Abu-Jamal Moved into General Prison Population

Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been moved into the general prison population for the first time since his arrest in a Philadelphia police officer’s murder three decades ago. Susan McNaughton, a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, told The Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper that Abu-Jamal was moved Friday Continue Reading

Race Matters…. Because Cam Newton says it Doesn’t

NFL Quarterback ignores comments towards his race Morgan Campbell Article Reprint I can empathize with Cam Newton if he doesn’t want to be that guy. You know him;  the one who screws up on the job, draws criticism for it and then blames racism rather than confronting his own shortcomings. Nobody Continue Reading

If Michelle Obama’s is Angry, She has Right to Be

First Lady Michelle Obama responds to the ‘Angry’ Tag Bill Maxwell Article Reprint I read Jodi Kantor’s new book, The Obamas. First lady Michelle Obama is described as a strong-willed, highly intelligent spouse who works behind the scenes to protect the president’s agenda. It shows a loving mother trying to Continue Reading

Harry Belafonte on Capitalism, Media Moguls, & His Disappointment with Jay-Z and Beyonce

By: Alexandra Zawia Article Reprint At the Locarno Film Festival to pick up the Golden Leopard Honor Award, the singer and actor also talks about his fears of a Fourth Reich and why Mitt Romney shouldn’t be president. Harry Belafonte, at 85, is as active and activist as ever. At Continue Reading

Zuckerberg: More Opportunties in Mobile than Desktop

Facebook CEO’s first public talk since IPO By Tim Peterson Article Reprint     The one thing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made clear in his first time speaking publicly since the company’s May IPO (except during its July earnings call): Facebook is all-in on mobile. The company’s been getting pounded for its Continue Reading

Someone you Should Know

 Highlighting the Accomplishments of our Community!   I am Dr. Kimberly Johnson; “Doc KJ”.  I was born and raised in Chicago and lived on multiple sides of town.      Graduated from DuSable High School on the South Side    Attended Northern Illinois University (NIU) Earned a B.A Corporate Communications, an M.S.in Continue Reading

Why College Football Should be Banned

By BUZZ BISSINGER Article Reprint In more than 20 years I’ve spent studying the issue, I have yet to hear a convincing argument that college football has anything do with what is presumably the primary purpose of higher education: academics. That’s because college football has no academic purpose. Which is Continue Reading