Daily Archive: August 1, 2013

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    Poll Says White People Would Like To Drop Race Conversation

    The sky is blue, water is wet, and most White people would rather not engage in conversations about race that would address reality and subsequently make them uncomfortable. I’m not alerting you to anything close to a new concept here, but the latest Pew Poll about reactions to the George Zimmerman case is nonetheless still intriguing: …

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    Jay-Z Opens Up About The Zimmerman Verdict

    Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z (pictured), who only a year ago was criticized by longtime civil rights activist Harry Belafonte for having an apathetic attitude towards issues facing the African-American community, has now done an about-face. Since George Zimmerman‘s not guilty verdict, the rapper is reportedly so rattled about the outcome that he used his me …

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    Ohio ‘Uppercut’ Victim Sentenced To 3 Days In Jail

    Shi’dea Lane, the 26-year-old woman who was the recipient of a vicious uppercut during an argument on an Ohio public transit bus last year, was sentenced to three days in jail, The Plain Dealer reports. Artis Hughes, 59, the bus driver who hit her, was sentenced to the same number of days. …

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    Drink Up On A Budget: 5 Delicious Wines Under $20

    Wine is delicious. How’s that for the understatement of the year? Many people avoid ordering and or buying the yummy libation because there’s way too many kinds and you never know what tastes amazing or what tastes like sour fruit. Oh and let’s not forget one of the main reasons–you may think it costs too much to buy a bottle of wine. …

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    No, Tim Allen, You Can Never Say ‘The N-Word’

    I’ll always appreciate Tim Allen (pictured) for introducing Jonathan Taylor Thomas in to my life, but he and his White entitlement can go have a tragic accident, straight “Home Improvement” style for all I care. Last week, the comedian and actor lamented over his inability to use the word n*gger – and its variations — in an interview with the …

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    Alleged Ohio Killer of 3 Women Appears In Court

    A $6 million bond will remain in place for the Ohio man accused of kidnapping and killing three women whose bodies were found wrapped in trash bags earlier this month. Thirty-five-year-old Michael Madison did not enter a plea during his …

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    George Zimmerman Busted For Speeding In Texas, Gun In Car [VIDEO]

    George Zimmerman, 29, was pulled over July 28 at 12:54 p.m for speeding near the town of Forney, Texas, with his gun in the glove compartment, reports Mediaite.com. The incident occurred mere weeks after a jury of 6 women — 5 White and one Latina of unknown race — decided that he was ‘not guilty’ of second-degree murder for killing unarmed, 17-yea …

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    DMX Arrested (Again) For DUI

    GREER, S.C. — Rapper DMX has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with driving under the influence. Greenville County jail officials say the 42-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested early Friday. He was also charged with not having a driver’s license. Simmons was arrested last year in nearby Spartanburg County for suspicion fo drunk driving. …