Michael Jackson, "The King of Pop" (SOURCE: http://www.8notes.com/pictures/jackson/)
(GLEN BURNIE - June 24, 2010) - WFBR 1590 AM news talk radio host Daren Muhammad has a busy schedule this weekend.
On Friday at 12 noon, he will honor the legacy of our beloved Michael Jackson, the King of Pop. Jackson, who touched the hearts, minds, and souls of people around the world, passed 1 year ago Friday. His special guest is the one and only Dr. Tyrone Powers, an "unbought and unbossed" voice of black America.
On Saturday, June 26 at 2 pm, Daren will host former Radio One (WOLB 1010 AM) news talk show host C. Miles on his radio show (WFRB 1590 AM in Baltimore).
And on Sunday at City View Restaurant at Security Blvd. and Whitehead Rd. in Woodlawn, Muhammad will host a Special Tribute event to the men who cut our hair. It will salute black barbers who have been in the undustry for 40 years or more. The cost is $30 and includes a meal. C. Miles is the featured guest.
Additionally, the living legeng, Baba Dick Gregory, will be a special guest on the show.
FMI, please call 410.878.5298 or visit www.badulforjustice.com.
To view Daren on BMORENEWS, click here.
Guest Editorial: The Grand Jury Decision by Diane Bell-McKoy, President, Associated Black Charities
I can't speak to the deliberations and I can't speak to the facts, those known and unknown. I can't speak at all at this moment because I am crying. I am crying and I can't stop crying.
The outcome of the grand jury represents so much more than the determination that the Officer should not be charged with the wrongful or willful death of Michael Brown. It represents the deaths of Tyrone West, Eric Garner and on and on. It represents a collective pain felt by many in the African American community.
It represents a sense of fear based on our reality (African Americans) when we are stopped by police for just being. It represents the pain we feel with each act of micro-aggression we experience at work, in school, and on the streets of America. It represents our frustration when no matter how often we try to describe our reality - what it feels like to be ignored, dismissed, and outright disregarded by people with skin color privilege as we describe our pain. Somehow they hear it as a personal indictment of them. It is not. Read in Full >>
THE NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION RESPONDS TO THE GRAND JURY’S DECISION NOT TO INDICT POLICE OFFICER DARREN WILSON IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF MICHAEL BROWN
The National Bar Association is questioning how the Grand Jury, considering the evidence before them, could reach the conclusion that Darren Wilson should not be indicted and tried for the shooting death of Michael Brown. National Bar Association President Pamela J. Meanes expresses her sincere disappointment with the outcome of the Grand Jury’s decision but has made it abundantly clear that the National Bar Association stands firm and will be calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to pursue federal charges against officer Darren Wilson. “We will not rest until Michael Brown and his family has justice” states Pamela Meanes, President of the National Bar Association. Read in Full >>