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Last weekend, following the 25th Annual Stellar Awards ceremony held in Nashville, Tennesee, Kirk Franklin banded together a group of gospel music artists billed as Artists United for Haiti to record “Are You Listening: A Love Song For Haiti.” The single was immediately made available for sale on the internet. None of the artists charged […]

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.83 trillion budget on Monday that would pour more money into the fight against high unemployment, boost taxes on the wealthy and freeze spending for a wide swath of government programs.

Via Cnn.com (CNN) — Human remains found buried under recently added concrete at a home in Plant City, Florida, are likely those of missing lottery millionaire Abraham Shakespeare, police said Thursday. Deputies made the discovery after a tip came in, suggesting investigators would find a body near a home in Plant City, according to CNN […]

Five little words — “I forgot he was black” — have exposed a contradiction in the idea of a post-racial nation.

From Talking Points Memo A Tea Party group whose founder already has been in hot water for holding a sign that referred to taxpayers as “niggars” has doubled down on racist appeals. TeaParty.org, a Houston-based group founded by Dale Robertson, yesterday sent an email fund-raising solicitation, obtained by TPMmuckraker, headlined “Obama Pimping Obama-Care, One Last […]

From the NY Post: Six Rutgers sorority girls — including one from The Bronx — have been charged with putting pledges through a horrific eight-day nightmare of beatings and starvation, authorities said yesterday.

It was hours after the authorities had called off the search for survivors in Haiti, but a British woman helped rescue a man 11 days after the devastating earthquake.

Via Newsone.com Chris Matthews made the “mistake” of saying that he forgot the President was Black after last night’s State of the Union address. This is coming from an Obama-lover, a fanboy, if you will. I somehow highly doubt that Matthews meant that statement in the way that most critics seem to have taken it […]

Here is Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream Speech IN 1963, (video, transcript)

From the Huffington Post: Chris Matthews is definitely going to take some heat for exclaiming that he “forgot [Obama] was black tonight for an hour… I said wait a minute, he’s an African American guy in front of a bunch of other white people.” Matthews was analyzing President Obama’s first State of the Union speech […]