The Miami Dolphins have managed to put themselves into the national consciousness again, without even so much as making the playoffs. The abuse suffered by offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, at the hands of his teammate Richie Incognito has managed to jump from the sports pages to regular talk on morning shows and suddenly you’ve got people who haven’t watched a snap in years and didn’t realize that there was any professional sports team in Miami that didn’t have LeBron James on it talking about bullying, hazing, racism and NFL locker room culture. 790 more words
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Obamacare versus Uptoncare: Remembering the 2009 GOP’s Rollout Crisis on Digital Television, and the Dem Reaction
What a mess. In an implementation that was flawed from the start, not enough Americans knew about the impending changes, and even fewer were prepared for the transition. 1,181 more words
Every time an R&B diva has to stop her concert tour for exhaustion, every time Lil Wayne suffered seizures from drinking sizzurp, all most fans thought about was missing out on the show or waiting for a tweet to see what happened. 1,015 more words
In the September 2013 issue of The Source Magazine, Politics Editor Jason Johnson discusses the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
When I was a kid growing up in the 80s and 90s, you could call someone a “retard” and no one would bat an eye. In fact, there were a whole slew of other awful behaviors that our now more enlightened and tolerant society would find to be horrible, offensive and objectionable. 610 more words