Archive for the ‘african american bloggers’ Category

Serena Only Fined $2,000 for Incident at the US Open

September 12, 2011 2 comments

Beyond Scared Straight Uses The Threat of Rape to Get Kids to Not Go to Prison: Too Much?

August 17, 2011 7 comments

lynnel Hampton-Bott, Your Black World

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Glenda Westerfield: So, CNN Thinks that the Face of Welfare is Black?

August 13, 2011 30 comments

glenda westerfield, cnn, welfare, african americans, black politics

by Glenda Westerfield, JD

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Families Victimized by Serial Killer Anthony Sowell Speak to the Court

August 11, 2011 1 comment

Serial killer Anthony Sowell's victim's families speak out

Anthony Sowell, a 51-year old Ohio serial killer up for the death penalty on 82 counts of aggravated murder, rape, attempted murder, and kidnapping, is sorry for what he did; but the families of his victims and his near-victims (the three women who survived his attacks) aren’t buying it. All of Sowell’s victims were black women.

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New Jeans Help Brothers “Sag” a Little More Efficiently

August 4, 2011 7 comments

Your Black World reports.

Be prepared to witness the “genius” of urban marketing.  New Sagz jeans are built for those men who just don’t want to take the time to pull up their pants, but also want the mobility they would have if they actually did.   The jeans come with built-in boxer shorts that clamp to the waste as tightly as a belt, but still give the world a chance to see your underwear.

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Miami Police Dept. Has Killed Seven Black Men in Eight Months?

August 2, 2011 6 comments

by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World

Some people in Miami are outraged over the treatment of black men by the Miami Police Department. According to reports, a victim by the name of Travis McNeil made for the 7th black male victim fatally shot by the Miami PD in just 8 months. The shooting of this 28-year-old was the last straw. The New York Times reports:

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Woman Kicked Off Flight for Allegedly Not Wearing Panties

July 25, 2011 2 comments

By JasmineHughes

A young financial consultant from Harlem wants JetBlue Airlines to pay for removing her from her Florida-bound flight after an airline worker accused her of not wearing panties.

On July 13, 2010, Malinda Knowles, 27, claims that a JetBlue supervisor put a walkie-talkie between her legs to see what she had on under her baggy T-shirt.

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