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Florida refuses to restore full constitutional rights to ex-felons. The result? One Black Floridian of every…

Prisons chief says change is coming

Skeptical lawmakers urge investigations COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Florida Department of Corrections…

NASCAR HALL OF FAME 2015

‘Perseverance and determination’ Former NASCAR driver Wendell L. Scott, Sr.’s son Franklin Scott hands his father’s…

FCC chairman proposes rules favored by Obama

BY JIM PUZZANGHERA LOS ANGELES TIMES /TNS WASHINGTON – The head of the Federal Communications Commission…

NEUTRALITY OR EQUALITY?

Here’s a summary of the issues surrounding the future of the Internet and how that impacts…

SUPER BOWL XLIX / PHOENIX, ARIZONA

‘I’m here so I won’t get fined’ Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, famous for not…

Expensive ‘divorce’

FAMU-FSU breakup could cost $1 billion BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE –…

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LIFE SENTENCE

LIFE SENTENCE Florida refuses to restore full constitutional rights to ex-felons. The result? One Black Floridian of every four can’t vote, hold office or serve on a jury. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS Commit any felony in…

Prisons chief says change is coming

Prisons chief says change is coming Skeptical lawmakers urge investigations COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary Julie Jones told a Florida Senate panel Monday that her agency is already implementing most of the changes…

NASCAR HALL OF FAME 2015

NASCAR HALL OF FAME 2015 ‘Perseverance and determination’ Former NASCAR driver Wendell L. Scott, Sr.’s son Franklin Scott hands his father’s Hall of Fame ring to his brother, Wendell Scott Jr., right, during the NASCAR (pro race car) Hall of Fame…

Voting Rights Act hearing called unnecessary

Voting Rights Act hearing called unnecessary Congressional committee’s decision angers civil rights leaders BY JAMES WRIGHT TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, sparked controversy on Jan. 14 saying that, “The Voting Rights Amendment Act”…

Waitress’ blog post about interracial relationship creates viral stir

Waitress’ blog post about interracial relationship creates viral stir BY ROY WENZL WICHITA EAGLE (TNS) WITCHITA, Kan. — Before she got hate mail and death threats last Christmas, Ashlyn Sullivan was just a 20-year-old Wichita waitress working tables at a Buffalo Wild Wings. But on…

LIFE SENTENCE

LIFE SENTENCE Florida refuses to restore full constitutional rights to ex-felons. The result? One Black Floridian of every four can’t vote, hold office or serve on a jury. COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS Commit any felony in…

Grammys 2015: A mellow vibe, powerful singing

Grammys 2015:  A mellow vibe, powerful singing EURWEB.COM Sam Smith may have been the big winner at this year’s Grammy Awards, but a mellow vibe with powerful singing stole the show. For Smith, the night was his as he took home Grammys for…

Hollywood execs still reluctant to back Black directors

Hollywood execs still reluctant to back Black directors BY CLINT DAVIS SCRIPPS NEWS (TNS) When director Steve McQueen accepted honors for best director and best picture at last year’s Academy Awards for his film “12 Years a Slave,” many applauded Hollywood for championing diversity.…

‘Waiting to Exhale’ sequel looks unlikely

‘Waiting to Exhale’ sequel looks unlikely EURWEB.COM All hopes for a big screen sequel to Terry McMillan’s “Waiting to Exhale” have been squashed by the author herself. Chatting with S2Smagazine.com, McMillan confessed that no progress has been seriously made since the 1995…

Facebook closes deal with WhatsApp for $21.8 billion

Facebook closes deal with WhatsApp for $21.8 billion BY PARESH DAVE LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) Facebook Inc. welcomed WhatsApp to its family on Monday as the Silicon Valley social media company closed its $21.8-billion purchase of the popular chat app. First announced in February,…

Twitter to start testing ‘buy’ buttons

Twitter to start testing ‘buy’ buttons BY KATIE LANDAN LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) Impulse shopping online got a little easier Monday with Twitter’s announcement that it will begin testing a “buy” button on tweets. The San Francisco-based company plans to gradually roll…

Waterproof Gadgets

Waterproof Gadgets When electronics and water DO mix, these products are worth a look While it might not seem like a logical choice to bring portable electronic gadgets to the beach or pool, if you choose correctly, anything…

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 244

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 244

Super Bowl 49 – Seems that many in Black America, with the exception of real Tom Brady/New England…

Is Satan a beast banker?

Is Satan a beast banker?

Don’t believe the hype about the world’s bankers changing their ways after being exposed as modern-day pirates and…

NOTHING TO LOSE

NOTHING TO LOSE

President Obama comes out swinging, taunts the GOP-dominated Congress and challenges them to help the middle class in…

TAKING CREDIT

TAKING CREDIT

Obama hits the road to trumpet economic improvement before returning to Washington to take on the GOP-dominated Congress…

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