Full news report below.
White privilege at its finest? The restraint these officers showed is unprecedented because black males are being murdered with their hands up and running away from police officers everyday in this country and this family was fighting to the death.
That head butt was straight out of the WWE playbook.
Deer Park police say the shopper was issued a criminal trespass notice, saying if she returns to that Walmart location she’ll be arrested.
The employee did not press charges.
The witness tells us that the dispute involved a tax return the customer had previously filed at the store.
Consumerism at its worst or best depending on what side of the equation you are on. These is why the 1% does not give a fuck about the 99% at the end of the day.
This guy obviously has some deep seated issues.
via Huff Post
A Georgia man went on a rampage yesterday at a Walmart outside of Atlanta, smashing dozens of flat-screen televisions with a baseball bat he found in the store.
The man, 23-year-old Westley Strellis, bashed in 29 flat-screen televisions worth $22,000, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. He was charged with a whopping 29 counts of criminal damage to property.
Hip-Hop entrepreneur P. Miller and son Romeo have joined with Walmart to give financial support to the community-centered Living Dream Telethon.
Founded by social activists Ladell Beamon and Percy Townes, the Living the Dream Telethon focuses on bringing mainstream awareness to the poverty, crime, and subpar education of Memphis’ inner-city children.
Through his various contacts in entertainment and corporate America, Beamon has highlighted this year’s main goal as addressing the rising, alarming numbers in violent deaths of youths involved with drugs and gangs.
P. Miller knows about these realities firsthand through his upbringing in New Orleans, and now seeks to heal troubled communities across the country. Continue reading
via Ars Technica
Rumors had been flying for months that retail juggernaut Walmart would be selling iPhones in its US stores. That rumor had all but been confirmed when leaked memos revealed that sales would begin on December 28. Today, Walmart officially confirmed that Sunday, December 28 was the day that sales of Apple’s iconic smartphone would begin.
Walmart will sell the 8GB iPhone for $197, and 16GB models will sell for $297. All phones will still require a two-year contract with AT&T. “We are delighted to bring customers this ground-breaking mobile technology,” Gary Severson, Walmart’s senior vice president of entertainment, said in a statement. “Our electronics associates have been preparing for many weeks for the arrival of iPhone 3G. We are excited to now help new customers learn more about the features and services that make the iPhone unique.”
Though it had been rumored that Walmart would sell a 4GB iPhone for $99 (though, oddly, not for $97), the company’s announcement makes no mention of that model or any other model at a lower price point. Continue reading
My new homie Eric Hansen and the people over at Soundcheck, just sent me over some great pics and a link to an exclusive Ashanti NYC performance from their ongoing concert series. This is perfect timing, because we all know she has sparked some recent controversy with the promotion for her just released Declaration album. Anyway enjoy the pics and be sure to go check out the performances.
CLICK [HERE] ASHANTI PERFORMANCE
Promo video after the cut..