December 14, 2011
In the News: ‘The Helpâ€™ Leads SAG Award Noms; Romney Using KKK Slogan and More
- ‘The Help’ Leads SAG Award Nominations
The Help and The Artist are tied in the lead with three Screen Actors Guild nominations each.
Although The Help was overlooked in the best movie category, Viola Davis was nominated for best actress, while co-stars Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer are both competing for best supporting actress.
- Romney’s Slogan Used by the Ku Klux Klan
This is not the first time Americans have heard Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney‘s campaign slogan.
According to Americablog, Romney’s campaign phrase “Keep America American” was once a central theme for Ku Klux Klan publications in the 1920s and served as a rallying cry for the group’s campaign of violence against minority groups.
Watch Romney’s campaign ad here:
- Google.org Releases 2011 Grant Recipients
Google’s charitable arm, Google.org, has released its list of 2011 non-profit grant recipients.
The list highlights Google’s work in supporting STEM grants, the fight against slavery and human trafficking, among other pivotal areas.
The grant recipients received a combined $40 million.
Watch the video to learn more about Google.org: