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I analyze the losses of three young people on TV One Channel tonight.

On Monday September 21, 10 p.m. EST, I appear on TV One’s new series “For My Man” as a true crime analyst. I had previously written about the mass effort to stop parole for female perpetrator Vanessa Coleman, one of the individuals responsible for a young Tennessee couple’s unbelievable and senseless deaths in 2007. 112 more words

Black Women

Vanessa Coleman Wants to Do Hair

She wants to be a cosmetologist and “do hair”. That’s Vanessa Coleman’s career goal. Channon Christian and Chris Newsome had career goals as well. They had career goals the night they were kidnapped at gunpoint by Coleman’s friends. 538 more words


Justice Served?

On January 6, 2007 a young couple in East Tennessee was kidnapped. Channon Christian was just 21 years old and her boyfriend Christopher Newsome was 23 years old. 1,128 more words


On the Channon Christian and Chris Newsom losses of life*, and Vanessa Coleman's impending parole

*Since the time of this writing, Tennessee courts have upheld the decision to keep all offenders involved in this tragedy behind bars, including the female accomplice who was up for parole this December. 2,040 more words

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The Search For White Trayvon

Last month when I took the bar exam, and for some time after when I was on vacation, I went dark from Facebook.  Seeing how I’m usually checking my Wall every hour or so, this was a bit unusual for me, but every now and then it feels good to go off the digital grid.  2,483 more words

Christopher Newsom and Channon Christian, Rape, Torture, Murder, Kidnapping, by Five Blacks

August 23, 2013 Knoxville Tennessee (Glenn Beck’s The Blaze) – Channon Gail Christian, 21, and Hugh Christopher Newsom, Jr., 23, were a couple from Knoxville, Tennessee. 466 more words