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Breaking: President Obama Denies Permit to Drill at DAPL! Victory at #StandingRock Within Reach!

| December 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Breaking: President Obama Denies Permit to Drill at DAPL! Victory at #StandingRock Within Reach!

OCETI SAKOWIN CAMP, N.D. — U.S. Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning has informed tribal leaders that the Army Corps of Engineers will halt construction on the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe said here Sunday. Dave Archambault II said the Army has denied the permit to bore under Lake […]

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United Shades of America Exclusive Screening

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
United Shades of America Exclusive Screening

This week, CNN hosted an exclusive Atlanta screening of the second episode of “United Shades of America” with W. Kamau Bell, which airs Sunday at 10 pm ET. Titled, “Behind the Walls,” the episode reveals how the amount of prisoners incarcerated in the United States continues to rise at an alarming rate, and what sometimes […]

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Jay-Z & Timberland Win ‘Big Pimpin’ Copyright Case

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jay-Z & Timberland Win ‘Big Pimpin’ Copyright Case

The ‘Big Pimpin’ copyright infringement case involving Jay-Z and Timberland looks to be over. Christina Snyder ruled that nephew of Egyptian composer Baligh Hamdi, Osama Fahmy, did not have the standing to continue to pursue the claim that his uncle’s record ‘Khosara Khosara’ was illicitly sampled, per The Hollywood Reporter. Fahmy filed the lawsuit in […]

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Surprising or Not? L.A.P.D. Finds a Loophole in Releasing Body Camera Footage to Public

| October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Surprising or Not? L.A.P.D. Finds a Loophole in Releasing Body Camera Footage to Public

Charly Keunang was a homeless Cameroonian immigrant who was unarmed and shot in killed by police officers earlier this year. After an altercation ensued between Keuang and multiple officers which resulted in Keunang being shot in the chest where he was pronounced dead at the scene. Two police officers were wearing body cameras at the […]

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Alabama Lawmakers Plot to Disenfranchise The Black Vote…Closes 31 Driver License Offices

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Alabama Lawmakers Plot to Disenfranchise The Black Vote…Closes 31 Driver License Offices

  By: Breanna Edwards Alabama requires a photo ID to vote. This week Alabama decided to announce that it would stop issuing driver’s licenses in certain counties because of budget cuts. Those counties happen to contain the highest percentage of nonwhite voters, an AL.com columnist has pointed out. According to the report, the Alabama Law […]

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Chris Brown Believes He Could Teach Kids About Domestic Violence…in Australia

| September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chris Brown Believes He Could Teach Kids About Domestic Violence…in Australia

Australia is trying to make an example out of Chris Brown by not allowing him in the county because of his domestic violence conviction against Rihanna. They have allowed Brown 28 days to present a case for a visa granting him entry into the country. Chris Brown has four big shows set to take place […]

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Rich Homie Quan Possibly Facing Child Endangerment Charges

| September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rich Homie Quan Possibly Facing Child Endangerment Charges

Over the weekend a video surfaced of rapper Rich Homie Quan appearing to be smoking weed while holding his son Royal. His child is only one-year-old which makes the situation appear even worse. TMZ reported that Georgia authorities have seen the video and were outraged. As they claim, Child Protective Services and Fulton County Police […]

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Rick Ross Sued for Rape But Accuser Does Not Name Ross as Suspect

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rick Ross Sued for Rape But Accuser Does Not Name Ross as Suspect

Rick Ross is being sued by a woman who is claiming she was raped during Grammy weekend. The slight twist is Rick Ross is not named as the suspect but rather one of his associates. According to TMZ, the woman says she was in the W hotel while out in Los Angeles where she met […]

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Blind Truth? Stevie Wonder Screwed By His Dead Attorney

| September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Blind Truth? Stevie Wonder Screwed By His Dead Attorney

Making a percentage of a musician’s royalties can be very lucrative, especially for an artist the stature of Stevie Wonder. Considering that Stevie Wonder is blind, he would need to have people that he trusts around him to help manage his fiances. Well it turns out that Stevie has been duped by his attorney and […]

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Police Chief to Cop: Take Your Racism Somewhere Else…You’re Fired!

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police Chief to Cop: Take Your Racism Somewhere Else…You’re Fired!

Tuesday, September 15th saw the firing of Seattle cop Cynthia Whitlatch who arrested William Wingate,69, for nothing outside of using his golf club as a cane. The video drew a lot of attention back in July of 2014 for her combative approach to the man and racial bias and that is exactly what cost Whitlatch […]

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Shocking or Not? Black NYPD Cop Claims Racism in Department

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shocking or Not? Black NYPD Cop Claims Racism in Department

New York Daily News reports Dana Harge, a black officer within the New York Police Department, (NYPD) has filed a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and with the NYPD’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity. Harge is attempting to expose the racism within the NYPD Highway Division, alleging that ‘racism is routine’. […]

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They Don’t Stop! 50 Cent Facing $200 Million Dollar Lawsuit Over the Concept of ‘Power’

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
They Don’t Stop! 50 Cent Facing $200 Million Dollar Lawsuit Over the Concept of  ‘Power’

No one likes going to court, and with all the lawsuits 50 Cent has faced this year alone he is going to become sick. You can now tack on another lawsuit against 50, but this one would hurt the most of them all. According to TMZ, 50 Cent is being sued for allegedly stealing the […]

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Reality Check? Love and Hip Hop LA Star Teairra Mari Charged with Assault

| September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Reality Check? Love and Hip Hop LA Star Teairra Mari Charged with Assault

Many of us have watched reality star Teairra Mari go off on some of her castmates in the past but unfortunately her temper may have gotten the best of her because LA prosecutors have decided to charge her with assaulting a Uber driver a couple of months ago. The incident stemmed from a dispute over […]

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Shady! Student Arrested for Terrorist Threats After Posting Eminem Lyrics

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shady! Student Arrested for Terrorist Threats After Posting Eminem Lyrics

The Fresno Bee reports, a 15-year old teenager was arrested in Fresno, California on charges of making terrorist threats. That charge is a felony crime, and school officials alerted authorities after they found an Instagram post that contained Eminem lyrics. The post referenced the Eminem song ‘I’m Back’ where lyrics called back to the Columbine […]

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SMH! Kevin Gates Charged with Battery After Kicking Female Teen

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
SMH! Kevin Gates Charged with Battery After Kicking Female Teen

Kevin Gates, best known for song ‘I Don’t Get Tired’ is going to be tired of fighting this case after he kicked a female fan at show. The video from a Lakeland, Flordia performance shows Kevin Gates having his shorts tucked on by Miranda Dixon, 18, kicking Dixon in the chest. Miranda went to the […]

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The Horrifying Story of Jamycheal Mitchell, Who Starved to Death in Jail After Stealing a Snickers (Via @ShaunKing)

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Horrifying Story of Jamycheal Mitchell, Who Starved to Death in Jail After Stealing a Snickers (Via @ShaunKing)

Credit to Shaun King, story first appeared on DailyKos. The story of Jamycheal Mitchell should make national headlines. For a living, I wade through hundreds and hundreds of awful cases of police brutality, torture, prison/jail abuse, misconduct, and racial injustice and have the agonizing pressure to choose which of those stories to amplify to the […]

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Did Apple Block Drake’s Performance on Tidal?

Did Apple Block Drake’s Performance on Tidal?

Drake showed the city of New Orleans love when he came to perform at the Lil Weezyana Fest which was a charity event following the tenth year since Hurricane Katrina. The event was live streamed on Tidal since Lil Wayne is now a Tidal artist. Well Drake is an Apple artist so when Drake took […]

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#BlackLivesMatter: Texas City Names Road Sandra Bland Was Arrested on After Her

#BlackLivesMatter: Texas City Names Road Sandra Bland Was Arrested on After Her

City Council members of Prairie View, Texas have named the road she was arrested on in her name. According USA Today, the council hopes this will serve as a constant reminder of the injustices they say she suffered. Also adding that it should help law enforcement make the best decisions possible and follow the best […]

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#WBDJ TV Gunman Bryce Williams Has History of Racial Allegations Against His Employers

#WBDJ TV Gunman Bryce Williams Has History of Racial Allegations Against His Employers

Vester Lee Flanagan, aka, Bryce Williams took the lives of Allison Parker and Adam Ward of WDBJ this morning and is currently in critical condition after shooting himself. While more details come out about his motive, it appears race was a role to a degree. Williams has made many lawsuits against some of his bosses […]

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Changing the System: Ferguson Judge Withdraws All Arrest Warrants Prior to 2015

Changing the System: Ferguson Judge Withdraws All Arrest Warrants Prior to 2015

Judge Donald McCullin has only been on the job for year but has done something historic already. Judge McCullin of Ferguson Municipal Court has withdrawn all arrest warrants that were in effect until December, 31st 2014. This allows defendants to have new court dates and alternative sentencing, thus in hopes reducing the discrepancy in prison […]

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Protests Underway in St. Louis After Police Kill Black Suspect

Protests Underway in St. Louis After Police Kill Black Suspect

Another day in St. Louis ends with police fatally shooting a black teenager. Officers shot and killed 18-year old Mansur Ball-Bey while executing a search warrant. The shooting has drawn protesters chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’, this of course is near the same city just after Micheal Brown was murdered so the tensions and emotions run […]

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Two Brothers Suspected of Kendrick Johnson Death, Says It Wasn’t Them

Two Brothers Suspected of Kendrick Johnson Death, Says It Wasn’t Them

The death of Kendrick Johnson is still surrounded in controversy. Johnson was found dead inside an upside down gym mat after going missing for a day in January 2013. The two Valdosta, Georgia brothers named in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Kendrick’s parents are Branden and Brian Bell. The Bells have not been charged […]

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Family of Troy Robinson The Man Tasered to Death by DeKalb County Police Host Fundraiser To Help With Burial Costs

Family  of Troy Robinson The Man Tasered to Death by DeKalb County Police Host Fundraiser To Help With Burial Costs

Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. the family of Troy Robinson, the man who died from being tasered while on top of a wall and fell to his death by police, will host a fundraiser to help cover burial costs titled “Fish Fry Fundraiser for Troy” at NoToSo’s Restaurant located at 4153C Flat Shoals […]

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Family of Sandra Bland Files for Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Family of Sandra Bland Files for Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A federal lawsuit against the arresting state trooper and other authorities is being filed by the family of Sandra Bland. According to NBC, the lawsuit was filed in a Houston court and says the trooper was reckless for pulling Sandra out of her car. It also states there was a ‘conscious disregard’ for her safety […]

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Moving on Out! Tyga is Facing Eviction

Moving on Out! Tyga is Facing Eviction

Tyga is really trying to take out Yung Berg for worst hip hop headlines of all-time. Tyga may have cheated on Kylie Jenner with a transgender, and his surprise album did flop incredibly hard and he may not get his release off Cash Money. However, one thing is for sure and that is he is […]

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Breaking News: Bobbi Kristina Dead at Age 22 [UPDATE]

Breaking News: Bobbi Kristina Dead at Age 22 [UPDATE]

The only child of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, Bobbi Kristina has passed away at the age of 22. Bobbi was treated in an Atlanta hospital and then finally at a hospice facility for the last six months. She was found in her bathtub unresponsive on January 31st, and paramedics did resuscitate her but had […]

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#WhatHappenedToSandraBland: Arrest Video Footage Appears Edited

#WhatHappenedToSandraBland: Arrest Video Footage Appears Edited

Black Lives Matter civil rights activist Sandra Bland died while in police custody and they claimed it was suicide. She was pulled over for a traffic violation where she was aggressively arrested. The dashcam footage has been released and of course the footage does not line up with the officer’s account, as always is the […]

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The Saga Continues: Birdman is Suing Jay’z Tidal Over the ‘Free Weezy Album’

The Saga Continues: Birdman is Suing Jay’z Tidal Over the ‘Free Weezy Album’

Bryan ‘Baby’ Williams aka Birdman is trying to earn another moniker and that is Mr. F’ U Pay me. With the lawsuit going on between Lil Wayne and Birdman over Tha Carter V and the recent allegations of conspiracy to murder Lil Wayne, Birdman has become in a way the hip hop version of Lex […]

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The Plot Thickens! More Charges Added to Young Thug

The Plot Thickens! More Charges Added to Young Thug

Jeffery Lamar Williams, better known by his rap name Young Thug, is building quite the rap sheet. He was just hit making ‘terroristic threats’ to a security officer at Perimeter Mall in Atlanta, Georgia. Authorities obtained a search warrant for his home in Sandy Springs, Georgia. After the search arrests warrants were issued for the […]

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It’s Gone Too Far: Indictment Says Birdman & Young Thug Conspired to Kill Lil Wayne

It’s Gone Too Far: Indictment Says Birdman & Young Thug Conspired to Kill Lil Wayne

The LiL Wayne versus Birdman/Young Thug feud seems to have really taken a turn to the dark side. A new report allegedly names Jeffrey Willams a.k.a. Young Thug and Bryan Willams a.k.a.  Birdman as a part of the shooting towards Lil Wayne’s tour bus in Atlanta back in April of this year. Mike Petchenik of […]

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