ON THE SPOT– This combination of file photos shows Brad Paisley, left, in Hollywood, Calif. on Nov. 1, 2011 and LL Cool J in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 2013. (Photos by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) by JESSE WASHINGTON (AP)–Southern White men don’t usually drive racial dialogue. For as long as race has riven America, they have been depicted more often as the problem than the solution.
Daily Archive: April 14, 2013
by Michael Martinez (CNN) — A Florida police sergeant was fired for possessing several so-called Trayvon Martin shooting targets, authorities said Saturday.
SUES CITY–Deirdre Myers poses for a picture near her home in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) by Tom Hays NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes the bait is a small amount of cash in a stray wallet. Or a credit card. Even a pack of cigarettes can do the trick.
CONNIE PARKER by Christian Morrow Courier Staff Writer Back when steel ruled the local economy and Pittsburgh boast multiple corporate headquarters, the NAACP Pittsburgh Unit could always count on corporate support for its single largest fundraiser, the annual Human Rights Dinner.
APOLOGIZES–This Sept. 29, 2012 file photo shows Rick Ross performing at the BET Hip-Hop Honors at Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta. (Photo by John Amis/Invision/AP, file) NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Reebok ended its relationship with Rick Ross, the rapper acknowledged that his lyrics on Rocko’s song “U.O.E.N.O.” were “offensive.”
TOPS BOX OFFICE–This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson in a scene from “42.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, D. Stevens) by David Germain LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball has scored a rare hit in Hollywood, while another American institution — Tom Cruise — has delivered his latest hit overseas.
JAY-Z by Dion Rabouin ATLANTA (RTNS)–Sports writers have long lamented the lack of seminal sports figures in today’s game. Folks say athletes willing to take a stand like Jackie Robinson and Muhammad Ali are conspicuously missing in this generation.
by Judith S. Palfrey (CNN) — Gun violence is a public health threat to our children. My husband, Sean Palfrey, and I are pediatricians. We…