Lauryn Hill is given a 3 month prison sentence

Fugees singer, Lauryn Hill, has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay around $1million in taxes over the past decade. In addition to serving three months, Hill must pay a $60,000 fine. On release from jail, she will spend three months in home confinement and will be under parole supervision for … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1990

The leader of the movement to end South African apartheid, Nelson Mandela, is released from prison after 27 years on February 11, 1990. In 1944, Mandela, a lawyer, joined the African National Congress (ANC), the oldest black political organization in South Africa, where he became a leader of Johannesburg’s youth wing of the ANC. In … [Read the full story]

Balotelli may kill racial abusers at Euro’s

Italy and Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has threatened to kill anyone who racially abuses him during next month’s Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Balotelli said he had bananas thrown at him in a Rome bar before the European Under-21 Championships in June 2009 and if it happened again, “I will go to jail, … [Read the full story]

Is Australia the new USA?

The news each day is full of stabbings and shootings and more violence. The values we inherited from our ancestors are drifting away. Mateship and going to the aid of the underdog are now forgotten dreams. Fight nights and five against one and kicking a man when he’s down, seem to be fun for the … [Read the full story]