Christina Barba“We know that a single candle can light a dark room. Imagine what all these flames can do. We will not live in darkness. We will burn brightly. To all the abuses and predators and harassers and enablers, we will burn your pedestals and hiding places to the ground. All your darkest secrets will be brought to light. We are strong and will not let you snuff out our light. We will burn brightly and not with hate but with hope.” … [Read more...] about 133 People Publicly Confronted The Doctor Who Sexually Abused Young Women. Here Are Their Most Powerful Quotes.
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5. The One Classic Without a Film Version Despite the tremendous worldwide success, Marquez's novel was never re-created for the big screen. The writer was decisively against the idea of turning the novel into a film, as he was eager to protect the reader's powers of imagination. "I don't want it to become a film, since the film viewer sees a face that he may not have imagined," he told The Paris Review. "I have no interest in a film, and as long as I can prevent it from happening, it won't. I prefer that it remain a private relationship between the reader and the book. … [Read more...] about How ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ Has Shaped the World in 50 Years
'I'd like to say people find me warming. I've always got these dimple out anyway, so I'm welcoming you with an open heart. I literally don't date at all. I feel like the thought of a date actually makes me feel physically sick. I definitely would never approach a member of the opposite sex. If a boy looks at you and finds you good looking, he should come over to you. I just want to find someone. I just want to look at them and think, 'Wow, you are amazing and I want to spend the rest of my life with you!' Sorry, I just made myself cringe. I'm excited to get into the villa. It would be so ideal if I just met someone, got along with them and lived a happily ever after.' … [Read more...] about Love Island: Fans claim Mike is the new ‘chaldish Michael’ of the series as he’s ‘stolen’ by twin Jess in the first recoupling after leading on Leanne
Over the next decade, King became the face of the Civil Rights Movement in America; by 1957, he was elected president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, an organisation formed to provide new leadership for the civil rights movement. King lead non-violent protests and mass-demonstrations throughout the decade. In the eleven-year period between 1957 and 1968, King travelled over six million miles and spoke over twenty-five hundred times, and wrote five books as well as numerous articles which included the “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, a manifesto of the African-American revolution. … [Read more...] about The man with a dream: 5 quotes to honour Martin Luther King Jr. on his 91st birth anniversary
Worse still, Morrison, as reported by ABC News, said earlier that compensation for volunteer firefighters was not a priority. Firefighting, according to Wang Dan, an analyst for the Economist Intelligence Unit, is "way down the list" of the Australian government's fiscal budget. This partly explains the shortage of firefighters in the country. Morrison's reluctance to compensate volunteers who risked their lives in putting out the catastrophic bushfires has further fueled residents' anger. … [Read more...] about Policy more important than technology in putting out Australia’s fires