A-List actress Jennifer Lopez and All-Star third baseman Alex Rodriguez were hanging out at a Phoenix club dancing and drinking with friends after leaving their courtside seats a few minutes before the end of the Suns’ 116-83 shellacking of the 76ers. They decided to discreetly slip away from their entourages and the paparazzi to get something to eat at a nearby restaurant. While walking the two blocks to get there, they were stopped by the police and were asked for…Continue
Jason "J.T." Ready, a former US Marine who became one of the most visible white supremacists in the country amid the Arizona immigration debate, allegedly killed his girlfriend, her daughter and young granddaughter, and another man Wednesday in Gilbert, Ariz., just a few weeks after a white supremacist in Pennsylvania was sentenced to death for a similar crime.
A presumptive candidate for sheriff in Arizona's Pinal County who had national political aspirations, Mr.…Continue
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A judge denied a Jacksonville woman convicted in a 2010 shooting a new trial Thursday morning despite her Stand Your Ground claim against an abusive…Continue
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CNN is reporting that a 4 yr-old child who was the victim of a 2009 U.S. drone attack in Pakistan when she was a baby, will have surgery performed by a Texas doctor.
CNN's Moni Basu reports,
She has eyelashes but no eyebrows. She has all her fingers but is missing four nails. Her skin is so taut now that she can no longer frown. But she can still smile. Her face tells a story of suffering. Her name, Shakira, tells a story of a new journey. Shakira…Continue
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(Jacksonville, Florida) – 4/26/2012 – Sitting in the Duval County Pretrial Detention Center is a mother of three whose name is Marissa Alexander. Marissa Alexander's Children Need Her – Not A Prison For 20 Years.
Marissa currently awaits sentencing because she wanted to save her own life without injuring, murdering or harming anyone. Marissa fired one warning shot in the ceiling to…Continue
Tupac’s Utopia Tupac Amaru Shakur, born June 16, 1971 – September 13, 199), known by his stage names of 2pac, Pac, and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. He was born a month later after his mother, Assante Shakur, was acquitted on 150 charges, including “Conspiracy against the United States of America. His mother was an active member of the Black Panther Party an African-American revolutionary leftist organization active in the United States from 1966 until 1982. They were the…Continue
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For Immediate Release
Date: April 24, 2012
Contact: Monica Pratt Raffanel, email@example.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums) President Julie Stewart today called on Florida lawmakers to repeal the state’s “10-20-Life” automatic prison sentence for assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. The call comes as Marissa Alexander, a 31-year-old mother of three, prepares to be sentenced for a 2010 incident in which she fired a gun…Continue
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After a special session, the Sanford City Commission voted to reject the resignation of Sanford Police Chief Lee.
According to 11Alive.com,
The Sanford City Commission rejected Police Chief Bill Lee's resignation Monday. Lee was expected to resign 57 days after his department declined to arrest…Continue
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In one of the largest financial settlements made to American Indian tribes, the federal government said this week that it had ended dozens of lawsuits by agreeing to pay tribes more than $1 billion for the mismanagement of funds and natural resources that the government holds in trust.
The Justice Department announced on…Continue
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Jerome Almon's Effort to End Racial Profiling Targets Germany, Canada, State Department, and DOJ
MIAMI, Fla./EWORLDWIRE/April 13, 2012 --- Due the United States, Canada and Germany officially legalizing racial profiling, a movement and innovative MURDERCAP Records founder Jerome Almon has announced a website will be launched in May to end the practice.
According to Almon. :The movement will target key sectors of each for a 'blackout'." He affirms the…Continue
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By Jack A. Smith
Government surveillance and attacks on the privacy of American citizens were bad enough under the Bush regime but they are getting even worse during the Obama years.
In addition to retaining President George W. Bush's many excesses, such as the Patriot Act, new information about the erosion of civil liberties emerges repeatedly during the era of President Barack Obama from the federal government, the courts and various police…
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CNN is reporting that George Michael Zimmerman made his first appearance before a judge in a Florida courtroom today.
CNN STAFF WIRE - "Forty-seven days after Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in a Sanford, Florida, neighborhood, a solemn George Zimmerman made his first court appearance Thursday, wearing gray jail coveralls and speaking only a few words as his arraignment was set for next month.
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Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, according to a law…Continue
With the Democratic National Convention set for Charlotte, questions are being asked about the lack of contracts being awarded to Black businesses.
The Charlotte Observer reports,
A consultant told the Charlotte City Council on Monday it should establish a targeted race- and gender-based hiring program for city-issued contracts – something the city abandoned under threat of litigation in 2003.
The recommendation by the…Continue
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As China declares fresh warnings of retaliation against any strike on Iran, the regime in Pyongyang shows no signs of aborting its upcoming controversial satellite launch, scheduled to take place on April 12th through to April 16th. The Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite will be launched southward from the Sohae satellite launch station in Cholsan County, North Phyongan Province, using a long-range Unha-3 rocket; North Korean officials assured the international community that it would…Continue
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By Finian Cunningham
Global Research, April 5, 2012
A British foreign policy think tank has this week released a study claiming that the terror group Al Qaeda is regrouping in Africa creating “an arc of instability” from the Western Sahel to the…
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The New Black Panther Party's proposal to provide firearms training and the formation of neighborhood security teams to protect residents from all manners of threats just got a boost of credibility as reports of terrorist attacks on Black males in a predominately African-American part of Tulsa known as North Tulsa, Oklahoma. The attacker or attackers are only described as white.
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"Only in Cali where we riot/ not rally" - California Love-Dr Dre and 2Pac
Recently, in Memphis, the shooting of African American teenager, Thomas Martin King Jr, by George Earl Koontz, a white, off duty security guard at the Loraine Hotel, sparked waves of protests. King was shot while returning from…Continue
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by Kiilu Nyasha
Hugo "Yogi Bear" Pinell, the last of the San Quentin Six behind bars, has been in solitary confinement (San Quentin, Folsom, Corcoran) for at least 42 years, the last 22 in Pelican Bay. He was 19 when incarcerated in 1964 -- in prison 48 years…Continue
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