Article: 10 Things You May Not Know About Geneva Thomas

10 Things You May Not Know About Geneva Thomas

While I’m not a huge fan of her behavior recently, I can’t put down this lady’s hustle. Her work ethic is something to aspire to.

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Laurean D. Robinson, MA

10 things you need to know today: February 18, 2014

The Fifth Column

Jimmy Fallon brings The Tonight Show back to New York after a 42-year absence.  Jimmy Fallon brings The Tonight Show back to New York after a 42-year absence. (Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

The Week

The White House celebrates the stimulus’ fifth anniversary, Jimmy Fallon debuts as Tonight Show host, and more

1. Republicans and Democrats renew debate over the stimulus
The White House released a report crediting President Obama’s economic stimulus law with creating millions of jobs on Monday, the fifth anniversary of the legislation’s passage. Obama said the $787 billion law, passed when Democrats controlled the House and the Senate, averted a second Great Depression. Republicans, most of whom fought Obama over the stimulus, disputed the White House claims. House Speaker John Boehner said it was nothing but “big promises and big spending with little results.” [Reuters]
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2. Jimmy Fallon debuts as Tonight Show host
Jimmy Fallon took over as host of NBC’s Tonight Show on Monday, promising to make fun of everyone…

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Done with the Dunn Case, Moving on to Marissa Alexander

Tom Joyner is the legendary “Fly Jock” and host of The Tom Joyner Morning Show. His presence in the African-American community is profound. In this post, he challenges us all to protest.

Black America Web

All week-long on traditional and social media, in the break rooms at work, on the bus and on the train people will be analyzing the Michael Dunn verdict in the Jordan Davis murder.  CNN  even interviewed George Zimmerman.

I don’t want to hear anything from George Zimmerman.

In fact, I don’t want to hear anything else about Michael Dunn’s mistrial.

I don’t want to know why and how the jurors could clearly see Dunn killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis and not find him guilty of murder.  Nor do I want to know how they could agree that Dunn attempted to murder the three teenagers who were in the car with the murdered Jordan Davis   All that makes my head hurt.

Here’s what I what I plan to dwell on:

When you add up the charges and the minimum sentencing Dunn could receive, it’s pretty clear he will get a least…

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