British Nigerian indentified as suspect in London terrorist attack

Michael ‘Mujaheed’ Adebolaja, a 20-year old British Nigerian, is identified as one of the two men who hacked to death a  British soldier in a street near an army barracks in London on May 22, 2013. Adebolaja, an alleged a Muslim convert, who answers his Muslim name ‘Mujaheed’, meaning one who fights jihad and goes […]

Are Black critics of the president being objective or naive?

 Off the plantation or out of bounds?     WaPo columnist laments. Obama can’t win with some black critics.   How the Obama Administration Talks to Black America    “Convenient race-talk” from a president who ought to know better   A president for everyone, except Black people  

Louis Farrakhan: Blacks need to invest and buy property in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) – Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan urged Detroit’s pastors and majority black population Friday to join him in an effort to buy neglected properties and take other steps to help revitalize the struggling city where the movement started more than 80 years ago. The fiery orator offered few specifics in a speech […]

“Massive and unprecedented”

Gov’t obtains wide AP phone records in probe Federal investigators secretly seized two months of phone records for reporters and editors of The Associated Press

DNA available, testing denied, execution set for today

Convicted double murderer Willie Jerome Manning, who has been on death row for nearly two decades, is set to be executed Tuesday, after being denied a DNA test that could save him from the execution chamber, the New York Times reports. In a 5-to-4 decision in April, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that there was […]

Carnell Moore: ‘Monster within me’

Before Carnell Marcus Moore opened fire Friday at Houston’s busiest airport, he wrote out a chilling suicide note. “The monster within me was getting stronger and while I could not save myself I could spare others,” the 29-year-old shooter was quoted as writing, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Beaumont man’s suicide note was […]

Not in my backyard

“I keep bringing up the point of Lee Harvey Oswald, Timothy McVeigh or Ted Bundy. Somebody had to do those, too.” A funeral home director was scrambling to find a cemetery that would bury a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, ignoring protesters gathered outside his business and saying everybody deserves a dignified burial service […]