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Writing Well Means Better Jobs, Promotions; Here’s How To Improve

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By Robert Stitt Maya Angelou once said, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Toni Morrison noted, “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” Whether you write for a living, or simply use writing in your workplace, being able to write is critical to your success. A study published in 2004 by…

Husband and Wife Die in Each Other’s Arms After 75 Years of Marriage

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Reported by Michal Ortner A California husband and wife of 75 years were granted their last earthly wish by passing away as they held one another in an embrace. Alexander and Jeanette Toczko were childhood sweethearts from the age of 8 and married in 1940 at the age of 21. A photo of the couple’s dying embrace has gone viral and has reminded viewers of the Nicholas Sparks novel, “The…

Bill Maher on Donald Trump: “He’s the White Kanye”

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By Victor O. HBO host Bill Maher had some harsh words for Donald Trump on last Friday’s edition of “Real Time,” describing the presidential hopeful as the White version of rapper Kanye West. Maher made the comparison when discussing with his panel — Judd Apatow, Mary Katharine Ham, Kristen Soltis Anderson and Michael Eric Dyson — Trump’s ambition for the presidency and the recent controversial statements he made. “Here’s the thing…

Why Fox News Got Rid Of Sarah Palin

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By Andre Jones Sarah Palin, vice-presidential hopeful on the 2008 McCain ticket and former Alaskan governor, will not be returning to Fox News as a contributor, various sources confirmed yesterday. Fox News’ decision not to renew Palin’s contract comes as no surprise to most. Despite having a contributor contract in place, Palin has rarely been seen over the past year, only appearing six times, most recently on June 8 on…

NBC Dumps Donald Trump, Miss USA Two Weeks Before Pageant Airs

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By Andre Jones In the latest development regarding the fallout behind Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants a couple of weeks ago, NBC, under heavy pressure from the Latino community, has decided to sever ties with Trump. NBC issued a statement: “Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with Mr. Trump. To that end, the annual Miss USA and Miss…

Woman Digs Up Large Diamond in an Arkansas State Park

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Reported by Liku Zelleke A woman has dug up one of the largest diamonds ever found in the Arkansas Crater of Diamonds State Park. The stone, which is about half the size of a quarter, is an 8.5 carat gem and is the fifth largest diamond found by a visitor to the park since it was established in 1972. Bobbie Oskarson of Longmont, Colorado, found the diamond on June 24…

NY Inn Declared National Treasure For Gay Rights History

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By Nigel Boys Almost 45 years after the police raided a bar in Greenwich Village, New York because it was known to serve gay customers at a time that was frowned upon, the Stonewall Inn has just become recognized as a historic landmark. In a unanimous decision on Tuesday, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has been hailed by the LGBT community for recognizing what has become known…

Kansas Ku Klux Klan Goes On Recruiting Campaign

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By Nigel Boys Kansas residents of several neighborhoods in Topeka were shocked when they woke up on June 15 to find fliers from an organization associated with the Ku Klux Klan, according to the president of the local chapter of the NAACP. The Rev. Ben Scott told the Topeka Capital Journal that the NAACP is concerned about the Klan’s activity in the area after the incidents reported last week. He…

Mother Outraged After Court Rules Son’s Wife Can Remove His Life-Support

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By Nigel Boys A European court has issued a ruling that 39-year-old Vincent Lambert can be taken off life support without his consent and against the will of his parents. The decision only needed the agreement of his wife, which overturned a decision by a French court in 2014. Lambert has been “in a state of minimal consciousness” and on a life support system for the past seven years since…

Jim Bob Dugger: Many Families Also Have Molestation in Their Homes

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By Michal Ortner Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar recently appeared on the Fox News program, “The Kelly File,” to discuss their son’s act of molestation as a teenager. In the early 2000s, Josh Duggar was discovered coming out of the bedroom of his sisters and subsequently admitted to molesting some of them in different instances. The Duggar family, from the hit show, “19 Kids and Counting,” has since resolved the…

President Mugabe’s Son Only Gets $800 Fine For Killing a Man

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By Nigel Boys Russell Goreraza, the stepson of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and the eldest son of First Lady Grace Mugabe, has been fined $800 after being convicted of the manslaughter of a pedestrian in February. Apparently, all he had to do was apologize. Goreraza, a holder of a class four driver’s license, knocked down an unidentified pedestrian along Samora Machel Avenue in Harare on Feb. 23, according to prosecutor…

Gay Teen Denied Valedictorian Speech Gives it on Television Show

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By Robert Stitt Evan Young was the valedictorian at Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School in Longmont, Colorado. He was supposed to give the school’s commencement speech on May 16. When the school administration found out that he was going to use his speech to come out as gay, they told him to rewrite it. Young said that he took out other parts of the speech the school disapproved of,…

Pittsburgh Driver Notices Bus Slogans Are Racial Slurs Written Backwards

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By Victor O. Some buses belonging to the Port Authority of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania are set to lose a slogan that has appeared on them for several years, following a complaint that the slogan is a racial slur when read backwards. Nine Port Authority buses had carried the saying, “Ziggin Zaggin” since 2003, but no one saw any issue with it until some days back when a driver, Tracey…

Gay Man Forced to Have Sex With His Mother to “cure” Homosexuality

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III At one time in history, a person who confessed being gay or lesbian would have been banished from their family and community. With so much stigma placed on members of the LGBT community, people have had to live a life of shame and fear. Even today, with many people accepting LGBT members, there are still people who continuously bash them and treat them as second-class…

Couple Looking to Adopt End Up in Child Trafficking Mess

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Reported by Michal Ortner Matt and Emily Knudsen began the journey of adoption believing that they were meant to be the refuge and home for a small child. The couple joined up with nearly 200 different adoption agencies, hoping that they would be connected to a child from a developing country. “Our biggest desire was to meet a need, to adopt a child who truly had no other options,” Emily,…