The Virginia Small Business Financing Authority plans to issue $150 million in bonds for a cancer treatment facility at Hampton University that uses proton radiation to destroy cancers. Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced Monday that he has authorized the bonds. Kaine says proceeds from the bonds will help finance construction and equipping of the Hampton […]
From Nicholas D. Kristof at nytimes.com: Jasmine Caldwell was 14 and selling sex on the streets when an opportunity arose to escape her pimp: an undercover policeman picked her up. The cop could have rescued her from the pimp, who ran a string of 13 girls and took every cent they earned. If the cop […]
From HuffingtonPost.com: If there’s one thing in this world that we love unabashedly, it’s awesome kid reporter Damon Weaver from Pahokee, Florida, who gained national attention after interviewing Joe Biden, and heroically keeping his microphone aloft for several of the Vice President’s long-winded answers. From there, Weaver went on a quest to gain an interview […]
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MTV will bring in their new documentary division with two films focusing on the lives of people in the Washington, D.C. and St. Louis areas. The film 17 Blocks,” will recount around 20 years in the life of a black family living the shade of the White House. The Doc features Cheryl Sanford and her […]