DETROIT — A 101-year-old woman, Texana Hollis, who was evicted from her foreclosed house is expected to move back home next week.
The Detroit News reported that Hollis on Wednesday is expected to be back in the home where she previously lived for about 60 years.
Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom and his charity S.A.Y. Detroit are helping to renovate Hollis’ house. The author’s charity bought the home from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…Read full post
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO – Officials at a St. Louis hospital on Thursday defended their actions in the case of a homeless woman who sought treatment for a sprained ankle and died in police custody after being arrested for refusing to leave the emergency room.
Anna Brown yelled from a wheelchair at St. Mary’s Health Center security personnel and Richmond Heights police officers that her legs hurt so badly she couldn’t stand.
She had already been to two other hospitals…Read full post
The mainstream media have played a mostly positive role in covering the tragic and senseless killing of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed, 17-year-old African-American boy shot to death by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Fla. After a slow start, reporters have uncovered new facts and asked tough questions, including about Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee’s refusal to arrest Trayvon’s killer.
Caught in the media spotlight, Lee has temporarily…Read full post
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A police surveillance video taken the night that Trayvon Martin was shot dead shows no blood or bruises on George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who says he shot Martin after he was punched in the nose, knocked down and had his head slammed into the ground.
Sanford police Sgt. David Morgenstern on Wednesday confirmed that the video being shown by ABC News is of Zimmerman. The 28-year-old’s head and face are visible throughout.
Zimmerman’s…Read full post
Khan premiered the video Monday night on “Piers Morgan Tonight,” where she told the host, “We are sick and tired in America…Read full post
Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) on Wednesday morning was asked to leave the House floor after removing his suit jacket to reveal a “hoodie,” then putting the hood of his sweatshirt on his head to protest the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.
“Racial profiling has to stop,” Rush said. “Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum.” Rush also put on sunglasses.
Despite being asked to leave Rush continued to speak. He quoted the Bible while…Read full post
You don’t need a degree in economics or statistics to see that the facts about student loan debt are sobering.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York estimates that Americans owe $867 billion in student loan debt, and a separate estimate from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said the total could even have surpassed $1 trillion.
Part of the issue is that education is getting…Read full post
That’s the question that’s being asked now that more information on Trayvon Martin’s 28-year-old killer is being revealed. Robert Zimmerman, a former Orange County magistrate judge, recently wrote a letter to The Orlando Sentinel defending his son, who’s been dragged through the mud for shooting the unarmed 17-year-old last month. In the letter, the senior…Read full post
Tullow Oil has confirmed that it struck oil in its Turkana oil field. The discovery was made last year but the company had said it would give a briefing on the progress in May. The confirmation was done by President Mwai Kibaki.
Even better, this is light crude oil as compared to Uganda’s heavy crude that is usually solid at room temperature. Tullow is the same company that discovered…Read full post