Archive for May 21st, 2012

South African President Jacob Zuma Sues Brett Murray, Gallery Over “The Spear” Painting Showing His Penis and Scrotum

South African President Jacob Zuma Sues Brett Murray, Gallery Over “The Spear” Painting Showing His Penis and Scrotum

SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA SUES BRETT MURRAY & GALLERY:  South African president Jacob Zuma is ticked off about a portrait showing his “manhood” saying it denigrates him and makes a mockery of his office. The painting, entitled, “The Spear,” was painted by Brett Murray, who is white, and shows […]

by · May 21, 2012 · African News
Penn Jillette Accuses Obama of Class Warfare on Drug Policy, States’ Right During Epic “Penn’s Sunday School” Rant (VIDEO)

Penn Jillette Accuses Obama of Class Warfare on Drug Policy, States’ Right During Epic “Penn’s Sunday School” Rant (VIDEO)

Penn Jillette goes on epic rant during a recent episode of his podcast, “Penn’s Sunday School,” about Obama’s weed policy, accusing him of class warfare for drug policy and states’ rights. He expressed concern over the policies’ broad-sweeping nature that sends people to prison because of marijuana use. What troubles […]

by · May 21, 2012 · Elections
Jamael Goodman Kills Girlfriend Shaquanah Jones, Self in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Batesburg-Leesville Restaurant

Jamael Goodman Kills Girlfriend Shaquanah Jones, Self in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Batesburg-Leesville Restaurant

BATESBURG-LEESVILLE MURDER-SUICIDE: Jamael Goodman, 27, shot and killed his girlfriend Shaquanah Jones-Brannon, 30, then killed himself Monday morning at the China One Restaurant in Batesburg-Leesville, SC, in an apparent murder-suicide. According to police, the victim, Shaquanah Jones, filed a report with officers that the suspect, identified as Jamael Goodman, had […]

by · May 21, 2012 · Murder-Suicide

Geroshe Lewis and Lerome Howard Arrested for Brutal Attack on U.S. Soldier Johnny Aparicio in Tampa

Geroshe Lewis and Lerome Howard were arrested for the brutal beating of Johnny Aparicio, a soldier stationed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. Police are still looking for two other suspects. Lewis and Howard were charged with aggravated battery and robbery. Johnny Aparicio was beaten after his car broke […]

by · May 21, 2012 · Criminal Charges

NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Obama “Most Ill-Prepared Person to Assume Presidency in My Lifetime”

QUOTE OF THE DAY:  President Obama “ is the most ill-prepared person to assume the presidency in my lifetime.” — NJ Gov. Chris Christie, speaking to Kentucky Republicans, added Obama is “posing and preening” instead of working to resolve pressing issues facing the country and is “a guy who literally is […]

by · May 21, 2012 · Elections

Conservatives Suggest Race War Brewing With Alleged Spike in “Black-on-White” Violence

RACE WAR BREWING:  McKay Coppins: “If you’ve spent much time consuming conservative media lately, you’ve probably learned about a slow-burning ‘race war’ going on in America today. Sewing together disparate data points and compelling anecdotes like the attack in Norfolk, conservative bloggers and opinion-makers are driving the narrative with increasing […]

Billboard Music Awards Showdown As Whitney Houston Relatives Demand Ray J Change Seats or Else

BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS DRAMA:  Drama at the Billboard Music Awards last night as Ray J and members of Whitney Houston’s family had a showdown of sorts. According to TMZ, Ray J was seated next to the late singer’s family and Pat Houston, her manager and sister-in-law, didn’t want any of […]

by · May 21, 2012 · Black Entertainment News

Man Kills Wife and Self in Apparent Murder-Suicide at Wheat Ridge Nursing Home

WHEAT RIDGE MURDER SUICIDE:  Donald Schaffer killed his wife, Joyce Schaffer, and turned the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide at a Wheat Ridge, Colo., nursing home Sunday. The victims are in their 60s. Police said the shooting occurred at the Wheat Ridge Manor Care Center when a man […]

by · May 21, 2012 · Murder-Suicide