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Archive for July 8th, 2012

REPORT: Usher’s Stepson Kyle Glover Declared Brain Dead by Doctors Days After Ski Jet Accident on Lake Lanier

REPORT: Usher’s Stepson Kyle Glover Declared Brain Dead by Doctors Days After Ski Jet Accident on Lake Lanier

TRAGEDY:  Usher’s stepson, 11 year old Kyle Glover (Kile Glover), was declared brain dead by doctors following an accident Friday when he was struck by a jet ski as he was riding in an inner tube on Lake Lanier in Hall County, Ga. According to TMZ, a source said Glover, […]

DNC Releases Video Slamming Mitt Romney Over Fundraiser at Hampton Estate of David Koch

The Democratic National Committee released a video Sunday, ahead of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s fundraiser at the estate of David Koch in the Hamptons, saying that the Koch brothers want something in return for their fundraising efforts, such as policies like oil subsidies that benefit the fabulously wealthy. From the New […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
Obama Campaign Releases New Web Video Slamming Mitt Romney on Offshore Holdings

Obama Campaign Releases New Web Video Slamming Mitt Romney on Offshore Holdings

The Obama campaign is joining Democrats slamming Mitt Romney over his offshore accounts, by releasing a new web video, asking the GOP presidential nominee to answer several questions about a newly reported company in Bermuda. Campaign press secretary Ben LaBolt says in the video: “Isn’t it too much to ask […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections, President Obama
UPDATED: Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo Killed by Drunk Driver John Leck Jr. on I95

UPDATED: Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo Killed by Drunk Driver John Leck Jr. on I95

FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:  Off-duty Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo, 48, was killed by a wrong-way driver John Leck Jr. on Interstate 95 early Sunday morning near Cottman Avenue. Officer Brian Lorenzo was in full uniform and heading north on a Highway Patrol motorcycle when he was hit by a vehicle […]

Millville NJ Patrolman Christopher Reeves Killed in Car Accident Early Sunday Morning

FALLEN POLICE OFFICER: Millville Patrolman Christopher Reeves was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning at the intersection of 3rd and Broad Streets in Millville, NJ. Police said investigators in Cumberland County have launched an investigation, but did not elaborate on the specifics of the accident. Patrolman Reeves was […]

Emory University Acquires the Robert Langmuir Collection, One of the Largest Photo Libraries of Black History

Emory University Acquires the Robert Langmuir Collection, One of the Largest Photo Libraries of Black History

Emory University has acquired the Robert Langmuir Collection, one of the largest photo libraries of African American history from the Philadelphia-based collector, the AJC reports. On its face, this is what the Langmuir collection is, a 12,000-image record of life among working and middle class blacks from the mid-1800s to the […]

by Janet Shan· · Black News
Rev. Ginger Strickland Allegedly Seduced Parishoner With Naked Skype Chats, Meet-Ups in Rectories

Rev. Ginger Strickland Allegedly Seduced Parishoner With Naked Skype Chats, Meet-Ups in Rectories

Rev. Ginger Strickland, a lay pastor at Manhattan’s Church of the Incarnation is accused of seduction and sexual misconduct of a male parishioner, Erik Campano, after a four month affair that included naked webcam meetings on church computers and meet-ups in rectories, the New York Post reports. The church volunteer […]

by Janet Shan· · Religious News
“The Amazing Spider-Man” Crushes Weekend Box Office with $65 Million, Followed by “Ted” with $33 Million

“The Amazing Spider-Man” Crushes Weekend Box Office with $65 Million, Followed by “Ted” with $33 Million

Sony Pictures’ “The Amazing Spider-Man” crushed the weekend box officer raking in a whopping $65 million in its first weekend ($140 million in its first six days), followed by raunchy Universal Pictures comedy “Ted” in second place with $33 million ($120.2 million overall), with Pixar’s Scottish adventure “Brave” in third […]

William Brian Tippett and Adopted 11 YO Daughter Riley Nicole Dyar Tippett Dead in Murder-Suicide

WESTMINSTER MURDER-SUICIDE:  William Brian Tippett and adopted daughter Riley Nicole Dyar Tippett were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide Saturday night on Odessa Avenue in the Foxwood Hills subdivision in Westminster, SC. The Oconee County Coroner’s Office said a man called 911 to report that he had shot his family […]

New Initiative ‘Imagine a Future’ Aims to Positively Impact Lives of 1 Million Black Girls Over Next Three Years

CINCINNATI, Jul 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today, Procter ‘ Gamble’s My Black is Beautiful (MBIB) announced Imagine a Future, a new initiative designed to positively impact the lives of one million black girls over the next three years. In collaboration with UNCF (United Negro College Fund) and Black […]

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by Janet Shan· · Entertainment