Monthly Archives: September 2014

Five US Presidents were members of the Ku Klux Klan

POSTED ON JULY 18, 2014 BY SHANNON April V. Taylor Many people would be shocked to know that at least five U.S. Presidents were members of the Ku Klux Klan.  According to the Southern Poverty Law Center,”the KKK started in … Continue reading

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LAWSUIT CLAIMS CHER REJECTED A BLACK DANCER BECAUSE THERE WAS ‘…TOO MUCH COLOR ON STAGE’

Reported by Kacie Whaley While Cher is in the middle of a successful tour, three of her former employees have filed a lawsuit against the singer and her touring company for alleged racial discrimination and firing them to prevent whistle-blowing…

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Anonymous donor steps up in Montana, pays back taxes on 30-40 homes designated for auction

FRI SEP 19, 2014 AT 09:13 AM PDT byJen Hayden attribution: foresterbob A feel-good story out of Missoula, Montana, where dozens of mobile homes were about to be go to auction due to back taxes owed. One day before the … Continue reading

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New York Times labels Successful Black TV Writer and Producer as “Angry Black Woman.”

Dear Debbie, An outrageous New York Times op-ed published today by Alessandra Stanley, steeped in racially inflammatory language, dismisses TV writer and producer Shonda Rhimes and her many complex Black women heroines — labeling them “angry Black women.”1 Join us in … Continue reading

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When a Lesson Took a Dangerous Turn, a Room Full of Firefighters Couldn’t Save Neal Smith

When a Lesson Took a Dangerous Turn, a Room Full of Firefighters Couldn’t Save Neal Smith by Craig Malisow Firefighter Neal Smith was almost out of the second floor of the six-story training tower when he became disoriented and fell … Continue reading

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Texas executes woman for starvation of boy, 9

 By MICHAEL GRACZYK This undated handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Lisa Ann Coleman. On Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, Coleman is set for execution for the 9-year-old Davontae Williams’ starvation death 10 years ago. (AP … Continue reading

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Judge Sides With Texas Against Churches

Courthouse News Service.

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