Author Archives: The Soul Brother

About The Soul Brother

An observer to the world. I have a unique view of the world and want to share it. It's all in love from the people of the "blues". Love, Knowledge, and Sharing amongst all is the first steps towards solving all the problems amongst humanity.

Streaming Overtakes Live TV Among Consumer Viewing Preferences

By Todd Spangler U.S. consumers are more inclined to stream entertainment from an Internet service than tune in to live TV, according to the results of a new survey from consulting firm Deloitte. Video-streaming services such as Netflix, which are … Continue reading

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PBS Investigates Possible Censorship Of Ben Affleck’s Slavery In ‘Finding Your Roots’

By Frazier Moore PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of “Finding Your Roots” may have violated the network’s editorial standards after a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor. … Continue reading

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‘This is a new low even for Walmart,’ say fired workers

By Chris Isidore and Katie Lobosco Walmart (WMT) unexpectedly closed five stores last week for what it said were severe plumbing problems. That put 2,200 people out of work. But the United Food and Commercial Workers union filed an injunction with the … Continue reading

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State Legislatures Reveal a Lot About Racism in America

By Charles D. Ellison Look a little closer and you’ll find that state legislatures are some of the most unapologetic cesspools of racism in America. Which is one reason some of us cringe at that familiar concept called “states’ rights.” … Continue reading

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Rodriguez v. United States: A huge win against police overreach at the Supreme Court.

By Mark Joseph Stern Dennys Rodriguez knew his rights—and he planned to use them. Just after midnight in March of 2012, a police officer pulled Rodriguez over for briefly veering onto the shoulder of the highway, and wrote Rodriguez a warning. The … Continue reading

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Kids Respond to Child Hunger

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“Calling Obama a ‘global George Zimmerman’? No. No.”: Michael Eric Dyson sounds off on Cornel West, Obama & his critics

By Joan Walsh Author, activist, erstwhile rapper and former Barack Obama surrogate Cornel West became the president’s First Hater (at least from the left) shortly after inauguration, because of Obama’s betrayal – whether of progressive principles, or West personally, has … Continue reading

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I am a cook in the US Senate but I still need food stamps to feed my children

By Bertrand Olotara Every day, I serve food to some of the most powerful people on earth – including many of the senators who are running for president: I’m a cook for the federal contractor that runs the US Senate … Continue reading

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A Judge Just Let A Cop Walk After A Deadly Shooting. Legal Experts Say The Reasoning Is ‘Incredible.’

By Nicole Flatow   Late Monday, a Cook County judge acquitted Chicago police officer Dante Servin of several homicide-related charges for the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman standing outside with some friends near his home. It was the first … Continue reading

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Documentary Blows Open Serial Killer’s 25-Year Spree of Killing Black Women and a Shocking Lack of Interest in Catching Him

By Kali Holloway By the mid-1980s, the Los Angeles Police Department knew there was a prolific serial killer operating in the South Central section of the city. His victims, like most of the residents of the area, were overwhelmingly African … Continue reading

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