From AtlantaBlackStar: 8 Black Panther Party Programs That Were More Empowering Than Federal Government Programs March 26, 2015 | Posted by Nick Chiles The Breakfast Program The free breakfast for schoolchildren program was set up in Berkeley, California, in 1968 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton. It was […]
The White House Blog 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit Off to a Roaring Start Vinai Thummalapally March 24, 2015 02:52 PM EDT Ed. note: This was first posted on the U.S. Department of Commerce‘s blog yesterday.See the original post here. With more than 2,600 people from more than 70 […]
Nina Fabunmi Fine Artist Nina Fabunmi Liberty Through Creativity Biography Nina Fabunmi’s interest in art began as a child, she developed her artistic skills just as she learnt how to read and write but realized it was a gift when she noticed that her peers could not do […]
Notorious B.I.G.,Was Fatally Shot In Los Angeles 18 Years Ago Today On March 9th, 1997. Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper. Wallace was raised in the Brooklyn borough […]
Michael Brown’s Parents Announce Civil Lawsuit Published on Mar 5, 2015 Lawyers for the parents of an unarmed, black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson said that they would file a civil lawsuit in Michael Brown’s death. […]
Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing the role of Spock in the “Star Trek” movies and television series has died at age 83, his rep confirmed to FOX411. Nimoy was taken to the hospital earlier this week and treated for lung disease. His son told the Associated Press […]
Oscars 2015 In Pictures: Film Stars Arrive On Red Carpet In Hollywood A Complete List Of The 2015 Oscar Winners: Best Picture – “Birdman” Michael Keaton’s comeback in 60 seconds Best Actor – Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything” Best Actress – Julianne Moore, “Still Alice” Best Director […]
‘Revenge Porn’ Creator Going To Jail Published on Feb 22, 2015 “The operator of a “revenge porn” website who posted stolen nude photos online has agreed to plead guilty to hacking and identity theft, according to court papers filed Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court. Hunter Moore, 28, […]
Denver Theater Refunds 1,200 Ticket Holders Who Avoided Bill Cosby’s Show. Meet Some Of The Victims.
From People Magazine: Denver Theater to Refund 1,200 Ticket Holders Who Avoided Bill Cosby‘s Show BY LYNETTE RICE @lynetterice Not every Bill Cosby concert has been sold out. Roughly 1,200 people – more than 38 percent of those who had tickets to an appearance at Denver’s Buell Theatre – […]
Two Tuskegee Airmen, Clarence E. Huntley Jr. And Joseph Shambrey, Friends, Die In Their Homes On Same Day, January 5th, At Age 91.
2 Tuskegee Airmen Die in Los Angeles at 91 on the Same Day From Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Jan 11, 2015, 3:37 PM ET Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen ? the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II ? died on the same day. The […]
Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Shows He Was Shot 3 Times (once in the right side, once in the right back and once in the right arm).
From KTLA 5: Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Shows He Was Shot 3 Times BY JOHN A. MORENO AND MELISSA PAMER An autopsy report for 25-year-old Ezell Ford, a mentally ill man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department officers in South L.A. in August, was […]
The MilitantNegro SoapBox™ Gil Scott-Heron – Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Official Version) The revolution will not be televised. It will however be streaming live on the internet, on Instagram, Twitter and social media, in prime time. Public Enemy – Fight The Power […]
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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The white police officer who killed Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, his attorney said Saturday, nearly four months after the fatal confrontation with the black 18-year-old that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and across…
ABC Paid ‘Mid-to-High’ Six Figures For #DarrenWilson Interview BY CHARLES C. JOHNSON For GOTNEWS A NBC source with knowledge of the #DarrenWilson interview talks said that ABC offered to pay “mid-to-high” six figures for the interview. The source did not say an exact figure because NBC […]
From The Huffington Post: 13 More ‘Michael Brown’ Police Killings We’ve Learned About In The Month Since His Death It has been exactly one month since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The unarmed black teen’s death drew national attention […]
Escaping Boko Haram: How three Nigeria girls found safety The story of three Nigerian girls who escaped Boko Haram For six months the world has waited for news of the fate of more than 200 girls abducted by Nigerian militant group Boko Haram. As the Nigerian […]
Contagious shooting From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A contagious shooting is a sociological phenomenon observed in military and police personnel in the United States, in which one person firing on a target can induce others to begin shooting. Often the subsequent shooters will not know why […]
Tell @Kroger you won't be satisfied until they change their gun policy: http://t.co/kIWXaiK0QQ. #GroceriesNotGuns pic.twitter.com/HDb8gGM9sR — Moms Demand Action (@MomsDemand) September 21, 2014 Moms are skipping @Kroger this weekend to shop at stores with #GunSense. #MomsDemand #GroceriesNotGuns pic.twitter.com/mlJRfwuQfE — Moms Demand Action (@MomsDemand) September 20, 2014 […]
President Obama: The full interview President Barack Obama discusses a wide range of subjects in an exclusive interview with CNBC‘s Steve Liesman. On the docket: Tax inversions, Washington inaction, the stock market and dealing with Russia. Barack Obama to CNBC – ” FAA Israel […]
From Time Magazine: Janelle Monae Has a Secret Video of Barack Obama Dancing By Zeke J Miller “She can blackmail me at any time,” Obama says If R&B artist Janelle Monaescores a Cabinet post before President Barack Obama leaves office, we’ll know why. Obama’s three-day […]
James Garner, a master of light comedy who shot to fame in the 1950s as the charming and dry-witted gambler on the hit TV western “Maverick” and later won an Emmy Award as the unconventional L.A. private eye on […]
What You Might Have Missed This Week Garrett Brinker July 18, 2014 06:20 PM EDT This week, President Obama addressed the crash of Flight MH17, talked about investing in our country’s infrastructure, and continued to take important steps […]
Michelle Obama Calls for Focus on the Arts in Grammy Museum Speech By Ted Johnson, Variety Magazine. First lady Michelle Obama appeared in Los Angeles before a crowd of music professionals, educators and students on Wednesday, as she called for greater recognition […]
You Think I Have Forgotten? Why No International Effort For 200 Plus Kidnapped Young Nigerian Girls?
Why no international effort for 200 kidnapped girls? From CNN & Frida Ghitis Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review. A former CNN producer and correspondent, she is the author of “The End […]
By Jueseppi B. I was 6 years old in 1999 when I was shot at what used to be referred to as “the” Jewish Community Center shooting. Sadly, after this past Sunday we can no longer refer to that shooting as the only one. To the […]
Nigerian Military Says It Has Located Missing Girls, BUT A Rescue Is Too Risky/Dangerous For The Girls.
By Jueseppi B. Nigerian Official: Nigerian Kidnapped Girls Located: Video From CNN CNN|Added on May 27, 2014 A top Nigerian official claims to know where the missing schoolgirls are located, as Arwa Damon reports. LAGOS, Nigeria — A top Nigerian military official said […]
I Haven’t Forgotten Them. Have YOU? Remember The Nigerian Girls On Memorial Day. #BringBackOurGirls.
By Jueseppi B. Funny how humans and especially our media moves past a thing to the next thing. It’s now been 43 days since 300 plus young female student were snatched from their classroom during school hours in Nigeria by a terrorist group of coward men […]
TheObamaCrat™ Wake-Up Call: HuMpDaY The 21st Of May, 2014. Seattle Seahawks. National Monument Designation. Veterans Affairs. Ambassador’s Credentials.
By Jueseppi B. White House Schedule – May 21st, 2014 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21st, 2014 WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND SCHEDULE FOR HuMpDAY, MAY 21st, 2014 In the morning, the President will meet with […]
By Jueseppi B. The White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show Published on May 20, 2014 First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at the first-ever White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show, followed by a number of celebrity performances and remarks from President Obama, May 20, 2014. […]
TheObamaCrat™ Wake-Up Call For Tuesday May 20th. Dr. Jill & Joey B. Head To Romania, Cyprus. It’s Primary Tuesday.
By Jueseppi B. Vice President Biden And Dr. Jill Biden Travel To Romania And Cyprus Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden to Travel to Romania and Cyprus WASHINGTON, DC – The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Romania and Cyprus from May 20-23, 2014. The Vice […]
The White House Blog: Making Full Use of America’s Talent. Announcing the White House Science Fair and Celebrating Girls Excelling in STEM.
By Jueseppi B. Making Full Use of America’s Talent Betsey Stevenson May 19, 2014 11:40 AM EDT This was originally posted on the Huffington Post, and is part of a series of essays about the issues facing working families, leading up to the White House […]
By Jueseppi B. In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will have lunch with Combatant Commanders. This lunch in the Roosevelt Room is closed press. In the evening, the President will deliver remarks and answer questions at a DCCC event at a private residence […]