Category Archives: Columns

  • BlackandBlueNews: What Happens When A White Woman ‘Interferes’ with Police?

    Oct 14, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment


    *No use of force. No Taser. No arrest. As a retired veteran sergeant of the Los Angeles Police Department, I have been a participant/observer in the “tale of two police departments.” That is, the way officers treat  affluent community members versus citizens who are less fortunate. And believe me, it’s no secret among the rank […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Fantasy Sports

    Oct 13, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment


    *Fantasy sports is both the greatest and the worst development in sports in the last 20 years. On the one hand fantasy sports allows folks who follow a sport closely to compare players and argue greatness on a different level than the casual fan. Statistics work well as tools in the fantasy sports universe which […]

  • Ringside Update / A Celebration of Life for Boxing Giant Dan Goossen

    Oct 11, 14 by qmubarak06 1 Comment


    *There was not an empty seat in the house the other night at St. Francis DeSales Cathedral as some of boxing’s best came out to pay tribute to promoter Dan Goossen. From the likes of Don King, Bob Arum, Oscar De La Hoya, Jeff Wald, Frank Stallone, Pete Rose, Mr. T, James ” Lights Out” […]

  • The Film Strip: Luke Evans Revives the Original in ‘Dracula Untold’

    Oct 10, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment


    *Finally! A vampire movie you can sink your teeth into. After pop culture has reinvented the original vampire with day walkers, baby making vampires and vampires who have no fear of the cross and garlic, the first vampire, Dracula, arrives in theaters this weekend. Luke Evans (“Fast & Furious 6,” “The Hobbit” series) is Dracula, […]

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: ‘Alexander and the Terrible’ Stars Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell

    Oct 9, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment


    Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day makes bad days fun, stars Jennifer Garner-Afflect and Steve Carell, arrives in theaters December 10, 2014 *”Alex is quit relatable,” said Ed Oxenbould who plays Alexander in Disney’s presentation of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day that stars SAG Award […]

  • Black&Blue News: Why White Cops ‘Fear’ Black Motorists

    Oct 9, 14 by Cheryl Dorsey, retired LAPD sergeant & author Leave a comment


    *There is a pandemic. The black motoring public needs to stop scaring white police officers. Incidents are being reported nationwide; white police officers say, “I was in fear for my safety”;  code talk for, “I need to justify the excessive/deadly force I just used.” As a retired Los Angeles Police Department sergeant, responsible for investigating allegations of police […]