Archive | January, 2012

Video: George Lucas’ film “Red Tails” brings stars to Tuskegee University during movie premiere week

January 17, 2012

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George Lucas’ film “Red Tails” brings stars to Tuskegee University during movie premiere week WSFA 12 NBC Montgomery Video: http://www.wsfa.com/category/195969/video-landing-page?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=6645414  

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Reports say: Jay-Z discontinues his use of the ‘B-word’ in his songs. Should he stop using “N-word” in songs too?

January 17, 2012

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Jay-Z vows to stop using B-word in songs following birth of daughter Blue Ivy Promise comes in poem he wrote to his child in which he admits he was loose with his words   By Ethan Sacks / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS     Jay-Z is changing his tune after the birth of his daughter. […]

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DNC shortens Obama’s Charlotte convention to 3 days

January 17, 2012

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DNC shortens Charlotte convention to 3 days     By Steve Harrison and Jim Morrill The Charlotte Observer   CHARLOTTE- This year’s Democratic National Convention will shrink from four days to three, and include public events at the Charlotte area’s two largest venues — Bank of America Stadium and Charlotte Motor Speedway. Officials announced the […]

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Are conservative Republicans having issues with Mitt Romney because he is a Rockefeller Republican (“moderate Republican”)?

January 16, 2012

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 Are conservative Republicans having issues with Mitt Romney because he is a Rockefeller Republican (“moderate Republican”)? First a little short history about moderate Republicans and conservative Republicans Many Republicans of the Eisenhower-Rockefeller vein were major figures in business, such as auto executive and Michigan Governor George W. Romney, Mitt Romney’s father.   The Civil Rights Act […]

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Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail

January 16, 2012

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Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail President Lyndon B. Johnson pressed Congress to pass the Voting Rights Act. The Act was sent to Congress by President Johnson on March 17, 1965. The bill passed the Senate on May 26, 1965. On August 6, 1965 President Johnson signed the Act into law with Martin Luther King, […]

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Jamaica’s new Prime Minister wants to shake off the British monarchy and replace Queen Elizabeth with a president

January 15, 2012

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Jamaica to come out of UK Queen shadow PressTV The newly-sworn-in Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller wants to make her country a republic in a bid to rid the Caribbean island of the British Queen as the head of state. Simpson Miller said in her inaugural address that Jamaica should shake off the British […]

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Italy cruise ship Costa Concordia aground near Giglio

January 14, 2012

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Italy cruise ship Costa Concordia aground near Giglio BBC News Three people are confirmed dead after a cruise ship carrying more than 4,000 people ran aground off Italy. There were scenes of panic as the Costa Concordia hit a sandbar on Friday evening near the island of Giglio and listed about 20 degrees. Most people […]

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As America celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day -Videos: Remembering yesterday

January 13, 2012

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Martin Luther King Jr Interview  October 27, 1957   Martin Luther King Jr Interview  November 2, 1967 Part 1     Part 2   Part 3     1968 King Assassination Report (CBS News) April 4, 1968

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Nigerians unite at fuel demonstration

January 13, 2012

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Nigerians unite at fuel demonstration By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria — A human wave of more than 20,000 surrounded the Muslim faithful as they prayed toward Mecca Friday, as anti-government demonstrations over spiraling fuel prices and corruption showed unity among protesters despite growing sectarian tensions in Africa’s most populous nation. While violence sparked […]

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Hacker says will release Symantec Corp’s Norton antivirus software source code

January 13, 2012

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Hacker says will release Symantec source code Reuters A computer hacker said on Friday it would release the source code for Symantec Corp’s Norton antivirus software, citing a lawsuit that had been filed against the company. The message appeared on hacker Yama Tough’s Twitter feed, saying the code would be disclosed “today.” Symantec this week […]

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