Archive for December 31st, 2012

Black Elgin Police Officer Phillip Brown Alleges Racial Discrimination Against Two White Officers in Federal Lawsuit

Black Elgin Police Officer Phillip Brown Alleges Racial Discrimination Against Two White Officers in Federal Lawsuit

Officer Phillip Brown, a 16-year veteran of the Elgin Police Department, sued the city and police officers Sean Rafferty and James R. Barnes, in federal court, alleging racism in the police department, where “white officers support the Ku Klux Klan, call black children chitterlings and gang members hood n*ggers.” Phillipp Brown […]

by · December 31, 2012 · Lawsuits

Seven Killed, Including One Suicide, During South African Traffic Police Fitness Test

Seven people, including Lenny Nxumalo, died after more than 15,000 took part in a South African traffic police fitness test held in 91.5F heat in order to win one of just 90 jobs with South African traffic police. Telegraph:  The massive crowd of unemployed jobseekers, mostly aged between 18-20, took part […]

by · December 31, 2012 · African News
Lillian Miles Lewis, Wife of Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), Dies at Age 73

Lillian Miles Lewis, Wife of Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), Dies at Age 73

Our deepest condolences go out to Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), whose wife of 44 years, Lillian Miles Lewis,  died Monday morning, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The couple have one son, John Miles. Lewis, whose father owned a small contracting business, attended Los Angeles High School with the late Johnny Cochran, […]

by · December 31, 2012 · Atlanta News, Black Politics

15-Year-Old Jubrille Jordan Shot and Killed Near BART Station in Oakland, No Suspects in Custody

OAKLAND GUN VIOLENCE: Jubrille Jordan, 15, was shot and killed Sunday afternoon while walking with an unidentified 14 year old boy to a BART station in Oakland, Calif. The teen and her friend were reportedly heading to the Bayfair Mall in San Leandro. Jubrille aspired to be a teacher and […]

by · December 31, 2012 · Gun Violence
BREAKING NEWS:  Hillary Clinton Has Blood Clot Lodged Between Her Brain and Skull

BREAKING NEWS: Hillary Clinton Has Blood Clot Lodged Between Her Brain and Skull

BREAKING NEWS:  Hillary Clinton has a blood clot lodged between her brain and skull. The blood clot is located behind her right ear. Hillary Clinton reportedly suffered no stroke or neurological damage The clot is located in the vein in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right […]

by · December 31, 2012 · Breaking News, Hillary Clinton
Fox News “Commentator” Sean Hannity One of the Biggest Losers of 2012, Lost Half Audience After Obama Win

Fox News “Commentator” Sean Hannity One of the Biggest Losers of 2012, Lost Half Audience After Obama Win

Fox News’ host Sean Hannity is being called one of the biggest losers of 2012 and it’s with good reason. The NY Daily News reports that he has lost one-half of his audience after President Obama won reelection. Yeah, that’s because he was dead wrong in many of his predictions […]

by · December 31, 2012 · Elections, Entertainment, President Obama

NBC News Reporter Robert Bazell Raises Questions Hillary Clinton Blood Clot May Not Be Related to Concussion

Despite an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton releasing a statement saying she is hospitalized due to a blood clot stemming from a concussion, the questions continue to swirl. Why hasn’t a statement been released by the New York Presbyterian Hospital? The top science reporter for NBC News raised […]

by · December 31, 2012 · Hillary Clinton, Latest News