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Funeral for Scottsboro Boys Museum founder Sheila Washington

first_imgSCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — A funeral has been held for Sheila Washington, founder of the Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center in Alabama. The museum is dedicated to exploring the racial injustice committed against nine young African-Americans falsely accused of raping two white women in 1930s Alabama. Washington died Jan. 29 at age 61 and her funeral was held Saturday. She opened the Scottsboro, Alabama, museum in 2010. It sheds light on the case of the nine young Blacks who faced all-white juries. All but the youngest defendant were sentenced to death. Five of the men’s convictions were overturned in 1937 and all were ultimately freed and exonerated.last_img

AREC 2019: Pink’s drummer Mark Schulman on how to hack the rock star attitude

first_img jessica.brown@news.com.au Mark Schulman treated delegated at AREC 2019 to an impromptu rock concert. Pic: Mikaela DayBetween jam sessions, stories of life on the road with some of the world’s best performers, including Pink and Billy Idol, and surviving cancer, he had some important messages.He encouraged agents to check their attitude before leaving the house everyday and making sure it was a positive one, particularly in hard times.“It’s all about attitude,” Schulman said.“No matter what happens to us, we always have the power to change and shift our attitude about what happens to us.”More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa11 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoAs the chemistry for excitement and fear in the body are identical, he said many people often confused the two.“You have the power to shift fear into excitement,” he said. Mark Schulman, drummer from Pink’s band, spoke at AREC on Sunday.THOUSANDS of real estate agents were treated to an impromptu rock concert by pop star Pink’s drummer on Sunday.Talented musician Mark Schulman captivated the audience at the Australasian Real Estate Conference with his enthusiasm in an electric presentation on “hacking the rock star attitude”.He kicked it off by bashing out a drum solo to motivate the crowd of more than 3000 people.“I’ll be your own personal rock star, at your service,” he promised.“That’s how I live my life, like everything is a performance.”center_img He captivated the crowd with his enthusiasm.“It simply makes it more fun and if you’re having a better time, you’re performing at a better level.”Schulman said being grateful was one effective way of shifting a negative attitude to a positive one.“It’s most effective to think about gratitude in the changing times,” he said.“We can’t have a positive and negative thought at the same time. When you’re focusing on gratitude your brain starts to respond.”And he wanted everyone to remember, passion and purpose were just as important as each other to reach your goals.“Passion might be how we do it, purpose is why we do it,” he said.“The why is our emotional attitude to what we do.“When I sit down to play the drums, every single note matters.“If every single note matters then I attach a sense of purpose to every note.”Schulman was the last speaker at the event on Sunday. The conference will continue Monday.last_img read more

Inter Milan chiefs decide against keeping hold of Alexis

first_img At United, Sanchez’s £400,000-a-week salary has become an albatross and the same is the case at Inter, where he has become the highest paid player per minute played in the entire Italian top flight. Inter are going to have to splash out £4.3m (€5m) over the course of the season as part of the agreement to bring him in from United. Read Also:Inter Milan make first contact with Arsenal captain Given that he has played just 186 minutes, he has cost Inter a huge £22,000 (€26,000) per minute played. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content7 Things That Actually Ruin Your PhoneDazzling Wedding Looks From Different Countries In The World7 Mind-Boggling Facts About Black HolesCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?8 Best 1980s Gadgets That Defined A Decade8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo Inter Milan chiefs have decided against signing permanently on-loan Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez. Loading… The Daily Mail says Guiseppe Marotta, the chief executive of Inter, does not want to pay the £17.5million (€20m) it would cost to snap him up on a permanent deal. Marotta is being backed by Conte, who is no longer that keen on Sanchez and would rather turn to younger and less expensive options.Advertisementlast_img read more