John Aravosis
Follow me on Twitter: @aravosis | @americablog | @americabloggay | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn. John Aravosis is the editor of AMERICAblog, which he founded in 2004. He has a joint law degree (JD) and masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown (1989); and worked in the US Senate, World Bank, Children's Defense Fund, and as a stringer for the Economist. Frequent TV pundit: O'Reilly Factor, Hardball, World News Tonight, Nightline & Reliable Sources. Bio, .

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Was that actress REALLY arrested because she’s black?

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It’s a tough call. I can see why the police think they’re right, and I can see why Watts thinks she is.
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Jedi Kittens (video)

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These are from the same guy who did the special effects video I posted the other day.
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Cops arrest black actress for kissing white boyfriend in public

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They basically accused her of being a hooker because, you know, why else would a black woman kiss a white man?
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Domestic violence is not a “family matter”

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A reader shares her personal experience with domestic violence, in light of the Ray Rice story.
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The writing’s on the wall (cool special effects music video)

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In addition to the song being a rather cool 80’s New Wave style, the special effects are just amazing. And fun.
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Really cool (and fun) special effects video – trust me

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An incredibly well done homemade special effects video that’s fun, and funny.
Baltimore Ravens runningback Ray Rice at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in 2012. Photo by 1ravenscowboysnflfan.

A man called Ray Rice

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Why I published a video of Ray Rice beating his fiancée unconscious, and how effective activism actually works.
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Dog faints on seeing owner after 2 years away (video)

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The dog got checked out by the vet, and all is well — the poor thing simply fainted from the excitement.
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Two women, in their 90s, marry in Iowa after 72 years together

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Vivian Boyack, 91, and Alice “Nonie” Dubes, 90, married in Davenport, Iowa this weekend.
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This is what a massive online privacy violation looks like

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2nd gay smartphone app “Jack’d” reveals exact location of gay men worldwide, including 282 in Iran.
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