“Thomas was also known to friends from an early age as ‘TMT’ drawing attention to his capacity for eloquent explosive power, for real ‘TNT’ in the cause of social justice. Peace was not for Thomas a ‘take your seat’ kind of experience. It meant speaking out, acting out, organizing and confronting power if need be.”.

Three officials from the Consulate General of India in Houston traveled to Kansas City to meet Grillot in the days after the shooting. Consul General Anupam Ray told Grillot that his bravery was more representative of America than the violence at Austins, the hospital said.In March, Grillot received a $100,000 check at a gala in Houston from The India House and three donors, with the money to be used toward buying a house.A message left Friday with the Consul General’s office was not immediately returned. Also was not immediately returned.

I understand that. But for once, I’d like someone to just call KEXP what it is: a radio station that happens to be run by people brave enough to play music of all styles and genres that exists outside the realm of corporate record label politics and payola. Independent music is not hipster music.

Jennings Schweizer, M, St. Paul’s (Md.) While undersized, Schweizer brings a lot to the table and makes crucial plays that his team feeds off of. Whether it was a key groundball off the wing, a hustle play or tough midfield defense, the uncommitted Crusader was very impressive in Sunday afternoon’s games.

Just like a loud It was terrible, man, Cordaro Henson said. His friend Elijah Mann echoed, the next thing you know we hear this loud it literally sounded like a bomb went off. Valencia Rainey was shaken awake from a nap. A neighbor who wants to remain anonymous tells me a little before 1, she heard a male and two females arguing just people yelling and screaming talking about they wanted to leave, and they had to leave, but weren’t going to leave. It was a lot of yelling by the people outside. She tells me a few minutes later.

I had been eavesdropping on blimp maker Joel Mangrum’s sober instructions to the dozen or so handlers assembled to guide the float. It was one of eighteen giant balloons created by artists as part of the “Skywalkers” parade, held this past Thursday in association with Art Basel. Then I was suddenly invited to take hold of a rope on one of the blimps for the journey down the beach..

The Joe Yeager “Spirit of the Invitational” award was given to Devin Hipp from South Carolina. This award recognizes an outstanding 4 H contestant at the Invitational. It is presented to the individual who takes initiative, is enthusiastic, and is eager to lead academic and social situations.