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Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom [VIDEO]

Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom [VIDEO]

Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss Jeremy Peters’ New York Times op-ed, “GOP’s Campaigns Have Recurring Theme: Be Afraid.” The Times’ opinion piece highlights Republicans continuous use of fear when attacking President Barack Obama and Democrats. As the 2014 midterm elections near, is this all that the GOP has to sway votes […]

Roland Martin On OTL: America Has A Domestic Violence Problem (VIDEO)

Roland Martin On OTL: America Has A Domestic Violence Problem (VIDEO)

Roland Martin, Matt Voder, Stephen Cohen and Kate Fagan appeared on ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” to discuss the Solo case and if there is a double standard at play when it comes to instances of domestic violence amongst male and female athletes. Roland Martin explains that people from all walks of life, including federal judges […]

Report: Adrian Peterson Previously Accused Of Injuring Another Son

Report: Adrian Peterson Previously Accused Of Injuring Another Son

Source: Jeremy Rogalski, KHOU 11 News / USA Today HOUSTON — Photos and text messages obtained by the I-Team reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy. The 4-year-old is by a different mother than the alleged victim in the Montgomery County case, in which Peterson […]

Report: Rice Video Was Sent To NFL

Report: Rice Video Was Sent To NFL

  Source: ESPN ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week. The official played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL […]

Misty Copeland’s Under Armour Commercial Goes Viral

Misty Copeland’s Under Armour Commercial Goes Viral

Source: ABC News Misty Copeland‘s Under Armour commercial wants to show you that ballerinas are some of the world’s best athletes. Well, it works. The spot, part of the company’s “I Will What I Want” campaign, shows Copeland dancing as a young girl reads a rejection letter. At the end, it reveals that she’s a soloist for […]

NYPD Internal Memo Says Chokehold Victim Was Not ‘In Great Distress’

NYPD Internal Memo Says Chokehold Victim Was Not ‘In Great Distress’

Source: Inae Oh / The Huffington Post An internal NYPD report obtained by the New York Daily News that was prepared soon after the death of Eric Garner — the Staten Island man who died of an apparent chokehold while under arrest last week — states he never appeared to be in “great distress” and fails to mention the chokehold at […]

TV Reporter Suspended After Rant About Fatherless ‘Young Black Men’

TV Reporter Suspended After Rant About Fatherless ‘Young Black Men’

Source: Travis Reilly / TheWrap News 12 reporter Sean Bergin made a controversial statement about “young black men” on TV Monday and now he has reportedly been suspended. The regional News 12 Networks, which serve New York and New Jersey, ran a story (above) about Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago, who was fatally wounded in a shootout […]

Lawyer For Woman Beaten By Cop: “It’s Unacceptable”

Lawyer For Woman Beaten By Cop: “It’s Unacceptable”

Source: Don Dahler / CBS News A graphic incident in Los Angeles is under investigation after video emerged of a police officer beating a woman on the side of a highway. The video was recorded along the Santa Monica freeway last Tuesday during the afternoon rush hour. In it, 51-year-old grandmother Marlene Pinnock is seenbeing pulled to the […]

First Look At Season 2 Of ‘Preachers Of L.A.’

First Look At Season 2 Of ‘Preachers Of L.A.’

Source: Chris Witherspoon / theGrio The Preachers of L.A. are returning to Oxygen for an all new season premiering Wednesday, August 20 at 10/9c. Last season, Preachers of L.A.  became Oxygen’s most-watched freshman series ever, averaging one million total viewers. The show gives viewers “a candid and revealing look at six boldly different, world-renowned mega-pastors in Southern California: Bishop Noel Jones, […]

Black Teen Says Teacher Told Him To Say ‘Yes Sir, Master’

Black Teen Says Teacher Told Him To Say ‘Yes Sir, Master’

Source: Lee Rood / The Des Moines Register Roosevelt High School teacher Shawn McCurtain told the class of students to head downstairs to take their final in economics. “Yes, sir,” senior Jabre White recalls telling him. “You meant to say, ‘Yes, sir, master,’ ” McCurtain allegedly shot back. That comment stunned, hurt and angered White, […]

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