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Traffic is stopped when a dummy of Obama is seen hanging from a bridge

Traffic is stopped when a dummy of Obama is seen hanging from a bridge

Reported by Liku Zelleke Early on Monday morning, at around 5:30 a.m., police were called out to the Lefholz Bridge over I-70 near Grain Valley, Mo., where hanging from the bridge they found a dummy with a face mask of President Barack Obama attached to it. Police crews proceeded to remove the dummy using a […]

It is now illegal in 33 cities to feed homeless people

It is now illegal in 33 cities to feed homeless people

Reported by Liku Zelleke The next time you can be bothered enough to feed a homeless person you might find yourself at odds with the law. Yes, you have to be “bothered” because you are under no obligation to help your fellow mankind, who has fallen on hard times and on harder concrete slabs. That’s […]

Fellow soldier criticizes Obama’s recoverd POW for abandoning his unit

Fellow soldier criticizes Obama’s recoverd POW for abandoning his unit

For five years, soldiers have been forced to stay silent about the disappearance and search for Bergdahl. Now we can talk about what really happened. It was June 30, 2009, and I was in the city of Sharana, the capitol of Paktika province in Afghanistan. As I stepped out of a decrepit office building into […]

New Orleans cops are now required to wear cameras

New Orleans cops are now required to wear cameras

Body-worn video cameras are quickly becoming standard-issue for American police, especially at departments in the process of reform. And in New Orleans, the troubled police department is now requiring almost all officers to wear the cameras. What Happened On New Orleans’ Danziger Bridge? The city’s police department has a dark history of corruption, racism and […]

After 6 Shootings in 48 Hours, Principal Tells Students Not to Hang Out Around School | breakingbrown.com

After 6 Shootings in 48 Hours, Principal Tells Students Not to Hang Out Around School | breakingbrown.com

A Chicago principal has advised both students and parents not to congregate around the school after six shootings in forty eight hours occurred in nearby areas. Curie High School’s principal told students to leave school immediately after they are dismissed and to take a different route home reports CBS Chicago. School officials are most worried […]

African American studies professors at Temple University are at each other’s throats

African American studies professors at Temple University are at each other’s throats

The Temple University community is up in arms about the dismissal of Dr. Tony Monteiro, a member of the African American Studies Department at Temple University.  The protestors seemed to feel that the firing of Monteiro was retaliatory as a result of his battle with the university over gentrification.  Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and Cornel […]

Inmates planned execution is stayed due to mental disability

Inmates planned execution is stayed due to mental disability

Reported By Liku Zelleke The execution of Robert Campbell in Texas was stayed, at the last minute on Wednesday, by a federal appeals court. Had the execution gone ahead, Campbell would have been the first inmate to be put to death in the US after last month’s botched lethal injection execution in Oklahoma. He managed […]

Man who plotted to kill Obama sentenced to death

Man who plotted to kill Obama sentenced to death

A South Dakota judge formally sentenced a man to death for killing a woman as part of what he said was a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama. The hearing Tuesday formalized the unanimous vote of a jury to sentence 44-year-old James McVay to death. McVay would have been sentenced to life in prison without […]

Pres. Obama says Republicans have obstructed 500 bills since he became president

Pres. Obama says Republicans have obstructed 500 bills since he became president

Reported By Liku Zelleke President Barack Obama is making appearances and attending parties to raise money for the Democratic Party’s effort at re-election. Among the first events he attended was an evening at the Los Angeles home of Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn. Among the points that the President brought up in a speech […]

Nigeria’s Government says they will conquer Boko Haram and get the kidnapped girls home

Nigeria’s Government says they will conquer Boko Haram and get the kidnapped girls home

Nigeria’s government is offering about $310,000 for information leading to the return of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants as the country acknowledges increased international assistance to help find the girls, CNN reports. During a World Economic Forum speech Thursday, President Goodluck Jonathan opined that the global outcry inspired by the kidnappings would be the […]