About: DanaMatthews

Bio: Naturally curious and an advocate of social change. Lifelong theater goer. Lover of good books, good food, and good friends.

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Bombing in Nigeria Kills Nine

Posted on: 29 Oct 2016

The safety of people all over the globe is a concern for governments everywhere. The threat of terror is also a pressing concern. Unfortunately, that concern has been brought to the forefront in Nigeria. CNN is reporting that a bombing has taken place in Nigeria. The news has people wondering where the threat is coming from and who is responsible. The news of the bombing emerged on Saturday morning. CNN is reporting that the incident took place in the city of Maiduguri at the Internally Displaced Persons’ Camp. The attack was…

Yemen Food Crisis Worsens

Posted on: 28 Oct 2016

Child Hunger and the starvation of people across the world is a concern for millions. Though organizations and activist have been trying to rectify these problems in many parts of the world, people are still at risk. These seem to be the case for Yemen. CNN is reporting that Yemen has a large amount of people at risk of dying of starvation. This news is troubling to people fighting hunger around the world. Though knowledge of the food crisis in Yemen has been available for some time, new updates on the…

Black Lives Matter Activist Endorses Hilary Clinton

Posted on: 28 Oct 2016

Elections are always a controversial time for the public, especially those who fell conflicted on what party and candidate to support. This struggle has been seen heavily in the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement and those who chose to support the cause. One notable activist in the movement is surprising many by endorsing one of the candidates. According to Politico, activist DeRay McKesson is now endorsing Hilary Clinton. The news has many people confused and curious as to why McKesson has made this decision. The news of McKesson’s endorsement of Clinton…

Twitter Shuts Down ‘Vine’ Video Sharing Application

Posted on: 28 Oct 2016

Social Media websites and apps have become an integral part of how people communicate with one another. As the times change, some sites become out of date and not as popular as they once were. This seems to be the case for one video sharing application. According to BBC News, Twitter has chosen to shut down their video-sharing application ‘Vine.’ This news is surprising to many people who partake in social media. The news of Vine’s closing came on Thursday afternoon. BBC News is reporting that Twitter  just announced its…

Shocking Percentage Drop in Earth’s Wildlife

Posted on: 27 Oct 2016

It is certainly no secret that the wildlife population of the entire world has been declining quite a lot over the past several years. Some groups have done quite a bit to try and preserve the habitats and the animals that the earth still has. While these efforts have been doing some good, a recent study is showing how this is still not slowing the decline of wildlife quite quickly enough. BBC News is reporting there has been a 58% decline in the world’s wildlife over the past few decades.…