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Entries by Danielle Cadet from 08/2012

NAACP Mississippi Leaders Ask If Hit-And-Run Of Johnny Lee Butts Was Racially Motivated?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices

JACKSON, Miss. -- The Mississippi NAACP on Tuesday called on state and federal authorities to investigate whether the hit-and-run killing of a black m...

NPR Announces Plans To Form Race, Ethnicity Coverage Team At UNITY 2012

Posted 08.02.2012 | Black Voices

LAS VEGAS -- National Public Radio, criticized in recent years for a lack of diversity of its staff and coverage, is using a $1.5 million grant from t...

Love For Gabby: Bloggers Start Digital Movement To Celebrate USA Gymnast Gabby Douglas

Posted 08.10.2012 | Black Voices

It's pretty safe to say that the world has fallen in love with Gabby Douglas. After helping her team triumph in the women's all-around final, and goin...

BlackVoices Weekly Jump: 5 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Posted 08.13.2012 | Black Voices

Let's face it, it's tough to keep up with all the news, happenings and ongoings from week to week. Between Twitter feeds, RSS readers and everything e...

Lauryn Hill Mugshot: Singer's Photo Emerges As She Faces Jail Time For Tax Evasion (PHOTO)

Posted 08.13.2012 | Black Voices

Two months after pleading guilty to not paying federal taxes on more than $1.5 million over three years, singer Lauryn Hill's mugshot has emerged. ...

George Zimmerman's Lawyer, Mark O'Mara, Pursuing Traditional Self-Defense

Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. — The attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin said Monday he beli...

BlackVoices Weekly Jump: 5 Things You Need To Know About This Week

Posted 08.21.2012 | Black Voices
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Let's face it, it's tough to keep up with all the news, happenings and ongoings from week to week. Between Twitter feeds, RSS readers and everything e...

Michael Jackson's Children: Judge Expected To Rule On Guardianship Changes

Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — A judge appointed Michael Jackson's nephew on Wednesday to share guardianship responsibilities for the singer's three children, bu...

George Zimmerman Granted Permission By Judge To Leave County To See Lawyers

Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- The former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin can leave the county where h...

Black Republicans: 10 Famous African Americans With Ties To The GOP

Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices

Sure, we all know the major black republicans like Allen West, Artur Davis and Clarence Thomas. But some famous faces have managed to slip under the r...

Tropical Storm Isaac Brings Back Painful Katrina Memories

Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS — As she loaded supplies into her car to prepare for Isaac, Linda Grandison's mind rewound to the nightmare of Katrina: Back in 2005...

George Zimmerman Judge, Kenneth Lester, Ordered By Court To Disqualify Himself

Posted 08.29.2012 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A three-judge panel in Florida has ruled that a former neighborhood watch leader charged in the fatal shooting of teenager Trayvon Ma...

'Crack Babies' Comparison To Neonatal Drug Withdrawal Ignores Racist Rhetoric Of 1980s, Experts Argue

Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices

Once again, images of squirming infants struggling to hold on to their first minutes of life and stories of newborns shaking from withdrawal in neonat...