Riding Is Like Freedom: Harley-Davidson & F. Gary Gray Team Up to Highlight Black Bikers

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Back in March Harley-Davidson invited me to participate in an once-in-a-lifetime trip: a 500-mile motorcycle ride from Atlanta to Daytona Beach for Bike Week. Although I’m a complete novice, I’d learned how to ride a motorcycle last summer and was eager to hop back on...

Desperate Times Calls For Desperate Measures: Man ‘Robs’ Bank To Get Food, Shelter In Jail

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By all accounts, you could say Rickie Lawrence Gardner, 49, of Moulton, Alabama was desperate. Gardner was about to lose his job because a leg injury was preventing him from working and he was facing possible homelessness.  So in order to avoid homelessness and missed not being...

Gawker Publishes Image of Trayvon Martin’s Slain Body – Did They Cross the Line?

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As George Zimmerman’s trial for the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin comes to a close, media outlets are scrambling to cover the case from all angles. And as lawyers complete their closing remarks and the jury begins deliberations, the web is heaving with emotions on...

Indiana Makes Same-Sex Marriage a Felony Punishable by Prison

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On the heels of DOMA being repealed,  and in an effort to ban same sex marriages, Indiana lawmakers have revamped a 1997 law that makes furnishing false information on a marriage license a class D felony. On July 1, 2014, a same-sex couple applying for a...

How To Protect Yourself From Facebook’s Graph Search

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Facebook has finally rolled out it’s much talked about Graph Search feature in the U.S.  It’s basically a Facebook search on steroids. Graph Search allows users to search Facebook to get results based on words or phrases, similar to how Google or Bing operates.  If your...