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June 3, 2014

“We Hang Blacks for Drinking White People Only Water,” Says Cotton Gin Supervisor

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During slavery and even as sharecroppers, many blacks spent their lives picking cotton. Those workers were often faced with brυtal beαtings and repulsive work conditions, but even though it’s now 2014, workers at a Tennessee cotton gin are alleging that they encountered racism on the job. African-American employees at Atkinson Cotton Warehouse allege that the way they are treated brings to mind how cotton pickers were treated during Jim Crow…

NBA Star Once Worth Over 100 Million, Now Bankrupt

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by April Taylor Antoine Walker’s story is a cautionary tale.  He is a former NBA player who burst onto the scene as a sophomore at the University of Kentucky in the 1990’s where he helped the team win a National Championship.  In the 1996 NBA Draft, Walker was chosen as the sixth overall pick by the Boston Celtics. He was a productive player, making the All-Rookie First Team and leading…

White Man Who Yelled Racial Slur Gets Rewarded With Job

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A homeless man living in the United Kingdom who yelled out a racial slur at another man couldn’t have expected the response he received from the intended target of the slur. Aminur Chowdhury, 30, was leaving a bar when he heard a homeless man named Ben Gallon insult him. Chowdhury says he just couldn’t let it go. “Initially I turned the other cheek, but then I was challenging Ben about…

What To Do If Your Social Security Number is Stolen

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Lynette Khalfani, also known as The Money Coach, is a personal finance expert, television and radio personality, and author.  She has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Phil, and The Tyra Banks Show.  Khalfani-Cox is also an award winning financial news journalist who has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, and The New York Times. She has also appeared as a guest commentator on…

Virginia Group Proudly Posts 2nd Confederate Flag Along Highway

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If you’re driving through Virginia near Fredericksburg, then you should probably brace yourself for an eyesore. A group of Confederate sympathizers called The Virginia Flaggers have posted their second Confederate flag along the highway. The second flag is on Interstate 95 near Richmond, according to The Raw Story. Even though the group’s first flag raised the ire of at least 24,000 Virginians who signed a petition in opposition it, the…

Coerced Confession an Issue in New York Retrial of Man Charged With Mυrder

Coerced Confession an Issue in New York Retrial of Man Charged With Mυrder

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger For the second time Adrian Thomas’ life hangs in the balance of the courtroom drama taking place in upstate New York. But on trial with him this time is police conduct that resulted in a court of appeals win for Thomas and an award-winning documentary about the interrogation. Thomas’ first trial ended in a conviction for the mυrder of his four-month-old son. Following a harrowing nine-hour…