Category: Reviews

Open Letter About Nina Simone Doesn’t Mince Words

Aaron Overfield, the website content manager of NinaSimone.com, delivers a scathing criticism of Cynthia Mort (who’s leading the upcoming Nina Simone biopic),an appeal to the public to put discussions of Zoe Saldana’s“blackness” behind them, and a “talk-to-the-hand” rebuke to anyone who espouses the “don’t judge/wait and see/shut up about it” stance […]

‘Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation’ Pushes the PS Vita to its Limits (Review)

The PS Vita’s hardware is impressive, but tons of gamers are nevertheless still waiting for a must-have game to justify the purchase of Sony’s latest handheld. Today, I must regretfully report that Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation is probably not that game. Developer: Ubisoft Publisher: Ubisoft Release date: Oct. 30 Price: $39.99 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭✩✩✩ Score: 7/10 […]

Anti-Black Sentiment Up in US Poll Shows

A new poll conducted by the Associated Press shows that Americans have an increased prejudice against African Americans. Researchers from Stanford University, the University of Michigan and NORC at the University of Chicago gathered the data, and experts aren’t surprised by the results. “We have this false idea that there […]

Today’s Headlines 10.24.12

NATION Firm didn’t verify steroid was sterile Massachusetts officials track shipments of prescription drug linked to deadly meningitis outbreak. ( by Sharon Begley , Reuters) U.S. developing new blueprint for hunting terrorists THE PERMANENT WAR | Over past two years, Obama administration has been secretly developing a new blueprint […]

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS NATION 08.26.12

9 wounded outside Empire State Building all hit by police gunfire Evidence indicates all the victims were hit by fragments or bullets fired by police. Officials said the officers had no choice but to shoot. ( by Tom Hays and Verena Dobnik , The Washington Post) Neil Armstrong, first […]