Archive | November, 2013

Marissa Alexander freed!

29 Nov

Marissa Alexander who was sentenced to 20 years for firing a gun to scare off her allegedly abusive husband has been released from prison as she awaits a new trial, her attorney said. – See more at: #MarissaAlexander #MarissaAlexanderfree #AfricanAmerican


President Obama Honors Richard Overton Oldest Living WWII Veteran

12 Nov

President Obama Honors Richard Overton Oldest Living WWII Veteran 


Commemorating Veterans Day at a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, President Obama paid tribute to one of the country’s oldest veterans, 107-year-old Richard Overton. Watch the president comment on Richard Overton – See more at:

‘SNL’ and Kerry Washington Mock Show’s Lack of Black Women

3 Nov

With Kerry Washington as guest host, “Saturday Night Live” wasted no time poking fun at itself after receiving criticism for having no black women among its 16 regular cast members. The sketch also slips in a surprise guest at the end. Watch the sketch at: