Archive for June 20th, 2014

Dallas County, Texas Just Unintentionally Voted for Slavery Reparations
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Dallas County, Texas Just Unintentionally Voted for Slavery Reparations

In a dramatic move Tuesday, African American commissioner John Wiley Price introduced a Juneteenth resolution in celebration of the end of slavery in America. Now, officially, Dallas County’s population of 2.5 million residents now officially stand for “monetary and substantial reparations” for African Americans’ suffering. This position was taken, apparently unintentionally after the County Commission approved a […]

Actor Djimon Hounsou Explains How Western Media Portrays Africa And Why It Must Stop
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Actor Djimon Hounsou Explains How Western Media Portrays Africa And Why It Must Stop

Djimon Gaston Hounsou is a Beninese American actor and model from such movies as Amistad, Blood Diamond, and many others. He’s been nominated for two Academy Awards. Born in Cotonou, Bénin, he has always been cognizant of the way in which Hollywood portrays Africa in films. Now, he’s speaking out about why it has to […]

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She Accused This Football Star of Rape… Now She’s Being Forced To Pay Up
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She Accused This Football Star of Rape… Now She’s Being Forced To Pay Up

A woman who accused football star Brian Banks of rape is now being forced to pay up… big time. A judge ordered that Wanetta Gibson pay $2.6 million to Banks after her allegations were proven false. The rape accusation caused the high school football start to lose numerous scholarships to college. Even worse, the allegations […]

New York Man Cleared After 25 Years In Prison Plans $162M Suit
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New York Man Cleared After 25 Years In Prison Plans $162M Suit

Jonathan Fleming, 51, spent almost 25 years in prison for a 1989 murder that he never committed. The New York City resident was actually in Disney World on a family trip at the time that the crime was committed. But the jury didn’t believe his alibi, even though it was watertight. Fleming was eventually exonerated […]