Daily Archive: July 16, 2013

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    Justice Denied

    Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons, is as important as the killing of White mothers’ sons, we who believe in freedom cannot…

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    Oak Park’s Long Dry Spell Is Finally Over.

    After nearly seven decades of prohibiting the sale of alcohol by the glass, the City Council on Monday approved measures to allow restaurants to serve beer and wine with city-issued tavern licenses. The ban has been cited to cause a negative economic effect.Most restaurants in Oak Park close in the early evening while nighttime customers head for…

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    Zimmerman Juror: His ‘Heart Was in the Right Place’ [VIDEO]

    (AP) — A juror in the George Zimmerman trial said Monday that the actions of the neighborhood watch volunteer and Trayvon Martin both led to the teenager’s fatal shooting last year, but that Zimmerman didn’t actually break the law. The woman known as Juror B37 told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that Zimmerman made some poor decisions leading up to the shooting, but that Martin wasn’t innocent either. …

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    Stevie Wonder Boycotts Florida Over ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

    In the wake of a jury of six women — reportedly five white and one Hispanic — returning a ‘not guilty’ verdict for George Zimmerman, soul legend Stevie Wonder publicly pledged during a concert Sunday in Quebec City, Canada, not to perform in the state of Florida until its ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws are abolished, reports Complex Magazine. …