Archive for July 2nd, 2012

Andrew Lloyd-Webber Blames Eurovision Woes on Prevalence of Racism in Eastern Europe”

Andrew Lloyd-Webber Blames Eurovision Woes on Prevalence of Racism in Eastern Europe”

Andrew Lloyd-Webber claims “racism is so prevalent in some Eastern European countries that a black singer couldn’t hope to win the Eurovision Song contest,” the Independent reports. The Independent:  “I don’t think there’s any point beating around the bush,” Lord Lloyd-Webber said. “Did you see the Eurovision Song Contest this […]

by Janet Shan· · European News
Gallup Poll Shows President Obama Widening Lead on Mitt Romney 48% to 43%

Gallup Poll Shows President Obama Widening Lead on Mitt Romney 48% to 43%

The latest Gallup tracking poll finds President Obama has opened up a five point lead over Mitt Romney, 48% to 43%. This marks President Obama’s largest lead since April. I guess the attacks on Bain Capital, Romney’s evasiveness  on immigration after advocating self-deportation, the Supreme Court’s ruling the mandate in universal healthcare […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney, President Obama

Richard Sykes Sr. Kills Estranged Wife Linda Sykes, Self in Apparent Murder-Suicide in LaGrange GA

LAGRANGE MURDER-SUICIDE: Richard Sykes Sr. and wife Linda Sykes were found early Saturday morning in LaGrange, Ga. Linda Sykes was pronounced dead at the scene after deputies responded to a home in the 200 block of Jim Turner Road, while Richard Sykes Sr., 61, was found with gunshot wounds, but […]

by Janet Shan· · Murder-Suicide
Gwinnett GA Teen Brittany Sailors Killed, Lacey Gowens Injured in Crash with Drunk Driver Mutajah Paasewe

Gwinnett GA Teen Brittany Sailors Killed, Lacey Gowens Injured in Crash with Drunk Driver Mutajah Paasewe

DRUNK DRIVING:  Gwinnett County teen Brittany Sailors, 16, was killed by a drunk driver, Mutajah Paasewe, 23, about 9:40 p.m. Sunday night, as she attempted to make a left turn from Graystone Parkway onto Lakeview Road, according to a Gwinnett County police press release. Sailors’ car, a Mitsubishi, was struck by a […]

by Janet Shan· · Drunk Driving
Spike Lee’s Upcoming Coming-of-Age Drama “Red Hook Summer” Promises Intensity

Spike Lee’s Upcoming Coming-of-Age Drama “Red Hook Summer” Promises Intensity

Spike Lee’s upcoming film, “Red Hook Summer,” promises to bring tension and drama, as he is known for in most of his movies. “Red Hook Summer” is a coming-of-age story about an Atlanta boy, Flik Royale, played by Jules Brown, who spends one summer in Red Hook, Brooklyn, under the watchful […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Entertainment News
Italian Doctor Dario Napolitano Arrested at Disney World for Kicking 3 Year Old Son in Face

Italian Doctor Dario Napolitano Arrested at Disney World for Kicking 3 Year Old Son in Face

SHOCK:  Italian doctor Dario Napolitano kicks three year old son in the face while visiting Epcot Center after argument with wife. According to arrest reports, several witnesses saw Napolitano kick his son while he sat in his stroller during an argument with his wife and children, Central Florida News 13 reports. His […]

by Janet Shan· · Child Abuse
Retired NASA Astronaut Captain Alan Poindexter Killed by Son in Jet Ski Crash on Little Sabine Bay

Retired NASA Astronaut Captain Alan Poindexter Killed by Son in Jet Ski Crash on Little Sabine Bay

SHOCK:  Retired astronaut Captain Alan Poindexter was killed after his 26 year old son, Zachary Poindexter, crashed into his jet ski with the one he was riding. Captain Poindexter was knocked off his jet ski in Little Sabine Bay, the Pensacola News Journal reports. Captain Alan Poindexter piloted the Atlantis space shuttle […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News
Cissy Houston Steals Show at Profanity-Laced BET Awards with Moving Tribute to Whitney Houston

Cissy Houston Steals Show at Profanity-Laced BET Awards with Moving Tribute to Whitney Houston

I literally cried listening to Cissy Houston’s rendition of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” during the tribute to her late daughter Whitney Houston at last night’s BET Awards show. Our so-called young entertainers can learn a thing or two from Cissy Houston, who is still an exceptionally good singer at her […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Entertainment News
Fort Bragg Shooter Specialist Ricky Elder Dies from Gunshot Wounds

Fort Bragg Shooter Specialist Ricky Elder Dies from Gunshot Wounds

FORT BRAGG MURDER-SUICIDE:  The Army soldier who opened fire killing battalion commander Lt. Colonel Roy Tisdale last Thursday at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been identified as Specialist Ricky G. Elder, a 27 year-old infantryman from Kansas. Elder died after shooting himself last Thursday. According to media reports, the Fort-Bragg murder-suicide […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News, Murder-Suicide