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CNN’s lack of diversity shows in the ‘dark-skinned males’ comment

CNN’s lack of diversity shows in the ‘dark-skinned males’ comment By Dr. Boyce Watkins       When you use a loosely-defined term such as “dark-skinned male” to describe the suspect of one of the most notorious crimes in American history, you should fully expect that people are going to become angry with you. So, when CNN’s John King went there, all Hades broke loose in the blink of an eye. A series of promi ...

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SENATE PASSES TEXTING WHILE DRIVING BAN

By DAVID ROYSE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 16, 2013......Texting while driving in most cases would be illegal in Florida under a bill passed Tuesday by the Senate and sent to the House. The measure has some exceptions that would allow drivers to text or email while stopped, such as at a red light. The bill (SB 52) would make the infraction a secondary offense, meaning police ...

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A town copes with lives lost in Texas blast

West, Texas  Since they were little boys growing up West, Texas, brothers Doug and Robert Snokhous did everything together. They fixed cars, went hunting, golfed and barbecued together. It just made sense that they would both become volunteer firefighters, and that they were side by side last Wednesday when they rushed to a fire at the West Fertilizer Co. The brothers were among 14 people who died after the ...

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