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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Nov 30, 2014 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Manhattan, New York, USA, November 27 2014 – Santa Claus attends the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. On the Photo: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Santa Claus Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire FUN FACTS The first Parade in 1924 was called “Macy’s Christmas Parade” although it took place on Thanksgiving Day. It was later renamed the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Live animals including lions, bears, tigers, camels, goats, elephants and donkeys were a part of the original Parade procession. The original Parade route took the march from at 145th Street and Convent Avenue, 5.5-miles down to 34th Street [Read More]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Nov 30, 2014 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

United Nations, New York, USA, November 25 2014 – Panelists at the event commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November). In the front row from left: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City; and Teri Hatcher, American actress, writer and producer. On the Photo: (from LEFT): Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Chirlane McCray, Teri Hatcher. Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Actress, writer and producer Teri Hatcher: “I am simply one in three women who is forced to accept violence [Read More]

Change in Marijuana Policy

Nov 13, 2014 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

  Major win for marijuana smokers in New York Manhattan, New York, USA, May 03 2014 – Hundreds of Peoples participated today on the annual  NYC Cannabis Parade in support of the legalization of the herb. On the Photo: Parade participants Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Mayor de Blasio: Too many New Yorkers without any prior convictions have been arrested for low-level marijuana possession. Black and Latino communities have been disproportionately affected. There have been, in some cases, disastrous consequences for individuals and families. When an individual is arrested, even for the smallest possession of marijuana, it hurts their changes to get [Read More]

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