As the controversy over the Michael Brown shooting continues to rage in Ferguson, Missouri, some people are already comparing the situation to when George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin, with witness Dorian Johnson describing a one-sided struggle. But others are casting the situation in a darker light by suggesting Brown was a thug. In a related
President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Martin Luther King, Jr. after signing the Voting Rights Act, August 6, 1965. This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Meteor Blades and Joan McCarter. To commemorate the 49th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and the one year mark following the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Show More Summary
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Tennessee Titans training camp: Defensive linemen Mike Martin (hamstring) and Antonio Johnson (knee) remained out. Fullback Collin Mooney was out sick. Linebackers Jonathan...Show More Summary
The Yankees made a pair of moves shortly before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline, adding Stephen Drew and Martin Prado. The Red Sox sent Drew to the Yankees in exchange for Kelly Johnson in a rare deal between the two AL East rivals.
Johnson Controls, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, and Great Lake Dredge and Dock win contracts.
AFRICAN DESCENDANTS UNITED FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE Alfred Wright Kendrick Johnson - Killer Unknown Jordan Davis - Killed By A White Man Trayvon Martin - Killed By A Hispanic White Man Oscar Grant - Killed By A Policeman Renisha McBride -Show More Summary
Here’s your daily dose of celebrity news and gossip, brought to you by Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross, who were spotted arriving at San Ysidro Ranch where Jessica Simpson is said to be marrying Eric Johnson! Coldplay’s Chris Martin has a very specific criteria for which animals he’ll eat. (D Listed) Couples feud alert! Why […]
If you're getting ready for your Fourth of July weekend and want to read something both oddly fascinating and hilarious, read this piece Tom Kludt wrote this afternoon about this guy Charles Johnson and his new book with St Martin's Press. Show More Summary
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Bulletproof blankets: On this date 50 years ago, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act: Johnson shakes hands with Martin Luther King Jr. after signing the Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964. We believe that all men are entitled to the blessings of liberty. Show More Summary
Fifty years ago today, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. On that great day in 1964, surrounded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other national leaders, President Johnson outlawed discrimination based on race. While...Show More Summary
Eep. Dustin Johnson should be giving Martin Kaymer a bit of a run at Pinehurst, but some heinous putting has prevented a major move all day. A U.S. Open is never easy, and the challenge this week is largely up around and on the "turtleback" Donald Ross designed greens at Pinehurst No. Show More Summary
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King, Jr. and others look on. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C. Photo by Cecil Stoughton Fifty years ago this July, President Lyndon B. Johnson enacted...Show More Summary
It's NFL Silly Season, all right. Read on for more on changes to the NFL Draft, weird Doug Martin trade rumors, Arian Foster serenading Andre Johnson with the sweet sounds of soul, and more! If you liked the endless buildup to a three-day NFL Draft, you're going to LOVE the league's plans for next season. Show More Summary
Illustration via Arch Daily By smushing the works of modern masters like Philip Johnson, Le Corbusier, and Mies Van der Rohe into uniform boxes, French-born, Colombian-based architect Yannick Martin re-examines the features and proportions that make the Glass Houses or...
Chris Johnson was one of the big signings for the New York Jets this offseason, but don't expect to see him at the team's OTAs, as the star running back continues to rehabilitate his knee. From Kimberly A. Martin of Newsday: Like many...Show More Summary
Norwich: Ruddy; Martin, R Bennett, Turner, Olsson; Tettey; Snodgrass, Howson, Johnson, Redmond; Elmander Arsenal: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Sagna, Koscielny, Gibbs, Arteta, Rosicky, Ramsey, Ozil, Podolski, Giroud.
Bet on Norwich v Arsenal: Exclusive Bonus: £100 Free Bet! Predicted line-ups: Norwich: Ruddy; Martin, R Bennett, Turner, Whittaker; Tettey; Snodgrass, Johnson, Howson, Olsson; Hooper. Anthony Pilkington, Joseph Yobo and David Fox are all ruled out for Sunday, while a dispute with Jonas Gutierrez has been dealt with internally after the Argentine spoke out against [...]
The San Francisco 49ers had a busy day on Friday. They used draft picks to fill needs, trading for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson and drafting ESPN’s top-rated center, Marcus Martin, out of UCLA. They used draft picks for...Show More Summary
Via, ahem, Skype, Johnson Publishing Company CEO Desiree Rogers spoke today with NewsOne Now's Roland Martin about JET magazine's transition to digital-only. The only print remnant moving forward will be a single, annual "Best Of" issue. The...Show More Summary
Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson reacted badly to criticism of the Reds' defence after the Premier League title challengers threw away a three-goal advantage to draw 3-3 with Crystal Palace. Alongside team-mates Martin Skrtel and Mamadou Sakho, Johnson received criticism for his poor positioning and laziness during Palace's fightback. Show More Summary