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  • @Jasmyne Cannick: Putting White’s Support of Black Lives Matter to the Test

    Dec 11, 14 by Jasmyne A. Cannick 2 Comments


    *Just because you attend a rally or protest and lend your voice to chorus of those chanting that “Black Lives Matter” doesn’t mean that you really mean it or that you are using your white privilege for good. Similarly, just because you’re a registered Democrat and you gave money to the President’s campaign doesn’t mean […]

  • @Jasmyne Cannick: 20 Years After OJ, 2014 Audio Shows LAPD Not Changed Much

    Jun 14, 14 by EUROpinion Leave a comment


    *Why is this man still working for the L.A.P.D.? That’s the question I have for LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck and the Police Commission after listening to an audio recording (above) of Detective Frank Lyga at a recent in-service L.A.P.D. training where he proudly discussed the joy he took in killing off duty police officer Kevin Gaines in 1997. Lyga, then an undercover […]

  • @Jasmyne Cannick: Why Justin Bieber is the New Black

    Jun 7, 14 by EUROpinion 3 Comments


    Presently, the word nigga is used more liberally among younger members of all races and ethnicities in the United States. In addition to African Americans, other ethnic groups have adopted the term as part of their vernacular.  —–Wikipedia *Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber’s use of the N-word is not surprising to this African-American.  But before […]

  • @Jasmyne Cannick: What Real Black Philanthropy Looks Like

    May 15, 14 by EurOpinion Leave a comment


    *After the now infamous remarks about Blacks philanthropy towards Black causes compared to that of Jews  made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, crickets is the word I would use to sum up the response from Black America’s leadership. The comments were made during Sterling’s first interview since getting banned […]

  • @Jasmyne Cannick says: Black Press MIA on Sterling Exclusives

    May 12, 14 by EurOpinion Leave a comment


    I’m going to take a slightly different approach to Monday night’s CNN Anderson Cooper Donald Sterling exclusive interview and ask a question that’s been bothering me ever since Sterling and V. Stiviano’s conversation was released. What the hell is going on with the Black press in America? Where is NABJ, BJASC, and NNPA?  And for my less enlightened readers, Oprah, Robin, and Tavis Smiley, while I love them […]

  • Jasmyne Cannick: Now that the L.A. NAACP’s President (Leon Jenkins) is Gone …

    May 2, 14 by Jasmyne Cannick 3 Comments


    *It’s a done dada. As EUR previously reported, the president of the Los Angeles National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Leon Jenkins announced his resignation Thursday evening amid an every growing call for his removal after it was discovered that he was set to honor Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling with […]