Race Relations

A line of action figures taken from the slavery film, ‘Django Unchained’ have hit the market for sale.   The Quentin Tarantino film has been a hit at the box office.  However, there’s a small protest brewing to have these dolls taken off the market. Najee Ali, director of the advocacy group Project Islamic Hope, […]

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A Louisiana meteorologist was fired from her new station after she responded to viewer comments on the station’s Facebook page regarding her hairdo. Emmitt Vascocu, a viewer and commenter, wrote: “The black lady that does the news is a very nice lady, I’m not sure if she is a cancer patient. But still, it’s not […]

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Callie on December 7th, 2012

George Zimmerman who shot and killed unarmed teen Trayvon Martin has filed suit against NBCUniversal Media claiming he was defamed. Zimmerman claims NBC altered the 911 call to make it seem as if he was a racist. The suit, filed in Seminole County by attorneys Mark O’Mara of Orlando and James Beasley of Philadelphia, accuses NBC […]

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A feather headdress, buckskin bikini and turquoise jewelry has gotten Victoria’s Secret some negative publicity from Native Americans.  The Indian inspired look, which was supposed to represent Thanksgiving, was worn by model Karlie Kloss, 20 and has sparked outrage.  An apology from VS came Saturday via Facebook and Twitter: We are sorry that the Native American […]

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Callie on September 19th, 2012

A round of evidence was released in the George Zimmerman murder case.  Amongst the paperwork included diagrams from witnesses and forensic test results. The results from forensic tests  show that Zimmerman’s DNA was the only one that could be identified on the grip of the gun used to shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman’s DNA also […]

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I haven’t talked about the Trayvon Martin case recently.  Time for a brief update. George Zimmerman is seeking details of Trayvon Martin’s school records which includes disciplinary notices, suspensions and tardiness records among other things in hopes that it would help his defense.  Not sure what this has to do with the senseless killing but […]

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After 40 years of holding segregated class reunions, organizers  for the St. Martinville, La., Senior High School Class of 1973 decided to stop.  The reception and homecoming game will include all graduates.  However, the after party to be held at someone’s home will be for ‘whites only’. Is this 1912 or 2012? Photo: abcnews Tweet Pin […]

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Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin,  sues the homeowner’s association of the gated community where her son was killed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman while he was walking home from a corner store. Fulton is seeking $75,000+ in compensation plus damages. Zimmerman, 28, is out on $1 million bail pending trial. He has pleaded innocent […]

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Callie on July 30th, 2012

Charles and Te’Andrea Wilson had planned to marry this month at the First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs in Mississippi, but were asked to move their wedding at the last minute. The pastor, Stan Weatherford, at first agreed to marry the couple.  However, he told them that some members of the congregation had a problem with […]

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