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Zimmerman To Continue Wearing GPS Ankle Monitor, Judge Rules

George Zimmerman, the man accused of murdering unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin during a confrontation in February, must continue to wear a GPS monitoring ankle bracelet, a Florida judge ruled Tuesday. Zimmerman is accused of...

Conservatives Offended By Jamie Foxx Killing White People Joke

Self-righteous Conservatives are up in arms, again charging the media with a double-standard when it comes to racist jokes. The latest allegations stem from weekend monologues by celebrities Jamie Foxx and Bill Maher, both of...

Detroit Struggling To Avoid State Financial Takeover

The state of Michigan is poised to take over the city of Detroit’s struggling finances if the mayor and City Council can’t find a way to work together in devising a plan to reduce...

Jamaica Debates Legalizing Marijuana

The fallout from the recent ballot initiatives passed in both Washington and Colorado to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana is being felt well beyond the borders of the two U.S. states. Like...

Obesity Rates Highest Among African-American Women

It’s as much a cultural challenge as it is an individual one. African-American women appear to be unmoved by the growing obesity epidemic among their ranks, with little regard to the serious health dangers it poses. They...

Affirmative Action’s Uncertain Future

It was retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor who first predicted the demise of affirmative action in 2003. Writing for the majority in a 5-4 decision in Grutter v. Bollinger in which the nation’s...

President Obama, John Boehner Meet To Discuss ‘Financial Cliff’

The political version of “Chicken” continues in Washington even as President Barack Obama and his chief protagonist, House Speaker John Boehner, met face-to-face on Sunday for the first time in weeks to discuss the...

Davis Says Voices Made Him Push NYC Man In Front Of Subway Train

Naeem Davis, the homeless man charged with fatally shoving a Queens father into the path of an oncoming subway train last week, claims that it was voices inside his head that made him do...

Herring Becomes First African-American To Head Major Political Party In Virginia

The state that was home to the capital of the Confederacy and initially defied the inception of the Dr. Martin Luther King federal holiday in 1982 by simultaneously honoring Southern generals Robert E. Lee...

Marijuana Poll Results: States That Legalized it Should Be Left Alone

An overwhelming number of Americans surveyed in a recent poll want the federal government to just leave the two states alone that recently voted to legalize marijuana. Voters in both Washington and Colorado passed measures...

Unemployment Numbers Still Disheartening For African-Americans

The nation’s overall unemployment rate has slipped to its lowest number in four years, but finding jobs continues to be a struggle for African-Americans, according to Bureau of Labor statistics figures released on Friday. Most...

GOP Eyes Turn Towards Tim Scott To Succeed DeMint In U.S. Senate

He’s already a U.S. Congressman from South Carolina with a remarkable rags-to-riches story and a conservative favorite who has long enjoyed the good favor of Tea Party kingmaker and outgoing Senator Jim DeMint. And Tim...

Zimmerman Sues NBC For Edited 911 Call

Murder suspect George Zimmerman sued NBC on Thursday, alleging that the network and its reporters manipulated the 911 tape in which he was heard to create “a racial powder keg” that would be sure...

Post-Apartheid South Africa Remains Racially Divided

The lingering stench of apartheidis never far away in South Africa, leading Kenneth Lukuko to wonder whether Cape Town is still the country’s most racist city in an essay contained in the SA reconciliation...

Caribbean Nations Balk At Possible New EU Financial Guidelines

Caribbean governments say they are upset with the European Union for changing the rules regarding aid granted to the region and former colonies in the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP). Under new...

Black Women Continue To Lag Behind In Breast Cancer Care

Black women continue to lag behind in medical care afforded them for breast cancer, according to a national study. The rate of sentinel lymph node dissection as the standard of care for node-negative breast cancer...

New Law Legalizing Marijuana Possession Takes Effect In Washington State

Possession of marijuana has become legal in the state of Washington, a month after voters opted for decriminalization. As of midnight, anyone aged 21 and over could legally carry up to one ounce of cannabis,...

Latinos Seek To Leverage Growing Poltical Muscle

They flexed their muscle at the ballot box last month, but it’s been the rise of their ability to raise large sums of money that has been equally-as-pivotal in the rapid Latino accumulation of...

President Obama: Fiscal Cliff Shouldn’t Affect Debt Ceiling

As if the bitter partisanship and gridlock in Washington weren’t bad enough already as the dreaded “fiscal cliff” looms nearer. Recalcitrant House Republicans added another layer to the mess on Wednesday when they began linking...

U.S., Caribbean Nations To Work Together To Stem Arms Trafficking

Interim executive director of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) Francis Forbes described the illicit trafficking of small arms and the growth of gangs in the region as “disturbing.” “Our...

Bush Urges GOP ‘Benevolent Spirit’ With Immigration Reform

The man who first invoked “compassionate conservatism” en route to first winning the White House 12 years ago is imploring the Republican Part to do likewise when it comes to the issue of immigration. Making...

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