VH1’s ‘Sorority Sisters’ Backlash Prompts Advertisers To Pull Out

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By Abby Phillip The premiere of VH1′s controversial new reality show “Sorority Sisters” was met with an overwhelmingly negative reaction on Twitter. Now, after pressure from the show’s critics, who say it portrays black Greek life in a negative light, some advertisers are reconsidering … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Became The First Women’s Team To Support I Can’t Breathe Shirts

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The Fighting Irish wore the I Can’t Breathe T-shirts during warmups in their game against Michigan last Saturday afternoon The shirts are part of a movement in this country regarding racial inequality stemming from a number of incidents regarding race, the police and questions with our justice … [Read more...]

No Indictment For N.Y. Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

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New York (CNN) -- A grand jury in New York on Wednesday decided not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July choke hold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, according to two law enforcement officials. During the fatal encounter July 17 Garner raised both hands in the air … [Read more...]

Prosecutors Mistake Or Intentionally Misled the Ferguson Grand Jury

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Ferguson, MO– Lawrence O’Donnell has exposed more shady misconduct by prosecutors in the case of Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown – September 16, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Kathy Alizadeh handed the grand jury a copy of Missouri statute 563.046- the … [Read more...]

The National Bar Association Calls For Federal Charges on Darren Wilson

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Bar Association November 24, 2014 communications@nationalbar.org THE NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION RESPONDS TO THE GRAND JURY’S DECISION NOT TO INDICT POLICE OFFICER DARREN WILSON IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF MICHAEL BROWN WASHINGTON, DC – The National Bar … [Read more...]

Lisa Bloom: Prosecutor ‘Rigged the System’ in Favor of Darren Wilson

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Lisa Bloom exposes Prosecutor Bob McCulloch protecting Darren Wilson, this is a case of corruption and injustice for Michael Brown Lawrence O'Donnell is joined by legal analyst Lisa Bloom and James Cavanaugh to discuss how Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson got away with killing Michael … [Read more...]

Police Shoots, Kills 12-year-old Boy holding BB Toy Gun on Playground

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police determined that a 12-year-old boy was shot & killed by an officer outside a Cleveland rec center Saturday when he reached into his waistband According to Cleveland police, witnesses first reported around 3:30 p.m. that a male was in the playground area outside Cudell … [Read more...]

National Guard Gears Up for Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson

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(CNN) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday ahead of an expected grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown. In his executive order, Nixon cited the "possibility of expanded unrest." He said that people have the right to protest peacefully but that citizens … [Read more...]

NASCAR: Kurt Busch will race despite domestic violence allegations

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While Kurt Busch "vehemently" denies allegations of domestic assault, a California legislator wants NASCAR to suspend the Sprint Cup driver until the matter is resolved, according to a report. ESPN NASCAR lead reporter Marty Smith discusses the investigation by police in Dover, Delaware, into … [Read more...]

The City of Ferguson, Missouri, is on Edge

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and other officials made a public plea Tuesday for calm Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, remain on edge  as they awaited the findings of a grand jury investigation that will determine whether to charge a white police officer,  Darren Wilson with murder for shooting Michael … [Read more...]