The first trailer for the “Annie” remake has been released. The film stars Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, and Quvenzhané Wallis.
From the disrespect of reporters being too lazy to pronounce her name or honor her work ethic, baby girl’s star will continue to rise and shine.
Ray Jasper is about to be unjustly executed under Texas’s racist Law of Parties. Take the time to read his brilliant, insightful, heart-breaking letter. It may be his last living statement. As Michelle Alexander wrote on her FB page, “If he is not worthy of life, none of us are.”
4 March 2014 | Ray Jasper was convicted of participating in the 1998 robbery and murder of recording studio owner David Alejandro. A teenager at the time of the crime, Jasper was sentenced to death. He wrote to us once before, as part of our Letters from Death Row series. That letter was remarkable for its calmness, clarity, and insight into life as a prisoner who will never see freedom. We wrote back and invited him to share any other thoughts he might have. Today, we received the letter below. Everyone should read it.
A teen sleeps near his Samba school float. Many of the workers live in the School borough, making this a family tradition, and not only a commercial service. Photo by Leonardo Coelho /Demotix
The party in Carnival week never ceases in Rio,
“the overrepresentation of people of color in private prisons indicates they are disproportionately siphoned away from public prisons—precisely the types of facilities that provide the greatest access to educational and rehabilitative programs and services…People of color continue to be seen in the national imagination as sources of profit extraction and not necessarily as citizens deserving of public services.”
The Senate failed to confirm President Obama’s nominee Debo Adegbile to head the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division. All In showed a graphic featuring the Democrats who voted against Adegbile’s confirmation.
It’s not against the law in Massachusetts to secretly take photos up a woman’s skirt, the state’s highest court ruled Wednesday.
An interesting commentary on for whom the bandwagon turns, without any of the snark or self-loathing found in Dencia’s tweets.
President Obama is soliciting input from America’s citizens to bolster his request to raise the federal minimum wage. Sign the online petition and encourage your friends to do the same.
Let’s help every working American earn a living wage.
The question now becomes whether Crimea is succumbing to the militaristic aggression from Russia, or if they were considering rejoining the union all along.