Man Duct Tapes Dog’s Mouth So She’ll Stop Barking…And Look What Happens (To Both of Them!)

William Dodson
William Dodson

*I’m starting to think my boss likes to torture me. Why else would he send these stories my way? He knows the compassion I  exude for animals, especially wounded ones, sometimes appear to outweigh my feelings towards humans. Why then must I, we, learn of yet one more muthaf*cker hurting an innocent animal?

Only THIS could make me use THAT word!

And to add insult to injury, it was just because she barked.

Yet here he is. The A-hole from Charleston, North Carolina named William Dodson, who, on May 27, 2015, chose to tightly wind duct tape around the then-15-month-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix’s snout, nine times, to quiet her natural instinct to bark.

As if this wasn’t enough, he chained her.

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Fortunately, the dog was able to escape; but it took 36 hours before she was rescued, wandering the streets near Dodson’s home.

Even more fortunate, she was rescued by a veterinarian. Continue reading

OSHA Warns That Live Music Really Does Cause Hearing Loss

people at a concertThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has of strict rules to regulate work in the United States. For example, OSHA states that cranes must be assembled on firm, drained, and properly graded ground. They also regulate the use of hardhats around construction sites, and even workplace noise.

And that means international superstars like Beyoncé have to follow OSHA’s rules just like everyone else. Continue reading

‘Whoa Shamrock!’ Why You Should Resist The Urge to Ride A Retired Race Horse (Watch)

retired racehorse, shamrock

*To say this didn’t end well would be a severe understatement. Hey, by now you guys know I love animals. I’ve even been on a horse or two in my life. Since I live near horses, I even stop to pet and feed them carrots on occasion. But even with all this love, I would think twice, no three times, before straddling a retired race horse and having them open the gate. But then again my name is not Nick Bull.

He’s singing the ‘Sorry’ tune now.

Shamrock, who once enjoyed life as a racehorse, took off like lightening with poor Mr. Bull on his back. He must’ve been having a flashback to the good ‘ol days because he started running faster and faster. Poor Mr. Nick was screaming things like, “Whoa Shamrock,” “Dear Jesus,” “No Sham…for f*ucks sake!” and anything else he could think of.

But alas, it was too late. Shamrock was in another world by then. Continue reading

Watch: Man Sits to Eat Pancake Breakfast in Middle of Busy Florida Intersection, Charged!

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*Well I will be the first to admit, its kind of a relief to hear that a Black man is in the news because of a silly prank, instead of because he was shot and killed. I do, at the same time, hope the prank played by Kiaron Thomas was worth it.

Cops were alerted on Monday when Thomas was seen sitting in the middle of the intersection. According to the caller, whose voice is heard on the video below, he had a small wooden TV table in front of him as he chomped on “what appeared to be pancakes.”

Of course no one knew the name of the culprit at first. Continue reading

Three African American Students Get $450K from WA State School District in Racial Discrimination Settlement

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students doing class work.

*In a true case of hit ’em where it hurts, three African American students and their families have been awarded $450,000 in a racial discrimination settlement by the University Place School District. The students,  Jamal Welch, Elijah West and Tyrell Wells, filed the suit in 2015, and say they were the constant targets of name-calling and slander by both students and teachers. When their parents complained to school authorities, they were brushed off.

According to Your Black World, the students were enrolled in Curtis High School when the incidents occurred. Now that they are all over the age of 18, they have left the school district.

Wells admits that as a result of the treatment, he struggles with anxiety and stress. Continue reading

Jackson Fans Go Nuts Over FB Live Videos of Author Shana Mangatal and EURweb’s DeBorah B. Pryor

L-R Shana Mangatal and DeBorah B. Pryor

*Oh boy! We couldn’t let this one go by.

Apparently, EURweb senior editor DeBorah B. Pryor has been steppin’ out on us. As it turns out, she and ‘Michael and Me’ author, Shana Mangatal, have been hosting Facebook Live videos, and from the number of views and active participation, MJ fans have been overjoyed at the teaming — with some even saying they should get a talk show!

In this, the 2nd of their FB Live videos, Shana reveals exclusive never-before-released naughty lyrics dictated to her by Michael Jackson over the phone, when she was a receptionist at the office of his management team, Sandy Gallin and Associates. Continue reading

Teacher Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Student ‘Absolutely Beams’ in Mugshot

Sarah Fowlkes
Sarah Fowlkes

*Forgive me but, according to the picture above, it must’ve been good.

Could this response to such an accusation be a good example of white privilege? Perhaps it would be more suitable of someone who lives in an ‘alternate universe.’ Either way, there is something very mentally unbalanced about this anatomy “teacher.” Even as she stood in the coldness of a local police station, where she had surely been told that she was being accused of having sexual relations with an under-aged student, she wanted to look good for the camera.

She may have asked the somewhat hardened female guard if she could have her purse back, in order to retrieve a hair brush. But the answer was a sharp no. Then she may have said with a sigh, “Well, can I at least freshen up my eyeliner?” Same response. So what else could snow white do?

Smile and say ‘cheese.’ Continue reading

Man Burns Down Parents’ House, Kills Three Pets Trying To Exterminate Ants

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*I’m going to call this one:  Mother Nature 1, Dumb Ass Man 0.

A fire marshal in Maine says a man burned down his parent’s house and killed three pets while trying to exterminate ants in the basement. 

Devon Doucette’s weapon of choice during his entomological battle?  Wooden matches.

That fits.  You’d have had to be wooded-headed to cook THAT plan up.  

One of Doucette’s matches ignited something combustible that was being stored in the basement, investigators say.  The fire spread…like wildfire to the rest of the home.

The fire killed two cats and one dog, according to authorities, who also say that criminal charges are not likely.

By all reports, the ants remain unscathed. Continue reading

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