Ed Jones

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America’s nefarious truth: Sandra Bland’s arrest shows a criminal justice system working as planned

<b>Trooper Brian Encinia arrests Sandra Bland in Waller County, Texas, July 10, 2015. (AP/Andy Alfaro)</b><p>As we see nearly every day, our criminal justice system is part of the noxious heritage of white supremacy<p>Elias Isquith<p>July 22, 2015 2:44pm (UTC)<p>Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old African-American civil …

Justice

These Are the Top 20 Cities Americans Are Ditching

New York City, Los Angeles, Honolulu: They're all places you would think would be popular destinations for Americans. So it might come as a surprise …

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Rapper Capo Killed in Gang-Related Shooting, Say Police

The rapper Capo, whose real name is Marvin Carr, was killed in a possible drive-by shooting in Chicago’s South Shore on Saturday, his manager …

Crime

Puff Daddy Offers 50 Cent A Lifetime Of Ciroc For His Birthday

The jabs between 50 Cent and Puff Daddy have continued this week, with Puff offering the Queens, New York rapper a lifetime of “superior ultra …

The Women Who Secretly Keep ISIS Running

A captured ISIS ‘bride’ reveals the inner workings of a women’s network responsible for recruiting, spying, and enforcing sexual slavery in the …

Al-Qaeda

USA Routs Japan to Win World Cup

FIFA

Hacking Team hacked: firm sold spying tools to repressive regimes, documents claim

Cybersecurity firm has 400GB of what purport to be its own documents published via its Twitter feed after hack<p>The cybersecurity firm Hacking Team appears to have itself been the victim of a hack, with documents that purport to show it sold software to repressive regimes being posted to the …

Surveillance

Snoop Dogg Goes Retro on New Album ‘Bush’

Maintaining relevance in hip-hop is a challenge that all veteran MCs deal with at the latter part of their careers, but in the case of Snoop Dogg, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Polite thief leaves apology to pensioner for stealing bird bath

A pensioner who had a bird bath stolen from her back garden has hit back at a grovelling apology left for her by the thief.<p>The 82-year-old was given …

The Week in Review: Giants Win the Series

A 25-year-old North Carolina native who married his high school sweetheart at 20 broke the record for most postseason innings pitched, was awarded the series MVP and won it all for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.<p>Madison Bumgarner held the Kansas City Royals to two runs in Game 7, …

Baseball

It’s Go (And Game) Time! Flip the News, Ads and Party Tips for Super Bowl XLIX

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will meet Sunday to compete for football’s biggest prize in Super Bowl XLIX. This year’s game features the Seahawks, who won their first Super Bowl last year, and the three-time championship Patriots.<p>Analysts and experts are predicting a close game …

NFL

5 Magazines for Black History Month

As February comes to a close, so does Black History Month. Even though 28 (sometimes 29) days is too short, BHM serves as a way to remind us of the many achievements of African-Americans, and underscore how much work remains in the name of equality. Like Grantland’s Rembert Browne noted, it’s a …

Black History

The Week in Review: March Madness Gets Underway

Sixty-eight schools. An estimated 70 million tournament brackets completed. More than $1.15 billion in advertising. It must be March Madness, the period after football season and before baseball season, when NCAA Division I Basketball teams compete for the championship.<p>For more than two weeks the …

Basketball

Mayweather Defeats Pacquiao: Pictures

Jay Z