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  • Black Lives Matter Way Too Much

    08/11/2015 8:09:33 AM PDT · by IChing · 53 replies
    Misadventures in Diversity ^ | 8/10/15 | Donald Joy
    A black criminal resists or attacks a white cop or a mostly non-black watchman, and dies as a result, and the whole country spins wildly into paroxysms of hysteria. Orgies of non-stop rioting and looting commence. Police departments and municipal governments enact emergency measures, costing taxpayers millions upon millions of dollars. Lawyers, politicians, and officials hustle to the microphones. Reporters, analysts, and pundits go into hyper-drive. Businesses burn to the ground. Entire city blocks explode in flames and mayhem and murder. The federal government doles out mountains of cash for leftist community agitators to go in and egg on the...
  • The Black Ban

    01/12/2015 2:10:31 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 46 replies
    World Around The Net ^ | January 5, 2015
    According to the latest census data, African Americans make up just over 13% of the US population. That means out of the 317 million people living in the USA, there are about 41 million blacks -- just over the total population of California. However, looking at the popular culture you'd never know that. Black music dominates popular music. Black culture is how most people define "cool." And most of all, what might offend blacks dominates popular culture, media, education, and entertainment. Fred Reed writes:
  • FATHER ... PROTECT OUR COPS

    12/29/2014 2:34:10 PM PST · by knarf · 32 replies
    self, and various accounts | December 29, 2014 | knarf
    Too many reports of cops being targeted
  • Thug Kitchen (The Book That Outraged The Race Mongers)

    10/27/2014 1:28:10 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 34 replies
  • The Black Panel at Comic-Con: 'African American culture is American culture'

    07/28/2014 11:03:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    Of the hundreds of panels available at Comic-Con, which drew to a close on Sunday, none are more respected than the long-running Black Panel, hosted by the comic book creator and Milestone Media co-founder Michael Davis. Unlike most of the other panels at Comic-Con, the Black Panel has nothing to sell, and features guests who also have nothing to promote. Instead, it is a discussion between audience and panel members about black culture, a way for prominent figures in African American entertainment to reach out to those who hope to emulate their paths to success. Davis started the panel in...
  • I ‘Don’t Give a Damn’: ESPN Commentator on Mark Cuban and Race After Being Labeled an ‘Uncle Tom’

    05/24/2014 9:33:40 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 42 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 24 ,2014 | Jason Howerton
    ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith refused to backdown on Friday after he came under fire for defending Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s comments about bigotry in a recent interview. Despite being labeled an “Uncle Tom” and a “sellout” by some in the black community, Smith made it clear that he stands by what he said “100-fold.” Smith went on to argue that what Cuban said is “100 percent correct.” The commentator also addressed the “elephant in the room,” which he said many white people won’t talk about out of fear of being labeled “racist.” “I look at our unemployment rate...
  • Substitute Teacher: Key & Peele (guaranteed laughter)

    12/25/2013 6:19:21 PM PST · by doug from upland · 15 replies
    youtube | 12-2013
    WATCH AND HAVE FUN
  • Allen West: The Gangster Culture Is the Real Race Conversation that We Need to be Having

    08/23/2013 9:16:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08/23/2013 | Bryan Preston
    Our own Col. Allen West appeared on Hannity last night and took on the gansta culture that appears to have heavily influenced the murder of Chris Lane in Oklahoma one week ago today. West, who hosts at our sister site Next Generation TV along with John Phillips and Michelle Fields, told substitute host David Webb. “It is a gangster culture out there. It is a culture that is being permeated throughout the media, and throughout the entertainment industry, that we need to start speaking out about. And furthermore, when you think about the fact that 72% of black babies...
  • The Hood Comes to Duncan, Oklahoma: The rot spreads. Do we just sit back and watch?

    08/23/2013 7:04:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/23/2013 | J. Robert Smith
    Was it a thrill kill or part of a gang initiation? That would be the bushwhacking of Chris Lane, an Aussie college kid and baseball star. Lane was gunned down running along a country road near Duncan, Oklahoma, the other day. You know the story by now. Does it matter what motivated Allen Luna and James Francis Edwards, Jr., Chris Lane's accused killers, and Michael Dewayne Jones, an accessory, to off a young man with a promising future who was just going about the routine of his life on a summer's day? In one sense it doesn't matter. Whether those...
  • Now what liberals? When given the chance, freed former Black slaves kept slaves themselves

    08/12/2013 9:35:39 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 30 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/12/13 | Derrick Hollenbeck
    Liberals love their fantasies about slavery in America. It makes them feel superior to insist America was founded by “Old White Men” (OWM) who loved slavery. They refuse to acknowledge that those same OWMs often freed their own slaves although not until their death. They love their own fairy tale that, “freeing slaves had nothing to do with the Civil War.” Allowing that would force them to credit Lincoln and the (hated) Republicans with freeing the slaves – a gross violation of the false liberal narrative of American history. They are so desperate to keep the truth of who were...
  • Top 25 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in America [all 25 are "black" or "mostly black"

    07/31/2013 6:10:03 PM PDT · by grundle · 128 replies
    multiple sources
    http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/neighborhoods/crime-rates/25-most-dangerous-neighborhoods/ Even the most dangerous cities in America can have relatively safe neighborhoods, as there is more variation in crime within most cities than between cities. But using exclusive data developed by NeighborhoodScout, and based on FBI data from all 17,000 local law enforcement agencies in America, we here report those specific neighborhoods in America that have the highest predicted rates of violent crime per 1,000 neighborhood residents of all. Violent crimes include murder, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault. These neighborhoods are the epicenters of violence in America, where social issues are likely to ignite into violence and...
  • CNN’s Don Lemon Backs Up Bill O’Reilly: ‘He Doesn’t Go Far Enough’ In Criticizing Black Culture

    07/28/2013 5:40:13 AM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 60 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 27, 2013 | Evan McMurry
    Bill O’Reilly’s remarks on race last week drew heavy criticism from Chris Hayes, Bill Maher, Al Sharpton, Larry Wilmore, and more, but one unlikely person is agreeing with him: CNN host Don Lemon. Lemon addressed the wounds inflicted by black males onto their community on his “No Talking Points” segment Saturday afternoon, saying he was able to bring this up now that the George Zimmerman trial had concluded. Before the verdict, right wing media had consistently asked why the “liberal media” was fixating on Trayvon Martin while ignoring rampant black-on-black violence, a “deflection,” in Lemon’s words, from the injustices of...
  • America's biggest deadbeat dad with 22 kids by 14 women to get his own reality show

    07/24/2013 8:11:41 AM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 58 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 24, 2013
    A man who fathered 22 kids by 14 different women  - earning himself the title 'America's biggest deadbeat dad' - is to get his own reality TV show. It comes after unemployed Orlando Shaw, 33, was filmed boasting outside a Nashville courthouse following a child support hearing, 'the ladies don't like me, they love me.' The interview, recorded by Nashville’s NewsChannel, has since gone viral. It has been estimated that the state of Tennessee pays around $7,000 each month to help support Shaw’s children. He was filmed following a court hearing in which some of his former lovers - and...
  • Craigslist: Essay by a Teacher in a Black School

    07/01/2013 3:45:59 AM PDT · by MCF · 187 replies
    <p>The truth is usually a tough thing to accept, so I understand if this is flagged. It would be a cowardly thing to do, but I understand it. Some people just ignore unpleasant truths. However, if you think ignoring the problem, or trying to censor the truth, will help our black children improve, you're dreaming. This is important, so I'm happy to repost - indefinitely if necessary. I find it interesting that NO ONE has had the intellect to refute anything in the essay. They can only attempt to censor it, as if doing so somehow makes it invalid. Weak minds, weak minds.</p>
  • Obama Fooled the Hip-Hop Community

    06/13/2013 12:18:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    The Root ^ | June 13, 2013 | Erik Nielson
    Erik Nielson, writing at the Huffington Post, says that President Obama deceived many who supported him during his first presidential campaign, including hip-hop artists. He says that Obama's policies haven’t helped the minorities who elected him to office. There was something remarkable about seeing rappers pledge their support to a mainstream presidential candidate, especially given the history of antipathy between national politicians and hip hop. And, of course, there was something equally remarkable about watching a future president embrace hip hop culture. Indeed, whereas politicians on both sides of the aisle had made a political tradition out of demonizing hip...
  • St. Louis Teen Pleads Guilty in “Knock Out Game” Assault

    01/10/2013 9:34:16 AM PST · by george76 · 28 replies
    gateway ^ | January 10, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Kwame J. Thomas, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty on Jan. 8, 2013, in a 2011 “knockout game” attack on a man in St. Louis. ... In April 2011 an elderly man was attacked by a mob of black youths playing “the knock out game” while walking home from the grocery store with his wife. They killed him. In June 2011 a group of black youths beat a gay man bloody playing “the knock out game.” In August 2011 black teen mobs targeted St. Louis cyclists in the knock out game. In September 2011, a 73-year-old man was knocked unconscious just...
  • Has America Become a Huge Duck Pond?

    11/12/2012 9:02:12 AM PST · by Lloyd Marcus · 35 replies
    LloydMarcus.com ^ | 11-12-2012 | Lloyd Marcus
    Dr Wayne Dyer describes people as eagles and ducks. With a majority of Americans voting to give the undeserving Obama a second term, I felt like the odd-man-out voting against him. It occurred to me that I have a history of being odd-man-out, not in sync with the thinking of my family and friends. When I was in junior high school, my dad acknowledged my artistic talent and encouraged me to pursue a career in that field. Dad said, “You could be a great black artist someday.” While I appreciated Dad's support, I thought, “ Why can't I simply be...
  • Black ‘Idiots’ Respond To Olympics Champ

    08/07/2012 11:16:57 AM PDT · by ZULU · 53 replies
    Daily Rant ^ | August 7, 2012 | Mychel Massie
    Color is the bugaboo that we just cannot escape – even and especially when it should be the least important thing discussed. Which brings me to the discussions that the ignorant, race-mongers are having pursuant to Gabby Douglas. Miss Douglas has won two gold medals at the London Olympic Games. But in her case, winning two gold medals isn’t enough. The obligatory focus on the color of her skin by the politically correct, is sickening, but the ridicule she is receiving from blacks punctuates the statement made by Rev. James Manning that “black people are honorless, incorrigible idiots.”
  • Obama--The Black Man's Burden

    07/16/2012 9:04:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 16, 2012 | Lurita Doan
    Barack Obama was a no-show at the recent 103rd NAACP conference, but, clearly, he is being given a pass by the NAACP leadership. Checking the president's schedule, apparently there was nothing so pressing that he should have been unable to attend the meeting in Texas, but instead, he relegated responsibilities of the annual NAACP meeting to the vice president. If Barack Obama cannot attend the annual NAACP meeting, in an election year, on a day when he has no other pressing duties, when he has the opportunity to address almost 10,000 attendees, then how can it be a surprise to...
  • A Censored Race War? (Thomas Sowell)

    05/14/2012 8:55:30 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 111 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 15, 2012 | Thomas Sowell
    When two white newspaper reporters for the Virginian-Pilot were driving through Norfolk, and were set upon and beaten by a mob of young blacks — beaten so badly that they had to take a week off from work — that might seem to have been news that should have been reported, at least by their own newspaper. But it wasn't. "The O'Reilly Factor" on Fox News Channel was the first major television program to report this incident. Yet this story is not just a Norfolk story, either in what happened or in how the media and the authorities have...
  • Was Boy in K.C. Fire Attack Burned by His School's Racist Teaching?

    04/03/2012 7:48:02 AM PDT · by forty_years · 36 replies
    The Moral Liberal ^ | 07 March 2012 | SELWYN DUKE
    The boy raised his hand, eager to answer the question. “What would you know about it?” exclaimed the teacher dismissively. “You’re not our race.”This was not dialogue from a Hollywood movie. According to a woman named Melissa Coon, it was what a teacher at East High School in Kansas City told her 13-year-old son, Allen, when he attempted to answer a question during Black History Month. Coon identifies that teacher as Mrs. Karla Dorsey, who is black; Allen is white.As has already been reported, Allen was a victim of a vicious racial attack last week in which two older black...
  • Questions Arise Over Whether 'Flash Mob' Attacks in U.S. Cities Motivated by Race

    08/10/2011 3:44:31 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 197 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/10/2011 | fox news
    Police departments in several cities around the country are investigating what appear to be incidents of "flash mob"-generated violence, in which packs of dozens or even hundreds of youths appear seemingly out of nowhere to commit assaults, robberies and other crimes against innocent bystanders. The motive and circumstances surrounding the attacks that have resulted in numerous arrests around the country are being investigated -- and law enforcement officials in at least one city are looking into a possible racial component to the crimes. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, who recently imposed a stricter curfew in response to the city's latest attack,...
  • Police stop train after complaints about passenger talking on phone

    05/16/2011 7:17:01 PM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 46 replies
    SalemKatu ^ | May 15, 2011 | John Tierney
    SALEM, Ore. - Salem Police stopped an Amtrak train on Sunday afternoon after reports a woman threatened other passengers when they complained she was speaking too loudly on her cell phone. Lakeysha Beard of Tigard was charged with disorderly conduct after police said she got into a “verbal altercation” with passengers on the train. The other passengers complained she refused to put down her cell phone, even after train staff made repeated announcements for passengers to not use cell phones, according to police. When a passenger confronted her about her loud talking, police said Beard got aggressive. She had reportedly...
  • Video shows bikini brawl in PCB Burger King

    03/24/2011 11:57:33 AM PDT · by txlurker · 139 replies
    wjhg.com ^ | 3/23/2011 | Unknown
    Panama City Beach -- A cell phone camera captured the action in the Panama City Beach Burger King on Front Beach Road Saturday, as a crowd of tourists nearly rioted at the restaurant.
  • Grant Hill’s Response to Jalen Rose

    03/17/2011 9:28:59 AM PDT · by bkepley · 26 replies
    New York Times Sports Blog ^ | March 16, 2011 | GRANT HILL
    In his garbled but sweeping comment that Duke recruits only “black players that were ‘Uncle Toms,’ ” Jalen seems to change the usual meaning of those very vitriolic words into his own meaning, i.e., blacks from two-parent, middle-class families. He leaves us all guessing exactly what he believes today.
  • Praise, Scorn Heaped On Women Who Helped Cops

    12/19/2010 3:20:51 PM PST · by Iron Munro · 31 replies
    The Tampa Tribune ^ | December 19, 2010 | Kathy Steele
    TAMPA - Three women heard gunshots. What they did next made them heroes to many people but outcasts to others – including some of their neighbors. Rose Dodson was awakened by gunfire and tires squealing that night, June 29. Moments later, her roommate, Delores Keen, watched a man leap over a fence near her apartment. In the distance, at 50th Street and 23rd Avenue in east Tampa, she saw the emergency lights of a police cruiser twirling in the dark, but no officer was in sight. Both knew something was wrong and stepped outside the safety of the apartment to...
  • Police Arrest Two Teens In Party Shooting Death

    11/15/2010 6:09:36 AM PST · by from occupied ga · 35 replies
    augusta chronicle ^ | 11/15/2010 | ap
    Authorities say an 18-year-old was shot and killed and two other teenagers were injured after a house party. Conyers Police Lt. Jackie Dunn said there was up to 75 people at the Conyers home late Saturday. They say people paid $3 each to get in. Neighbors called police complaining of the loud noise around 9 p.m. and officers left the area after they thought they broke up the party. But authorities say a fight broke out and shots were fired around midnight. Authorities say an 18-year-old was shot and later died from his injuries. They say a 15-year-old and a...
  • Mother: Son Didn't Beat Elderly Cobb County Man

    10/04/2010 5:09:17 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 47 replies
    myfox atlanta ^ | 10/1/2010 | darryl carver
    MARIETTA, Ga. - The mother of one of two boys charged with the brutual beating of a 94-year old man is speaking about the case. At her son's hearing Friday morning in Cobb County, the mother of the 11-year old accused of attacking World War Two veteran Paul Smallwood says her son didn't do it.The mother called her son a bystander watching.Earlier during the hearing, attorneys for the two boys accused of beating Smallwood entered not guilty pleas.The two boys -- 11 and 15-years old -- were in court earlier this week when the judge decided there was enough evidence...
  • Code of silence corrodes morality, puts blacks at risk

    07/25/2010 2:49:14 PM PDT · by scottfactor · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Leningrad Times ^ | 07/25/2010 | Bill Maxwell
    For committing an act of pure decency, three black women are being ostracized by many other black people. • On the night of June 29, Delores Keen, Renee Roundtree and Rose Dodson rushed outside Keen's apartment after they heard gunshots. They discovered two Tampa police officers, David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab, lying together on the ground. The officers had been shot. Dontae Morris, a 24-year-old black ex-convict, would be charged in the shootings. Roundtree checked the officers' pulses, and Keen dialed 911. The three women stayed with the dying officers until others arrived. The Hillsborough County Commission honored the women...
  • (Ga) Tech student robbed on campus

    04/20/2010 3:54:51 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 7 replies · 531+ views
    AJC online ^ | 4/20/1020 | Mike Morris
    A Georgia Tech student was robbed on campus early Tuesday as she walked to her car, Tech police said. In a crime alert e-mailed to students and staff, campus police said the incident happened around midnight as the unidentified female student walked from the library to her car, which was parked near Ferst Drive and Cherry Street. The student was approached by a man, who demanded her belongings. The victim gave the man cash. The suspect was described as a light-skinned black male, 23 to 25 years old and 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build. He was...
  • What if NPR is right?

    09/20/2009 1:57:02 PM PDT · by moneyrunner · 27 replies · 1,072+ views
    The Virginian ^ | 9/20/2009 | Moneyrunner
    NPR commentator Frank James has chosen to excuse the the ACORN personnel who are willing to help an assumed pimp and prostitute to set up a brothel, import under-age Central American children to become sex slaves, avoid taxes and scam the banks. He attributes this to the culture of the black underclass. It's also important to keep in mind that ACORN's workers are coming from the same low-income neighborhoods the organization serves, with all that entails -- poor schools, high crime and the sorts of social problems that have been documented for decades. NPR has been accused of racism by...
  • Black Voter Asks "What Have We Done?" About Obama (Funny Video)

    08/21/2009 8:00:56 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 35 replies · 2,827+ views
    E-mail ^ | 8-21-2009
    Black woman having regrets that she pulled the lever for Obama..."Can I vote for the white dude again? I just wanted my bills paid...not hard work and new jobs." LOL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9SPdh4Nzy4
  • 7 Year Old Girl Finds Racist Couch

    05/30/2009 7:17:30 AM PDT · by TypeZoNegative · 57 replies · 1,793+ views
    Weird Asian News via MessNBC ^ | 5/30/2009 | Weird Asian News
    The tags, boldly appearing on each piece, told the Moores in no uncertain terms that the color of their comfy new set was actually “(Common rap song subject)-brown.” Enough to shock even the staunchest bigot where they stand…but that wasn’t the worst part – it was their 7 year old daughter who discovered the flagrantly fiendish flub. Curiously poking around just after the delivery men left, little Olivia asked mommy what the word meant. Ms. Moore then got on the phone and began a journey find who was responsible for the insulting label.
  • Coatesville arsons confront 'no-snitch' ethos

    02/14/2009 12:42:13 PM PST · by NittanyLion · 30 replies · 3,393+ views
    Phila Inquirer via philly.com ^ | February 14, 2009 | Kathleen Brady Shea
    For decades, an anti-snitching mentality has hampered law enforcement in Coatesville, but the code of silence may not be fireproof. The string of arsons plaguing the once-thriving steel town in Chester County - 44 fires set in the last 13 months - may be prompting some people to think twice about their reluctance to cooperate with authorities. [snip] Some residents, who declined to identify themselves, said not even the $20,000 in reward money from the Coatesville Arson Task Force would motivate them to cooperate with police. One older woman said that she believed her grandson had information, but proudly added...
  • WHO CAN SAVE BLACK AMERICA? (Lonsberry)

    10/10/2007 5:51:06 AM PDT · by shortstop · 38 replies · 967+ views
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 10/10/07 | Bob Lonsberry
    Sixty percent of the American children in foster care are black. Let me repeat that. In the United States, of all the children in foster care, 60 percent are black. African-Americans are 60 percent of the foster children and 12 percent of the general population. That’s a 500-percent over representation. In ballpark terms, that means a black child is five times more likely to end up in foster care than the average American child. When you take black children out of the national average, blacks are in the neighborhood of 11 times more likely to be foster children than non-blacks....
  • Why young black men could use a little kick in the pants

    09/27/2007 6:12:14 PM PDT · by Coleus · 43 replies · 777+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | September 26, 2007 | FAITH JENKINS
    Dear brothers (do you mind if I call you brothers?), Have you heard about the movement to ticket and fine people - meaning, people like you - for wearing sagging, underwear-revealing pants? It started in a small Louisiana town, where you can now get up to six months in jail and a $500 fine for exposing your undergarments. Proposals have since popped up from Atlanta to Baltimore to Trenton, and last week even in Yonkers. It's only a matter of time before some enterprising City Council member puts it on the table here in New York. And in every city,...
  • Vick is latest to take rap for the rap in our culture (a black perspective)

    07/23/2007 10:46:58 AM PDT · by newgeezer · 157 replies · 4,357+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 07/20/2007 | Bryan Burwell
    All the breathless debates about Michael Vick are missing the point. The bigger issue has nothing to do with whether or not he deserves the right of due process, or whether NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should suspend him, or whether Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank should enable him or give him tough love. It's not even about whether ... Nike should be launching another designer shoe with his name on it. All of those are minor distractions from ...: How did someone like Michael Vick ever come to exist? Are we really ready to have that conversation? Do we dare...
  • "Black Culture" Blamed for Hurricane Katrina Woes

    07/13/2006 3:22:00 AM PDT · by Bahbah · 57 replies · 2,500+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | 7/13/06 | Alison Espech
    'Black Culture' Blamed for Hurricane Katrina Woes By Alison Espach CNSNews.com Correspondent July 13, 2006 (CNSNews.com) - Nearly a year after Hurricane Katrina flooded the city of New Orleans, some prominent black conservatives and religious leaders blame cultural problems among African Americans, not the government, for "the great breakdown witnessed during and following" the natural disaster. Exerpt. http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewCulture.asp?Page=/Culture/archive/200607/CUL20060713a.html
  • Liberals Selling Out Constituents

    04/04/2006 9:52:43 AM PDT · by Baconian · 8 replies · 759+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 4, 2006 | Mychal Massie
    Liberals Selling Out Constituents By Mychal Massie A fundamental, primal screed of race-mongers, especially those in the Congressional Black Caucus, NAACP and the National Urban League, is that blacks are disproportionately incarcerated – the fact that many of same are disproportionately guilty of criminal acts that carry mandatory sentences notwithstanding. We have heard time and again how unfair the judicial system is to blacks. But now, in the face of incontrovertible disregard for rule of law – a disregard that will adversely affect blacks – those who would be leaders are silent. Who are these villains receiving a free...
  • THUG CULTURE IS DANGEROUS THREAT TO BLACK AMERICA

    01/15/2006 10:52:04 AM PST · by billorites · 59 replies · 1,815+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | January 14, 2006 | Cynthia Tuckers
    A black-oriented cable channel, BET, plans to air a new unscripted show celebrating Kimberly Jones -- aka Lil' Kim -- for her crimes. Promotional ads for the show, "Countdown to Lockdown," declare that Jones entered prison with her "mouth shut, head held high, as she refuses to snitch." Jones, a rap star, recently began serving a year and a day for lying to a grand jury investigating a 2001 shootout between her entourage and a rival rap crew. BET is playing her lawlessness for all the money it can make. One executive, Reginald Hudlin, declared that "Countdown" -- six episodes...
  • 10,000 gather for Kwanzaa in Chicago

    12/26/2005 11:33:44 AM PST · by ncountylee · 187 replies · 3,933+ views
    UPI ^ | 12/26/2005
    CHICAGO, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The largest annual Kwanzaa celebration of African-American culture in the United States began Monday at Malcolm X College in Chicago. Ayoka Samuels, a consultant for the college's Kwanzaa committee said a major misconception is that about the seven-day festival is that it's meant to be "the black Christmas," the Chicago Sun-Times said. Samuels said many who celebrate it do substitute it for Christmas, and if gifts are exchanged, they must be either educational or a symbol of African heritage. Maulana Ron Karenga, now a professor of black studies at California State University, Long Beach, created...
  • Walter Williams: Betrayal of the struggle (Its Time Black People Hold Fellow Blacks Accountable)

    12/16/2005 5:14:16 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 8 replies · 1,125+ views
    Washington Times ^ | December 16, 2005 | Dr. Walter E. Williams
    Last month, when Rosa Parks was laid to rest in Detroit, her eulogy contained well-deserved praise for her brave defiance of segregation laws that led to the 1955 Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott and later the 1956 Supreme Court ruling that banned public transportation segregation. The passing and remembrance of her generation of blacks, who made sacrifices to deliver today's opportunities, might also be an occasion for condemnation of what's no less than a gross betrayal of that generation's struggle. Having lived just about one-third of our nation's existence, I know, as well as experienced, the uglier parts of our history....
  • Police Need Your Help In Capturing Beating Suspects (Soldiers beaten in Seattle)

    08/24/2005 9:40:40 PM PDT · by Black Tooth · 249 replies · 7,658+ views
    KOMO news ^ | August 24, 2005 | By John Sharify
    Police Need Your Help In Capturing Beating Suspects August 24, 2005 Video : KOMO 4 NEWS Police say the three brutally beat two soldiers just home from the war in Iraq outside a Pioneer Square club, but it was caught on videotape. SEATTLE - Two soldiers who just returned from a year in Iraq were badly beaten in an attack outside Pioneer Square. But believe it or not, someone caught the beating on videotape. Now, police are asking for your help identifying the suspects. The brutality of it all was captured on tape outside of Larry's Nightclub on First and...
  • Cindy Sheehan Joins NWA (Naders With Agendas)

    08/19/2005 1:09:57 PM PDT · by Craig DeLuz · 2 replies · 186+ views
    The Home of Uncommon Sense ^ | 08/19/2005 | Craig DeLuz
    NWA (Ni**ers With Attitude) which featured the likes of Ice Cube, Eazy E and Dr. Dre gained fame and riches in the 1990’s by exploiting the very worst of the Black experience. Today, the new NWA (Naders With Agendas) are following in their footsteps by claiming the affinity with blacks and exploiting our culture to forward their own personal agenda. Why call them Naders? Rather than use the N-word, I figure they should be named after their ring leader, Ralph Nader who actually admits to feeling like a Ni**er! Read More... Craig DeLuz Visit The Home of Uncommon Sense......
  • New Cosby Allegation Exposed

    02/09/2005 12:48:58 PM PST · by Mark in the Old South · 114 replies · 3,319+ views
    CBS Broadcasting Inc., ^ | Feb 8, 2005 6:04 pm US/Eastern | unkown
    PHILADELPHIA (KYW) There are new explosive allegations leveled against superstar Comedian Bill Cosby. CBS 3’s Stephanie Abrams reports that another woman, a California attorney is coming forward to say she was sexually assaulted by the Philadelphia legend. The Philadelphia Daily News has exposed the new allegation against America’s favorite TV dad. Tamara Green, of Ventura, California, says when she heard Cosby was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a former Temple University employee, she had to speak out. Green says that 30 years ago, "he did exactly the same thing to me.” News of the allegation is already impacting public...
  • At Last, Women Lash Out at Hip Hop's Abuses

    01/03/2005 3:28:50 PM PST · by truth_seeker · 16 replies · 1,213+ views
    ny daily news ^ | 1-3-2005 | Stanley Crouch
    At last, women lash out at hip hop's abuses The most successful black women's magazine, Essence, is in the middle of a campaign that could have monumental cultural significance. Essence is taking on the slut images and verbal abuse projected onto black women by hip hop lyrics and videos. The magazine is the first powerful presence in the black media with the courage to examine the cultural pollution that is too often excused because of the wealth it brings to knuckleheads and amoral executives. This anything-goes-if-sells attitude comes at a cost. The elevation of pimps and pimp attitudes creates a...
  • Time to redefine black culture

    11/23/2003 4:17:52 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 79 replies · 7,520+ views
    St Petersburg Times ^ | Novembeer 23, 2003 | Bill Maxwell
    Each week, I receive several correspondences from black people calling me an Uncle Tom, a race traitor and that sort of thing. The most recent epithets came as a result of my column asking Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp to shut his mouth, stop acting like a child and get back to playing the exemplary football that made him a repeat Pro Bowler. Weeks later, I am still being accused of dissing not only Sapp but African-American culture itself. So, the question is: Exactly what is African-American, or black, culture? According to my critics, the likes of Sapp...
  • Skipping American adolescence

    09/07/2003 9:19:46 PM PDT · by fire_eye · 29 replies · 457+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | Lynette Clemetson
    Najima and Nayaba Bawa were despondent when their parents first raised the subject of sending them home to Ghana. It was three years ago, one evening as their mother was braiding Nayaba's hair. Najima, then in junior high, had lost focus in school. Hanging out with friends had become more important than studying. She had even brought home a few C's on her report card. They had reached a decision, the girls' parents calmly informed them. They were sending them to the Akosombo International School, a boarding school in the eastern Ghananian town of Akosombo, about 80 kilometers, or 50...