Tarboro NC – Grand jury indicts Pittman

An Edgecombe County grand jury determined Tuesday the state has enough evidence to move forward with its first-degree murder case against 31-year-old Antwan Maurice Pittman.

Pittman, a Rocky Mount man, is accused of strangling 28-year-old Taraha Shenice Nicholson earlier this year and dumping her body in the woods in a rural stretch of Edgecombe County, about a mile outside Rocky Mount. (The Rocky Mount Telegram)

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From the Publisher – Really Feeling Good About My Blog These Days Averaging 150 Hits Daily

I am really feeling good about my blog these days. I have been averaging 150 hits daily for several months now. This is not counting once or twice a week when I send out mailings to those on the The DCN mailing list whereby I pull out different post that I feel will be interesting to my readers.

Thanks to all for visiting me on the web and I hope you enjoy the information.

Racial Justice Act – What Tom Keith really thinks about the Racial Justice Act

Quote: “The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” Albert Einstein 

I am glad to see some Pastors stepping up to the plate. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher

For North Carolinians who ever questioned the Racial Justice Act, Tom Keith is Exhibit A.

Keith, the district attorney for Forsyth County, is always quick to make a case against the new law that allows criminals on death row a chance to have their convictions overturned if they can prove race played a part in their conviction.. (The Progressive Pulse)

 

Speaking Truth To Power – President Obama Speech to Students

So what was the damn problem with this speech? I didn’t read it yesterday because I wanted to see it on video since I would be at work during the time it would be shown live. The message was right on target. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher

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Press Release – Pitt County: Coalition President Condemns PCS Decision on Obama Address to Students

Racism – Speak Up on Van Jones’ Resignation

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Racism – Van Jones Wanted to Bring Green Jobs, but Had to Fight Back Against Glenn Beck for BuzzFlash’s Wings of Justice Award

Van Jones is in the news for resigning his post as Special Advisor for Green Jobs at the Council on Environmental Quality. Jones was the victim of a smear attack by lack-of-credibility-laden Glenn Beck, solely because Beck was the target of an advertising boycott by ColorofChange.org, a group Jones founded in 2005, after Beck claimed that Obama is a racist. (The Buzz Flash Blog)

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