Daily Archive: August 20, 2013

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    Detroit Police Consider ‘Stop and Frisk’

    In a city where crime is high and Detroit Police officers are low, DPD is now looking to implement the controversial ‘Stop and Frisk’ tactics as a means to cut back on the crime epidemic in Detroit.Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled there that stop-and-frisk was unconstitutional in New York. Finding that city police…

    Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow Wants A Recount

    Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow is expected to ask for a recount of the votes from the Detroit mayoral primary election.WDIV: “There is a pervasive lawlessness that we have witnessed throughout our election process,” Barrow said. “Our challengers saw it. The people working in many of the instances — particularly Cobo Hall — clearly…

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    US Judge Approves Force Feeding California Inmates

    (AP) — A federal judge approved a request from California and federal officials on Monday to force-feed inmates if necessary as a statewide prison hunger strike entered its seventh week. Officials say they fear for the welfare of nearly 70 inmates …

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    Former Disney Star Lee Thompson Young Commits Suicide

    UPDATED 8/19/13, 10:51 p.m. EST: According to police investigators, Young did not leave a suicide note. ————————————————————————————————– UPDATED 8/19/13, 4:51 p.m. EST: Executive Producer of “Rizzoli & Isles” Janet Tamaro says that the show’s cast is “devastated” by Lee Thompson Young’s suicide: “We are beyond heartbroken at the loss of this s …

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    Pastor Tells Female Staff Not To Wear Weave To Church

    Pastor A.J. Aamir of Resurrecting Faith in Waco, Texas believes if it didn’t grow from your scalp, it doesn’t belong there. Aamir told American Preachers that he instructed his female staff to stop wearing weave because “our black women are getting weaves trying to be something and someone they are not. Be real with yourself is all I’m saying.” Yep, …

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    Raz B Coma Story is a Hoax?

    Former B2K member Raz B was never in a coma, and the story has been declared a hoax, according to CNN. While it is true that the singer was hit by a bottle in a club in China, his injuries were never serious. Raz B, real name De’Mario Monte Thornton, reportedly reached out to CNN and asked them not to publish that the coma story was not true. Toy Jo …