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Posts Tagged ‘military

Black Broadcasting Pioneer Bryant Gumbel Battles Lung Cancer…He’s Winning So Far

December 8, 2009

Today I woke up to the news that one of my African-American broadcasting heroes, Bryant Gumbel, is recovering from a bought with malignant lung cancer. Gumbel is 61 years young, and his presence in the broadcasting community has had a major impact for several years. [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=bryant+gumbel&iid=2901482″ src=”5/1/7/6/2008_UNICEF_Snowflake_5157.jpg?adImageId=8140267&imageId=2901482″ width=”234″ height=”338″ /] I call him […]

Islamophobic Swiss Vote To Ban Minarets On Mosque

November 30, 2009

Minarets (Turkish: minare,[1] from Arabic manāra (lighthouse) منارة, usually مئذنة) are distinctive architectural features of Islamic mosques. Minarets are generally tall spires with onion-shaped or conical crowns, usually either free-standing or taller than any associated support structure, states a source from Wikipedia …http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minaret The main function of the minaret is to provide a vantage point from which […]

Mass Murder at Army base Fort Hood in Texas,multiple victims shot dead…

November 5, 2009

[picapp src=”4/d/7/4/Two_Companies_From_93da.jpg?adImageId=7136251&imageId=3720863″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] I am sad to report that a mass murder has occurred today at Fort Hood, Texas.Twelve people were killed and 31 wounded when gunmen opened fire at the massive Fort Hood Army Base in Texas just after 2:30 p.m. Thursday. More casualties are expected to be reported in the coming hours. One of the gunmen […]