R.I.P. Wes Craven

From ABC News: Wes Craven had died. The horror legend had been battling brain cancer, according to a statement from his family. He was 76. “It is with deep sadness we inform you that Wes Craven passed away at 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 30th,” the statement began. “Craven was surrounded by love, in the […]

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R.I.P. Frank E. Petersen, Jr.

From the NY Times: Frank E. Petersen Jr., who suffered bruising racial indignities as a military enlistee in the 1950s and was even arrested at an officers’ club on suspicion of impersonating a lieutenant, but who endured to become the first black aviator and the first black general in the Marine Corps, died on Tuesday […]

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R.I.P. Darryl Dawkins

From Pix11: NBA great Darryl Dawkins died Thursday at the age of 58, a spokesperson at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest hospital in Pennsylvania confirmed. A fantastic dunker known for his flash both on the court and off, Dawkins will be remembered as a great entertainer with an eye-popping fashion sense. Click here to read the […]

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Your Thoughts: The Virginia Shooting: Racists Emerge

From Raw Story: At about 6:45 a.m. local time, WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were shot point-blank, allegedly by Vester Flanagan who goes by the broadcast pseudonym Bryce Williams. Williams apparently filmed the attack and tweeted his confession. “RACE MURDER IN VIRGINIA: BLACK REPORTER SUSPECTED OF EXECUTING WHITE COLLEAGUES,” a Breitbart headline […]

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Vern’s Venting: My Outrage

By Lavern Merriweather: It always gets me whenever there is high profile racially charged case like Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin or Mike Brown where white people will say why don’t black folks get just as bent out of shape over all the black on black violence. Well, talk about the pot calling the fucking kettle! […]

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