Toronto Councillor Advices Feds To Look Into Beyonce’s Ties to Black Panthers

Toronto Councillor Advices Feds To Look Into Beyonce's Ties to Black Panthers

Despite the message behind “Formation,” many Super Bowl viewers weren’t pleased with Beyonce’s performance as they felt she promoted violence towards police – some even plan to have an “Anti-Beyonce” rally next week in New York City. Bey has yet to comment on the backlash she’s received, but she may want to speak up now that one Toronto... Read More

Singer Natalie Cole Dead At 65

Singer Natalie Cole Dead At 65

Chart-topping R&B singer Natalie Cole, who followed her famous father in the music business with hits like “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) and “Unforgettable,” died at age 65. Natalie Cole, sister beloved & of substance and sound. May her soul rest in peace,” tweeted the Rev. Jesse Jackson on New Year’s Day. Cole, who had struggled with a variety of health... Read More

Bill Cosby Sues Alleged Victims For Defamation

Bill Cosby Sues Alleged Victims For Defamation

Bill Cosby is taking action against seven of the women who have accused him of sexual assault or misconduct. On Monday, the 78-year-old actor filed a defamation suit again Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda Traitz, Louisa Moritz, Barbara Bowman, Joan Tarshis and Angela Leslie, according to his lawyer Monique Pressley. In the suit, Cosby claims the women have made “malicious,... Read More

Bobby Shmurda Could Possibly Be Free Sooner Then You Thought

Bobby Shmurda Could Possibly Be Free Sooner Then You Thought

Bobby Shmurda finally has a slight glimmer of hope — his legal team has a plan to spring the rapper from jail as early as Thursday. Shmurda’s family has stepped forward to offer up collateral for his $2 million bond. Most notably, Bobby’s aunt has put several properties on the line to help set the rapper free. Sources say the family has been working closely with... Read More

Jerry Heller Sues Over His Portrayal In ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Jerry Heller Sues Over His Portrayal In 'Straight Outta Compton'

  Former N.W.A manager Jerry Heller filed a $110-million libel lawsuit on Friday against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, NBC Universal and a slew of others involved in the making of the rap group’s recent biopic, “Straight Outta Compton.” The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleges that the film, in which Heller is portrayed by actor Paul Giamatti, is “littered”... Read More

Frost Says He Knows How Eazy-E Contracted AIDS

Frost Says He Knows How Eazy-E Contracted AIDS2

There have been multiple conspiracies about the circumstances surrounding Eazy-E’s death in 1995. The success of the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton has again brought the issue to the forefront in some circles. Frost was signed to Eazy-E’s Ruthless Records and says that he believes he knows how Eazy-E contracted AIDS, the virus whose complications the rapper reportedly... Read More

Will Smith And Jada Pinkett Smith Donates $150K Towards Louis Farrakhan’s Justice Or Else March

Will Smith And Jada Pinkett Smith Donates $150K Towards Louis Farrakhan’s Justice Or Else March

The 20th anniversary of the historic Million Man March is Oct 10th, 2015. Minister Louis Farrakhan plans to commemorate the milestone with droves of #BlackLivesMatter supporters at the Justice or Else! march at the National Mall. From the cultures most influential public figures to support the the movement. Such applies to power couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, who... Read More

Raising Dion: A New Comic Book About a Single Black Mother Raising a Superpowered Son

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For a long time, when you looked for diversity in a comic book, it was pretty much hard to find. Where the big-name comics have seemingly kept producing the same ol’ same ol’, other people have picked up the dropped ball and given comics a boost of diversity. Writer Dennis Liu and illustrator Jason Piperberg have created the first comic book about a single mom and her superpowered... Read More

For The Last 10 Years Nelly Paid College Tuition For Two Kids Every Year

Nelly Paid College Tuition For Two Kids Every Year

‘Only Way to Elevate Black Community is Education’ In the wake of the Mike Brown shooting and Ferguson protests last year, many in the Black community called for Black celebrities to speak out against the injustices shown to their own people. Some Black celebs rose to the occasion, using social media and TV news outlets like CNN to say their piece. Others, like Nelly, preferred... Read More

Officer Charged With Murder Of Sam DuBose, Video Of Fatal Traffic Stop Released

Officer Charged With Murder Of Sam DuBose

University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing has been charged with murder in the death of 43-year-old Samuel DuBose. In a press conference held on Wednesday (July 29), Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters announced the charge, and a video of the stop was also released. “This office has probably reviewed upwards of hundreds of police shootings, and this is the first time... Read More

What Happen To Sandra Bland?

What Happen To Sandra Bland?

On Monday July 13th 2015 Sandra Bland, a 28 year-old Black woman from the suburbs of Chicago was found dead in a Waller County, Texas jail cell. The circumstances surrounding her death are at best unclear and given known facts, very disturbing. Sandra Bland, a Prairie View A&M graduate, had recently arrived in Texas to start new employment in the state and was residing with... Read More

Bill Cosby Admitted To using Drugs To Sex Women

Bill Cosby Admitted To using Drugs To Sex Women

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and “other people,” according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press. That woman and a second woman testified in the same case that they knowingly took quaaludes... Read More

6 Churches Burned Down in South Carolina In 7 Days

6 Churches Burned Down in South Carolina In 7 Days

Yet another black church in the South went up in flames Tuesday night, this time historic Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal in Williamsburg County, South Carolina — 20 years after it was burned to the ground by Ku Klux Klan members. The Clarendon County Fire Department said shortly before midnight ET that the fire was under control, but it released a photo showing the church... Read More

Black Shooters Called “Thugs”, White Shooters Called “Mentally Ill”

Black Shooters Called "Thugs", White Shooters Called "Mentally Ill"

Police are investigating the shooting of nine African Americans at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston as a hate crime committed by a white man. Unfortunately, it’s not a unique event in American history. Black churches have long been a target of white supremacists who burned and bombed them in an effort to terrorize the black communities that those churches anchored. One of the... Read More