Nelson Mandela Dead At 95: The Savior Of Freedom

Nelson Mandela, perhaps the greatest living human being of our generation, passed away at 95 years of age. I will remember exactly where I was when it happened: on United…

Mandela Film Breaks Box Office Records in SAfrica – ABC News

Mandela Film Breaks Box Office Records in SAfricaABC NewsA movie depicting the life of Nelson Mandela has become South Africa’s highest grossing picture after its opening last week, its producers…

Mandela movie smashes S.Africa box office record – DAWN.com

DAWN.comJOHANNESBURG: A film based on the life of Nelson Mandela, “Long Walk to Freedom”, has became South Africa’s all-time highest grossing picture after its opening last week, production company Videovision…

Oakland News: Raiders, A’s Coliseum Leases Extended; Mayor Quan’s Dirty Tricks On Libby Schaaf

This Oakland News is chocked full of a lot of stuff, so let’s get to it. Oakland A’s and Oakland Raiders Extend Coliseum Leases The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority has…

Shakewell: Oakland To Get Second “Top Chef” Restaurant

Shakewell, when it opens at the current Mezze space at 3407 Lakeshore Ave, will be the second “Top Chef” restaurant in Oakland, and a sign that our city’s presence as…

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Join United States of America’s Global Priorities

The White House just issues a joint statement from the Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, joining the United…

Miss Utah Marissa Powell: Worst Pageant Answer Since Miss South Carolina 2007

UPDATE: Marissa Powell headed to New York City. UPDATE: Marissa Powell shines on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Marissa Powell, Miss Utah of 2013, caught the viral flame at Sunday’s Miss USA…

Chris Stevens, Late Ambassador To Libya, Rejected Benghazi Security

Benghazi Security improvements didn’t come because Chris Stevens, U.S. Ambassador To Libya, rejected them. That’s the latest Benghazi controversy-related news coming from U.S. Government Officials as told to McClachy News…

Social Media Policies Needed For South Africa Businesses

Social Media use is reportedly thriving in South Africa, but it’s doing so without companies over there fashioning a set of corporate policies to guide them. That’s the basic point…

Anquan Boldin: Baltimore Ravens Trade Receiver

Football is a game, but it is also a business and hard decisions have to be made. Working to get under the 2013 salary cap, the Baltimore Ravens faced a…

Nelson Mandela Has Lung Infection

Nelson Mandela, who’s tireless efforts transformed South Africa and set the path for a modern age of race relations, then became South Africa’s first black President in that country’s first…

U2’s Walk On: Barack Obama Campaign Favorite

One reason campaign rallies for President Obama are so much fun, is the music. And one song that this blogger can’t forget since the successful Barack Obama in San Francisco…

John Derbyshire Fired For Racist Column Telling Whites And Asians To Avoid Blacks

Well, just a few hours after this blogger declared him the “face of modern racism,” John Derbyshire, earlier today the Contributing Editor For The National Review, has been fired. I…

Is Water Shortage Real?

This is a paper I wrote for my Contemporary Global Issues Class regarding Water Shortage. I am not including the bibliography, as this is a blog post, but if you…

Rick Perry Voted Against Apartheid-era South Africa Sanctions

Just overcoming the bad press surrounding the news that Texas Governor and GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Perry owns a family hunting camp once called “Niggerhead,” now there’s more racially-charged news…

Green Lantern’s Surprise Ending: Sinestro Finds New Power

The Green Lantern movie is litterally just out of the can, and already we have a YouTube-based spoiler leak of massive proportions. In the Green Lantern movie Thaal Sinestro starts…