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Jets Coach Todd Bowles Takes Opposite Approach To Rex Ryan

Jets Coach Todd Bowles Takes Opposite Approach To Rex Ryan

Source: Lorenzo Reyes / USA Today INDIANAPOLIS – Upon first being introduced as the head coach of the New York Jets, Todd Bowles instantly showed that he was different than his predecessor. Rex Ryan was bold, brash and honest – perhaps, at times, too honest. In his two public appearances as the Jet head coach, Bowles has been […]

Black Man Blocked From Boarding Train By Chelsea Fans Calls For Punishment

Black Man Blocked From Boarding Train By Chelsea Fans Calls For Punishment

Source: AP / USA Today PARIS  — A black man who was blocked from boarding a Paris metro train by Chelsea soccer fans chanting racist slogans wants the group to be “found, punished and locked up.” In an interview with Le Parisien newspaper, the man — identified only as Souleymane S. — said he had […]

Police: Warren Sapp Says He Paid $600 For Sex Acts In Phoenix

Police: Warren Sapp Says He Paid $600 For Sex Acts In Phoenix

Source: Jerod MacDonald-Evoy /The Arizona Republic / USA Today A police report released Wednesday has shed more light on the circumstances leading to the arrest this month of Pro Football Hall of Fame lineman Warren Sapp, who is facing charges of soliciting prostitution and two counts of assault in Phoenix Municipal Court. Sapp, 42, of Hollywood, […]

Study: Detroit Worst Big City For Childhood Poverty

Study: Detroit Worst Big City For Childhood Poverty

Source: Karen Bouffard / The Detroit News Detroit continues to have more children living in extreme poverty than any of the nation’s 50 largest cities, according to a national report released Thursday. More than 59 percent of Detroit children lived in poverty in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, according to the […]

Ferrick Asks: Can Anthony Hardy Williams Rely Solely On Black Voters?

Ferrick Asks: Can Anthony Hardy Williams Rely Solely On Black Voters?

Source: Tom Ferrick Jr., / Philly.com Question 4: Because of the habit of black voters supporting black candidates, doesn’t Sen. Anthony Williams have a lock on the Democratic nomination for mayor? You might want to ask Lynn Swann about the habits of black voters in Philadelphia. In 2006, Swann — a former Pittsburgh Steelers star and an […]

New Documents Reveal Why Gov. Nixon Wouldn’t Deploy National Guard (VIDEO)

New Documents Reveal Why Gov. Nixon Wouldn’t Deploy National Guard (VIDEO)

Source: Fox2Now ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Documents released Tuesday show St. Louis County Police wanted the National Guard to protect the Canfield Green Apartments the night looters burned Ferguson businesses and buildings. After an open records request, hundreds of pages of documents were finally released by Governor Nixon`s office. Much of it contains […]

Eric Garner’s Family Hasn’t Seen Much Of The Money Crowdfunded For Them

Eric Garner’s Family Hasn’t Seen Much Of The Money Crowdfunded For Them

Source: Tina Nguyen / Mediaite The family of Eric Garner, the man whose death at the hands of police sparked protests nationwide, is dealing with a new problem: The cottage industry of crowdfunding campaigns purportedly raising hundreds of thousands of dollars in the family’s name. DNAInfo discovered “at least 19″ crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, and GoFundMe that […]

Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: Call To Action, Mobilize To Force Action On Voting Rights

Roland Martin Show Audio Podcast: Call To Action, Mobilize To Force Action On Voting Rights

Roland Martin talks with Rev. Jesse Jackson about Rep. John Conyers and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner‘s voting rights bill. Martin also explains how Civil Rights activists should mobilize for a “day of action” to force the White House and politicians in Congress and to act on voting rights. Howard University’s  Professor Greg Carr and NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans discuss BET’s “The […]

Explore More Of The Caribbean By Island-Hopping

Explore More Of The Caribbean By Island-Hopping

Source: Alison Gregor / Philly.com For people trying to pack more into limited vacation time, island hopping in the Caribbean is one way to do it – and you don’t need your own yacht or private jet. Using St. Maarten/St. Martin as a home base and making day trips to diverse islands works particularly well. St. Martin […]

HIV Strain That Becomes AIDS In 3 Years Identified iIn Cuba

HIV Strain That Becomes AIDS In 3 Years Identified iIn Cuba

Source: Victoria Taylor / New York Daily News A strain of HIV that could develop into AIDS before patients realize they are infected has been identified in Cuba. The aggressive variant was seen in patients who developed AIDS within three years of contacting the virus, according to a new study. It usually takes five to 10 years. […]

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