how much is this in dollars?
Top Ebola Doctor from Sierra Leone has died.
Sierra Leone’s top Ebola doctor, Sheikh Umar Khan died on Tuesday from complications of the disease.
He was the main doctor at the front lines of what is now considered the worst Ebola outbreak in history, with 670 dead, primarily in West Africa. He is credited with treating more than 100 victims and has previously been hailed as a national hero.
One small bit of good news: The current outbreak has proven to be less deadly than previous strands of the disease. Instead of a 90% mortality rate, 60% of the infected have died. And in some areas in Guinea, the situation has stabilized, with Doctors Without Borders even closing one of its Ebola treatment centers.
Still, the fight continues…
Retrieved from http://time.com/3057153/sierra-leones-top-ebola-doctor-dead-after-contracting-virus/
NEW MUSIC: Janelle Monae - Electric Lady.
Pretty sure you’ve all seen this by now but I still had to post this.
AJAM’s Nick Schifrin has been reporting the Gaza conflict on the ground for the past month. Here’s a selection of what he’s been seeing. Follow him on Twitter @NickSchifrin for real-time updates.
The two NYPD police officers who shot & killed 16-year-old Kimani Gray will not face criminal charges.
He was shot seven times, including three times in his back.
Rest in power, Kimani.
News Anchor in my area loses it over a Fat Cat that likes to swim.
I don’t know how she kept it together for as long as she did. I started cackling when the cat started doggy paddling.
I Love My Boo campaign features real young men of color loving each other passionately. Rather than sexualizing gay relationships, this campaign models caring, and highlights the importance of us taking care of each other. Featured throughout New York City, I Love My Boo directly challenges homophobia and encourages all who come across it to critically rethink our notion of love.
GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, we understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all. GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected.
this is fucking adorable
SPREAD THESE IMAGES LIKE WILDFIRE PRECISELY BECAUSE THEY FUCK UP THE MISGUIDED STEREOTYPES WE ALL ARE USED TO SEEING.
one of my coworkers got a call (i work in a call center/tech support) from a customer that was really scared because supposedly the mafia was hacking her computer and they were stalking her…when finally my coworker took remote control of the computer he couldn’t stop laughing because