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Archive for July 28th, 2012

Antonio Whitlow Wanted by Little Rock Police for Deaths of Parents, Abduction of 12 YO Sister

Antonio Whitlow Wanted by Little Rock Police for Deaths of Parents, Abduction of 12 YO Sister

Have you seen Antonio Whitlow? He is wanted for double murder and abduction in Little Rock, Ark. Little Rock police have launched a manhunt for Antonio Whitlow, who reportedly killed his parents and kidnapped his adopted 12 year old sister, Amber Whitlow. Antonio Whitlow is wanted on two counts of […]

‘Dark Knight Rises’ Leads Weak Weekend Box Office, Slowed by Olympics and Aurora Shooting Rampage

‘Dark Knight Rises’ Leads Weak Weekend Box Office, Slowed by Olympics and Aurora Shooting Rampage

Weekend box office receipts are down sharply due to a combination of the London Olympics and the Aurora shooting massacre at the screening of new Batman flick, “Dark Knight Rises.” Twentieth Century Fox summer comedy, “The Watch,” starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade, opened with a […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest Movie News

Black Couple Charles and Te’Andrea Wilson Nuptials Cancelled by Predominantly White Mississippi Church

Black couple, Charles and Te’Andrea Wilson, denied holding their marriage ceremony at predominantly white First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs, Miss., after the pastor, Dr. Stan Weatherford, calls the day before their July 21st wedding to tell them it had been cancelled. Fox 6 in Alabama reports that the couple had […]

by Janet Shan· · Race in America
Ryan Lochte Beats Michael Phelps in 400M Individual Medley, Wins Gold at London Olympics

Ryan Lochte Beats Michael Phelps in 400M Individual Medley, Wins Gold at London Olympics

NEWSFLASH:  Ryan Lochte takes first gold medal for America in swimming at the London Olympics, beating Michael Phelps in 400IM. Phelps placed fourth. Michael Phelps’ Olympic reign comes to a shocking end. #MichaelPhelps Lochte finished more than four seconds ahead of Phelps (4:09.28), taking the gold in 4:05.18, according to USA […]

by Janet Shan· · London Olympics

Sun Yang Wins China’s First-Ever Gold Medal in Swimming, Breaks Ian Thorpe’s Olympic Record

NEWSFLASH:  Sun Yang wins China’s first-ever gold medal in swimming in 400m free-style, clocking 3:40.14 to break Ian Thorpe’s Olympic record. He beats defending champion champion Park Tae-Hwan. #London2012

Waxahachie TX Police Officer Josh Williams Killed After Patrol Car Hit by Drunk Driver

Waxahachie TX Police Officer Josh Williams Killed After Patrol Car Hit by Drunk Driver

FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Police Officer Josh Williams was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver early Saturday morning in Waxahachie, TX, as he was responding to a disturbance at a fast-food restaurant. According to Officer Down Memorial Page, Officer Williams’ patrol car was struck on […]

U.S. Wrestler Elena Pirozhkova Sweeps Michelle Obama Off Her Feet at London Olympics

U.S. Wrestler Elena Pirozhkova Sweeps Michelle Obama Off Her Feet at London Olympics

First Lady Michelle Obama was swept off her feet, not by President Obama, but by U.S. wrestler Elena Pirozhkova, when the two met on Friday, as Mrs. O met with athletes at the Olympics to give them a team boost. Pirozhkova, a native of Russia who moved to the U.S. […]

Disgraced Former FL GOP Chairman Jim Greer:  We Wanted to Suppress Black Votes

Disgraced Former FL GOP Chairman Jim Greer: We Wanted to Suppress Black Votes

Suppression of black voters in Florida:  Former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer admitted that the party had meetings about “keeping blacks from voting,” in other words, voter suppression. Salon has an in-depth commentary on the alleged black voter suppression: In the deposition, released to the press yesterday, Greer mentioned […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Politics
Michael Phelps Almost Fails to Qualify for First of Seven Events, Park Tae-Hwan Reinstated After Disqualification

Michael Phelps Almost Fails to Qualify for First of Seven Events, Park Tae-Hwan Reinstated After Disqualification

Trouble for Michael Phelps? Michael Phelps almost failed to qualify Saturday for the final in the 400-m individual medley. He squeaked through by seven-hundredths of a second. This is the first of his seven events. Olympic champion Park Tae-Hwan was reinstated after first being disqualified in a dramatic opening session […]

Ralph Smeed Foundation Erects Billboard Comparing President Obama to Aurora Shooter James Holmes

Ralph Smeed Foundation Erects Billboard Comparing President Obama to Aurora Shooter James Holmes

The Ralph Smeed Foundation erects billboard comparing President Obama to Aurora shooter James Holmes. It is reprehensible and goes too far, but plays into the right wing’s scare tactics to get voters nervous enough to vote for the “wazzock” Mitt Romney. The group said the billboard, which is located on […]