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 right, because if you help ...

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Charges: Neighbor pulls gun on dad teaching daughter to ride bike

A man is accused of pulling a gun on a neighbor who was teaching his 7-year-old daughter how to ride a bike in Rosemount. Gary Drake, 61, is facing second-degree assault and terroristic threat charges after he pointed a shotgun at his neighbor and threatened to kill him on May 25, according to a criminal complaint. The complaint says: While a father was ...

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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 brutality. The low point may ...

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

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 about the area of  79th ...

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This prison is compared with a slave plantation: The story will amaze you


It was 1972. Thousands of American troops were battling communist forces in Vietnam. Nixon had won re-election by a landslide, but Watergate would soon usher in his demise. Space travel and technology were advancing rapidly. Change was brewing across America, but one place stood still, frozen in time: Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola. When Robert King arrived that year, ...

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Teacher Allegedly Tormented By Her Students


By: Krystle Crossman English teacher Dr. Cicely Cobb has filed a lawsuit against the high school that she works at due to racist behavior from her students. She has put up with taunting, teasing, and bullying from the students in her classroom and nothing has been done about it. She said that her dream job has now become a nightmare ...

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Dr Michael Fauntroy explains that Donald Sterling is just the tip of the Iceberg


by Professor Michael Fauntroy The only people surprised by the audio recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his convoluted racism are those who have no idea who he is or what he is about. He is a well-documented and repugnant racist who for decades used his wealth to and privilege to negatively impact the lives of countless ...

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Dr Wilmer Leon connects the dots on the Donald Sterling debacle

By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III “When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really have to do anything; you just let them talk…” President Obama April 27, 2014 Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has spoken and he has said a mouthful.  Once again, the never healing scab of bigotry and racism that permeates American society and ...

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White Nationalist Website Linked To Over 100 Hate-Crime Murders


By April Taylor Nearly 100 murders can be linked to a far-right website that is thought to be fueling hate crimes.  A recent report from the Southern Poverty Law Center describes the site as the, “largest hate site in the world,” and “a magnet and breeding ground for the deadly and deranged,” according to the Guardian.  The site has been ...

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Teacher fired for allegedly saying, “We don’t need another black president”


Reported By Liku Zelleke Cincinnati, OH: A freshman science teacher has been fired from his job after racially slurring an African American student. Farfield Freshman High School teacher Gil Voigt had been put on suspension, without pay, since December, last year. It all started on December 3, when Voigt told a student who said that he wanted to grow up ...

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