The child vaccination debate is raging strong. Some parents and politicians oppose vaccinating children (or making it mandatory that they are vaccinated). Others swear it is necessary. But there seems to be a side to this issue some have overlooked, according to XO Jane. The anti-vaxx issue runs along race and income lines. Kids without a full complement of routine vaccinations can be put into two categories–the first is the “undervaccinated.”
Facebook & LinkedIn Partner To Boost The Number Of Women In Tech
The lack of diversity is glaring in the tech sector. Not only are people of color sorely missing but women as well.
Now Facebook and LinkedIn, both of which have shockingly low diversity numbers, have teamed up to boost the number of women in tech. They plan to do so by getting more women to study engineering and computer science via a collaborative initiative.
Former German Rapper Now Designated Global Terrorist
Abu Talha al-Almani, a former German-Ghanaian gangster rapper known as Deso Dogg, is now a designated global terrorist. The U.S. State Department made the announcement Monday (Feb. 9) after stating al-Almani joined Islamic State militants in 2012 and appeared in several videos on the group’s behalf. Born Denis Cuspert and reared in Germany, al-Almani was drawn to gangster rap as a youth. He then fell into the Salafi movement.