Monthly Archives: February 2015

Thief steals Lupita Nyong’o’s dress, then gives it back for being “worthles

Thief steals Lupita Nyong’o’s dress, then gives it back for being “worthless” Lupita Nyong’o isn’t immune to the crime waves that pop up all over the country.  According to…

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Charlotte E. Ray became the first African-American female lawyer in the United States

 Blackness University BLACK HISTORY MOMENT: Yesterday, February 27, 1872 marked the day that Charlotte E. Ray became the first African-American female lawyer in the United States. Ray graduated from Howard University School of Law. She was also the first female … Continue reading

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TDCJ: Ellis Unit will be medically restricted from having visits

Visitation Some offenders at the Ellis Unit will be medically restricted from having visits this weekend, February 28 and March 1, 2015, due to possible cases of gastrointestinal illness. As always, visitors are encouraged to call the unit prior to … Continue reading

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Fate Vincent Winslow Got Life In Prison for $20 Worth of Weed

   HuffPost Black Voices “Why did you get involved in this crime?” “To get $5 dollars to get something to eat.” Fate Vincent Winslow Got Life In Prison for $20 Worth of Weed Homeless and hungry, Fate Vincent Winslow wanted … Continue reading

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‘Aunt Jemima’ Heirs’ $3 Billion Lawsuit To PepsiCo Dismissed & They Can Never Sue Again

  Majic 102.1 SHE’S THE LAW: http://bit.ly/1C65Ncy SHE’S THE LAW: ‘Aunt Jemima’ Heirs’ $3 Billion Lawsuit To PepsiCo Dismissed & They Can Never Sue Again MYHOUSTONMAJIC.HELLOBEAUTIFUL.COM

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Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015 The Austin American Statesman reported (Feb. 26) that the Texas Department of Public Safety inflated prices of seized drugs ten-fold just before issuing a pivotal report on its border “surge” to legislators. Reported  Kiah Collier and … Continue reading

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South Korean condom stock surges after court says adultery not a crime

South Korea’s highest court struck down a decades-old law banning adultery, a statute that critics said is anachronistic and infringes on personal freedom, sending shares in the country’s biggest condom maker surging. The law had been enacted in 1953 to … Continue reading

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