Daily Archive: June 26, 2013

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    It’s Official: Gary Brown Resigns

    It’s official. According to Gary Brown’s website and twitter account, he has officially resigned from Detroit City Council. Brown’s next role will be working in the Emergency Manager’s office as Detroit’s Chief Compliance Officer. Below is the tweet from Brown’s twitter account and the letter that was posted to his website: Dear Friend,In 2009,…

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    A Housing ‘Black Tax’

    If home ownership is, overwhelmingly, the foundation of individuals’ and families’ economic security in America, Black Americans face a profoundly difficult predicament. For when it…

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    Mary J. Blige: From Ghetto To Glam Superstar

    From a career — and physical — standpoint, the years have been good to Mary J. Blige. When you look at her today, and tune in to what she has to say, in some respects it is hard to believe that this is the same lady who emerged in 1992 with an album titled “What’s the 411?” produced by Sean “Puffy” Combs.Blige was from the Bronx, New York, from a…

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    Chris Brown Charged With Hit-and-Run

    (AP) — The Los Angeles city attorney’s office has charged singer Chris Brown with misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license. City attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan says the charges filed Tuesday involve a minor accident on May 21 in the San Fernando Valley. If convicted, Brown would face up to one year in jail. Arraignmen …

    #StandWithWendy: Fearless Filibuster Kills Strict Texas Anti-Abortion Bill [VIDEO]

    #StandWithWendy: Fearless Filibuster Kills Strict Texas Anti-Abortion Bill [VIDEO]

    UPDATE: 6:21 A.M. EST: Texas state Senator Wendy Davis thanks supporters on Twitter: UPDATE: 3:21 A.M. EST: Despite the Associated Press prematurely reporting to the contrary, Senator Wendy Davis meets with reporters in the rotunda of the state capitol and officially announces that SB5 is dead. The crowd is still cheering. ————————————————————————————— …