Police Terror Strike Again Black EMT worker brutalize By Police while transporting patient to Hospital

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Remember earlier this week we posted articles telling u about the influx of white supremacists entering into the military? Remember how we also talked about how the increase in police terrorism was no accident, but related to something bigger? We noted that many of the thse domestic terrorists were joining police departments.

 Take a look at the video below and ask yourself how and why do white officers pull over an ambulance that is enroute to the hospital? Ask yourself why the white driver is spoken to while the Black EMT worker is arrested and choked?

Next time your favorite morning disc jockey wants to do a goofy game like battle of the sexes, ask him to chill on that for a minute and talk about these types of incidents.

Next time your favorite rapper wants to talk about some petty beef-ask him to chill and direct his beef toward out of control police. 

 Next time someone wants to brag about how he’s got the biggest chain in the world, ask him to fall back and see if he can take some of that chain money and pay for the type of legal advice needed to arrest these type of officers and throw them under the jail. Ask them to help fund a campaign with that chain money  to run someone for office who can shut this down…

A few things to ponder..

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The threat level is Red-be on the look out for out of control renegade police officers in Oklahoma-What is needed here are good police officers to speak up and condemn this outrageous behavior?

The threat level is Red-be on the look out for out of control renegade police officers in Oklahoma-What is needed here are good police officers to speak up and condemn this outrageous behavior?

Supreme Court Rules Convicts Have No rights for DNA Testing

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One thing we have to keep an eye on is who gets appointed to the courts. We are gonna be haunted by the Clarence Thomas appointment for years and years.. Say what you will about Obama, lets hope that he gets into position people on these courts who will have bit more sensitivity and sensabilities to the plight of people.. All I can do is shake my head after reading this..

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Court finds convicts have NO RIGHTS to test DNA

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By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press Writer – 12 mins ago

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court said Thursday that convicts have no constitutional right to test DNA evidence in hopes of proving their innocence long after they were found guilty of a crime.

The decision may have limited impact because the federal government and 47 states already have laws that allow convicts some access to genetic evidence. Testing so far has led to the exoneration of 240 people who had been found guilty of murder, rape and other violent crimes, according to the Innocence Project.

The court ruled 5-4, with its conservative justices in the majority, against an Alaska man who was convicted in a brutal attack on a prostitute 16 years ago.

William Osborne won a federal appeals court ruling granting him access to a blue condom that was used during the attack. Osborne argued that testing its contents would firmly establish his innocence or guilt.

In parole proceedings, however, Osborne has admitted his guilt in a separate bid for release from prison.

The high court reversed the ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. States already are dealing with the challenges and opportunities presented by advances in genetic testing, Chief Justice John Roberts said in his majority opinion.

“To suddenly constitutionalize this area would short-circuit what looks to be a prompt and considered legislative response,” Roberts said. Alaska, Massachusetts and Oklahoma are the only states without DNA testing laws. In some other states, the laws limit testing to capital crimes or rule out after-the-fact tests for people who confess.

But Justice John Paul Stevens said in dissent that a simple test would settle the matter. “The court today blesses the state’s arbitrary denial of the evidence Osborne seeks,” Stevens said.

Peter Neufeld, a co-founder of The Innocence Project who argued Osborne’s case at the Supreme Court, said he was disappointed with the ruling.

“There is no question that a small group of innocent people — and it is a small group — will languish in prison because they can’t get access to the evidence,” Neufeld said. The Innocence Project helps free wrongly convicted prisoners.

The woman in Alaska was raped, beaten with an ax handle, shot in the head and left for dead in a snow bank near Anchorage International Airport. The condom that was found nearby was used in the assault, the woman said.

The woman identified Osborne as one of her attackers. Another man also convicted in the attack has repeatedly incriminated him. Osborne himself described the assault in detail when he admitted his guilt under oath to the parole board in 2004.

Osborne’s lawyer passed up advanced DNA testing at the time of his trial, fearing it could conclusively link him to the crime. A less-refined test by the state showed that the semen did not belong to other suspects, but could be from Osborne, as well as about 15 percent of all African-American men.

Osborne is awaiting sentencing on another conviction, a robbery he committed after his parole.

The case is District Attorney’s Office v. Osborne, 08-6.

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Clarence Thomas and his fellow conservative justices voted 5-4 to deny the rights of those convicted to have DNA testing to prove their innocence. We need to keep this in mind when Supreme Court and Federal Judges are being nominated and put in courts. We are gonna be haunted by George Bush sr's picks for years to come

Clarence Thomas and his fellow conservative justices voted 5-4 to deny the rights of those convicted to have DNA testing to prove their innocence. We need to keep this in mind when Supreme Court and Federal Judges are being nominated and put in courts. We are gonna be haunted by George Bush sr's picks for years to come

Rap & Rock Come Together Again w/Street Sweeper Social Club

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Boots Riley and Tom Morello Step Up and Get Busy on  Jimmy Fallon

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Boots Riley & Tom Morello Street Sweeper Social Club falls in a long line of rap and rco artists teaming up and wrecking shop.

Boots Riley & Tom Morello Street Sweeper Social Club falls in a long line of rap and rco artists teaming up and wrecking shop.

We tip our hats to Boots Riley of the Coup and Tom Morello of  Rage Against the Machine. As you know the pair came together to form the Street Sweepers Social Club and their new album was released earlier this week. Last night they appeared on the Jimmy Fallon show and got busy.  For those of us who’ve known Boots over the years. It was the first time we’ve seen him get busy on the dance tip..LOL The video says it all

On another note.. we keep hearing conversations about how its cool to see artists like Boots moving into Rock-N-Roll. I guess one of the reasons this convo been surfacing is because we recently had Lil Wayne rolling out in that direction and so for many this appears to be a new thing. I guess people forgot about Ice T and his rock band Body Count..and their dope song Cop Killer LOL 

We just have to remind people nothing could be further from the truth. Hip Hop artists merging with rock has been going on from day one.

And when I say ‘day one’ I mean years before Run DMC hooked up with Aerosmith  to do a remake of  ‘Walk This Way’. In fact one of the reasons why Run DMC even agreed to help save the careers of Aerosmith who ironicly were flioundering at that time was because  the drum beat to that song had long been used as a popular break beat back in Hip Hop’s pioneering days. 

I recall Jam Master Jay talking about how the original versions of the remake had a much harder hip hop feel. It was more percussion based with the guitar riffs being used to add flavor.  At the time the trio did the song Jay wanted to take it back to the early days of Hip Hop and have it reflected in the song. This meant that Aerosmith’s role would’ve been limited.  It would’ve been all about the drums. 

I don’t know if it was good thing or not, but the powers that be intervened and pushed to make Walk this Way more of a rock song and the rest is history. Hip Hop officlally meets Rock-N-Roll… Well that’s the MTV version of the Hip Hop history..

Hip Hop and Rock as I said goes way back and before Run DMC teamed up with Aerosmith there was stretch of time where the early pioneers were hooking up with Punk Rockers and New Wave artists.  The most visible examples was Afrika Bambaataa teaming up with Johnny Rotten to do the classic song World Destruction. The collab clearly reflected boths artists taste and love for music.  The other classic was Blondie doing the song Rapture where they shout out Grandmaster Flash and Fab Five Freddy.  Lead singer Debbie Harry herself does the rap and in the video she features graf artists Freddy, Lee Quiones and Jean-Michael Basquiat .  What was interesting about this chart topping song was the NY Daily News had an article where they basically credited Blondie for inventing rap. I was dumfounded.

Fortunately Debby Harry was one of those people who didn’t try to exploit the situation as she often noted Rapture was her way of paying tribute to the block parties she and others used to attend up in the Bronx. She was inspired by Hip Hop and many within Hip Hop were inspired by New Wave Punk scene.  This was reflected in songs like ‘Punk Rock Rap’ by the Cold Crush Brothers or  “Genius Rap’ by Dr Jeckyl & Mr Hyde’  which borrowed from Tom Tom Club’s ‘Genius Of Love’ which was huge hit amongst early Hip Hoppers.

During the pioneering era all sorts of Rrck songs ranging from  Queen‘s Another One Bites the Dust to Billy Squiers ‘Big Beat’ to  Liquid Liquid’s Caravan were all used as break beats. If it had a funky percussion section it got used.  So this notion of  rock and rap is nothing new.  Boots and Tom merrelo are just a continuum in a long line of folks who make good music pushing the envelop and exploring new ways to take things a higher level.

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