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Universal Pictures apologizes for NWA biopic casting call – but is it enough?

Universal Pictures apologizes for NWA biopic casting call – but is it enough?

Universal Pictures and Sande Alessi Casting have now both issued limp statements regarding the atrocious casting call for the upcoming NWA biopic. The casting call presented a hierarchy of black woman beauty that placed light skin and long hair firmly at the top in group A (group B language included “should be light-skinned” and “no weaves”), […]

Questions linger following the alleged choking death of Eric Garner

Questions linger following the alleged choking death of Eric Garner

NEW YORK (AP) — Four emergency workers involved in the medical response for a New York City man who died in police custody after being put in an apparent chokehold have been barred from responding to 911 calls, the Fire Department of New York said. The two EMTs and two paramedics removed from the city’s […]

Woman Convicted Of Shooting Lover Over Poor Sex Performance Granted Bond

Woman Convicted Of Shooting Lover Over Poor Sex Performance Granted Bond

SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) – Oakland County prosecutors are fighting the release of a 58-year-old Southfield woman admitted she shot her lover over his performance in bed. Sadie Bell was convicted in April of assault with intent to do great bodily harm for shooting her boyfriend, Edward Lee, in the stomach in January of 2013 — but she’s now […]

Halper book: Clintons lobbied GE to get rid of MSNBC’s David Shuster

Halper book: Clintons lobbied GE to get rid of MSNBC’s David Shuster

Hillary and Bill Clinton went to the top of the NBC food chain, all the way up to General Electric’s board, to get back at MSNBC’s David Shuster in 2008, according to Daniel Halper’s forthcoming book “Clinton Inc.” Halper, the online editor at the conservative Weekly Standard, details how far the Clinton camp went to […]

Time For the Dutch to Man Up

Time For the Dutch to Man Up

The Netherlands is a small country, so the horrific deaths of 193 of its citizens when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down in Ukrainian airspace on Thursday will have an impact on Dutch society that will last for years, if not decades. So many Dutch people have ties to the victims or their relations. […]

Political shakeup looms in California

Political shakeup looms in California

LOS ANGELES — The rumblings are early but unmistakable: A political earthquake is — finally — headed to California. For decades now, Democrats and Republicans here have experienced statewide politics as an interminable waiting game, thanks to a gang of 70- and 80-somethings from the Bay Area who have dominated government for a generation. In […]

Inmate Airlifted to Hospital After Roof of Privatized Prison Collapses

Inmate Airlifted to Hospital After Roof of Privatized Prison Collapses

Reported by Nigel Boys According to the Lufkin Daily News, a roof collapsed last Saturday in the Diboll Correctional Center in Lufkin, Texas, which is a privately run prison facility owned by the Centerville, Utah-based Management & Training Corporation (MTC). The report continues that 20 inmates received minor injuries from falling wallboard, but 10 of […]

How hate groups grew once Obama was elected President

How hate groups grew once Obama was elected President

April V. Taylor Seth Stephens-Davidowitz recently reviewed profiles on Stormfront.org, the most popular hate site in America, and organized data about the sites users.  The site was started by former Ku Klux Klan leader Don Black, and Quantcast reports that between 200,000 and 400,000 Americans visit the site on a monthly basis.  The Southern Poverty […]

Man shot, paralyzed over unpaid parking tickets

Man shot, paralyzed over unpaid parking tickets

Every time you think that police beatings and shootings can’t get any worse, you hear another story like this one.   A man was shot in the back this week in Lehigh County in Pennsylvania and paralyzed over none other than a set of unpaid parking tickets.  When 38-year old Kevin McCullers was shot, the […]

Dying in a Police Chokehold, a Staten Island Man Pleaded ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Dying in a Police Chokehold, a Staten Island Man Pleaded ‘I Can’t Breathe’

The 350-pound man, about to be arrested on charges of illegally selling cigarettes, was arguing with the police and suddenly pulled free when an officer tried to handcuff him. The officer immediately threw his arm around the suspect’s neck and struggled to pull him to the ground, holding him in what appears, in a video, […]

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