev? PAUSE kit with Trojan condoms and lube, buttons, stickers and more! Come see us for a FREE rapid HIV test at the @Walgreens at Tulane and Elk from 3-7 and get you some #schwag! #PAUSE4IT #FREE #KnowYourStatus

Have you gotten your FREE PAUSE ish yet like @stvy_guldev? PAUSE kit with Trojan condoms and lube, buttons, stickers and more! Come see us for a FREE rapid HIV test at the @Walgreens at Tulane and Elk from 3-7 and get you some #schwag! #PAUSE4IT #FREE #KnowYourStatus

Y’all wanna see some good acting? I dunno about you but I like shows with a good story and actors to match. #DoubleTap if you really like film! #healthyaddictions Then just go ahead and watch the second chapter of our web series, risk with @5wavy4 and @tauriac_. Link’s in the bio and here: http://in.fm/v/ab?vid=V2D9Jz #GetAddicted #PAUSE4IT #secret

upworthy:

Suspended While Black? In Preschool. Yeah, It’s A Thing.
We’re talking about preschoolers here, folks. Preschool kids. SMH.

upworthy:

Suspended While Black? In Preschool. Yeah, It’s A Thing.

We’re talking about preschoolers here, folks. Preschool kids. SMH.

Tags: youth school race

New Orleans, it’s time to know your HIV status. Whether it’s your first time or 20th, it’s important to keep up to date and KNOW. We (PAUSE) are at the Walgreens on Tulane & Elk (Loyola) from 3pm-7pm EVERY MONDAY doing rapid, FREE HIV testing and counseling. So come out today and join us. #PAUSE4IT. Be in the know.

bethanycantdraw:

Triple discrimination threat. 

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What does equality mean to you? Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and tell the world what #EqualityIs to you and women and girls in your community. As the UN prepares to create a new set of international development goals, they want your voices and ideas to spark a global conversation about a new decade for women’s human rights. They are creating a new online exhibition exploring your perspectives on women’s human rights and your hopes for the future. What have been the greatest victories and challenges for women in your community? What rights are you fighting for? Do you feel equal? Tag your comment with #EqualityIs and keep an eye out for your response here: http://imaginingequality.imow.org/ Check out some examples below:

"#EqualityIs the right to move in public spaces without being harassed."

"#EqualityIs being taken seriously in the work place, whether you are a man or woman."

"#EqualityIs being paid as much as men for the same work."

Wavy wave. Status. Video out now - http://bit.ly/1nCPrLq #hbm #wavenation #hiphop #music #musicvideo @5wavy4 @calitylove @andie__candie @sarleeee @owee_thatsbree @estherocean @yungsweatshirt_ @magnolia_slim14 @__mothermoon @stvy_guldev @lah_nvckkk.k @rob_fresh @ariellebrooke_

tomorrow. “Status” by @5wavy4 video premiere. The new wave of PAUSE. Tune in for more details. #tomorrow #musicvideo @calitylove #wavywave #hbm #music #hiphop #Pause4IT

Is there something you want to do and haven’t gotten up the courage to yet? Ask someone out? Apply to a new school or job? End an unhealthy relationship? Get tested for HIV? Whatever it is, trust your instincts and…jump (but not literally, jump, lol!). #PAUSE4IT #TeamSAFE #jump #bird #soar #sky #nature #advice #quote #quoteoftheday #fly #clouds

Is there something you want to do and haven’t gotten up the courage to yet? Ask someone out? Apply to a new school or job? End an unhealthy relationship? Get tested for HIV? Whatever it is, trust your instincts and…jump (but not literally, jump, lol!). #PAUSE4IT #TeamSAFE #jump #bird #soar #sky #nature #advice #quote #quoteoftheday #fly #clouds

Today is the LAUNCH of our new FREE, RAPID HIV testing program at the @Walgreens on Tulane and Elk (by the Main Library). Come out today and EVERY MONDAY from 3pm-7pm and find out your status in a friendly, confidential environment. #btw, what y’all think abt the new logo? Se habla español. #PAUSE4IT #TeamSAFE #KnowYourStatus #HIV #FREE

Today is the LAUNCH of our new FREE, RAPID HIV testing program at the @Walgreens on Tulane and Elk (by the Main Library). Come out today and EVERY MONDAY from 3pm-7pm and find out your status in a friendly, confidential environment. #btw, what y’all think abt the new logo? Se habla español. #PAUSE4IT #TeamSAFE #KnowYourStatus #HIV #FREE

Who’s ready to be EMPOWERED?  Empower yourself by finding out your HIV status for FREE TODAY at the #EssenceFest festivities in the Convention Center. We’ll be here until abt 4 and are located in near Hall D. Did we mention you could win tickets to #EssenceFest2k14? And remember, you are #greaterthanAIDS!  @greaterthanaids #KnowYourStatus #TeamSAFE #PAUSE4IT #HIV #test #FREE #condoms #win

Who’s ready to be EMPOWERED? Empower yourself by finding out your HIV status for FREE TODAY at the #EssenceFest festivities in the Convention Center. We’ll be here until abt 4 and are located in near Hall D. Did we mention you could win tickets to #EssenceFest2k14? And remember, you are #greaterthanAIDS! @greaterthanaids #KnowYourStatus #TeamSAFE #PAUSE4IT #HIV #test #FREE #condoms #win