The “metal spoon technique” involves a victim tucking a metal spoon in their underwear before going through airport security to trigger the metal detectors. Doing so will result in the individual being taken away for a detailed search, giving them the opportunity to raise the alarm in a safe and private manner if they are being forced to leave the country against their will.
Marley Dias was tired of seeing all those books about white boys with their dogs… She wanted more books about black girls! She managed to find many, and give them to other black girls who needed them to identify with the main character easily.
When their house got spray-painted with hate grafiti, this family reacted to make people understand that their handicapped girls are NOT “retards”, an ugly word that we must stop to use…
If their story moved you, please click this link to go and pledge not to use that word yourself. http://www.r-word.org