Nov 25, 2015
The common defense to criticisms of racial disparities in police use of force takes the form of a question: "But what about black-on-black crime?" The conservative argument is that black people are disproportionately killed by gun violence in their own communities, so perhaps they should worry about that before they worry about what police are doing. On Tuesday night, Fox News's Mike Tobin put the black-on-black crime question to a protester in Chicago, Brendan Glover, after the release of a video showing the police shooting of Laquan McDonald. Mike Tobin: Essentially the question he's getting to is why is there not outrage when there's black on black violence.
There are, like, 99 problems with Ray Lewis working as an analyst for ESPN and this particular ethics violation totally is one. On Sunday night, one day before commentating on Monday night’s Buffalo-New England game, Ray Lewis gave a pep talk to the Bills, coached by Rex Ryan, Lewis’s former defensive coordinator in Baltimore. The next night, he “analyzed” the game on Monday Night Countdown and said Ryan was a better coach than Bill Belichick (which is sort of like saying AskJeeves is a better search engine than Google — and yes, AskJeeves still exists, I highly recommend going). The pregame speech probably sounded a little something like this and hit all the key points of Ray Lewis speeches:
Adele sat down with Matt Lauer on Today Wednesday to chat before performing. Lauer made sure to ask her the same dumb question so many successful women are - will you be able to handle having a job AND being a mom?
Looking for a juicy Thanksgiving dinner conversation-starter? Tell everyone their favorite show is about to get cancelled. Or, rather, might be cancelled. Now that the fall TV season has come to a close, it’s time to take stock of the casualties and determine which broadcast shows are entering 2016 with targets on their backs. And in the spirit […]
An hour after her husband died due to a cardiac arrest, a 36-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping from the eighth floor of her Noida flat Tuesday. According to Noida police and residents of Prateek Laurel in Sector 119 — where the couple lived — Anurag Aggarwal (39) was rushed to Fortis Hospital following complaints of chest pain Tuesday afternoon. “He died in the hospital after a cardiac arrest at 2 pm. His wife, Monica Aggarwal (36) jumped from the balcony at around 3 pm. She was rushed to a hospital where she was declared brought dead.
Just over 24 hours after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane after claiming the jet had violated Turkish airspace, Moscow is already exacting its revenge — albeit subtly. "We're not going to wage a war against Turkey. ... But we will seriously reconsider our agreements with the Turkish government," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in a press call on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press. "Our attitude to the Turkish people hasn't changed," Lavrov continued. "We only have questions about the Turkish leadership." Turkey defended its decision to down the plane on Tuesday, contending that the plane was in Turkish airspace and had been warned repeatedly before it was shot down by
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