Day: September 25, 2012

The Urban Daily

Ten things you don’t know about Chad Ochocinco … assembling such a list isn’t easy. After all, the superstar NFL wide receiver is more famous for his off-the-field antics—philandering, domestic abuse, etc.—and short-lived marriage to Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada than he his for his athletic accomplishments, impressive though they are. Below are 10 things you didn’t know about Ochocinco, aka Chad Johnson, who’s currently without a team after memorable stints with the Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots.

He’s No Longer Chad Ochocinco
In July 2013, after signing with the Miami Dolphins—a team that would cut him before he beginning of the season—Ochocinco went to the Broward County courthouse and changed his name back to Chad Johnson. He said he wanted to reconnect with his old self. The moniker swap cost him $401.

He’ll Go to Great Lengths for Love
After Lozada filed for divorce in August 2013, Ochocinco…

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Community Safety Act

The Community Safety Act is a first step toward ending discriminatory practices like stop-and-frisk. The NYCLU and our partners in Communities United for Police Reform are working to pass the Community Safety Act, a series of civil rights bills currently before the City Council. The legislation will create a real ban on racial profiling, protect
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