SNOOP DOGG AND WIZ KHALIFA On April 20, Americans across the country, celebrated 420, a counterculture holiday dedicated to the consumption of marijuana.
Daily Archive: April 22, 2013
BEING INVESTIGATED–In this March 2, 2011 photo, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, left, and his son Mustapha Farrakhan, are seen during ceremonies honoring Virginia seniors, including Mustapha’s son, at an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File) CHICAGO (AP) — A state law enforcement agency is investigating the son of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan after a newspaper determined he is a part-time suburban police officer who uses an unmarked squad car to provide traffic control for his father, an official said Monday.
SENTENCING DELAYED–This April 15, 2011 photo shows singer Lauryn Hill performing during the 12th Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Spencer Weiner, file) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge postponed Lauryn Hill’s tax evasion sentencing on Monday but not before scolding the eight-time Grammy-winning singer for reneging on a promise to make restitution by now.
BRYEON HUNTER CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman who reported that her 1-year-old son had been kidnapped is now being accused of killing the boy in a savage beating and concocting the abduction story as a cover-up.
JUANITA BYNUM (Real Times News Service)–Popular televangelist Juanita Bynum was arrested and spent the night in jail on a warrant charging that she failed to appear in court for a civil proceeding against her, reports DallasNews.com.
by Lucie Zhang (CNN) — Our nation is experiencing a Crisis of Sheer Bottoms. Lululemon recently had to recall its popular yoga pants for being see-through, and now schools across the country are banning leggings from the classroom.
by Dr. Boyce Watkins Last week, the rapper TI expressed a bit of outrage over the link that the website TMZ made between deceased Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and the hip-hop music industry.
TALKING TOUGH–President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing at the White House in Washington, April 19, regarding the Boston Marathon bombing. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) by Daryl Gale One of the great things about working in a newsroom is the level of debate. There are discussions of news topics great and small – from eliminating poverty to illegal guns to Lil’ Wayne’s facial tattoos. Opinions fly, voice levels rise, but more often than not, logic and intelligent discourse rule the day.