Former Miss Alabama on why she called the Dallas shooter a 'martyr' Kalyn Chapman James posted a Facebook video on Sunday where she told viewers that she didn't feel sad for the officers who lost their lives, and that she's more upset at seeing black men being gunned down by police.
"I'm dealing with a bit of guilt," she said, because "I value human life. and I want to feel sad for them, but I can't help but feeling like the shooter was a martyr. " Chris Rock on Ferguson, Cosby, and Obama. What’s killing comedy.What’s saving America.
Photographs by Martin Schoeller The last time Frank Rich had a conversation with Chris Rock was in early 1996, when they and the 1950s teen heartthrob Pat Boone were thrown together in a New York television studio as panelists on Bill Maher’s old show Politically Incorrect. This time they had two conversations in a New York hotel lounge as Rock prepared for the release of Top Five, a bittersweet film comedy in which he does triple duty as director, screenwriter, and star. We’ve just come through an election that was a triumph for Fox News and a fiasco for Obama. What do you make of it? Jon Stewart has said the reason Fox News works better than CNN is because the people at Fox News figured out how to make themselves into victims. How Unions May Target Hispanic Wage Gap to Revive Membership. Where Black Lives Matter Goes from Here. The Man Who Shot Michael Brown. Darren Wilson, the former police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an eighteen-year-old African-American, in Ferguson, Missouri, has been living for several months on a nondescript dead-end street on the outskirts of St.
Louis. Most of the nearby houses are clad in vinyl siding; there are no sidewalks, and few cars around. Wilson, who is twenty-nine, started receiving death threats not long after the incident, in which Brown was killed in the street shortly after robbing a convenience store. Although Wilson recently bought the house, his name is not on the deed, and only a few friends know where he lives. He and his wife, Barb, who is thirty-seven, and also a former Ferguson cop, rarely linger in the front yard. This March, I spent several days at his home.
Wilson has twice been exonerated of criminal wrongdoing. The Justice Department also released a broader assessment of the police and the courts in Ferguson, and it was scathing. The family eventually moved to St. Obama's 'N' word sparks debate - CNNPolitics.com. On the face of it, President Barack Obama's use of the 'N' word in an interview released Monday seems out of character for a man who has made strenuous efforts to avoid provocative statements on race and to ensure that the color of his own skin does not dominate his presidency.
The White House insists that Obama didn't set out to shock when he told comedian Marc Maron on his podcast that though race relations had improved over his lifetime, the United States was not "cured" of racism. The Senate Votes That Divided Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Hillary Rodham Clinton is a liberal Democrat on domestic matters, and Bernie Sanders is a socialist.
They voted the same way 93 percent of the time in the two years they shared in the Senate. In fact, from January 2007 to January 2009, Mrs. Clinton, representing New York, voted with Mr. Sanders about as often as she did with the like-minded Democrats Ron Wyden of Oregon and Barbara Mikulski of Maryland. In many of the cases in which she differed with Mr. The 31 times that Mrs. Photo Foreign Policy and Defense The two disagreed most often on military and foreign policy issues, including approval of the civilian nuclear deal between the United States and India in 2008 — Mrs. Continue reading the main story Date: Feb. 8, 2007 Issue: George W. Sanders: Supported confirmation Clinton: Opposed confirmation Date: March 15, 2007 Issue: Congress should not cut military funding if it would undermine troop safety or mission Sanders: No restrictions on cutting military funding Date: May 16, 2007.
Map of Most Common Race. It's been a challenge for me to fully understand what's been going on lately, so I find myself looking at a lot of data and maps.
It kind of feels like grasping at straws, but at least it's something. The map above shows the most prevalent race in each county, based on data from the 2013 American Community Survey 5-year estimates. Select and deselect to make various comparisons. Or, select just one race to see distribution. Low, medium, and high saturation indicates whether the prevalent race percentage is below or about the same, higher (greater than the national average plus-minus interval), or much higher than the national average (at least 50% higher), respectively. For reference, the national estimates from the 5-year 2013 estimates where 63.3% white, 16.6% percent Hispanic, 12.2% black, 4.8% Asian, 0.7% Native American or Alaskan, and 0.2% Pacific Islander.