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Archive for July 10th, 2012

ASU Marine Biologist Names Crustacean Blood Feeder, Gnathia Marleyi, Bob Marley

ASU Marine Biologist Names Crustacean Blood Feeder, Gnathia Marleyi, Bob Marley

Reggae legend Bob Marley joins an elite club, including Barack Obama, who have a biological species named in their honor — the Gnathia marleyi — a small parasitic crustacean blood feeder that infests fish in Caribbean coral reefs. The species was named by Paul Sikkel, a marine biologist at Arkansas […]

by Janet Shan· · Environment
Chicago WLS Radio Station Says Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Rumored to Have Tried to Commit Suicide

Chicago WLS Radio Station Says Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Rumored to Have Tried to Commit Suicide

SHOCK: WLS, a Chicago radio station, reported that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) may have tried to commit suicide, citing “two high-ranking people on the Democratic side of the aisle, in both fundraising and in the legislative branch,” Politico reports. Rev. Jesse Jackson pushed back, refuting the claims, saying, “he’s […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics, Latest News
Liberal Group: Mitt Romney So White He Makes “Wonder Bread Look Like Pumpernickel”

Liberal Group: Mitt Romney So White He Makes “Wonder Bread Look Like Pumpernickel”

Is GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney too white for blacks? Um, the Drudge Report is going nuts over a Washington Examiner article that claims a liberal group, headed by former Media Matters for America president Eric Burns, former AOL chief creative officer and co-founder of theknot.com and former NY times […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney
Spike Lee Working on Documentary About Michael Jackson’s “Bad” Album

Spike Lee Working on Documentary About Michael Jackson’s “Bad” Album

Spike Lee is working on the documentary for Michael Jackson’s “Bad” album. Lee calls it a “treasure chest of findings,” the Associated Press reports. “We have footage in this documentary that no one’s ever seen, stuff that Michael shot himself, behind-the-scenes stuff,” he said in an interview Monday. “We had complete access […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Entertainment News
Mitt Romney: “I Didn’t Even Know About That Bermuda Company”

Mitt Romney: “I Didn’t Even Know About That Bermuda Company”

Now Mitt Romney says he didn’t know that he has offshore funds in a Bermuda company.  Sounds like everything else in his campaign and where he stands on the issues — “I didn’t know.” He disavowed any responsibility for his investments in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, saying his personal finances […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney

Surviving Members of Run-DMC Set to Reunite at Austin TX Fest Nov 2-4

If you love Run-DMC and live in Austin, TX, you will be pleased to know the surviving members are set to reunite this fall at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas. Joseph Simmons, now known as Rev. Run and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels retired the group after Jam Master Jay, was […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest Music News
Russell Wasendorf Sr., Founder of PFGBest, in Critical Condition After Suicide Attempt Over Missing Money

Russell Wasendorf Sr., Founder of PFGBest, in Critical Condition After Suicide Attempt Over Missing Money

Russell Wasendorf Sr., the founder of PFGBest brokerage firm (Peregrine Financial Group) attempted suicide after it was disclosed that more than $200 million is missing from clients’ accounts. Russell Wasendorf Sr. was found in his car near his company’s Iowa headquarters and is in critical condition at the University of Iowa Hospital, […]

by Janet Shan· · Business News
Obama Campaign and Democrats Aim to Swift Boat Mitt Romney Over Offshore Bank Accounts

Obama Campaign and Democrats Aim to Swift Boat Mitt Romney Over Offshore Bank Accounts

The Democrats are on a mission to “swift boat” GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, in similar fashion as the Republicans did to John Kerry.  The Obama campaign continues to pound away at Romney’s “secret” investments in a newly released video. There’s nothing wrong with being wealthy, but when you are […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney, President Obama