Zimmerman Jury Will Be Sequestered

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Once seated, the jury will be sequestered in the high-profile murder trial of George Zimmerman, the man accused in the 2012 shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

26 Lawmakers Live Off Food Stamps To Protest Republican Cuts

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To draw attention to  House Republicans cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 26 members of Congress will live off of a food stamp budget. Labeled the #SNAPChallenge, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and 25 participating members must try to live off of under $4.50 per day for food...

Texas Gov. Perry to Sign Unemployment Drug Testing Law

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Gov. Rick Perry is to sign a law mandating drug testing for some unemployment benefits recipients. The governor is holding a special signing ceremony Friday at the Capitol. Under current law, employers hold insurance policies to help laid-off workers survive on weekly payments of $62...

‘The New Black’ – Film Attempts To Highlight Struggles Between The Gay & Black Community

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When it comes to the black church and same-sex marriage, the two become polar opposites for the black community. The division between equality continues to be a focus for change and congruent with the gay rights vs. civil rights movement debate. The documentary “The New Black” attempts to...

50 Things That Are A Total Waste Of Energy To Feel Guilty About

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Winona was raised pseudo-Catholic and I was raised Jewish, which means we understand the feeling of guilt intimately. Mostly, we feel it all the time about pretty much everything. And we were wondering, what would be able to accomplish in life if we weren’t constantly paddling...