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galaxianbitch: galaxianbitch: fatehbaz: quiteliterallyhotsauce: Yup. Just like when Texas has all that flooding and didn’t evacuate the prisons. imprisoned people are also abandoned to sit in cells and drown during hurricanes when floodwaters inundate the prison And then there was Katrina I’m posting this cause so many of us followed Katrina minute by minute but so few people knew about this. Fuuuuuuuuck: y'all don't read what happens for folks inside prisons, jails, and detention centers during power outages? I'm assuming they rely on generators? @anthoknees · 1h 27 11 59 y'all don't read @anthoknees fuck. Los Angeles Times Weeklong power outage at New York federal jail leaves inmates without heat or light in the cold Feb 2, 2019 · The Federal Bureau of Prisons said Saturday that work to restore power to a detention center in New York City where inmates have E The New York Times O No Heat for Days at a Jail in Brooklyn Where Hundreds of Inmates Are Sick and 'Frantic' Feb 1, 2019 · More than a thousand inmates at a federal jail in Brooklyn are ... in an email that the building experienced a partial power outage on ... Vice > en_us article > what-happe... When My Prison Lost Power It Was Like 'The Purge' in Real Life - VICE Apr 19, 2018 · It turned out that some electrical wiring caught fire outside the prison fence-line. We heard that it shouldn't take the power company any more .. galaxianbitch: galaxianbitch: fatehbaz: quiteliterallyhotsauce: Yup. Just like when Texas has all that flooding and didn’t evacuate the prisons. imprisoned people are also abandoned to sit in cells and drown during hurricanes when floodwaters inundate the prison And then there was Katrina I’m posting this cause so many of us followed Katrina minute by minute but so few people knew about this. Fuuuuuuuuck
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<p><a href="http://coolchicksfromhistory.tumblr.com/post/143916297552/maggie-gee-1923-2013-art-by-kivitasku-tumblr" class="tumblr_blog">coolchicksfromhistory</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Maggie Gee (1923-2013)</p><p>Art by Kivitasku (<a href="http://kivitaskuart.tumblr.com/">tumblr</a>, <a href="http://society6.com/Ilthit">society6</a>)</p><p>When the US entered World War II, Maggie left her studies at UC Berkeley to work as a drafter at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard.  While working at the shipyard, Maggie learned of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program, which organized civilian female pilots to fly military aircraft in the US.  In 1943, Maggie and two of her friends took a temporary leave of absence from their jobs to learn to fly.  For $800, the three women spent six months training under civilian flight educators in Nevada.  At the end of the their training, they applied to the WASP program and returned to work at Mare Island.</p><p>Eight percent of WASP applicants were accepted into the training program.   Both Maggie and her white friend Jean made the cut.  (The third friend, a Filipino-American woman named Mary was rejected for poor eyesight). The two women arrived at Avenger Field in Texas in February 1944.  Jean, like half of all WASP trainees, washed out, but Maggie successfully completed the program.  She was the second and final Chinese-American woman to join the WASP program.  </p><p>After graduation, Maggie was sent to Las Vegas Army Air Field where she served as a tow target pilot until the the program was deactivated on December 20, 1944.  She then returned to Berkeley where she completed a graduate degree in physics and worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.</p><p>Maggie was active in Democratic politics, serving on the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, the board of of the Berkeley Democratic Club, the California Democratic Party Executive Board, and Asian Pacific Islander Democratic Caucus.</p><p>In 2010, Maggie and the other surviving WASP pilots received the Congressional Gold medal.</p><p>Maggie’s 2013 obituary in <i>The San Francisco Chronicle</i> ended with the following request: <a href="http://waspfinalflight.blogspot.com/2013/02/maggie-gee-44-w-7-feb-1-2013.html">“If you would like to honor Maggie, be sure to vote in every election for the rest of your life, always participate in public life, support your community and enjoy every moment that you can. In lieu of flowers, Maggie asked that donations be made to Planned Parenthood of Alameda County…”</a><br/></p></blockquote> <p>&ldquo;In lieu of flowers, Maggie asked that donations be made to Planned Parenthood of Alameda County…”</p><p>Fuck that.</p>: <p><a href="http://coolchicksfromhistory.tumblr.com/post/143916297552/maggie-gee-1923-2013-art-by-kivitasku-tumblr" class="tumblr_blog">coolchicksfromhistory</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Maggie Gee (1923-2013)</p><p>Art by Kivitasku (<a href="http://kivitaskuart.tumblr.com/">tumblr</a>, <a href="http://society6.com/Ilthit">society6</a>)</p><p>When the US entered World War II, Maggie left her studies at UC Berkeley to work as a drafter at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard.  While working at the shipyard, Maggie learned of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program, which organized civilian female pilots to fly military aircraft in the US.  In 1943, Maggie and two of her friends took a temporary leave of absence from their jobs to learn to fly.  For $800, the three women spent six months training under civilian flight educators in Nevada.  At the end of the their training, they applied to the WASP program and returned to work at Mare Island.</p><p>Eight percent of WASP applicants were accepted into the training program.   Both Maggie and her white friend Jean made the cut.  (The third friend, a Filipino-American woman named Mary was rejected for poor eyesight). The two women arrived at Avenger Field in Texas in February 1944.  Jean, like half of all WASP trainees, washed out, but Maggie successfully completed the program.  She was the second and final Chinese-American woman to join the WASP program.  </p><p>After graduation, Maggie was sent to Las Vegas Army Air Field where she served as a tow target pilot until the the program was deactivated on December 20, 1944.  She then returned to Berkeley where she completed a graduate degree in physics and worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.</p><p>Maggie was active in Democratic politics, serving on the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, the board of of the Berkeley Democratic Club, the California Democratic Party Executive Board, and Asian Pacific Islander Democratic Caucus.</p><p>In 2010, Maggie and the other surviving WASP pilots received the Congressional Gold medal.</p><p>Maggie’s 2013 obituary in <i>The San Francisco Chronicle</i> ended with the following request: <a href="http://waspfinalflight.blogspot.com/2013/02/maggie-gee-44-w-7-feb-1-2013.html">“If you would like to honor Maggie, be sure to vote in every election for the rest of your life, always participate in public life, support your community and enjoy every moment that you can. In lieu of flowers, Maggie asked that donations be made to Planned Parenthood of Alameda County…”</a><br/></p></blockquote> <p>&ldquo;In lieu of flowers, Maggie asked that donations be made to Planned Parenthood of Alameda County…”</p><p>Fuck that.</p>
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