dailyphoto080222.jpgJay-Z’s clothing line sparks legal storm
Jay-Z’s clothing line, Rocawear has sparked a legal storm over adverts featuring the family of a man shot dead by police just hours before his wedding. The ads show the distraught-looking family of Sean Bell – and were released just one day before a trial started for three offices accused of killing him in a hail of 50 bullets. (Continue Reading…)

Mayor Slams City Board Of Elections For Voting “Fraud”
Mayor Michael Bloomberg renewed his attacks Tuesday on the city Board of Elections, calling the apparent under-counting of votes for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in this month’s presidential primary a “euphemism for fraud.” (Continue Reading…)

UN to US: Do More Against Racism
U.N. human rights experts told the United States on Thursday to step up efforts to combat racial discrimination in the detention of African-Americans and Hispanics and questioned the treatment of illegal immigrants. U.S. Ambassador Warren W. Tichenor said United States had made great strides toward equality but he conceded that “we still have significant work to do.” (Continue Reading…)

Africa meeting to block migrants
One plan is to publicise in Africa the stories of hazardous journeys to Europe, in the hope of persuading would-be migrants to emigrate legally. Another suggestion is to make it easier for Africans to get jobs legally. In 2007, thousands of Africans died trying to enter the EU, either crossing the Sahara or traveling by boat. (Continue Reading…)

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