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David ‘Deacon’ Jones, Creator of the Phrase “Quarterback Sack,” Dies at the age of 74

David ‘Deacon’ Jones, Creator of the Phrase “Quarterback Sack,” Dies at the age of 74

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David “Deacon” Jones was a great player back in his day.  Also, unlike a lot of NFL players today, he didn’t die young.  He is given credit for creating the word “sack” to describe how he takes down quarterbacks.  Now, everyone says it. The player died of natural causes at the age of 74.  Redskins General Manager, Bruce Allen, said that Jones was “one of the greatest players in NFL…

Los Angeles-area Hospital Investigates Racist Hanging Effigy

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The IT department at Kaiser Hospital Riverside in Southern California is buzzing after a doll was found hanging from a noose with it’s face painted black. The doll also had the words “N*gger Hang” written across its chest. An investigation is underway at the hospital to find out who is behind the offensive display which is believed to be directed at the African American employees in the hospital’s IT department….

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…

Junior Seau’s Home Burglarized

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The home of NFL legend Junior Seau was burglarized last week, only five days after the former San Diego Chargers linebacker committed suicide inside the house, police told the North County Times on Tuesday. The Times reported that someone forcibly entered the Oceanside home’s garage through the doggy door at roughly 2 p.m. PT on May 7. The thief went through the cabinets before stealing a bicycle worth around $500 that was…

11-Year Old Girl Dies After Fight at School

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After getting her nose bloodied in a fight with another girl near their Southern California elementary school, 11-year-old Joanna Ramos told her mother on the way home she felt sick. Hours later, she was dead. “My daughter started complaining, saying she doesn’t feel good, let’s go home, so we went to home and I changed her clothes, and she go to sleep, that’s the only thing that I know,” Joanna’s…

10 Facts about Kwanzaa Founder — Dr. Maulana Karenga

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NewsOne.com reports: Though he doesn’t consider himself the sole inventor, Dr. Maulana Karenga is probably best known as the man who created Kwanzaa, the recently instituted week-long, year-end harvest holiday tradition celebrated by millions of people around the world. Get to know more about him: 1. Self-Determination Dr. Karenga was actually given the name “Ronald McKinley Everett” at birth, but he changed it approximately 20 years later to Maulana Karenga,…