Saturday, January 22, 2022

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Sheriff David Clarke Got Outed for Plagiarism on His Master’s Thesis, Unsure of Trump Administration Job Now

After a media outlet reported on plagiarism in his master’s degree thesis paper, Sheriff David Clarke is unsure of his standing with the Trump administration and whether or not he will actually get that job with the Department of Homeland Security that he’s been...

Texas Police Chief Under Investigation for Arresting Black Pageant Winner and Allegedly Calling Her ‘Black Bitch’

Merritt continued:AdvertisementCarmen went into Walmart, purchased her item and began to return to her car. Crews had called for back up. A plain clothes unidentified officer wielding a badge informed her highness that the man she had pissed off was the chief of police...

LAPD Officer Who Kicked, Punched, Elbowed Black Man Being Held Down Gets 2 Years’ Probation 

The Los Angeles police officer who was caught on video kicking, punching and elbowing a black man who was being held down on the street was sentenced to just two years’ probation Tuesday as part of a plea deal with prosecutors that has been...

Vanilla ISIS: The Quiet Radicalization of America’s New al-Qaida

Yes, you are seven times more likely to be killed by a right-wing extremist than by a Muslim terrorist. White extremists are far more dangerous than jihadists. Every study shows it. Statistics bear it out. But here’s the problem:It is not that no one...

Lifehacker All the Best Movies (and Shows) Coming to and Leaving Netflix in June 2017 | io9 The New

Lifehacker All the Best Movies (and Shows) Coming to and Leaving Netflix in June 2017 | io9 The New Kinja!Today 5:02pmFiled to: Evening Favorites0EditPromoteShare to KinjaGo to permalinkLifehacker All the Best Movies (and Shows) Coming to and Leaving Netflix in June 2017 | io9 The New Game of...

Sheriff Suspends Himself for 1 Week After Being Arrested for Allegedly Exposing Himself in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park 

I’m no expert in the penal system, particularly as it applies to law enforcement, but something tells me that if you’re arrested for an alleged crime, maybe you shouldn’t be the one handing out your own punishment. Nonetheless, that’s exactly what DeKalb County, Ga.,...

Barkley on Shaq: ‘Imma Throw One of These Chicken Wings at His Fat Ass’

While we all wait for the Cleveland Cavaliers to beat the Boston Celtics so the real matchup between the Cavs and the Golden State Warriors for NBA supremacy can begin, the real battle is between Hall of Famers Shaquille O’Neal and his NBA analyst...

Let's Talk About Lucio's New Overwatch Skin, Which Is Bad

Lucio’s new legendary skin for the Overwatch one year anniversary is causing me physical pain.Lucio, unfortunately, has a history of questionable skins. If you’re a Lucio player, you have the exciting potential of being a soccer player, a hockey player, a DJ in a...

Does Charlamagne tha God Hate Black Women?

Tomi Lahren is a certified troll. Our friend Damon Young of Very Smart Brothas calls stuck “Darth” in front of her name to truly capture the essence of her evil. She’s like Donald Trump in Becky’s clothing. So when radio personality, author and all-around...