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FACT CHECK: An unarmed black person is shot 'every 28 hours,' says Marc Lamont Hill

An unarmed black person is shot ‘every 28 hours,’ says Marc Lamont Hill…

When asked how often an unarmed black is shot by a cop, Hill answered “every 28 hours.” He then referenced a report issued by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and said “that every 28 hours an unarmed black person is killed.” 90 more words

#BBFactCheck Joins #TBT (Throwback Thursday)

Today we are putting our own spin on the popular hashtag #TBT (Throwback Thursday) to revisit an old news story that could use a little updating. 812 more words


Is the Mesa tail wagging the #GilbertSchools dog in 2013 Override Election results?

In this post, we continue our look at the previous override election and hopefully see some trends and probable potentials for the upcoming election. At worst, it is a good exercise in election analysis. 756 more words

Gilbert Public Schools

When a Full Day’s Battery Life Still Isn’t Enough

Having a mobile device with battery life that gets you through an entire work day is an absolute must, as “wall huggers” know all too well. 361 more words

BlackBerry Fact Check

Fact check: cave-washed cheese

Consider this blurry photograph of a description of cheese, alongside the cheese in question.

One phrase in particular might catch your eye, as it did mine this past Sunday: “Washed in our caves” 357 more words

Life In The City


Continuing on his contemptuous rant against the Supreme Court, President Aquino stumbled on the facts. He accused the Court of committing the same “cross-border fund transfers” that it frowned upon in its ruling on DAP. 898 more words


Selfish journalism

There are quite honestly a million reasons why I am awake at this godforsaken hour.  Why for some reason at one o’clock in the morning I felt the sudden urge to rise from my slumber like a dragon from it’s cave to sip ice tea and crush ice cubes  between my merciless jaws.   727 more words