O.J. Still Stirs Up Racial Response; NPR Pulls Plug on Black Program

By The News Dec 12, 2008

Latest O.J. Simpson Case Still Draws Racial Lines O.J. Simpson’s most recent run-in with the law, which consequently, sentenced him to nine years in prison for robbery, has stirred up a reaction reminiscent of the public’s response to his acquittal 13 years ago.Chicago Sun-Times. Donald Rumsfeld Held Responsible For Detainee Abuses A bipartisan Senate report issued on Thursday culminates an 18-month investigation by staff from the Senate Armed Services Committee, and conclusively holds former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld directly responsible for widespread prison abuse scandals towards detainees.Los Angeles Times. NPR Discontinues News and Notes National Public Radio has decided to cancel its program, "News and Notes", based out of Culver City, CA. The program, hosted by Farai Chideya, had also focused in on issues particularly relevant to the African-American community. Gather.com