Teacher commits suicide and students find her body


By Ryan Brennan A group of California high school students found their 31-year-old teacher hanging from the ceiling in what was assumed to be a suicide on Monday morning. The students thought it was weird when they noticed the door was locked, which was strange for that hour of the day. It was around 8:40 in the morning when the ...

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Lolo Jones Says that Everyone Should Stay Away From “50 Shades of Grey” Film-done


By Victor Ochieng U.S. Olympian Lolo Jones thinks you shouldn’t watch the recently released film 50 Shades of Grey.  Jones’ reason for wanting you to boycott viewing the movie? Because God would forbid it. According to the self-professed virgin, the movie, made popular by the novel by the same name with content that includes S&M, glorifies intercourse for pleasure. She ...

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This ad shows a white woman feeding a black boy like a dog

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We saw this ad and couldn’t help but be taken aback and a little offended.  But then again, it appears that the organization is seeking to make a beneficial point.  Despite their good intentions, the sickness of the imagery might be enough to upset most who are looking at this happen on-screen. Throughout history, African Americans have been seen as a ...

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Tensions Rise in MO. As Only African American Terminated From Board of Elections


By Angela L. Braden Racial tensions continue to mount in Missouri, but not just because of Michael Brown.  This time, the contention is due to Rita Days being removed from the St. Louis County Board of Election.  Why do some believe this is a problem?  Because the former state senator was the only African American serving on the board. Days was appointed ...

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These States Said a Big Fat “No” To a Martin Luther King Holiday


By Dr. Sinclair Grey III On Monday, Jan. 19, many of us celebrated the life and legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Whether it was through attending a church service or a community event, the purpose of these gatherings were to bring people from all backgrounds together to promote peace, justice, and equality. Every year, people from ...

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Mother And Daughter Proud Of Being Overweight, Living On Government Benefits

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By Nigel Boys Scotland resident Janice Manzur and her daughter, Amber, are so overweight, totaling 603 pounds between them, that they are unable to work, but they are happy as they are because they have most of their expenses covered by the British taxpayers. Between the two of them, Janice, a mother of two who previously worked at a call ...

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Chicago Man killed his mother because she told him him to get a girlfriend


By Angela L. Braden According to the Chicago Tribune, Andre Brown, age 26, has been charged with first degree murder in the stabbing death of his mother, Damita Collins, age 54.  Brown allegedly admitted to police that he was angry with his mother for “putting him down” and for “telling him he needed to get a girlfriend.” The murderous incident ...

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