On Tuesday night, a decade after the formation of Black Veil Brides, Biersack made his live debut as Andy Black.
Fans who preordered The Shadow Side, the debut Andy Black album out this Friday, as well as a number of friends and associates saw the singer lead his new solo project through a short but electrifying set. Andy Black will play another intimate show in New York City on Thursday, May 5, at the Knitting Factory. Thanks in part to his phonograph recordings, some of the first made by any singer, Caruso is remembered as one of the most talented tenors ever.
Ours is a classic example of Caruso’s caricatures, signed during his tour through Argentina and Brazil which lasted from August through October 1917. In 1926, Mann began work on his four-part epic novel, Joseph and His Brothers, a retelling of several Biblical stories on which he worked for the better part of two decades.
At the time of our letter, Mann was living at his estate in California, having emigrated with other leading German intellectuals in the late 1930s following the rise of Hitler. Our letter has three small holes, two in blank areas and one just touching one word of typed text. Born into a wealthy family of Spanish aristocrats in Venezuela, Bolivar was orphaned at a young age and raised by family slaves and private tutors, who instilled in him a strong sense of justice and liberty. Bolivar was a part of the delegation to Great Britain after the 1810 coup which formed the Supreme Junta of Caracas, and distinguished himself during the ensuing Venezuelan War of Independence. However, by 1815, Bolivar found himself at odds with the government of Cartagena and sought refuge in Haiti, a country that provided him with the means to return to Venezuela. In the latter part of his life, Einstein used his fame and influence to assist those seeking refuge in the U.S.
Gutkind was a philosopher with a special interest in mysticism, including ancient Gnosticism and the Kabbala. As president, Truman guided the United States through World War II and into the nuclear age.
Republican CongressmanWilliam Fife Knowland (1908-1974) represented California in the Senate from 1945 to 1959, during which time he served as majority and minority leader and became a vocal critic of Truman.
Written on a folded sheet and folded once horizontally with a staple hole in the upper left corner.
After abandoning the law career his parents had planned for him, Stravinsky devoted himself to music, achieving instant fame with the 1910 Paris debut of his ballet The Firebird. Our letter is written from Cambridge, where Lewis had accepted the chair of Mediaeval and Renaissance Literature at Magdalene College in 1954.
Although he did not have a military background, Sickles, a congressman from New York, became a prominent officer during the Civil War. Prior to his checkered military career, Sickles’ personal life had been rife with scandal.
After the war, Sickles oversaw aspects of Reconstruction and resumed his congressional career during which he helped preserve the battlefield at Gettysburg. As Roosevelt’s second presidential term drew to a close, he threw his support behind his close friend and secretary of war, William Howard Taft.
Our letter presages the schism and discusses the November 8, 1910 New York State election in which the entire Democratic ticket was elected including Governor John Alden Dix who beat out Republican candidate Henry L. The American Tract Society was founded in 1825 as the first organization in the United States to publish and distribute religious literature on a mass scale. WE COMMAND YOU, That all business and excuses being laid aside you be and appear in your own proper person forthwith before the undersigned pursuant to Section Thirty-four of the Public Officers Law, at the Executive Chamber, State Capitol, Albany, New York, to testify and give evidence in the matter of charges against the Honorable James J. Roosevelt’s presidential bid, announced in January 1932 and secured with the Democratic nomination that June, was threatened by an emerging scandal involving the administration of Tammany Hall-backed New York City mayor James F.
Seabury and his team conducted more than 1,000 interviews and uncovered the Vice Squad’s shocking practice of arresting innocent women for prostitution, several of whom were eventually pardoned by Governor Roosevelt. Darkly signed; professionally laid into a slightly larger sheet and in very good condition. A prolific artist with a unique, dream-like style, Chagall’s works include paintings, tapestries, illustrations, ceramics, and murals. Chagall’s first major project in stained glass was the church at Assy 1956, followed by windows for the cathedral of Metz, a project that lasted from 1958 to 1960. Chagall’s window for the Tribe of Gad, one of the ten lost tribes of Israel, known for their ability as soldiers, includes birds, serpents, winged beasts, swords, and the outline of a city.
The Bush administration witnessed the collapse of the Soviet Union, the invasion of Panama, the Gulf War and the signing of NAFTA. George III succeeded his grandfather, King George II, at a pivotal time in English history, marked by wars on the continent and in the New World. Founded in 1650 on the orders of Oliver Cromwell, the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards was the largest cavalry regiment at the time. Our schedule of per diem payments to the two regiments was penned prior to the 1788 reorganization. The grandson of President John Quincy Adams and the fourth of seven children of Charles Francis Adams and Abigail Brooks, Henry Brooks Adams was an ambitious youth who decided while still a teenager to travel the world and become a great politician and author. Adams began his writing career by secretly using his position to dispatch anonymous news reports from Washington, DC to the Boston Daily Advertiser.
Our letter’s recipient was the great-grandson of Senator Rufus King (1755-1827), a signer of the Constitution, New York senator and presidential candidate. Grant not only distinguished himself during the Civil War but also excelled in his post-war duties as he supervised Reconstruction, protected the western frontier and liquidated the surpluses of war. The 1783 Treaty of Paris that ended the war granted the United States, among other things, fishing rights off the Canadian coast. In early February 1792, Jefferson issued his Report on the American Fisheries, drafted with Alexander Hamilton’s Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Tench Coxe. The daughter of American reformer, philosopher, educator and transcendentalist Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) and abolitionist Abigail May, Louisa had an unconventional upbringing.
Bronson suffered a stroke on October 24, 1882 while Louisa was in away from home in Boston. Our poignant letter details the anxious care Louisa administered to her father after his stroke.
The show went down at LA’s intimate Lyric Theatre, a venue less than a tenth the size of The Wiltern, where Black Veil Brides filmed the Alive And Burning concert DVD on the Black Mass Tour just 18 months ago. The first book, The Tales of Jacob, was followed byThe Young Joseph, Joseph in Egypt and Joseph the Provider, the final installment which was published in an American edition in 1944, as Mann notes in our letter.In this series, Mann rea€‘interpreted the story of Joseph as the emergence of a singular, responsible individuality out of the collective horde, the birth of history from myth, and the human conception of God from the unknowable. After attending the Milicias de Veraguas military academy, he sailed to Europe for further education and witnessed Napoleon’s coronation in Paris. After the fall of the First Republic of Venezuela in July 1812, Bolivar led the campaign to free the country from Spanish control, enlisting the recently formed United Provinces of New Granada in his so-called Admirable Campaign of 1813, during which Bolivar earned the moniker El Libertador and which successfully captured Caracas from the royalists and reestablished the Venezuelan Republic. In January 1817, he began the siege of the city of Angostura (renamed Ciudad Bolivar in 1846), located on the shores of the Orinoco River in the Province of Guayana. He counted among his friends Romain Roland, Upton Sinclair, Rabindranath Tagore, Wassily Kandinsky, and Martin Buber.
After leaving office at age 67, Truman returned home to Independence, Missouri, remaining active in public life, campaigning for Democratic candidates, writing several books and establishing the Truman Library in Independence, which set a precedent for establishing future presidential libraries through private donations. Snyder’s coin collection was stolen from the museum, then under the administration of the Parks Department. McCormack represented Massachusetts in Washington from 1928 to 1971, serving as majority leader three times and speaker of the house from 1962 to 1971. He returned to his private law practice after leaving the Truman administration and donated his papers to the Truman Presidential Library. Hefollowed it with compositions for the Ballets Russes, including Petrushka and his avant-garde and controversialRite of Spring, which caused a near-riot during its 1913 Paris debut. He recruited many New York regiments including the Army of the Potomac’s Excelsior Brigade, but his insubordination at the Battle of Gettysburg and the loss of his leg ended his military career. In 1852, against the objections of both their families, he married the teenage Teresa Bagioli (granddaughter of Lorenzo da Ponte, Mozart’s librettist), who was half his age. He was a noted bibliophile and, despite the scandals associated with his name, Sickles served as minister to Spain from 1869-1874. With the president’s endorsement, Taft won the Republican nomination and handily beat his Democratic opponent, William Jennings Bryan.
Swift, who had previously worked as a field secretary, served as General Secretary of the organization from 1910-1921.
Walker, Mayor of the City of New York, And for failure to attend you will be deemed guilty as for a contempt of Court. His art combined Cubism, Expressionism and Symbolism to bring a unique sense of lightheartedness to diverse Jewish themes. In 1960, Chagall began work on a set of 12 stained glass windows for the Abbell Synagogue at the Hadassah University Medical Center. Navy, Bush, the son of a Connecticut Senator, entered the oil business, and became a millionaire by age 40. I talked to Secretary of State George Shultz this morning and he told me he enthusiastically endorsed my choice the next Secretary of State.
Only five years after becoming King he began to experience episodes of madness, now thought by historians to have been caused by the metabolic disorder porphyria. The Horse Guards were also the highest paid in the army and the most expensive regiment to maintain, making its ranks swell with aristocratic elites, the only ones who could afford to secure such a commission. Broadly and clearly signed in the upper left corner and framed with an engraved portrait of the sovereign. After graduating from Harvard and spending two years in Europe, he worked as his father’s secretary, a Republican congressman at the time. His historical works include the nine-volume The History of the United States of America (1801 to 1817), Life of Albert Gallatin, and the 1891 Historical Essays. He visited his father during several campaigns during the conflict and, in 1866, entered West Point Military Academy, graduating in 1871. Bankers check bears a two-cent revenue stamp, several blue ink bank stamps and two perforated bank cancellations.
Parliament responded by passing the four Coercive Acts, nicknamed the Intolerable Acts in the colonies, one of which closed the port of Boston. In 1790, George Washington chose as his second secretary of state Thomas Jefferson, newly returned from revolutionary France where he replaced Benjamin Franklin.
Congress began to debate legislation meant to support the now flagging cod fisheries by changing the manner in which salt was taxed, offering a tax break to ships’ captains who shared their profits with their crew. She spent her childhood living according to the ideals of her father, who has been called the most transcendental of the transcendentalists, even briefly residing in a short-lived Utopian community founded by him.
A But he promised me on his returnA back to the United States I would be the first media personality to interview him in New York City.A  I never will forget how confident he was that he would return victorious.
Archivally matted with a colorized profile portrait of Caruso very similar to our caricature. German-born physicist, humanitarian and Nobel Prize winner; promulgator of the general and special theories of relativity.
His 1910 work Siderische Geburt: Seraphische Wanderung vom Tode der Welt zur Taufe der Tat(Sideric birth - Seraphic Peregrenation from the Death of the World to the Baptism of Action), published under a penname, was very influential among European pacifists and mystics.
Russian-born, American composer; creator of The Rite of Spring, Petroushka, The Firebird, and many other 20th-century masterpieces.
Englishprofessor, Christian apologist and author of the immensely popular children’s series The Chronicles of Narnia.
In the subsequent Congressional hearings on the battle, he defended his actions while disparaging those of Major General George G.
While she was pregnant, he openly consorted with a prominent New York prostitute named Fanny White, presented her to Queen Victoria while impersonating a political rival and brought her into the New York State Assembly chambers, for which he was censured.
However, shortly after Taft took office, Roosevelt felt betrayed when the new president appeared to oppose TR’s previous anti-trust efforts.
Russian-born, French artist known for his highly personal, fantastical imagery inspired by Russian-Jewish folk themes and village life. With each window Chagall depicts one of the twelve tribes of Israel through their traditional symbols as well as animals, flowers, trees, and architecture. He was also a successful politician, representing Texas in the House of Representatives from 1967-1971. A decade later England was again at war with France, this time against Napoleon’s revolutionary forces. When George III came to the throne in 1760, the Horse Guards were fighting the French in the Seven Years War. Historian, author and grandson of John Quincy Adams whose celebrated autobiography, The Education of Henry Adams, is an American classic. Rather than quell unrest, the legislation threw the colonies into a full-blown state of rebellion.
Because his schools failed for being too progressive, Louisa May helped meet family expenses by writing magazine articles, gothic romances and stories for children. He also taught summer classes at Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, linking him with the Brandywine school of painters and illustrators. His works include the autobiographical Buddenbrooks, Death in Venice and The Magic Mountain. By July, Bolivar and his comrades had captured Angostura but he soon realized that the cause was being hampered by a lack of clear leadership and a formal government.


Einstein relished the solitude of his life in Princeton, where he had lived since his 1933 immigration, and continued his scientific research. Like Einstein, Gutkind came to the United States in 1933 to accept a teaching position at the New School. As early as summer 1910, Roosevelt was contemplating a challenge to Taft in the 1912 presidential election.
These and other conflicts changed the British Empire and demanded the king’s continuous involvement in military actions.
But, his most famous work is undoubtedly his 1918 The Education of Henry Adams, a privately printed reflection on how society had changed during his lifetime. In December 1774, the First Continental Congress enacted a trade boycott on British goods, and parliament fired back with the Restraining Acts passed in February 1775, which specifically barred New England ships from entering North Atlantic fisheries, significantly curtailing the region’s most lucrative industry.
It was also the first time in American history that national leaders, the leaders of a major industry, and ordinary working people debated the shape of American business and how government should seek to encourage economic development. Her reputation was made, however, with the novel Little Women and a series of subsequent related books including Little Men. Our letter was written during WWII, just one year before retiring from the Institute for Advanced Study.
In 1937, he published his philosophical work The Absolute Collective: A Philosophical Attempt to Overcome Our Broken State, which examined society and spirituality in post-World War I Germany.
Lewis’ devout Anglicanism can be found in his witty and penetrating works which explore Christian and moral themes.
Their findings revealed a systematic practice of judges, attorneys, policemen, and bail bondsmen to extort money from defendants, many of whom had been framed for crimes they did not commit. At the dedication, the artist proclaimed, “This is my modest gift to the Jewish people, who have always dreamt of biblical love, friendship and of peace among all people. Ambassador to the United Nations and under President Ford he served as a diplomat position in China. He has given us the highest possible standards for public service, and he has helped our Prez achieve many foreign policy successes. In 1788, the Horse Guard was reorganized and the rank of cornet, listed in our document, was replaced with that of second lieutenant. Finding considerable success and pleasure in his clandestine vocation as a foreign correspondent, young Adams also displayed a talent for diplomacy. Adams’ well-known salon attracted the cream of Washington society, including President Theodore Roosevelt and his second wife, Edith.
Our letter refers to King’s multi-volume Life and Correspondence of Rufus King published by G.
However, he almost immediately took a leave of absence to work as a civil engineer for Union Pacific Railroad, and, on July 27th, President Grant traveled to Philadelphia to see his son off on his trip west. In the American Revolutionary War, “fishermen and fish merchants played key roles in winning the war. As Bolivar notes in our communication, he departed Angostura with his guerrilla army to fight the royalists to the west.
In 1952, he published his third book, Choose Life: The Biblical Call to Revolt, which examined traditional Judaism. Truman himself even visited Stacks to learn more about the collection while Snyder was assembling it. Bush was the Director of CIA for one year before joining Reagan’s presidential ticket and serving two terms as vice president. It was likely at this time that Grant gave his son some spending money (equivalent to about $4,000 in 2015). Merchants converted trade routes into military supply lines and transformed their fishing vessels into warships. The doctors gave her no hope for improvement, and the idea of a prolonged convalescence seemed dreary and miserable… But Bronson had more strength than she thought. Although Venezuela remained a captaincy of Spain, Bolivar ruled the Third Republic of Venezuela as a dictator until February 15, 1819, when the Second National Congress, held in Angostura, elected Bolivar president, leading to the unification of Venezuela and New Granada into the Republic of Gran Colombia. Gutkind sent a copy of the book to Einstein, who despite his frequent references to God and self-identification as a Jew, had stated that he did not believe in organized religion. Truman was outraged by the theft, speculating that professional thieves had been hired by a coin collector. In 1988, he ran for the country’s highest office and defeated his Democratic rival Michael Dukakis, becoming the first sitting vice president since Martin Van Buren to be elected to the presidency! Fishermen armed and manned the first American navy, served in the first coast guard units, manned privateers, and fought on land. Stacks appealed to collectors to donate coins to rebuild the collection and, after two years, the new collection was donated to the Truman Library. In spite of their exalted positions these are in reality the youngest, in one sense, of our regiments of disciplined horse,” (A History of the British Army, Volume 3, Fortescue).
These multi-faceted efforts helped secure American independence,” (The New England Cod Fishing Industry and Maritime Dimensions of the American Revolution, Magra).
A classic caricature depicting the famed tenor in profile and signed in the lower right corner. Written on a folded sheet of Truman’s personal stationery to his former Secretary of State DEAN ACHESON (1893-1971).
A detailed quotation in black ink identified by Stravinsky as being from Perséphone and signed. A pristine sheet of fifteen Israeli stamps featuring Chagall’s stained glass window representing the Israeli tribe of Gad, signed and dated in blue ink on the upper margin. Sherman’s aide-de-camp in Europe later in the year before returning to his cavalry assignment in 1872.
Sometimes in his sleep he would articulate a sentence as if he were giving a conversation,” (Louisa May Alcott, Saxton). To Budapest-born, Ohio distiller turned New York stock broker SAMUEL UNGERLEIDER (1885-1973).
A schedule of per diem payments for various ranks of the Horse Guards and Grenadier Guards. He went on to serve under General Custer during the Black Hills Expedition and fought several Indian wars on the frontier. During this period of convalescence, Louisa, herself ill since an 1863 bout with typhoid pneumonia and mercury poisoning from being treated with calomel, became exhausted while supervising his recovery.
The first two pages of a heavily corrected draft of the president-elect’s news conference, his first public statement after his election victory. Following his military career he assisted his father in writing his memoirs and pursued his own political career, unsuccessfully running for New York’s secretary of state.
Grant”) FREDERICK DENT GRANT (1850-1912), who has added his endorsement on the verso. He served as American ambassador to Austria-Hungary under Presidents Harrison and Cleveland and New York City police commissioner from 1894 to 1898, returning to the military during the Spanish-American and Philippine-American wars, and attaining the rank of major general in 1906 with the command of the Army’s Eastern Division. She fired nurse after nurse for drinking too much tea, relaxing on the job, having a bad attitude, a cold manner, or a taste for gossip.
A sepia head-and-shoulders portrait of Sickles in a military dress uniform by Sarony of New York. A My second week at the course I got in early and became bored while waiting for my homeboys. Despite his gradual improvement, by the spring of 1885, Bronson told Louisa that he was ready to die. A My teammates and coaches were often challenged by my "Just give me the ball and get the hell out of my way" attitude.
A I was not the best athlete on the field or on the court, but I thought I was.A When the game was on the line I wanted the ball in my hands. When [her mother] Abba had died Louisa had almost given up, but in her devotion to her father she had found the determination to continue. She was left without a conduit into which to pour her dedication, and her existence, built on self-sacrifice, was rendered without meaning,” (Saxton op. A A It was a hot evening and the constant in and out of the woods was not a pleasant undertaking.
What I thought would be a nine-hole outing turned into eighteen holes and a White House visit and a Presidential appointment in 1969. General William Rogers, Hattie, President Nixon and HBA Petey and I would become great friends and in 1965 we would meet again. A The United Planning Organization a self-help community organization was hiring "Neighborhood Workers." A They hired three, me, Petey and H.
A Two years later Rap would be named Chairman of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee. A I would become a Roving Leader (Youth Gang Task Force) for the DC Recreation Department and Petey would find his new home in radio at WOL. A Three UPO "Neighborhood Workers" would go on to establish their own independent idenities. A Petey would win 2 Emmy Awards and in 2007 there was a feeble attempt to do his life story on the big screen.
He is now in jail serving a life sentence for the murder of a black Deputy Sherrif in Fulton County, Georgia.
Brian McIntyre.A  He was sitting almost alone and there was no one waiting in line (compared to today's media circus). A  I looked down and notice that all the white media were seated on one side of half-court and all the blacks were seated on the other side of the half-court line. He stepped in front of me and said "I got it."A It would be the start of the 4th quarter that Mark returned to the press table table and apologize for his unprofessional actions. A There were other mistakes like someone thought a black Judy Holland was VP material---far from it. A It took a minute but in the meantime, he was making an effort to bring about change in his own way. A But according veteran (32 years) sports writer Bill Rhoden of the New York Times, progress in sports media pressrooms around the country are on a slow boat to China.A His recent appearance on the widely acclaimed television news show Meet the Press, he said, "the NBA, NFL and MLB are still dragging their feet. Media pressrooms at Deadline are still the last plantations.A A Pioneering broadcaster and former NBA CBS basketball analyst Sonny Hill and now a sports talk show host on WIP Radio in Philadelphia said, "I am not surprised by Rhoden's statement, very little has changed in media pressrooms. A One of the problems there is no networking among blacks who have moved it up the ladder." A That is an understatement. A  The copy rights for Inside Sports is own by News Week Magazine and it is own by the Washington Post. A A First, there was a a problem with the PR Men from hell, Brian Sereno and Matt Williams. A A It was brought to my attention that Sereno was disrespecting the ladies of The Roundball Report. A The meeting was set before a Wizard's game in the press louge but Scott Hall was the lead man. A He listened and we disagreed on some points but when we walked away from the table we were on the same page. A The community and everyone in it was a friend, the old and the young, the black and the white and the healthy and the lame.
A I was honored to speak at his retirement held at the arena just before the Bullets moved to Washington and changed their name to the Wizards.A Denny Gordon was in ticket sales and it seem like he knew everyone who brought a ticket. A He was made the scapegoat after being sold out by his assisstant coach Bernie Bickerstaff and others. A The meeting revolved around a charity all-star game scheduled for the Bahamas, the island home of NBA star Mycal Thompson. A Magic Johnson was one of All-Stars participating.A Representatives from the NBA included VP Ron Thorne, Legal Counsel Gary Bettman and head of security Horace Balmer. A A Gary Bettman is the Commissioner of the NHL, Thorne is somewhere lurking in the NBA, Balmer has since retired and Magic is a role model for Black America? A A The short lived existence of basketball legend Michael Jordan as a Wizard's player and Executive in the front office.
A After the story broke he and several teammates made light of it during introductions of a game.
A He was eventually suspended for most of the 2009a€“10 season.A The thing that I find disturbing about this Donald Sterling charade is that folks are acting like they were surprised by his rants against blacks.
A A I also notice the same "Old faces and voices" are called on to respond to the racist acts by men like Sterling---when they are a part of the problem . A He and Sterling were good friends because "Birds of a feather flock together." A  Check Magic's history out and you will discover the two have a lot in common.
A Magic's claim to be a minority owner of the LA Dodgers is another sham (token black face).
James Brown (CBS Sports) another mis-guilded brother claiming to be a minority baseball owner and an expert on racism. A He did finally admit on the late George Michael Show (Sports Machine) "I have no say in making baseball decisions as a minority owner." A His role as a minority owner is to be paraded out on Opening Day as the black face to read the starting line-ups.
A A This is the same Michael Wilbon that I had at least two recent conversations about the use of the N word as a term of endearment. A I have to give him credit, he will at least talk to me face to face and not behind my back.


A I tried to explain that his rationale that his grandfather's use the word as a term of endearment does not make it right today. A I told him he should not go on national television saying it is okay to use the N word among friends and family.
A It gives bigots like Donald Sterling the Green Light to do the same among his friends and family. A Plus, Michael told me he was not going to appear on the ESPN Show Outside the Lines because the white host had no horse in the race! A A I wish that Magic, James, Michael and the rest of the media experts would defer to black men like Hank Aaron, Dr. A But they wear the battle scars and have been on the front lines of the civil rights movement in real life and in the sports arenas of America.
A In other words, they have been there and done that.A I guess that is wishful thinking, especially when everyone wants to be an expert on television. A In the meantime, they don't know their asses from a hole in the ground but the beat goes on and on.
A Auerbach would go a step further in the 1966-67 NBA season, when he stepped A down after winning nine titles in 11 years, and made Bill Russell player-coach. A A trailblazers, RED AND DOTIE AUERBACHi»? ON INSIDE SPORTSA Russell would eventually be the first black to win an NBA championship. A There are far too many crying "Foul" and playing the victims in this charade, to include some NBA owners.A Let me start with my homeboy, the great Elgin Baylor who was the Clippers GM for over 2 decades.
His teams were perennial losers on the court and in attendance, but he picked up his check every two weeks and kept his mouth shut.
A A In his deposition, Elgin spoke about what he called Sterling's 'plantation mentality,' alleging the owner in the late 1990s rejected a coaching candidate, Jim Brewer, because of race. A Talking about an organization needing a change of name and a face-lift---meet Leon Jenkins.A Jenkins seen above at a press conference trying to explain why the li»?ocal branch was honoring Sterling during the 100th Anniversary of the organization next month. A A He explained the previous award had been approved by the man he replaced and he just went along to get along. A A Sterling won't be the first to sleep black and think white when it comes to sex, politics and money. Slave owners lived by the credo and in modern day history there was the late Senator Strom Thurmond. A Nike NBA rep John Phillips and I met with VP Rod Thorn, League Counsel Gary Bettman and Head of League Security, Horace Balmer.
A The meeting centered around whether Magic Johnson, Mycal Thompson and a group of NBA All-Stars would be allowed to travel to the Bahamas for a charity basketball game without league approval. The game had been played in the Bahamas the previous year without incident or controversy.A It was obvious that there was a power-play being made by the league office to cancel the game. Thorn open the meeting by asking who was going to be responsible if one of the players was hurt during the game?
A Magic suggested that the topic of conversation just might be centered around an injury to a player.
I tried to explain that playing the game was no different then one of the players participating in a pick-up game on a New York City playground in the off season. A What is this some kind of plantation?"A The room went silent and Horace Balmer the only other black in the room just shook his head and seem to be lost for words. A Thorn called off the discussion and promised to get back to us but he never did.A In the meantime, Magic Johnson disappeared and changed his number.
A Mycal was a class act but his hands were tied when Magic decided to do his Houdini act.A Gary Bettman now runs the NHL, Ron Thorn is still in the NBA somewhere calling the shots, Horace Balmer has since retired and Magic is the face (black) in the middle of the Donald Sterling charade. A When all is said and done, the real victim despite all of her baggage is the girlfriend (The Whistle Blower) V. A NBA Commissioner Adam Silver during his annoucement as it related to the punishment of Donald Sterling apologize to black NBA pioneers Earl Lloyd, Chuck Cooper and Magic Johnson. A He reminds me of the controversial Celebrity Chef Paula Deen who alledgely use The N word to describe her love for black folks.
A  How should we expect her to know if she has never walked in our shoes ?A  When it is a part of your DNA it is difficult to rid yourself of the gene.A  A One morning I was watching Ms.
This award was longed overdue and I wonder why it took the NAACP so long to finally recognized Mr. Belafonte in accepting the award asked, "Where are today's black leaders?A  Our children's blood is still running in our streets---there is work still to be done.
The coalition stated it will urge President Obama to mention an urban jobs plan in his state of the Union speech on February 12th----Good luck! Ben Carson of John Hopkins University Hospital.A  His prayer and message was centered around health care, the economy, American debt, and tax reform, thus taking dead aim at President Obama's platform for the nation.
Carson spend 25 minutes talking about the nation's ills and solutions with the President sitting less than 5 feet from him.A  When all was said and done, President Obama was not looking so Presidential! Carson set the record straight from the very beginning.A  He made it clear he was not taking any wooden nickels. In 2010, he became that series' youngest driver and the first black driver to win a race at Greenville-Pickens Speedway. A close friend of mine that has been partially paralyzed by strokes, pays for aids to "help". If they show up, they usually just sit and do nothing, root through her jewelry and personal effects, and some have been caught stealing jewelry. One was there when she collapsed with another stroke, and instead of calling for help, she called her boyfriend and left, leaving her patient to manage on her own. It runs M - F from 10am - Noon and starting on Monday July 22 will repeat from 4pm - 6pm each day. My opinions about Tiger Woods or any other issue are mine and I could give a damn about what Feinstein or anybody else things about them. In their prime at theA Washington Post, they were among the best sports writers in the country. A I was up close and personal with the sports department.A Kindred and Chad were talented writers but you could not trust them, Cornheiser and Feintstein's talent, they easily blended in with the landscape of the paper.
A Feinstein called Wilbon the biggest ass kisser in sports media, if that is true he had great teacher in Cornheiser.
A When Solomon tried to kick Cornheiser to the curve (fire him) in the 80s he was able to move to the Style section of the paper. A One black female Washington Post columnist wrote a book titled "Plantation on the Potomac." A She was describing her employer. A Hopefully, they were asked to participate and were of the same mindset as Wilbon not comfortable with Mr. A Goodell makes more than any player in the NFL and he never has to make a tackle or catch a pass.A The owners recent pay out to the players for injuries suffered on their watch was peanuts compared to the billions they make year in and year out.
A When he refused a request by his mother to cease using the word and a similar plea by poet Myra Angelo. Martin Luther Kinga€™s 1963 march on Washington and 46 years since his assassination in Memphis, Tenn. With the high-scoring Macauley, elite passer Cousy, and new prodigy Sharman, Auerbach had a core that provided high-octane fast-break basketball. In the next years until 1956, the Celtics would make the playoffs every year, but never won the title.
Brown was desperate to turn around his struggling and financially strapped franchise, which was reeling from a 22a€“46 record.[5]A The still young but already seasoned Auerbach was made coach.
A Nike NBA rep John Phillips and I met with VP Rod Thorn, League Counsel Gary Bettman and Head of League Security, Horace Balmer.A The meeting centered around whether Magic Johnson, Mycal Thompson and a group of NBA All-Stars would be allowed to travel to the Bahamas for a charity basketball game without league approval.
A He was right on point.A To this day I think Magic had a previous discussion with the league office. James Gholson, Red Auerbach, Biff Carter, Jessie Chase, Morgan Wooten, Everett Cookie Payne Sr., Frank Bolden, Dr. Leo Hill, Roper McNair, Earl Alfred, Maxwell Honemond, Tilman Sease, William Roundtree, Charlie Baltimore, Jaky Mathews, Ferdinand Day, Nick Turner, Walter Brooks, Ted McIntye, and my saviors, Dave Brown and Bighouse Gaines.A  They knew their Xs and Os, but more important, they were there for our highs and lows.A  Where have all those flowers gone? We never could have made it without them.I have given up on the Pigskin Club, but keeping hope alive for the DC Recreation Department and the Roving Leader Program.
BELL 12-25-1940---8-1-2013A A GOOD COP WHO BROKE THE CODE OF SILENCE IN THE WASHINGTON, DC POLICE DEPARTMENT. A The real Serpico is seen leaving the Bronx Courthouse alone after testifying before the Knapp Commission on wide spread police corruption in the department.
A In the old days police A would carry a "drop knife---an inexpensive weapon cops would bring along on patrol to drop onto or next to suspect that they had taken out so that they could say that he had threaten them. A Today you don't even need to do that; all that you have to do is justify the use of deadly force if you are a police officer is to say that you feared for your life, for whatever reason. If the victim dies, that just means there will one less witness around to contradict the test-lie. A In the case of Officer Michael Slager of the North Charleston police, it appears he was being extra-carefulto cover his tracks. A Probably he could have gotten away with simply declaring, as he did in the radioed report, that Walter Scott "took my taser," and that would have probably have sufficed to exonerate him. A But Slager having shot Scott eight times in the back--as everyone can see in the now famous video--perhaps felt that he needed a little help explaining what he was up to. A So apparently dropped his Taser next to Scott's body, which would obviously help to make the case that Scott "Took my taster."A If you think that what happen in North Charleston is a unique case, its not. A Only recently, in another case, a policewoman in Pennsylvania first Tasered a black man then shot him twice in the back as he lay face down in the snow. A Unless honesty is rewarded more often then corruption, the police will lose credibility altogether. A I wrote a letter to President Bill Clinton in 1994 addressing this very issue, saying that honest cops have never been rewarded, and maybe there ought to be a medal for them, he wrote back but nothing change.
A If enough testi-lying is uncovered, then who is going to believe the police even when they are telling the truth?
A A Until now the shoot first fear of my life mantra has eliminated any cause for concern in the taking of life by police. A When a civilian committs a crime, every nuance is looked at, the better to "throw the book at" the suspect. A The other day I got a letter from a journalist in Argentina who was complaining about police and judicial corruption there. A I wrote back to him, there are good cops, even where you live, but if the good cops don't want to be painted with the same broad brush as the bad cops, they need to come forward and expose the guys who are doing bad things. A Take New York City detective who was caught on camera recently abusing an Uber driver with threats and foul language, A This was truly disgusting behavior. Yet predictably enough the detective union leader, Michael Palladino, was out there making excuses for him, suggesting that, well, it was only one incident, and everyone has a bad day.
A Afterward Police Commissioner William Bratton announced he was removing the detective's shield and placing him temporarily on desk duty while an investigation is conducted . A But this man needs to be demoted to uniform at the very least, or "back in the bag" as we use to say.
A Imagine what he is capable of doing under the cover of darkness if he can talk to someone like that in broad daylight. A There are plenty legitimate incidents where police believe, correctly, that their lives are in danger. A I was in a few of those situations myself during the course of my career.A But unless the police forces and society as a whole take action we're not going to be able to distinguish between the legititimate claims and made-up testimony. A A long time ago Norman Rockwell painted a famous picture of a friendly neighborhood cop bending down to help a little boy. A For example; I could name someone who is a great athlete but a lousy human being or I could name someone who is a great human being but not a great athlete. A Heading the list is Muhammad Ali (The Greatest), Red Auerbach (NBA), Dave Bing (NBA), Lenny Moore (NFL), Bert R. Sugar (Boxing), Lee Jones (NBA), Roy Jefferson (NFL) and Harold McLinton (NFL), finding pro athletes like them today are far, few and in-between. A And that is a sad commentary when you think about the hundreds of men and women I have interviewed on Inside Sports and worked with as a youth advocate (Kids In Trouble). Moore, LB Dave Robinson (2013 NFL Hall of Fame inductee) and WR Roy Jefferson host KIT toy party.
A Sam Jones (NBA), Lenny Moore (NFL) and Roy Jefferson (NFL) participate in KIT clothing drive for needy children at Union Station. A Bert Sugar (Boxing) receives KIT Life Time Achievement Award and Dave Bing (NBA) pays tribute to KIT Saturday Program All-Stars.I had the opportunity to hear an interview on Sirius A XM Radio (channel 126) on the Maggie Linton Show recently, her guest was NFL Washington Pro football player, wide receiver Peirre Garcon. A I have not been very impressed with todaya€™s pro athletes and their give back commitment to their family, friends and community.
A He has three older sisters making him the youngest and the only one born in the United States.His father died when he was 4 years old leaving his mother to raise him and his 3 sisters alone.
A My background is similar to Peirrea€™s, my mother had to raise 4 boys alone with an assist from Grandma Bell.



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