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The Virgin group founder says America’s approach to illegal drugs is ‘racist’ and calls for legalisation of marijuana

The Virgin group founder says America’s approach to illegal drugs is ‘racist’ and calls for legalisation of marijuana RICHARD BRANSON has slammed America’s drugs policy for being “racist” and a “war on black people” in an interview with US freesheet Metro. “The fundamental difference [in drug policy] in America is that it is a war against black people. 85 percent of people who go to prison for drug use in A ...

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TOP 10 POLICE BRUTALITY CAPTURED VIDEOS!

By Clint Henderson   The internet is full of videos exposing police officers' use of excessive physical force when trying to apprehend or detain "potential criminals". Every year in fact there seems to be an increase in YouTube video uploads, video views, and news stories depicting this type of injustice. Much of this increase is due to the rising number of security cameras, which allow us to witness e ...

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Detroit’s Top Cop Retires Amid Sex Scandal

By Associated Press     Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee has announced his retirement from the Detroit Police Department following allegations of a sex scandal with an officer -- his third extramarital liason brought to light since taking over the department and his second alleged affair with a subordinate employee. Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, who had suspended Godbee for 30 days after DPD officer Angelica Ro ...

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OIR APPROVES CITIZENS RATE INCREASES FOR 2013

By MICHAEL PELTIER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA  THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, October 2, 2012.........State insurance regulators on Tuesday announced they have approved a 10.8 percent average rate hike for Citizens Property Insurance Corp. homeowners policies and even higher increases on sinkhole coverage. Following more than a month of review and multiple hearings by Citizens board members and the agency, the ...

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HIGH COURT WEIGHS LESBIAN PARENTAL RIGHTS CASE

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE Oct. 2, 2012.......Florida Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday in a legal battle that raises new questions about parental rights after the break-up of same-sex relationships. The Brevard County case pits two women who were lesbian partners when they decided to have a child. It is unique because one of the women provided an egg t ...

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Black publishers frame coalition with Black churches and Black universities to address socio-economic issues during NNPA Annual Retreat

Black publishers frame coalition with Black churches and Black universities ...

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Black-owned media suffering slow death, warn advocates

Black-owned media suffering slow death, warn advocates ...

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President Obama issues executive order on human trafficking

human trafficking impacts young children, teenagers, young women, young men, old people and everything in between ...

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6 teens arrested in taped beating of Pa. woman

CHESTER, Pa. – Six teenagers were in custody Friday on charges they brutally beat a neighbor on her stoop "just for fun" and then posted cellphone video of the attack on Facebook, authorities said. Four 16- and 17-year-old girls were charged as adults in the attack on the 48-year-old woman, a crime that has shaken this struggling city of about 30,000 residents just outside Philadelphia. The girls were charg ...

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