- The late Joe Frazier is going to be honored with a statue, Philly.com reported. Many feel that a statue in Frazier's name is long overdue for the former heavy-weight champion and Philadelphia sports icon.
- Vice President Joe Biden was unwelcome at a Virginia bakery Wednesday, not because he said Republican policies would put middle-class Americans "back in chains" but because of President Barack Obama's "you didn't build that" comments made in July.
- Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is being treated for bipolar disorder at the Mayo Clinic. The form of the disorder that he has, called bipolar II depression, is a treatable one that afflicts many Americans who are still able to live successful, fruitful lives despite suffering from the ailment.
- While the advertisement contains legitimate complaints about West's congressional record, the image of him punching women and senior citizens in the face distracts from its message.
'Romney Hood' Vs. 'Obamaloney:' Mitt Claims Obama's 'Robin Hood In Reverse' Line Distorts Facts [VIDEOS]President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney have stepped up their attacks on each other in recent days, with Obama calling Romney's tax plan "Robin Hood in reverse" and the former Massachusetts governor saying the president's characterization was "Obamaloney."
- The conservative talk radio host agreed with Ice-T's stance on gun control but after complementing the rapper on knowing what "tyranny" means Ice-T took to Twitter to call Limbaugh a racist.
- Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., whose mysterious monthlong leave of absence has perplexed Chicago and Capitol Hill, is at a residential treatment facility for a mood disorder, his doctor said in a statement released by the congressman's office Wednesday evening.
- The New York City Council is scheduled to vote Thursday to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of a bill to require some city employers to pay their workers at least $11.50 an hour, or $10 hourly with benefits. And it's likely to happen.
- Arab racism against black people is deeply-rooted and stretches back centuries.
- Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles? reads the caption beneath the Facebook post announcing Adidas' new high-top sneakers. The German sports brand's proposed new sneakers feature orange rubber shackles fixed to the back of the sneaker that can be attached around the ankle. The sneakers have since been dubbed the shackle shoes after rousing fury for its racist connotation.
- The debate over minimum wages -- does raising the minimum wage put more money in workers' pockets or just leave more of them jobless? -- is heating up at the state and federal level.
- Congress has not raised the federal minimum wage since 2006, when it increased from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour.
- George Zimmerman's bond hearing is set for Friday. What can you expect to happen during the court appearance?
- Musical artists from the singer Chaka Khan to the rapper Jasiri X are releasing Trayvon Martin tribute songs to show their solidarity with the family of the 17-year-old Florida teenager who was shot dead on Feb. 26, and to protest the handling of the investigation of his killer, George Zimmerman.
- This is the real tragedy – blacks are killing other blacks in astounding numbers.
- Athletes have showed their support in the Trayvon Martin case and look to continue showing it on Monday at a rally in Sanford, Fla. where the 17-year-old was shot and killed.