Archive for March, 2008

Clifton Hibbert Jr., Kenneth Patterson Shot in the Head in South Los Angeles

Clifton Hibbert Jr., Kenneth Patterson Shot in the Head in South Los Angeles

Clifton Hibbert Jr., 22, and his friend Kenneth Patterson, 23, were gunned down in South Los Angeles Friday night after 2 a.m. What makes this hit home for me is that Clifton Hibbert Jr. was a Jamaican immigrant whose parents came here to help better their lives. He did well […]

by · March 31, 2008 · Uncategorized
Disabled Men, Woman Beaten By Four Blacks Over Not Paying ‘Fee’ For Being White

Disabled Men, Woman Beaten By Four Blacks Over Not Paying ‘Fee’ For Being White

This has got to be the most disturbing thing I have heard for a while. Orlando police said that three men and a woman were charged with a hate crime after they beat a 62-year-old woman and her two mentally-challenged companions at a public park after they didn’t pay a […]

by · March 31, 2008 · Uncategorized
Sean Levert, Son of O’Jays Lead Singer Eddie Levert, Found Dead

Sean Levert, Son of O’Jays Lead Singer Eddie Levert, Found Dead

I had just written about Sean Levert’s incarceration for failing to pay child support for his three c children. News has broken a short time ago saying that he died at a local hospital after not feeling well in his jail cell. He was being held for 22 months for […]

by · March 31, 2008 · Uncategorized
Two Charged in Shooting Death of Chicago’s Chavez Clarke, Brings Total CPS Deaths to 20 For 2008

Two Charged in Shooting Death of Chicago’s Chavez Clarke, Brings Total CPS Deaths to 20 For 2008

Black on black crime is a growing problem across the United States and it seems to be a real problem in many Chicago inner city communities. I was appalled to learn of the fatal shooting of another black male in Chicago, Chavez Clarke, 18, as he left classes at Simeon […]

by · March 31, 2008 · Uncategorized

Sheila Jackson-Lee, Hillary Clinton Backer, Booed at Texas Convention

The writing is on the wall for Sheila Jackson-Lee and her unwavering support to Hillary Clinton. She was booed when she took the stage at the Democratic Senate District convention on the campus of Texas Southern University. A majority of the crowd showed its support for Barack Obama by shouting […]

by · March 30, 2008 · Uncategorized

Maggie Williams, Clinton Campaign Manager, Sits on Board of Predatory Lender

  In what can be considered very hypocritical, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Maggie Williams sits on the board of one of the nation’s once-largest and now-bankrupt subprime mortgage lenders, Delta Financial Corporation. She joined the board of Delta in 2000, one month after a federal settlement was reached with the […]

by · March 30, 2008 · Uncategorized

Georgia State Rep. Ron Sailor Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering, Takes Out $250K Mortgage on Church

Georgia state representative Ron Sailor, 33, has pleaded guilty to money laundering. To add insult to injury, this man is also a pastor, who took out a $250,000 mortgage against his church. He pleaded guilty to laundering what he believed to be $375,000 in drug money for an under- cover […]

by · March 28, 2008 · Uncategorized

Hillary Clinton Supporters Trying to Railroad House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Here we have a situation in which Hillary Clinton supporters are trying to muzzle the free will of the voters. This latest furor is a deliberate move to influence the vote of the superdelegates and wrestle the nomination for the Democratic presidential candidate away from Barack Obama, who has a […]

by · March 28, 2008 · Uncategorized

Madeline Neumann, 11, Dies of Treatable Diabetes after Parents Prayed Instead of Getting Medical Assistance

  I believe that prayer is important, but let’s be realistic, you can’t possibly rely solely on prayer to heal you, contrary to what televangelist Benny Hinn, Rod Parsley and many others would have us believe by their displays of healing during crusades and sermons. It is baffling to me […]

by · March 27, 2008 · Uncategorized

Alabama Teenage Twin Sisters Wielding Broomsticks Attack a Murphy High School Teacher

I remember a time when students respected their teachers, who generally play an integral role in helping to shape our lives. Naturally, I was very disappointed to read in the Press-Register that teenage sisters, Dykesha and Dynesha Harris, 17, were arrested and charged with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct. The […]

by · March 27, 2008 · Uncategorized