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Florida Barber Shop Encourages Reading during Hair Cuts

Florida Barber Shop Encourages Reading during Hair Cuts

Walking into a barbershop, you typically find the room filled with engaging conversation, some music, and maybe even a television set.  But not in one Riviera Beach barber shop, reported West Palm Beach TV. Royal Touch Barber Shop harbors a multitude of books and encourages young customers to read.  Boys may pick up a book […]

Federal Appeals Court:  U of Texas Can Continue Affirmative Action

April V. Taylor The Huffington Post is reporting that an Affirmative Action case involving the University of Texas has been ruled on by a federal appeals court panel.  The case was sent to the Supreme Court in June 2013, but the court did not rule on the case and instead sent it back to lower […]

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Florida barbershop owner focuses on books for customers

This isn’t your normal barbershop. You’ll find the typical tools of the trade here. But also books. “The barbershop is based on men coming together, grooming each other to become better men, and I think books and education is a fundamental part of that,” said Reggie Ross. For kids walking into Royal Touch Barbershop, it’s […]

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NBA legend Bill Russell ‘OK’ after collapsing during speech

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell was OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe on Thursday, the Boston Celtics said. Team spokesman Brian Olive said the 80-year-old Russell felt faint after the morning fall at the Hyatt Regency resort in Incline Village, Nevada, but was planning on returning home to Seattle that […]

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Parents of Detroit boy found in basement attend court hearing

The father and stepmother of a missing 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in the basement have asked for a judge and jury trial regarding their parental rights. Charlie Bothuell IV and Monique Dillard-Bothuell are accused of abusing the boy. The court hearing Thursday was related to their rights to two other children, ages 4 […]

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Los Angeles Clippers’ transgender sister killed in Baltimore City

Baltimore City homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found Wednesday morning in the northwest part of the city. Mia Henderson, who was born Kevin Long, was the brother of Reggie Bullock from the Los Angeles Clippers. Bullock also sent a tweet on Wednesday paying tribute to Henderson, with the hashtag “RIPKEVIN.” Baltimore police […]

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Dad’s bun-making skills make him a You Tube hit

He brushes his 7-year-old daughter’s hair upward, gets a good, tight grip and instructs his little girl to spin around, wrapping her hair into a quick, tidy bun, perfect for her gymnastics or dance classes. It’s something that Earl Hayes Raglin Jr. does all the time, so he was surprised at how much attention his […]

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Federal Appeals Court Orders Texas To Issue Confederate Flag License Plates

By Nigel Boys When the legislators in Texas decided to refuse to issue license plates that showed the Confederate battle flag, they did so because they believed it to be a symbol of hate and oppression.  However, it turns out that they were violating the First Amendment, according to the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. […]

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Dr. Sinclair Grey: I agree with Eric Holder that Racism Drives the Obama Bashing

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Let’s face it- not too many people heard of the Tea Party until an African-American became President of the United States of America. When President Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected President, there was talk that the United States had eased tensions on racism. However, that could […]

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Target fires worker for allegedly reporting a sheriff’s deputy was shoplifting

Dallas Northington, who worked at a Target store in Leesburg, Virginia, as a security employee, claims he was fired in May shortly after reporting a shoplifter who may have been a sheriff’s deputy to authorities. Northington, 29, told The Washington Post he reacted to this case like he had in several past cases by notifying the Leesburg police, filing […]

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