Johnnie Cochran

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Name: Johnnie Cochran
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Racism is not a Card Game

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.NNPA ColumnistWhenever someone accuses an African American of playing the “race card,” I cringe. Racism in America is not a card game. There is no such thing as “playing the race card” when it comes to making an accurate or rational ... [Published Black Press USA - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Palin Rumble Update: Palins Didn’t Start The Fight, They Just Finished It

More details continue to emerge regarding the Great Big Palin Brawl of ’14. We aren’t going to go into all the various he-said/she-said/she-screeched-like-a-demented-hellbeast scenarios, but the basics are that a whole bunch of Palins got into ... [Published Wonkette - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Jay Z's right: Turning 30 is the new 20

The day that I once dreaded has finally arrived. The day where I throw my youth in the ocean and watch it sail off into the sunset. The day where I officially call myself an adult. The day where my parents’ last child says deuces to her 20s. The day I’m ... [Published Red Eye Chicago - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Inside Oscar’s soap opera trial

Video Image Sunday Night: Oscar Pistorius re-enacts shooting 0:59 Play video Sunday Night shows Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the night he killed Reeva. Courtesy: Channel 7/Sunday Nightnews.com.au 06 Jul 2014 Entertainment Entertainment/TV The Oscar Pistorius ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Temple University unveils a lawyer hall of fame

LAWYERS MIGHT HAVE one of the most joked-about jobs on Earth, but here in Philadelphia, they now are among the most celebrated: Temple University yesterday officially opened a national Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame.The hall was founded in 2009 by the Trial ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Obama and Sharpton: National In-action Network

:14 PM PDT Al Sharpton is always there for the rallies and marches but rarely for the solutions.Why are some Americans shocked when President Obama’s point man on race in Ferguson, MO is Sharpton as written on Politico Revved Up: How Al Sharpton became ... [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

LAPD has made great strides, thanks to consent decree, reform-minded chiefs: Tim Rutten

The late Johnnie Cochran, who understood police abuse as few others ever have, occasionally would ask audiences to whom he spoke this question:“Who is the most powerful person in the entire criminal justice system?”A variety of answers would come back, ... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

When Will Police Stop Murdering Unarmed Black Men?

Michael Brown (Image: Facebook)Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Sean Bell. Oscar Grant. Jonathan Ferrell. Kendrec McDade. Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. Patrick Dorismond. Amadou Diallo. Ousmane Zongo. Timothy Stansbury Jr. Orlando Barlow. Aaron Campbell. Victor ... [Published Black Enterprise - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

What Ever Happened to 'Officer Friendly' Ferguson?

I approach this topic as a woman of color. I grew up in racially segregated Chicago. Although it was not the South, there were still neighborhoods where blacks were not welcomed. My first encounter with racism was as an 8-year-old on a family vacation ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ferguson-like shooting 15 years ago in Baltimore

A shot rang out on Barclay Street in East Baltimore in October of 1999.An officer said he shot Larry Hubbard, an unarmed man suspected of stealing a car, after he tried to wrestle a gun away from his partner.Witnesses said police beat Hubbard, kicked ... [Published ABC2 News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Williams sisters’ dad tells powerful story

By Norman (Otis) RichmondAfter reading Richard Williams’ new memoir Black and White: The Way I See It , I thought about Black Uhuru’s song, Sponji Reggae . Williams is the “genuine character” that lead singer Michael Rose sang about.If there is one word ... [Published Caribbean Camera - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Michael Jackson 'lived in filth and urinated on the floor' his Neverland maids claim

Michael Jackson’s picturesque Neverland Ranch was a world away from the fairy-tale ideal his fans believed it to be. At least according to five of the King of Pop’s former maids, who described the singer as "the dirtiest, most unsanitary person in Hollywood" ... [Published The Independent - Aug 11 2014]

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Racism is not a Card Game [Published Black Press USA - 8 hours ago]
Palin Rumble Update: Palins Didn’t Start The Fi... [Published Wonkette - 22 hours ago]
Jay Z's right: Turning 30 is the new 20 [Published Red Eye Chicago - Sep 12 2014]
Inside Oscar’s soap opera trial [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 12 2014]
Temple University unveils a lawyer hall of fame [Published Philly.com - Sep 10 2014]
Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame now in order on Templ... [Published News Works - Sep 10 2014]
Brain Tumor Conference for Patients, Families F... [Published Newswise - Aug 26 2014]
Obama and Sharpton: National In-action Network [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 25 2014]
Obama and Sharpton: National In-action Network [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 25 2014]
Al Sharpton Staten Island march: Divide, divide... [Published The Political Commentator - Aug 23 2014]
LAPD has made great strides, thanks to consent ... [Published Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Aug 22 2014]
When Will Police Stop Murdering Unarmed Black Men? [Published Black Enterprise - Aug 20 2014]
What Ever Happened to 'Officer Friendly' Ferguson? [Published Huffington Post - Aug 20 2014]
Ferguson-like shooting 15 years ago in Baltimore [Published ABC2 News - Aug 19 2014]
Lynne Knight’s ex-boyfriend found guilty of mur... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
$9 million claim against O.J. Simpson up for au... [Published CNN Money - Aug 13 2014]
Williams sisters’ dad tells powerful story [Published Caribbean Camera - Aug 13 2014]
Michael Jackson 'lived in filth and urinated on... [Published The Independent - Aug 11 2014]
Michael Jackson Would Relieve Himself Anywhere ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 11 2014]
A Generational Slap In The Face [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 04 2014]
Benghazi lawfare delays [Published BLACKFIVE - Jun 20 2014]
O.J Simpson didn’t kill, it was O.J.’s son: Hal... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 12 2014]
Where Are They Now? The OJ Trial’s Key Figures,... [Published TIME.com - Jun 12 2014]
Hezekiah Sistrunk Receives Clarence Darrow Award [Published PR Newswire - Apr 24 2014]
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Palin Rumble Update: Palins Didn’t Start The Fi... [Published Wonkette - 22 hours ago]
More details continue to emerge regarding the Great Big Palin Brawl of ’14. We aren’t going to go into all the various he-said/she-said/she-screeched-like-a-demented-hellbeast scenarios, but the basics are that a whole bunch of Palins got into ...
Obama and Sharpton: National In-action Network [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 25 2014]
Al Sharpton is always there for the rallies and marches but rarely for the solutions.  Why are some Americans shocked when President Obama’s point man on race in Ferguson, MO is Sharpton as written on Politico Revved Up: How Al Sharpton became ...
Al Sharpton Staten Island march: Divide, divide... [Published The Political Commentator - Aug 23 2014]
Doing what he has always done best! Al Sharpton makes his living stirring tension between the races with battle cries like 'No justice no peace'! He will do so again today on Staten Island in New York City when he runs a march, hopefully peaceful, ...
Lynne Knight’s ex-boyfriend found guilty of mur... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
The ex-boyfriend of a Canadian nurse murdered 35 years ago in California has been found guilty of the crime after a cold-case investigation prompted by the dead woman’s sister and a six-week trial that featured one of O.J. Simpson’s former lawyers defending ...
A Generational Slap In The Face [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 04 2014]
Bettter Than The Twinkie DefenseThe Cobb County Crucible on HLNThe View From The Virgin Islands By John McCarthy TMV Columnist If the O.J. Simpson trial was the crime of the last century, then the “hot car death” of Cooper Harris is the “alleged” ...
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