Daily Archive: February 28, 2013

    Michael Winans Jr. sentenced to 13 years in prison for ponzi scheme

    A member of gospel music’s most recognized families is headed to jail. On Wednesday, Feb. 28 Michael Winans’ Jr. was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for an $8 million financial scam that left his victims penniless and in despair. U.S. District Judge Sean Cox showed no mercy, asserting that as an long-time member of…

    Rosa Parks’ young relative snaps adorable photo with President Obama

    As black history month comes to a close, 2013′s collective homage can be sealed with a shining moment for a pioneer in civil rights.On Wednesday, feb. 27, the statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks was unveiled at the U.S. Capitol. President Barack Obama spoke to the crowd and acknowledged the tremendous role the key figure played during the civil…