Dearborn, Michigan, McDonald’s decides to cut the halal foods from their menu after a $700,000 settlement was ordered due to fake halal foods being sold at the location.
McDonald’s signs read “99 billion served”. Some say “billions and billions served”. Which shows that they do their best to serve EVERYBODY!
But now they will no longer offer halal–the slaugter and/or preparation of animals and meat in the manner prescribed by Islamic law–foods at the Dearborn, Michigan, location; which is one of only two in the country that offer halal food on their menu, according to MSNBC.
The city of Dearborn is 41 percent Arab American and the decision came down after the franchise had to shell out $700,000 in a settlement to Ahmed Ahmed in April, because he claimed that the location had not always served them halal foods. Continue reading
Former Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti, Basketball Coach Mike Rice, and maybe former President Robert Barchi are leaving Rutgers, but not without bringing down Eric Murdock who shocked the country with video footage of Rice’s abusive coaching techniques.
On April 4, we reported on the abuse that former Rutgers’ basketball coach Mike Rice, was doling out to the Scarlet Knights basketball team. But when Athletic Director Tim Pernetti, saw Rice hurling anti-gay slurs, kicking, punching, and throwing things at his players, he only slapped him on the wrist with a $50,000 fine and a three-game suspension. Well, once video of Rice in action surfaced on ESPN, we expected that Pernetti was going to get the same pink slip that the university eventually gave to Rice. But, we had NO CLUE both of them would walk away on a RED CARPET!
Retired Los Angeles Clipper, Eric Murdock, who broke the story with video of Rice’s actions, is also under scrutiny, but we’ll get back to that later in the story. First, let us detail the severance packages given to Mike Rice and Tim Pernetti. Both the coach and the athletic director were given over $1 million dollar as Rice was FIRED, and Pernetti decided to RESIGN. Continue reading
Venus Green, 90, filed a complaint against Baltimore Police in 2009, after they attacked her in her home. She won a $95,000 settlement.
The injustice and brutal force from inner city police against African Americans is unrelenting. Anytime the age and gender of a suspect has no bearing on how they will be treated, there is a serious problem. The state of Maryland is in the middle of a heated debate over the issue of arresting and handcuffing children and now, the elderly. But one senior citizen wasn’t taking it sitting down. She fought back and won. Continue reading