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Bully messes with karate champ. [video]

The source video is very, very worth watching. A few things to point out:

The young woman in the dark coat is continually trying to escape from the man. She has spoken to him, she’s pulled away, she’s even tried to walk away before he dragged her back. She hit him as a last resort but it didn’t do anything, he just got more aggressive.

The girl in the white jacket was walking by, recognized that a bad situation was happening, stopped, and intervened. At 0:28 she calls the man out, and continues to call him out until he breaks off attacking the young woman in the dark coat and turns his aggression on her. At which point she defends herself—and then she escorts the young woman in the dark coat safely away.

This is a hero.

Bringing this back.

GIRL POWER

The woman in the white jacket is Olga Ivanova, taekwondo world champion. That kick must have hurt like hell.

Tae Kwon Do Champion. You fucked up, bro.

She kicked with SURGICAL precision, check that out.

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Today in history: 16th Street Baptist Church bombing of 1963
September 15, 2014

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham was used as a meeting-place for civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Ralph David Abernathy and Fred Shutterworth. Tensions became high when the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) became involved in a campaign to register African American to vote in Birmingham.

On Sunday, 15th September, 1963, a white man was seen getting out of a white and turquoise Chevrolet car and placing a box under the steps of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Soon afterwards, at 10.22 a.m., the bomb exploded killing Denise McNair (11), Addie Mae Collins (14), Carole Robertson (14) and Cynthia Wesley (14). The four girls had been attending Sunday school classes at the church. Twenty-three other people were also hurt by the blast.

Civil rights activists blamed George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama, for the killings. Only a week before the bombing he had told the New York Times that to stop integration Alabama needed a “few first-class funerals.”

A witness identified Robert Chambliss, a member of the Ku Klux Klan, as the man who placed the bomb under the steps of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. He was arrested and charged with murder and possessing a box of 122 sticks of dynamite without a permit. On 8th October, 1963, Chambliss was found not guilty of murder and received a hundred-dollar fine and a six-month jail sentence for having the dynamite.

The case was unsolved until Bill Baxley was elected attorney general of Alabama. He requested the original Federal Bureau of Investigation files on the case and discovered that the organization had accumulated a great deal of evidence against Chambliss that had not been used in the original trial.

In November, 1977 Chambliss was tried once again for the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing. Now aged 73, Chambliss was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment. Chambliss died in an Alabama prison on 29th October, 1985.

On 17th May, 2000, the FBI announced that the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing had been carried out by the Ku Klux Klan splinter group, the Cahaba Boys. It was claimed that four men, Robert Chambliss, Herman Cash, Thomas Blanton and Bobby Cherry had been responsible for the crime. Cash was dead but Blanton and Cherry were arrested and Blanton has since been tried and convicted.

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Abused mother needs help by Emma Yamani - GoFundMe

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ATTN FOLLOWERS (especially but not limited to my fellow Muslims)

A dear friend of mine and sister in Islaam has gotten the courage to leave her abusive husband.

She is the mother of 4 children and has spent most of her days as a homemaker.

She is seeking to raise $2000 to cover legal fees, dental work for damage caused by a physical attack by him, and basic provisions for her and her 4 children.

This is a very modest amount that she is asking for. Please help to meet and exceed her goal, I know we can do it! Spread this like wildfire.

Please donate! Please reblog! And please make dua.

UPDATE (9/11):

In just one day more than $600 has been raised for my friend is sister in Islam, Emma and her 4 children who are all transitioning from their abusive home.

Yesterday she was bustling around town to various legal aid offices and agencies that she did not know just how much was donated her until I called her yesterday evening to check up on her and told her just how much was raised so far.

She was moved to tears several times in our conversation, she was so overcome with surprise and gratitude.

She told me that she felt like no one cared, that she was helpless and she didn’t expect to receive much of anything when she created the page.

She is DETERMINED to see her divorce finalized, determined to start a new, better, safer life for her and her children, and she needs our help!

Her ex has managed to freeze what would have been her only assets, valuing to nearly $10,000.

$2000 is the VERY modest goal she has set for herself, which she is asking for to help cover legal fees for her divorce, dental work to repair damage sustained during a physical attack from her ex, and basic provisions for her and her 4 children raging in ages from 4-12 years old.

Her ex has made dangerous threats against her life. Statistics show that the lives of battered women are most endangered AFTER they leave their abusers. The proper courses of legal action have been set in motion against her ex, reports filed and restraining orders obtained, so right now the goal is to establish and maintain her independence from him indefinitely.

In just 2 days anonymous friends and strangers have given just over 1/4. I know we can help her meet and exceed the $2000 she is asking for to help free her and her babies from a dangerous man.

So far my original post has been liked and shared nearly 100 times. If just $20 were donated for every reblog so far her goal of $2000 could be met. The likes and shares are greatly appreciated, but it’s donations we need. Even just $5 or $10 could make all the difference.

UPDATE (9/15): we’ve just surpassed the 1/2 point with $1,015 raised so far! Keep sharing! Keep donating!!

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