Daily Archive: September 6, 2013

    Makeda Pennycooke

    Why Did Pastor Makeda Have a Problem With Appearing ‘Too Black’?

    By now you’ve heard of Pastor Makeda Pennycooke who made national headlines, after sending an e-mail to parishioners that “only White people” should greet visitors at the 9:00 a.m. service at Freedom House Church. Why? Presumably because colored people wouldn’t be greeting visitors until 9:15 a.m. at the earliest. …

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    Former President Clinton Explains, Defends Affordable Care Act

    With the Affordable Care Act, also widely known as Obamacare, just under a month away from implementation, the Obama administration has taken measures to simplify the complexities of the health care law. Employing former President Bill Clinton in his unofficial role of “Secretary Of Explaining Stuff,” the finer points of the Act were broken down with th …

    Detroit 911 dispatchers

    911 Dispatcher’s Slow Reaction Leaves Woman Dead

    Two police dispatchers have been suspended for delays in sending officers to separate 911 calls–including one that ended with a woman being shot. The Detroit Free Press reports that one of the victims called 911 six times early Friday morning trying to prevent an argument at her house from escalating, but the cops didn’t respond until … …

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    George Zimmerman’s Wife Files For Divorce

    (AP) — George Zimmerman’s wife filed for divorce Thursday, less than two months after her husband was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin and a week after she pleaded guilty to perjury in his case. Shellie Zimmerman made the decision because of “disappointment,” her attorney, Kelly Sims, wrote Thursday in a short email to The Ass …