GRADUATION–In this undated photo provided by Robin Young, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, left, and Here & Now host Robin Young’s nephew Zolan, right, pose for a photo after graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. (AP Photo/Robin Young) (NNPA)–An overwhelming majority of Americans—but African Americans to a lesser degree—support the death penalty for the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings should he be convicted, according to a recent national poll.
Daily Archive: May 6, 2013
Students danced for hours to music provided by Pete’s Mobile DJ Service from Houston DJ Pete Armendariz read about the integrated prom on CNN.com and offered up his services at no cost. (CNN Photo/Brandon Ancil) by Jamie Gumbrecht WILCOX COUNTY, Georgia (CNN) — It’s a springtime tradition in this stretch of the magnolia midlands for crowds to gather at high school students’ proms. They’ll cheer for teens in tuxedos and gowns while an announcer reads what the students will do once they leave this pecan grove skyline.
JOE LOUIS WALKER by Christian Morrow Courier Staff Writer Some of us are old enough to remember that before he was a renowned solo artist,…
JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS (Photo: U.S. Supreme Court) (CNN) — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, the high court’s only African American jurist, opened up recently about his thoughts on race and the White House.
ASSATA SHAKUR (AP Photo/New Jersey State Police, File) (YourBlackWorld.net)–Why, after so many years, would the FBI decide to place a 65-year old activist on it’s most wanted terrorists list? People are asking this question about Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther who has been able to evade authorities for the last 40 years. Her conviction for allegedly killing a police officer and wounding another has long been called into question and she has garnered a tremendous amount of public support, particularly within the Black community.
by Heather Kelly (CNN) — Internet shoppers could be one step closer to having to pay sales taxes on online purchases.
by Rita F. Pierson (CNN) — I have been a professional educator for 40 years. I have worked at every level of the public school spectrum—elementary through high school. Having been in education for such a long time, I have witnessed many changes, all aimed at school improvement. Needless to say, not all the suggestions have been sensible.
Thursday 9offCENTER The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents offCENTER from 6-8 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The topic…
R&B singer AVANT sang his heart out to all of the ladies at the event “Savoy Dinner Series.” This week I visited Young…
by LZ Granderson (CNN) — I went online this morning to see the Mountain Dew ad — the one some are calling the most racist in history — expecting to see some really offensive stuff. Instead, I saw some really silly stuff.