Taliban says aspiring doctor will be shot again

A Taliban spokesperson said if a 14-year-old Pakistani girl, who was shot in the head last week,  survived, militants would try to kill her again. Malala Yousafzai was shot after saying she wanted to
Categories: Politics, Women's Rights

Bully or motivator?

An overweight news anchor accused a viewer of being a bully after he sent her the following email: Subject: Community Responsibility “It’s unusual that I see your morning show, but I did so for a very
Categories: Health issues, Weight

Romney attracts black women

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is not just attracting old, rich, white men to his campaign. He’s also attracting black women. “I support the fact the Governor Romney comes from a business
Categories: Politics

Murphy, McMahon to attend state NAACP event

The Connecticut NAACP 2012 State Convention will take place Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Coco Key Resort and Convention Center, 3580 East Main St., Waterbury. UCONN Athletic Director

Caribbean fest comes to Bridgeport

PRESS RELEASE The West Indian American Association of Greater Bridgeport will hold its Annual Caribbean Jerk Fest on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at McLevy Green-downtown Bridgeport, CT. Jerk chicken and
Categories: Food, Things to Do

White NAACP pioneer dies

The first white president of an NAACP chapter at a historically black college was found dead in his apartment Monday night. Officials said Michael Teasley, 40, who headed the Jackson State University

Black woman allegedly denied housing in Winchester

A Hartford resident and the Connecticut Fair Housing Center say the Winchester Housing Authority denied housing to a woman because she is black. Crystal Carter and the state’s housing center are suing

Jamaica celebrates 50 years of independence

Jamaica is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its independence from the United Kingdom today. If you’re Jamaican,what does this day mean to you? Follow me on Twitter and Facebook. Related Links
Categories: General