Dungarees were made of a coarse, heavy duty fabric dyed blue and used for work pants. In the 18th century, the town of Dungari, or Dungri near Mombai, India, produced a denim like fabric used to make sails and tents. The fabric became a popular material for cheap, durable pants worn by slaves, laborers, agricultural workers, and miners.
MCCASKILL: I believe that it’s time that we empower our assets, and we have significant assets that could conduct cyberwarfare in retaliation. I think we should turn up the heat on the sanctions. It took the Senate voting 98, I think, to 2 to force the president into a role of putting sanctions on Russia.
A similar incident happened to me just last week. I biking to work as I always do and there was a stretch of two blocks where several vehicles were parked in the bike lane on each block (I save the rant about the effectiveness of unprotected bike lanes for another post). So I in the travel lane because staying there will be safer than merging back into car traffic several times each block.
People with disabilities, will try and go out to find jobs and when they can’t it is because people won’t give them a chance. Sure it might take more time out of the employers’ week or day to train them, and that is what they don’t want to do. Why don’t they want to do that? People with disabilities are just like everyone else, so give them the same curtsey and chances as someone else..
State Sen. Annette Cleveland, D Vancouver, said that for this most recent session, she was most proud of her work on the Senate companion of a bill that modified the state Equal Pay Act. The legislation bars employers from retaliating against employees for discussing the wages or salaries of their co workers.
It’s a complex, multilayered piece of work that wrestles with themes around blackness and beauty.That’s why Brian Mooney decided to use To Pimp a Butterfly with his freshman English students as they studied Toni Morrison’s novel, The Bluest Eye. The book is about a young black girl who yearns to have blue eyes.”I was listening and I was like, wow, there are just so many themes that are the same,” Mooney says. He’s also a graduate student at Teachers College, Columbia University, working with a program exploring the use of hip hop in education.”The main character that my students spoke about, Pecola Breedlove, she’s experiencing internalized oppression,” Mooney explains.
Rose had first planned to swim a day earlier, but high winds and seas with whitecaps caused her to scrub those plans. An Ashore Water Taxi boat, the Blackfish, operated by Dave Lyon, also followed Rose on her Friday swim. As the Blackfish pitch poled through rough seas on Thursday, Lyon advised Rose to call off the swim.