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August 31, 2012

Dr. Christopher Emdin Discusses Problems with Urban Education

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Dr. Christopher Emdin at Columbia University discusses some of the problems with urban education.

5 LAPD Officers Investigated for Killing Black Woman in Custody

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A South Los Angeles woman who died in the custody of at least five Los Angeles police officers has brought about an investigation in the Los Angeles Police department. Alesia Thomas is reported to have stopped breathing during a struggle with police officers who claim she was resisting arrest. One of the police officers is reported to have stomped on Thomas’ genital area and the officers are also reported to…

President Obama Clowns Clint Eastwood on Twitter

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During the Republican National Convention, Clint Eastwood gave a strange 10 minute speech that consisted of a lot of rambling.  The headlines generated by Eastwood almost took the show away from Mitt Romney, who happened to be announcing his acceptance of the Republican nomination that night. One interesting part of the speech is when Eastwood turned to an empty chair, speaking to the chair as if President Obama were sitting…

Oprah Winfrey Slated to Fill In For Robin Williams on Good Morning America

Oprah Slated To Fill In For Robin Roberts On GMA

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Thursday was the last day for “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts.  Roberts is taking an extended medical leave to receive treatment for her bone marrow disorder MDS. The show devoted its second hour to her, and also announced guest appearances who will be filling in for Roberts during her absence. Among the news legends they announced that Diane Sawyer, Amy Robach, Elisabeth Vargas, Katie Couric and Barbara Walters are all…