Category: National Written by NNPA News Service
GRADUATION--In this undated photo provided by Robin Young, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, left, and Here & Now host Robin Young's nephew Zolan, right, pose for a photo after graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. (AP Photo/Robin Young)
(NNPA)--An overwhelming majority of Americans—but African Americans to a lesser degree—support the death penalty for the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings should he be convicted, according to a recent national poll.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 08:28
Category: Youth Written by CNN
Students danced for hours to music provided by Pete's Mobile DJ Service from Houston DJ Pete Armendariz read about the integrated prom on CNN.com and offered up his services at no cost. (CNN Photo/Brandon Ancil)
by Jamie Gumbrecht
WILCOX COUNTY, Georgia (CNN) -- It's a springtime tradition in this stretch of the magnolia midlands for crowds to gather at high school students' proms. They'll cheer for teens in tuxedos and gowns while an announcer reads what the students will do once they leave this pecan grove skyline.
Last Updated on Monday, 06 May 2013 16:00
Category: National Written by Associated Press
by Candice Choi and Chris Talbott
NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo is bowing to public pressure for the second time in a week and cutting ties with Lil Wayne over the rapper's crude lyrical reference to civil rights martyr Emmett Till.
Last Updated on Sunday, 05 May 2013 17:39
Category: National Written by Dr. Boyce Watkins
ASSATA SHAKUR (AP Photo/New Jersey State Police, File)
(YourBlackWorld.net)--Why, after so many years, would the FBI decide to place a 65-year old activist on it’s most wanted terrorists list? People are asking this question about Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther who has been able to evade authorities for the last 40 years. Her conviction for allegedly killing a police officer and wounding another has long been called into question and she has garnered a tremendous amount of public support, particularly within the Black community.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 08:34
Category: People Written by Dr. Boyce Watkins
(YourBlackWorld.net)--Maybe Mister Cee isn’t public with his private life for a reason. Some embarrassing news hit New York this weekend, as one of the most prominent deejays in the city was arrested for seeking the company of a male hooker. The incident took place in Brooklyn, and the 46-year is now facing some serious legal problems.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 08:36
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