Archive | November, 2010

Wikileaks leaks transcript of secret 2009 GOP meeting

29 Nov

Wikileaks leaks transcript of secret 2009 GOP meeting

The following is a transcript obtained by Wikileaks. The transcript is a recording made at meeting of 5 GOP Party leaders at a GOP gathering at a restaurant somewhere in Washington DC in 2009 discussing the 2010 mid-term elections. The names have been deleted to protect the “innocent”.

Read more here:
http://aareports.com/2010/11/wikileaks-leaks-secret-gop-meeting.html

Rappers plea: Fathers spend time with your kids

28 Nov

Rappers plea: Fathers take care of your kids

Everyone including me is quick to bash Hip Hop for all of the negativity it puts out there so I think it’s only right we give it love when it puts positive messages out there. Check out this video by Scram Carolina titled Deadbeat Daddys in which he implores fathers to spend time with their children. His song can do something many of us can’t and that’s reach these young men in a langauge they understand.

Watch his video here: http://aareports.com/2010/11/rappers-plea-fathers-take-care-of-your.html

Veteran threatens to shoot President Obama

25 Nov

Veteran threatens to shoot President Obama

A white South Carolina veteran said he wanted to shoot President Obama because he wasn’t “doing enough to help African-Americans,” an affidavit shows.

Read more:
http://aareports.com/2010/11/veteran-threatens-to-shoot-president.html

AAreports: The week in review

20 Nov

Hi everyone. What a week it has been here on AAreports . I know that you all have been waiting anxiously for my insightful and thought provoking commentary with bated breath. Today I’m going to touch on Wesley Snipes, Roland Burris, President Obama and the black farmers settlement. Read this weeks piece here: http://aareports.com/2010/11/aareports-satiric-week-in-review.html

When did being a ho become a requirement for female rappers?

18 Nov

When did being a ho become a requirement for female rappers?
I grew up in a era with Queen Latifah and MC Lyte when female rappers prided themselves on their skills on the mic and not on trying to see who could swallow it. What happened to wanting to be respected as an artist? Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/11/when-did-being-ho-become-requirement.html

Video: Charlie Rangel walks out of ethics hearing

16 Nov

Rangel walks out of ethics hearing
Embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, walked out of his House ethics subcommittee hearing Monday, complaining that he has not had sufficient time to hire a new legal team to respond to corruption allegations. Watch the video here: http://aareports.com/2010/11/video-rangel-walks-out-of-ethics.html

Has Charlie Rangel committed more ethics violations?

14 Nov

Has Charlie Rangel committed more ethics violations?

Congressman Charles Rangel, whose ethics trial starts tomorrow, appears to have improperly used political-action committee money to pay for his defense.

Read more here: http://aareports.com/2010/11/has-charlie-rangel-committed-more.html

Deal reached: James Clyburn gives up bid for democratic party whip

13 Nov

Deal reached: James Clyburn gives up bid for democratic party whip

House Democrats averted a messy leadership struggle, clearing the way for Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer to become second in command of their new minority without a challenge from South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/11/deal-reached-james-clyburn-gives-up-bid.html

Criticism of how Newark is spending Facebook School reform dollars

13 Nov

Criticism of how Newark is spending Facebook School reform dollars

The Partnership for Education in Newark was set up
to match Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million gift. It estimates the outreach effort and advertising and public relation costs will total $1 million. A legislator is criticizing how officials are spending money in New Jersey’s largest city in the wake of a $100 million gift from the founder of Facebook.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/11/criticism-of-newarks-use-of-facebook.html

Mother of Bobby Tillman speaks out

11 Nov

The mother of Bobby Tillman a young man beaten to death by four other men at a house party has spoken out abbout her son. Listen to her comments here:
http://aareports.com/2010/11/mother-of-bobby-tillman-speaks-out.html

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