Archive for October 11th, 2011

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu Says ANC Government Worse than Apartheid Regime Over Dalai Lama Visa Flap

From International Business Times: Archbishop Desmond Tutu says African National Congress government worse than apartheid regime over Dalai Lama visa flap. Tutu was outraged at the government’s refusal to stand up to China by approving a visa for his friend, the Dalai Lama. Speaking to reporters in Cape Town, Tutu said the […]

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15 Teens from Low-Income West Philadelphia High School Build Groundbreaking 160 MPG Biodiesel Hybrid Car

West Philly Hybrid Team, made up of 15 teens from a low-income high school in Philadelphia accomplished a major feat — building their 160 mpg Factory Five GTM biodiesel hybrid kit car, which has outperformed other fuel-efficient cars built by professional engineers and graduate students from Ivy League universities. Yesterday, […]

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President Obama’s Approval Rating Among Blacks Continue to Plunge, Now Stands at 80%

President Barack Obama has a serious problem and that’s all tied to the economic conditions, high unemployment and foreclosure rates. His staunchest supporters are losing faith. According to a recent Gallup poll, his approval rating among blacks has fallen to 80%. Among Hispanics, it’s 54% for October 3 – October […]

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3 Killed, 8 Wounded, 1 Stabbed in Violent Weekend in New Orleans

The violence in New Orleans continues to escalate with three killed and eight wounded by gunfire and one stabbed this past weekend. According to the Times Picayune, two of the shootings stemmed from disputes inside nightclubs. The crimes occurred late Friday night through Sunday morning in neighborhoods across the city. Read […]

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Paula Deen Says First Lady Michelle Obama Likes Fried Foods Too, Contrary to the Goal of her "Let’s Move" Anti-Obesity Campaign

Paula Deen Says First Lady Michelle Obama Likes Fried Foods Too, Contrary to the Goal of her "Let’s Move" Anti-Obesity Campaign

Hypocrisy rears its ugly head as southern belle Paula Deen says Michelle Obama loves fried foods and “probably ate more than any other guest I’ve ever had on the show, she kept eating even during commercials.” I like First Lady Michelle Obama and I find her one of the better […]

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Christopher Wyma, Mohammad Salahat & Ehab Qasem Charged with 1st Degree Murder for Deaths of Chicago Couple John & Maria Granat

Christopher Wyma, Mohammad Salahat & Ehab Qasem Charged with 1st Degree Murder for Deaths of Chicago Couple John & Maria Granat

Three teens, Christopher Wyma, Mohammad Salahat & Ehab Qasem charged with first degree murder in deaths of suburban Chicago couple John and Maria Granat, whose son, John Granat is already facing murder in their deaths. Ehab Qasem; Mohammad Salahat and Christopher Wyma charged with two counts of first-degree murder in […]

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Harry Belafonte Says Herman Cain May Have Broken Through, But Isn’t An Authority on Plight of Blacks in U.S.

Civil rights activist and actor Harry Belafonte slams GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain, saying “because he happened to have good fortune & broke through, doesn’t mean he’s an authority on the plight of people of color.” Singer/actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte gave his two cents about GOP presidential […]

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CDC Director Dr. Kimberly Lindsey Facing Child Molestation & Bestiality Charges, Boyfriend Thomas Westerman Also Charged with Sexually Molesting 6 Year Old

CDC Director Dr. Kimberly Lindsey Facing Child Molestation & Bestiality Charges, Boyfriend Thomas Westerman Also Charged with Sexually Molesting 6 Year Old

Dr. Kimberly Lindsey deputy director with CDC charged with child molestation & bestiality, while boyfriend Thomas Westerman also charged with child molestation, for sexual assault of six year old. SHAME: Dr. Kimberly Lindsey, a deputy director with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was arrested in Dekalb County, […]

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Violence Against Women – Iranian Actress, Marizeh Vafamehr, sentenced to 90 Lashes

Violence Against Women – Iranian Actress, Marizeh Vafamehr, sentenced to 90 Lashes

As we draw awareness to the recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month in October, it is increasingly clear violence against women is a worldwide concern.An Iranian actress who starred in a film withour wearing the hijab headscarf, Marizeh Vafamehr was arrested in July for a appearing in a film produced […]

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