*****UPDATE: NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A model has been found, 12 days after she was last seen leaving a Hell’s Kitchen nightclub. Ataui-Deng Hopkins, 22, was found Monday night at an area hospital, police said. Family and friends she is okay and they are on the way to visit her at the hospital. - Thank you to all the amazing followers and fellow tumblrs for spreading the word.
*ALERT: 22 year old Sudanese model has been missing for almost 2 weeks.
- Full name Ataui Deng Hopkins (niece of Alek Wek)
- Lives on Essex Street on the Lower East Side (NY)
- Last seen on August 6th around midnight, exiting a night club in the vicinity of 251 West 48th Street in Manhattan. The Village Voice reports. Friends claim they saw Deng at a nightclub The Attic in Hell’s Kitchen where she was attending an event.)
- Police describes her as 6’1” - 110lbs - black hair - dark complexion - slim build
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Well, yes. This IS America.
(US Army attacks homeless veterans protesting in Washington, DC in 1932)
1960s Birmingham, Alabama
1970 attack on unarmed student protesters at Kent State University
Police action at peaceful UC Davis Occupy protest
Let’s not pretend like the police actions taken this week are anything new. It’s just the most recent manifestation of a problem America has had for a very long time.
Why yes, this is America