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Black Parents Birth White Blonde Hair Blue Eyed Babygirl.

Posted by integrityforamerica on July 26, 2010

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“THE stunned black dad of a newborn, WHITE, baby girl declared yesterday — “I’m sure she’s my kid … I just don’t know why she’s BLONDE.”

British Nmachi Ihegboro has amazed genetics experts who say the little girl is NOT an albino.” 

Read more: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3060907/Black-parents-give-birth-to-white-baby.html#ixzz0um31hZdb

The baby girl born to black parents has become a miracle baby on the internet as questions about the possibility of this happening grow.  Baby Girl Nmachi Ihegboro’s birth has left the medical world baffled.  Many doctors have made it clear she is not albino but they wonder about her DNA mapping since even white children are not born with such blonde hair at birth.  As we begin in recent years to find a key to genetic makeup it is almost like we start all over again.  How is this possible?  The Ihegboro’s family of Nigerian decent does not have a mixed raced background. 

Doctors in the past have experienced mixed race parents giving birth to twins one white one black.  This case may be the first of its kind.  It is very clear the child is white and the two parents are black.  Angela and Ben the parents although shocked have called her the miracle baby.

My opinion is clear.  This child is a reality check to the world.  When we think we have it all figured out we often are thrown a reality check.  No matter what religion you are or how you believe there is a miracle child born that defies all possible explanation.  I believe God has a serious plan for us and he continues to let us know that he is in charge.  When we thing we have it mapped out a new road appears. 

She is a beautiful baby girl who will be loved and adored for life.  She is healthy and born to great parents who love her.  He color does not matter and never should.

A miracle child is born in London not because of the question of her color, but because her birth lets us know that there is so much we don’t understand.

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Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Strikes Haiti

Posted by integrityforamerica on January 15, 2010

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A wish

Posted by integrityforamerica on December 25, 2009

Its on this day that people all over the world wish for peace and happiness. People come together and ask that those less fortunate be given a chance, some help, some love. Somehow these values have escaped us as individuals. We pray for it on one day out of a year, but isn’t it Gods plan that we carry out what we ask for. Isn’t it up to us to help the hopeless and needy around the world. We have split everything around us into categories and we choose what we will do and whom we will help, when often its those we ignore who need our help the most.

I choose to believe when the world has come to an end, in the last days when the messiah comes. He shall come and walk amongst us as one of us. He will be of the most needy, he will be an average man, he will look like those who we choose not to see. When judgment comes he will not have known many of us because we never took the time to know him.

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A crack up

Posted by integrityforamerica on July 17, 2009

A crack up

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary
AP – Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, right, questions Supreme …
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It’s pretty certain that Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., would have loved a do-over on one remark he made while talking to Wade Henderson, president of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, about scheduling a Senate Judiciary hearing on the crack cocaine problem.

Sessions said he and Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., had been in discussions, saying: “Senator Leahy and I were talking during these hearings — we’re going to do that crack cocaine thing you and I have talked about before.”

The hearing room cracked up.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., looked over at Sessions. “Please rephrase it, Senator. please rephrase,” he said. Sessions laughed along with the crowd, but also clarified: “I misspoke.”

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Allot of funny things happen in Congress, but this is real funny and if you want a political laugh this is it.   We spend our days discussing such serious topics, so when I come across something like this I take the time out to let people know about it.  Nothing politically scandalous about it, just a conversation and some misspoken words….

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Michael Jackson Pepsi Accident

Posted by integrityforamerica on July 15, 2009

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Michael Jacksons Pepsi Commercial Accident Video

Posted by integrityforamerica on July 15, 2009

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A rough day in America

Posted by integrityforamerica on July 10, 2009

I guess some days I just sit back and wonder, I wonder how such an advance species could possibly become so self destructive. We have literally planned our failure and we strive to head toward it so fast.
 
In just our country alone we refuse to help each other based on simple things like political affiliation, race, class or religion. For the most part people have decided its better to destroy humanity then to save it.
 
We won’t pass the right legislation that would save our planet, and help with health issues because It takes away from the big corporations and politicians need donations.
 
Why do we hate ourselves so much that we refuse to love ourselves.
 
Think about it people, just think hard and figure out a way to love again.
 
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The story of prisoner F95488

Posted by integrityforamerica on July 9, 2009

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The story of prisoner F95488 Eric Frimpong was a rising soccer star. Now he’s a convicted rapist serving jail time
By Sam Alipour
ESPN The Magazine


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Eric Frimpong, seen at his trial in 2008.

This story appears in the July 13 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

It’s March 3, 2008, a brilliant day in Santa Barbara. But for Eric Frimpong, it feels like hell. He’s in Superior Court, encircled by sheriff’s deputies, making one more trip to the Department 2 courtroom. This is his last stop on the outside for a while, a painful reminder of how far he has fallen. He left his native Ghana in 2005 to play soccer for UC Santa Barbara; a year later he became a campus hero while leading the Gauchos to their first-ever national championship. If the immigrant experience can have a sound, Frimpong’s sound was a raucous stadium. But in 2007, just weeks after being selected by the Kansas City Wizards in the MLS draft, he was accused of raping another student on the beach near his house. Now he’s a convicted felon.

Frimpong enters the courtroom, which is packed with students and parents, former teammates and coaches — row upon row of supporters. They’ve come for the sentencing that concludes a trial that has rocked this community: People v. Eric Frimpong. Or more accurately, People v. Eric Frimpong and His People.

It would seem that as a country we have come so far, but when you read about things like this you realize very quickly how much more time we need to develop as a nation.  This is a young man who came to this country to live out his dream.  He didnt do anything other then what so many people have done in the past. 

Although the evidence clearly proved that this young man was innocent, he was still found guilty. 

There’s a rumble in the gallery. If his supporters could chime in now, they’d say that the kid in the prison garb has never spoken an unkind word or acted aggressively toward anyone. They would remind the court of the points made at trial: that his accuser was a woman with little memory of what happened that night because of a near-toxic blood alcohol level; that Frimpong’s DNA wasn’t found on the victim; that semen found on her underwear belonged to a jealous boyfriend, a white student who was never a suspect. They would argue that overzealous law enforcement was determined to nail a high-profile athlete, facts be damned, and that this was the Duke lacrosse case all over again — except that the defendants in the Duke case were white men from affluent families with the means to navigate America’s justice system, unlike Frimpong, who is poor and an immigrant.

SO in the end this young man was found guilty and still has no voice.  People have come together all over the world and the internet is mobilizing a grassroots effort to get him a new trial.  Get involved.

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Free Eric Frimpong – I found this info and new I had to share it.

Posted by integrityforamerica on July 9, 2009

Upon Eric Frimpong’s shocking guilty verdict from an all white Santa Barbara jury, he was immediately handcuffed and whisked away, tears streaming down his face.   Stunned supporters, including a San Diego family that has helped with the majority of his legal defense to date since his family has no financial means, faced a courtroom full of smirking D.A.’s and Sherriff’s, as the verdict was read.  Eric was immediately taken to jail, where the sheriffs have failed to process him and at least his first few nights in jail, he has remained in his suit, and forced to sleep on the concrete floor as there was no bed available.

Eric Frimpong grew up in a village in the West African country of Ghana.  He lived with his mother, who supported her four children with $60 a month, in a mud hut with no plumbing.   He carried water jugs down dirt streets, barefoot, dribbling his soccer ball.

His skills with the soccer ball gave him a path to what should have been a better life.  He played for the University of Ghana.  His dream came true when he was recruited by an American university – the University of California at Santa Barbara to play for the men’s soccer team.

Eric had to adapt to a whole new way of life, from the language, to the food and customs.  He embraced his new home whole-heartedly, and enjoyed a diverse group of friends, black, white and Latino.  While playing soccer, he pursued a challenging degree in math with a minor in finance.  His hope was to one day take back his skills to help his tribe in Ghana.

In December 2006, Eric was an important part of the UCSB men’s soccer team that won the NCAA national championship.  The soccer players were the toast of the town.  Eric was talking to MLS teams about his professional career.  He was then drafted in the third round of the 2007 MLS supplemental draft by the Kansas City Wizards.

On one night in February 2007, everything changed.   Eric’s American dream became a nightmare.

On a typical Friday night in the college town of Isla Vista, as fate would have it, Eric met a girl.  They were both on the street outside of a party.   She approached him, and Eric, being his usual friendly self, started chatting with her, revealing his name, his age, that he was a UCSB student, and that he was a soccer player.  He invited her to his house down the street to play a college party game, “beer pong”.  Little did he know, according to the girl’s later testimony, that she had already consumed at least ten alcoholic beverages.

The girl accompanied Eric down the street.  A casual sexual partner of hers, Benjamin Randall, passed them on the street and called her on her cell phone.  He was a “little upset”, according to his later testimony, about seeing her arm in arm with Eric.

At Eric’s house, he introduced the girl to his roommates, and then the two of them proceeded to play beer pong.  When the girl wanted to smoke, Eric asked her to go outside to a park next door.

At the park, there was some kissing.  Eric was repulsed over her tongue ring and the smell of smoke on her, and said that he wasn’t interested in her.  Suddenly, she became angry, yelling at him not to judge her and put her hand down his pants, squeezing tightly.

Disturbed, Eric pushed her away, told her to leave and proceeded himself to walk by himself to a female friend’s house, and later that evening to his girlfriend’s house where he slept.

The next morning, Eric was playing ping pong in the same park next door to his house with some friends.   A detective with the Sheriff’s department, Detective Kies, approached him and asked if he would come with him for some questioning.  The friends, showing obvious concern, asked if he should have an attorney.  The detective, in a reassuring tone, said, no, this would just be a simple questioning, and that he would be coming of his own free will.

Eric went with Detective Kies in good faith.  An audio was played during the trial of their conversation.   Kies asked him what he had done the night before.  Eric answered in a calm, conversational manner – with his thick accent.   He didn’t try to hide anything.  When he was asked to allow detectives to search his home and retrieve his clothing from the night before, he asked what this was all about.   He was told that the girl he had met claimed that he took her down to the beach and raped her.  Soon thereafter he was arrested.

Headline news was all about the UCSB national champion soccer player arrested for rape.  From day one, he was portrayed as guilty.

When the DNA came back negative – not only was there no sign of Eric on the victim anywhere, but sperm was found in her underwear from another man.   At this point, the victim told the D.A. about Benjamin Randall.  His DNA matched the sperm found in her underwear the night of the alleged rape.

The victim said she had last had sex with Randall three days before.  He testified it was a week before.  Both testified that he had worn a condom.  There has never been any explanation offered as to how his sperm was in her underwear the night of the attack.

Not only was Benjamin Randall never pursued as a suspect, but the D.A.’s office decided the negative results for Frimpong weren’t good enough.  They requested further testing.   After documented mishandling of evidence, including mislabeled evidence, chain of custody reports changed months later, and evidence left on the floor, one “nucleated cell” of the victim was found on each swab from Frimpong – one from his penis, and one from his scrotum.  The D.A.’s office used this evidence to pursue the case.

The victim’s story of the attack changed with each telling.  She insisted she was hit in the face, and indeed had a large mark.  Detective Kies suggested that it was a bite mark.  Only on the witness stand ten months later did the victim describe being bitten.   She admitted to not remembering much after the beer pong game, but suddenly being attacked on the beach.  She admitted to blacking out at certain points, and in fact to blacking out five to ten times in the past.

As the D.A. continued their unrelenting quest to prove Eric Frimpong’s guilt in this “high profile case”, as they called it, another “victim” came forward alleging that Eric had sexually assaulted her back in January – that he had tackled her on the beach while exercising together.  Even in light of a Facebook entry where the “victim” said she was going to “be such a bitch” to Eric, the D.A. jumped on this to show a pattern of predatory behavior.  They charged him with sexual assault.   Ironically on this charge, Eric was found not guilty, but the damage was done.

This case should never have gone to trial.  In light of the recent Duke Lacrosse case, the parallels were too strong – a girl’s unreliable word taken at the expense of a prominent student-athlete.

Four motions for a mistrial were made and denied by Judge Hill during the trial which lasted three weeks.

Besides evidence of the mishandling of evidence, there was the shocking and blatant suppression of evidence.    Before a dental expert, Dr. Sperber, was to testify for the prosecution that Eric Frimpong could not be ruled out as the attacker, it was discovered by the defense that in fact the prosecution had sought a prior opinion from another dentist.  This dentist said that the bite marks were too vague and could in no way implicate the defendant.  This was not disclosed to the defense.  In addition, Detective Kies lied on the stand about it.  He only “remembered” this prior dentist after the defense lawyer’s investigator discovered this fact on the day of testimony and confronted him with it..   He and an upper level D.A. suggested that they didn’t go with the first dentist’s opinion, not because of his report, but because it was a money issue.  They said the second dentist, Dr. Sperber, was working for free.

Once Dr. Sperber’s testimony was allowed, he admitted that he always charges and of course the prosecution was paying him.  He then proceeded to try and sway the jury that the bite marks could have been made by Eric Frimpong and not by Benjamin Randall.  Upon cross examination he admitted that the evidence is inconclusive.

With so many glaring holes and prosecutorial errors and possible misconduct, the defense confidently and with good reason, rested of the facts of the case with only one witness.  This witness, A  Department of Justice employee, testified that the victim’s blood alcohol level was .20 the following morning, and estimated that it would have been near or over a  .30 at the time of the alleged attack.

During closing arguments, the prosecutor made a comment alluding to the fact that the defendant had no alibi and didn’t take the stand.  This was when the defense made another one of the motions for a mistrial.

Throughout this ordeal, Eric had an unwavering belief in the American judicial system and his utmost faith in God.  He believed the truth would set him free.  Unfortunately, the D.A.’s office wanted to win a conviction at any cost, with no mind to truth or justice.

On Monday, December 17, 2007 the jury deliberated.  They asked to hear two audio tapes and several transcripts from the trial.  After lunch, Judge Brian Hill advised them that if they continued to listen to the requested evidence, they would be there at least three more days.  He suggested they go back in the jury room and talk some more.

The judge, and at least one of the jurors, had holiday travel plans the following day.

It was also debated during deliberations as to what to do about one of the jury members getting a DUI two days prior.   The judge allowed her to continue deliberating.

The jury came out of the room a short time later with a verdict.  Eric Frimpong, guilty of the rape charge.

Now a convicted rapist, Eric Frimpong has no rights.  His supporters couldn’t speak to him, or wipe the tears from his face as he left the courtroom.  His attempts at phone calls from jail are continuously disconnected.   He cannot have his beloved Bible and book of daily devotions in the jail.

He is a young man from Africa, alone, half a world away from home.

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The Story of Prisoner F95488 – ESPN The Magazine’s feature on Eric Frimpong, former UCSB soccer star – ESPN

Posted by integrityforamerica on July 9, 2009

Its 2009 this type of racism needs to stop. This is sad and Integrity For America will offer money for this young mans defense.
 
Thanks Isaiah for letting us know.
 
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