Congressional Staffers Walk Out, Protesting Garner, Brown Decisions

Congressional Staffers Walk Out, Protesting Garner, Brown Decisions

The protests over the lack of indictments in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases have expanded to Congress. Congressional staffers walked out of their jobs Thursday afternoon in a symbol of solidarity with protests taking place in the streets, on the basketball court and on football fields across the country. The walk out was led by Senate chaplain Barry Black. Staffers stood... Read More

Dake Hospitalized After Brawl With Diddy

Dake Hospitalized After Brawl With Diddy

    Miami was filled with celebrities who were winding down Art Basel celebrations over the weekend, but it sounds like things turned sour at club LIV on Sunday night, when Diddy and Drake crossed paths, at a birthday party for DJ Khaled. MTV News was able to confirm the fight with a source who witnessed the incident, while Rick Ross’ DJ, Sam Sneaker, gave a detailed... Read More

Eric Garner Case: NYPD Officer Not Indicted in Choke Hold Death

Eric Garner Case: NYPD Officer Not Indicted in Choke Hold Death

  Garner’s family has already indicated that they plan to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the NYPD for $75 million. The grand jury was made up of 23 residents of Staten Island and led by a foreperson. A decision required a majority of the jury — meaning at least 12 people. Pantaleo, 29, and his police partner, Justin D’Amico, testified in front of the... Read More

No Chargers Against Mike Brown Shooter

No Chargers Against Mike Brown Shooter

  Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, will not be indicted on any charges, a St. Louis County grand jury decided Monday. The grand jury had the option to indict Wilson on a variety of charges, ranging from first-degree murder to involuntary manslaughter. The grand jury, which was made up of 12 jurors who were selected... Read More

Bill Cosby’s Lawyer Responds To Janice Dickinson Rape Claims

supermodel Janice Dickinson became the latest women to accuse Bill Cosby of rape in an interview where she says he drugged and mounted her in 1982. The shocking interview sent waves through the Internet and evidently, straight to Cosby’s lawyer, Martin Singer, who issued this statement

  The rape allegations against Bill Cosby are toppling over. Last night, supermodel Janice Dickinson became the latest women to accuse Bill Cosby of rape in an interview where she says he drugged and mounted her in 1982. The shocking interview sent waves through the Internet and evidently, straight to Cosby’s lawyer, Martin Singer, who issued this statement: “Janice (Dickinson’s)... Read More

Chris Brown Relied Back To Adrienne Bailon And Tamar Braxton Statments

Chris Brown Relied Back To Adrienne Bailon And Tamar Braxton Statments

Chris Brown has taken to Instagram to call out Adrienne Bailon for comments she made earlier today on The Real. On the show, the ladies talked about how to encourage your friend to leave a relationship. The jumping off point? Chris Brown’s relationship with Karreuche Tran. During the conversation, Tamar Braxton stated: “We have got to pull an inter-friend-tion with... Read More

Dr. Cornel West Arrested In Ferguson

Dr. Cornel West Arrested In Ferguson

  Author and activist Cornel West was arrested while demonstrating in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday. West was in Ferguson as part of the “Ferguson October” rally, which has been attended by over 1,000 protesters. Journalists in Ferguson tweeted photos of the incident Monday afternoon: Dr. Cornell West arrested. #ferguson pic.twitter.com/HwlXPLNOqc — Craig Cheatham... Read More

First Ebola Case Diagnosed In America

First Ebola Case Diagnosed In America

  The first Ebola case has been diagnosed in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today. Although American Ebola patients have been treated in the United States prior to this diagnosis, they all contracted Ebola in West Africa. Ebola has killed 2,917 people and infected 3,346 others since the outbreak began in March. The CDC will hold... Read More

Floyd Mayweather Set To Retire After Marcos Maidana Rematch

Floyd Mayweather Set To Retire After Marcos Maidana Rematch

  Floyd Mayweather is aiming for 49-0. During a press conference in advance of Saturday’s rematch against Marcos Maidana, the 37-year-old, undefeated, pound-for-pound champ revealed his plan to round out his career, via ESPN’s Dan Rafael: Floyd said he will fight Saturday, then in May and have his last fight next September. #boxing #Mayhem — Dan Rafael (@danrafaelespn)... Read More

KKK Raising Money For Ferguson Police Officer

KKK Raising Money For Ferguson Police Officer

  A Missouri chapter of the Ku Klux Klan is planning a fundraiser this weekend for the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen. “All money will go to the cop who did his job against the Negro criminal,” according to New Empire Knights of the KKK. Darren Wilson, the officer involved in the Aug. 9 shooting, has been a police... Read More

7 Reason Why You Should Know About The Ebola Virus

7 Reason Why You Should Know About The Ebola Virus

  The worst Ebola outbreak on record is currently unfolding in West Africa, and it’s been a long affair that has infected more than 1,000, killed more than 600 people, and has yet to show any signs of slowing down. The outbreak has gotten so bad that countries like Sierra Leone are now quarantining affected communities and have said that they’ll send in the police... Read More

Mase Gives Up Church And Is Back To Rap

Mase Gives Up Church And Is Back To Rap

  Mase has given up preaching. The Harlem rapper made waves in the ’90s when he left the music industry for ministry, but Mase is returning to secular music — once again. At the height of his Bad Boy career with Puff Daddy, Mase, real name Mason Betha, started two churches in Atlanta and Phoenix in 1999. After being ordained as a pastor, the “Welcome Back” singer started... Read More

Zulu Nation Send Warning Letter To World Star Hip hop

Zulu Nation Send Warning Letter To World Star Hip hop

In an open letter to Lee “Q” O’Denat founder of WorldStarHipHop.com, members of the hip-hop awareness group The Universal Zulu Nation headed by hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa addresed some of the many issues they have with the website in the way it portray’s hip hop culture and the exploitation of those individuals who are featured in many of the violent videos on the... Read More

Friend Of Malcolm X Japanese-American Activist Yuri Kochiyama Dies At 93

Japanese-American Activist Yuri Kochiyama Dies At 93

Japanese-American activist Yuri Kochiyama has died of natural causes in Berkeley, Calif., at age 93. The lifelong champion of civil rights causes in the black, Latino, Native American and Asian-American communities died peacefully in her sleep Sunday morning, according to her family. Born in 1921 as Mary Yuriko Nakahara, Kochiyama spent the early years of her life in San Pedro,... Read More