Monthly Archives: July 2014

Dallas man exonerated via testing rape kit backlog

MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014 While I was on vacation in Mexico last week, Texas last week saw its first exoneration in which the District Attorney proactively tested samples from rape kit backlogs and the exoneree had pled out, long ago … Continue reading

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Pregnant Woman Put in Chοkehold During Arrest Over Illegal Grilling

Although the NYPD officially bans the use of chοkeholds, Eric Garner recently passed away after being placed in one and now video has surfaced of what appears to be a pregnant woman being placed in a chοkehold. During an incident … Continue reading

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Another Mother Arrested for Giving Birth While Addicted to Drugs

Even though research studies show that the best way to curb addiction is through treatment, some states are passing laws which criminalize drug addiction. In the latest arrest, a Memphis, Tenn. mother was taken into custody after she and her … Continue reading

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Is Willie Gary the greatest black attorney ever?

July 27, 2014 | by Dr. Boyce Watkins Willie Gary has distinguished himself as one of the ultimate head hunters of the legal profession.  When corporations do something wrong, Gary and his extraordinary team of attorneys hold them accountable…. Read More … Continue reading

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Johnny Cochran’s last dream was to file a lawsuit to obtain reparations

July 27, 2014 | by Dr. Boyce Watkins Most Americans are fully aware of the long history of the United States government supporting the institution of slavery.  Those who are deeply familiar with the depth of this 400-year holocaust… Read More … Continue reading

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Kentucky State University’s president gives a chunk of his salary to his employees

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments By Yolanda Spivey Dr. Raymond Burse, interim president at Kentucky State University (KSU), has requested a pay decrease in order to give 24 lower paid university employees raises. Dr. Burse, whose incoming salary was … Continue reading

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Grandparents Can’t Retire Because They’re Raising Grandkids

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments One of the fundamental tenets of the book “Financial Lovemaking 101″ is that your children should be a part of your long-term prosperity plan.   But if your kids can’t take care of themselves, … Continue reading

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