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  • @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: What Would Black Music Month be Without ‘Niggas?’

    Jun 9, 14 by Jasmyne A. Cannick 2 Comments

    *June is Black Music Month in America, and even though Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took the 2014 Grammy for Best Rap Performance for “Thrift Shop” and Australia’s Iggy Azalea is nominated this year for a BET Music Award in the category of Best Female Hip-Hop Artist—we can’t overlook the contributions of “niggas” to Black music. Nominated for a 2014 Grammy for Best Rap Performance for […]

  • @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: The Only Nigerians Americans Care About Are the Homophobic Ones

    May 4, 14 by Jasmyne Cannick 3 Comments

    Los Angeles to hold Bring Back Our Girls Rally on Monday, May 5, 6 p.m., at the intersection of Crenshaw and King Blvds. When Nigeria does or says anything considered remotely homophobic the world reacts. Americans, particularly white gay Americans, get beside themselves and do everything but fly to Nigeria to put a stop to it. So what’s America’s excuse for the […]