Photos: Bombings in Tucson in 1968 | Retro Tucson

Andrew M. Santos

Tucson was rocked by a series of bombings in 1968 at the Tucson homes of organized crime figures and a beauty salon. On July 21, dynamite exploded in the bed of a pick-up at Grace Ranch on Wrightstown Road, the Tucson home of Detroit mobster Pete Licavoli. On July 22, the patio at the home of Mafia kingpin Joe Bonanno, Sr. was bombed. On Aug. 16, two explosions – so loud they were heard heard 20 blocks away – damaged the home of Peter Notaro, a close associate of Bonanno. On Sept. 16, the Wig Beauty Salon at 2739 E. Speedway was bombed. Seventeen minutes later, the front room at the home of Robert Thomas Smith was destroyed in an explosion. Smith was a close associate of Salvatore Spinelli, another reputed mob figure in Tucson. Nobody was hurt in any of the bombings.

“This is obviously a case of retaliation

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Psykhe Secures Seed Funding To Match Consumer Personalities To Vogue Products TechCrunch

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Providing all ladies and men worldwide the perfect of cosmetics, haircare and perfume in terms of quality, efficacy and safety. This desire for attractiveness could be discovered throughout domains, together with politics , media, and the authorized field. Lovely individuals are additionally employed sooner, get promotions more shortly, are increased-rating in their corporations, and receive extra benefits and perks on the job. Amjadi says that forty,000 folks tuned in when makeup YouTuber Nikita Dragun hosted a stay purchasing occasion on Instagram. Five thousand items have been added to purchasing carts all through the segment, she says. And the gross sales have been all a boon for Dragun since she only sold her own branded products.

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Atlene McLemore | Obituary | Review Journal

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Atlene McLemore was born August 31, 1938 in McGehee, Arkansas to Kenneth Brown and Rivers Cason. She accepted Christ into her life at the age of 11 and was baptized at McGehee Missionary Baptist Church.

In 1955 Atlene married Bobby McDaniel. Shortly thereafter, they decided to leave Arkansas in search of better job opportunities in Flint, Michigan. After two years of working in the automobile industry, the couple relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1957.

Atlene’s Las Vegas employment history began at Southern Memorial Hospital in Housekeeping. She also worked as a Coffee Girl at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino. After awhile, she decided she wanted to become a beautician and enrolled in cosmetology school in 1960. Upon graduation, Atlene went to work at Ellen’s Beauty Salon, which eventually became Gladys’ Beauty Salon.

She also became a member of Second Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. V.C.L. Coleman in

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Breaking Up the Philanthropy ‘Boys Club’

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“We’ve heard about all these major investments but we need to see if they really moved the needle or if they are just keeping up with the overall increase in philanthropy,” Ms. Sager said.

But on a cultural level, according to Ms. Sager, women philanthropists have already changed the way their field operates. Research from the Indiana University institute shows that female philanthropists tend to be more focused on forging relationships with their grantees and amplifying the voices of those closest to inequities and social issues.

“Women don’t simply want to write a check,” Ms. Sager said. “The relationship building is important to them. They’re motivated by the stories of the people being served.”

The National Domestic Workers Alliance, a nonprofit which aims to raise labor standards for care workers, is one of the women-led organizations that has benefited from this model of philanthropy, which centers relationships with grassroots communities.

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