Conrad Murray's Jailhouse Complaints Heard

In today's link roundup: Michael Jackson's doctor's concerns have been addressed by the L.A. County Jail. Plus: The latest in soccer racism.


Conrad Murray's complaints about Los Angeles jail conditions heard: The doctor, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, said last week that he believed he was going to die in L.A. County Jail. A few days later he received a new set of clean clothes and a blanket and was even taken to the roof of the facility to get fresh air.

The latest in soccer racism: European football's governing body has opened fresh disciplinary proceedings against Croatia over alleged racist behavior by its supporters during a Euro 2012 match against Spain. UEFA cited the "improper conduct of supporters [display of racist banners and symbols]" by Croatia fans during the game in Gdansk on Monday.

Bachmann: Obama "the most dangerous president we've had" on national security: In an interview with Meghan McCain for the Daily Beast, Michele Bachmann, a real authority on the issue (not really), shared her thoughts on Obama's "absolutely shocking" national-security actions.

Niecy and Cedric talk black love on TV: Niecy Nash and Cedric the Entertainer star in one of the few new TV sitcoms featuring a majority black cast, The Soul Man. Read about what they have to say about media portrayals of black romantic relationships at Sister to Sister.

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