April 16, 2014

Voices for #KendrickJohnson

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The mysterious death of Kendrick Johnson is a case that is so near and dear to my heart.  I have followed this yet unsolved mystery for months.  And much has been reported about the many twists and turns the investigation has taken. There are many people who frequent social media sites online who have never met each […]

Kendrick Johnson 2014: One Year and Counting (The Ongoing Duality of a Small Town Cover-Up)

The Ongoing Duality of a Small Town Cover-Up An entire year has passed since Kendrick Johnson’s … [Read More...]

The Affordable Care Act is “Here to Stay”

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President Obama Makes a Statement on the Affordable Care Act  President Obama announced today that … [Read More...]

UPDATE: January 21, 2014 – Remembering that day, one year later

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UPDATE: January 21, 2014 - Remembering that day, one year later. Presidential Inauguration 2013 … [Read More...]

Recent Articles

The Affordable Care Act is “Here to Stay”…

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President Obama Makes a Statement on the Affordable Care Act  President Obama announced today that 7.1 million people have signed up for health insurance through the health care marketplace that had been set up with the passage of the Affordable Care Act. “And this figure does not include the over 3 million who have signed [...]

UPDATE 03/09/2014 – Free Marissa?…

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UPDATE 03/09/2014 The headlines  about Marissa Alexander’s upcoming ‘re-trial’ tell the story of the unjustness of the justice system when it comes to black victims who use the stand your ground law in their defense.  – “Marissa Alexander’s sentence could triple in ‘warning-shot’ case”.- “60 Years for Shooting Drywall? Angela Corey Switches MarissaAlexanders’s Punishment”. -“Marissa [...]

Fmr VA Gov Robert F. McDonnell and his wife Maureen Charged in Giftgate…

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Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were charged Tuesday with illegally accepting gifts, luxury vacations and large loans from a wealthy Richmond-area businessman.

Religion, Evolution and Climate Change…

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In his latest article, “Indoctrinating Religious Warriors”,  Charles Blow, discusses Republican’s eagerness to use belief and or disbelief in the theory of evolution and climate change as a political ploy.  He says: “Republican party leaders play on the most base convictions of conservative voters in order to solidify their support. Convince people that they’re fighting [...]

Marissa Alexander Released from Jail…

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Just in time for Thanksgiving, Marissa Alexander is free from jail. She was released Wednesday, November 28, 2013 with bond set at $200,009. She had been serving a 20-year sentence for firing a warning shot at her husband who’s history of abuse towards her was well recorded at the time of the incident. Read more [...]

Justice for Tyler Woods Petition…

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Tweeters are circulating a link to a petition regarding the shooting death of Tyler Woods by Long Beach police officers. Here is an excerpt from the petition: “Please sign my petition to get these uniformed career criminals off of our streets and out of our neighborhoods. It’s a simple free change, that will bring peace [...]

Congressional Members Requests More Data On Stand Your Ground…

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Seven lawmakers have written a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder requesting that he direct the Justice Department to clarify the definition of “justifiable homicide” in order to capture all cases which are ruled justifiable under stand your ground laws. Representatives Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.), Bobby Scott (D-Va.), and John Conyers [...]

Prominent African American Superior Court Judge Says UCLA Cops used…

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Colleagues of Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge David S. Cunningham III, who has filed a complaint against UCLA police for excessive force, said they are shocked by the incident and don’t believe the mild-mannered former police commissioner would have provoked authorities. “Calm and thoughtful are two words that come to mind with David,” said [...]

One Year After His Death, Vigil held for Jordan Davis…

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November 23, 2012 On the anniversary of Jordan Davis’ death, family, friends, and community members gathered at Latham Plaza in Jacksonville Beach to honor and celebrate his life. One by one, candles were lit to remember Jordan Davis, the Wolfson High School student shot and killed last Black Friday at a Gate gas station. Police [...]

Long Beach Officer-Involved Shooting Sparks Protest…

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Sunday, November 24, 2013 LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — Protesters marched to Long Beach police headquarters Sunday to express outrage over the death of a 19-year-old man who was shot by police Tuesday. Dozens gathered at the intersection of 4th Street and Nebraska Avenue where Tyler Damon Woods, 19, of Rialto was shot and killed by [...]

Candlelight Vigil Held Tyler Damon Woods…

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Candlelight Vigil Held for 19 Year Old Tyler Damon Woods, Fatally Shot by Long Beach Police Saturday, November 23, 2013 Friends and family held a candlelight vigil Saturday evening for a 19-year-old man who was shot and killed by Long Beach police. Investigators said the officers thought Tyler Damon Woods was armed and preparing to [...]

Long Beach Officers Fatally Shoot and Kill Tyler Damon Woods…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 LBPD has provided new information describing an intense pursuit, dogged search and ultimately fatal encounter with a suspect who had a warrant for an armed carjacking in Los Angeles. The suspect, now identified as Tyler Damon Woods, 19, of Rialto, was uncovered through a 2:30 a.m. LBPD traffic stop in the [...]