Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles (Photo by Monique Judge aka the journalista)
Me, as a dinner
A number one with two thighs
with extra syrup
Jocelyn Savage, alleged R Kelly sex cult captive (TMZ video screenshot)
The rumors of R. Kelly’s alleged sex cult that is brainwashing women and holding them captive have been swirling on the Internet since the news story broke early this morning, leaving many wondering how so many women could be duped and held against their will by such a disgusting person.
Leave it to TMZ to find the woman whose family gave a news conference Monday accusing Kelly of making 21-year-old Jocelyn Savage, as well as other women, his sex slaves.
Read “Alleged R. Kelly Captive Jocelyn Savage: ‘I’m No Hostage!’“
Aramis Ayala (YouTube screenshot)
I had a Twitter thread the other night about Aramis Ayala, the Florida state’s attorney who was stopped by two Orlando police officers who didn’t recognize her.
I took the thoughts from that thread and added context via this article on The Root:
The viral video of a black female state attorney in Florida getting pulled over by police officers who don’t recognize her and say they couldn’t get any information off of her plates has been making headlines and sparking discussion for days, but is it possible that there is more to the story than meets the eye?
Read “Fla. State Attorney Aramis Ayala: Is Viral Video Latest Evidence of Targeted Harassment Against Her? “
Rep. Stacey Plaskett (U.S. House Office of Photography/U.S. House Office of Photography)
Two former staff members of a congresswoman have been charged in the circulation of nude photos and video of the representative and her husband, federal prosecutors and the U.S. Capitol Police announced Thursday in Washington.
Read “2 Former Staff Members Charged In The Circulation of Nude Photos of U.S. House Member, Husband“
Sean Urbanski, Richard Collins III (Twitter)
Sean Christopher Urbanski, the white University of Maryland student who is accused of stabbing and killing black Bowie State student Richard Collins III on May 20, has been indicted for the crime and will be heading to trial, but he will not be facing hate crime charges.
Read “No Hate Crime Charges Against White Univ. of Maryland Student Accused of Killing Black Bowie State Student“
Shots fired! The National Association of Black Journalists on Thursday named Ebony magazine (along with Fox News) as its choice for its annual “Thumbs Down Award,” which puts on blast anyone that does something especially to black people or black journalists.
Read “#EbonyOwes: Ebony Magazine Gets the Thumbs Down From the National Association of Black Journalists“
California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (Rich Pedroncelli/AP Images)
In May, Calif., Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) introduced a bill that would define ‘stealthing’ as a form of sexual assault, and on Tuesday, the state Senate Public Safety Committee advanced the bill, while acknowledging it was unclear whether or how such a law would be enforced.
Read “‘Stealthing’ One Step Closer to Being a Form of Sexual Assault in Calif.“
Passengers check in at the Jet Blue terminal at JFK airport in New York on Monday, Feb. 19, 2007. PrimeFlight subcontracts employees to Jet Blue and other major airlines (AP Photo/Rick Maiman)
The airport worker strike that began with a mass walk off at three New York area airports Tuesday night has been suspended while contract talks continue.
Read “New York Airport Workers’ Strike Suspended as Contract Negotiations Continue“
President Donald Trump (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
For months the nation’s collective breath has been held waiting for something, anything, that the president has done to be held against him and used to get him out of office, and it appears that time has finally come, so we can all exhale: a California congressman has filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Read “#Impeachment: 2 Democratic Congressmen Take the First Step to Get Donald Trump Out of Office“