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Stupid Cop Takes Photo of Teens, Holding Guns & Bullet-Ridden Obama T-Shirt

Stupid Cop Takes Photo of Teens, Holding Guns & Bullet-Ridden Obama T-Shirt

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  Why is Arizona America’s number-one state? Because of its public servants, like Peoria police officer Sgt. Pat Shearer, who took “a picture that shows several teens, a few of them carrying guns, displaying a bullet-riddled Obama T-shirt” — a picture so good that even the Secret Service is interested. “I don’t think that the shooting of that T-shirt is that big of a deal,” said Sgt. Pat Shearer, who…

Obama Takes Heat for the Morning After Pill Decision

Obama Takes Heat for the Morning After Pill Decision

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    President Barack Obama said Thursday it was just common sense to keep girls under the age of 17 from being able to buy a morning-after contraceptive pill off a drugstore shelf. Citing his own two daughters, Obama said: “I think most parents would probably feel the same way.” Plenty of pediatric leaders and women’s advocacy groups did not, as reaction flowed in to the administration’s decision to prevent…

Professor Christopher Emdin: Why Are So Many Kids Being Arrested in Public School?

Professor Christopher Emdin: Why Are So Many Kids Being Arrested in Public School?

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    by Professor Christopher Emdin, Columbia University A few days ago, the New York State Civil Liberties Union released a report that raised attention to the racial disparities of NYC school arrests. In the first report of its kind, focusing on summer school months, the report mentions that the NYPD arrested and gave summonses to more than one student a day in the public school system. Over 90 percent…

Dr. Boyce: What Malcolm and Martin Would Say About the Black Unemployment Problem

Dr. Boyce: What Malcolm and Martin Would Say About the Black Unemployment Problem

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    Hello everyone, In case you aren’t aware, there continue to be disturbing trends in the unemployment data.  You may have heard in the media that the unemployment numbers last month were optimistic, but that was not true for the African American community.  According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment declined for every demographic within the white community, but it actually increased for every measured group…

Kentucky Church Bans Interracial Couples From Membership, Church Functions And Worship Services

Kentucky Church Bans Interracial Couples From Membership, Church Functions And Worship Services

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    A small Pike County church has voted not to accept interracial couples as members or let them take part in some worship activities. The decision has caused sharp reaction and disapproval in the Eastern Kentucky county. “It’s not the spirit of the community in any way, shape or form,” Randy Johnson, president of the Pike County Ministerial Association, said of the vote. The issue came up at the…

Was J. Edgar Hoover a Black Man Passing For White?

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Clint Eastwood in his new movie J. Edgar artfully surfaced a well- guarded secret that the FBI czar who reigned over the bureau for 47 years was gay and involved in a long-term relationship with an aide. Nevertheless there is yet another skeleton pounding on the closet to be let out. Could J. Edgar Hoover also be African-American? In some quarters this racial rumor has been whispered about as widely…

Drinking age law impacts women’s suicide risk

Drinking age law impacts women’s suicide risk

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    Richard A. Grucza, Ph.D., from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues investigated whether individuals who were legally permitted to drink prior to the age of 21 years remained at elevated risk of suicide and homicide in adulthood. Data were collected from more than 200,000 suicides and 130,000 homicides from individuals born between 1949 and 1972 (the years during which the drinking age was…

the what it takes foundation helps to mentor young black males

Philadelphia Program Works Hard to Mentor Our Struggling Black Boys

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Michelle Kuilan Martin and her husband Anthony started the What it Takes Foundation to mentor young black males.  Our black males are struggle in multiple areas of life, and organizations like this one can be literal life savers.  They are seeking more black male mentors, so please give them your support if you can.

“Colored Only” Sign Posted Over Drinking Fountain At New York College

“Colored Only” Sign Posted Over Drinking Fountain At New York College

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    Campus Police at the State University of New York at New Paltz are investigating two racist signs that were posted in one of their buildings.  The signs said “Colored Only,” and were found on a drinking fountain in the Humanities building. The latest sign was discovered on November 8 and three others were found in a campus dorm.  SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian sent memos out to…

TGI Friday’s manager fired because of vote for Obama: lawsuit

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    A black manager at a Long Island T.G.I. Friday’s alleges that a racist boss warned him in 2008 not to vote for Barack Obama — and fired him after he did. In a federal discrimination lawsuit, Michael Verzillo says regional manager Tanya Edwards, who is white, asked him in September 2008 whom he’d for. When he replied that he might vote for Obama, Edwards, 50, said the Bible…

College Sorority Depicts The Huxtables By Dressing In Blackface

College Sorority Depicts The Huxtables By Dressing In Blackface

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    by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World – Scholarship in Action A sorority at the University of Southern Mississippi decided that it might be fun to depict “The Cosby Show” by putting students in blackface.   The off campus party was meant to be good old fashioned fun, likely inspired by students whose professors have never educated them on the fact that their actions are horribly offensive to millions of people. Read…

New York Neighborhood Shocked By Burned and ‘KKK’ Sprayed Cars

New York Neighborhood Shocked By Burned and ‘KKK’ Sprayed Cars

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    Residents of a Brooklyn, New York neighborhood where several cars were burned and others were painted with swastikas and the letters “KKK” say they’re stunned. Police are looking into the anti-Semitic graffiti and arson, which was discovered along Ocean Parkway near Avenue I in Midwood, a predominantly Jewish area. “It’s unbelievable someone could get away with this in the middle of Ocean Parkway,” said Baruch Levy, who lives…

Man Sues TGIFriday’s For Firing Him For Voting For Obama | News One

Man Sues TGIFriday’s For Firing Him For Voting For Obama | News One

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    A New York man is suing TGIFriday’s for firing him after he told his boss he voted for Barack Obama in 2008. Michael Verzillo, who is Black, claims his white boss, regional manager Tanya Edwards, launched a campaign against him after he revealed his vote and then fired him. via Man Sues TGIFriday’s For Firing Him For Voting For Obama | News One.

African-American Waitress Say She Was Only Allowed To Serve Black Tables at Applebee’s

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    TOWSON, Md. – An African-American waitress, who was terminated earlier this year, has filed a discrimination complaint against Applebee’s after she claims a manager harassed her on the job and only allowed her to only serve tables taken by black customers. 23 year-old Courtney Haywood started working at the Towson Applebee’s in 2007 as a server and bartender. In May of 2011, she claims new management at the…