Even though the NYPD has argued that opening its database to Civil Rights activists puts its officers at risk, N.Y. Judge Marilyn Diamond said the department should black out the details and hand over the records to the New York Civil Liberty Union in 60 days.”The NYPD has not offered any reason why the petitioner should be denied access to the same database which it has already shared with other outside organizations,” Diamond argued. “The information could “give New Yorkers a better understanding of the extent to which the NYPD targets communities of color and particularly African-American males for aggressive stops, even though they’re doing nothing wrong,” New York Civil Liberties Union executive director Donna Lieberman added. More than 50 percent of the 500,000 New Yorkers pulled over last year were black. And only in the first quarter of this year, 145,000 drivers in New York have been stopped.
A very interesting finding was released by a Christian based study group (Barna Group) into the effects of social networking. While the results of their study may be up for debate this will become the benchmark from which they gauge who’s who and what’s what online. They got info on just about ever facet of social networking so it is worth the read, just keep in mind who funded the research and what their hidden intentions may be:
Blogging has not reached the “tipping point” towards becoming a mainstream activity (an emerging technology is often thought to “tip” toward majority use when the penetration reaches 20% or more of the population). Still, there are an estimated 16 million American adults who use their blog as a pulpit to broadcast their voice to the world. Blogs are most common among single adults, Northeast residents, homosexuals, those not registered to vote, and atheists and agnostics.
Now, America suppose to be a shining beacon of “Separation of Church & State” but as we can see via the 2008 Presidential Nomination the Church will have just as much say and sway on their constituents than any other party of influence. Someone once told me that politicians were puppets for the reigning priesthood. I am seeing how that ideology lines up. This clip is of Catholic priest Jim Lisante going in on Sen. Obama and Rev. Wright at a GOP dinner. The priesthood has no place in politics. Just like a national conversation needs to had about race in America at some points Christians need to get all their ducks in order because obviously the different denominations believe they must be praying to different “gods.”
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Based on a true story, a poor Illinois town comes together behind the local Pop Warner football team and their unlikely quarterback, Jasmine Plummer (Keke Palmer), the first female in Pop Warner’s history. Under the tutelage of her uncle Curtis (Ice Cube), a former high school football star, Jasmine leads her team, the Minden Browns, to the Pop Warner Super Bowl.
The movie stars Ice Cube, Keke Palmer , Tasha Smith and it’s directed by Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst.
Coming to theater’s Friday July 25, 2008.
Source: Daily News, WNBC
Okay this definitely is a phenomenon. I guess I will be watching my son’s teachers in a few years to see if they are horny or just very good educators (what the f**k is in the coffee they are giving these broads?).
A Queens English teacher was arrested on charges of having sex with the 15-year-old cousin of one of her former students, authorities said.
Janmattie Singh, 22, is accused of calling a former student from Richmond Hill High School and asking to have sex with the 18-year-old, according to special schools investigator Richard Condon. The teen told Singh that he was at his Brooklyn home with two cousins, ages 15 and 18, so she agreed to sleep with both of them, too, officials said
Singh’s lawyer, Kumar Paturi, said the teacher has “severe mental issues” including bipolar disorder that the older teens exploited. She was charged Thursday with third-degree rape, sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child.
Despite all the beatings he has taken in the press concerning his wife, Usher still has alot of fans out there who are scooping up his album. And he looks to best Mariah Carey who has had the biggest cd release so far this year. Billboard has the break down:
Usher’s “Here I Stand” (LaFace/Zomba) continues to charge its way towards a No. 1 debut on next week’s Billboard 200 album chart, as it will once again lead Nielsen SoundScan’s Building chart when it is released later today (May 30).