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Genarlow Wilson Update

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A few weeks ago, I posted some info about Genarlow Wilson, the 17-year-old young man who was convicted of child molestation for having consensual oral sex with a 15 year old girl. A few moments ago, I received the following communication from his lawyer: On March 30, 2006 the Georgia[...]

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No Fun League?

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NFL owners voted Wednesday to limit touchdown celebrations next season, deciding that they were excessive and detracted from the team concept. Stunts like Terrell Owens pulling a pen out of his sock to sign autographs and Chad Johnson proposing to a cheerleader seemed to push the owners over the top,[...]

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She don’t need no stinkin’ badges

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According to Fox News, there was a mini-controversy between Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney and the Capitol Police. Apparently, McKinney was walking into the building and went around the metal detector, which is customary for lawmakers. The police officer apparently did not recognize McKinney and asked her to stop and walk through[...]

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Down Low Revisited

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It’s that time again! In what has become a spring tradition, BET is returning our collective attention to the “down low” phenomenon with yet another show dedicated to this “crisis.” In spite of the work of brilliant scholars and activists such as Keith Boykin, who wrote the incredibly important “Beyond[...]

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