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June 9, 2014

The UNCF takes money from men who can’t stand President Obama

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The United Negro College Fund has been under fire for taking money from any available source.  But the organization has struggled to find funding to support the many Historically Black Colleges and Universities in America that are under severe financial strain. UNCF President Michael Lomax has taken criticism for accepting a large donation from Charles and David Koch, two billionaire brothers who recently gave $25 million to the organization. The…

Screenshot of the actual car wreck that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed one of his writers. www.blacklikemoi.com

Eerie Tweet Allegedly Posted By Truck Driver That Hit Vehicle Carrying Tracy Morgan

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Tracy Morgan is still in critical condition but is awake at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital due to a fatal car crash on Saturday that injured four and killed one of his close friends/staff members. The truck driver, Kevin Roper, 35, has been charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. He is currently out on bond. Morgan’s driver, Tyrone Gale, remembers…

30 People Shοt in Chicago Over Viοlent Weekend

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Over the weekend in Chicago 30 people were shοt, including four who were fatally wounded. An 18 year old man was found with a fatal wound to his back on Friday afternoon near the Rogers Park area. The teen was taken to Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston after police arrived on the scene but was pronounced deαd at the hospital. A woman was also fatally shοt on Friday near…

Tracy Morgan is more responsive after being in ICU following a car crash carried out by Kevin Roper. www.blacklikemoi.com

Tracy Morgan Is More Responsive, Will Spend Weeks In Recovery

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Reported by April V. Taylor Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan remains in critical condition, but his publicist is reporting that he is becoming more responsive.  According to a report on ABC News, doctors and family members are taking this as an encouraging sign. Morgan was injured in a chain reaction wreck early Saturday.  Middlesex County prosecutors report that the crash occurred around 1 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the…

Maya Angelou Interview Discusses Unemployment and Racism, Bashes Reagan Administration

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Maya Angelou is one of the most prolific voices of our time, and her contributions as a poet, educator, singer, historian, and activist.  Dr. Angelou recently passed away at the age of 86.  Her impact on people can be summed up in her quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  Dr….

Diana Ross Discusses Fear and Loneliness in 1978 Barbara Walters Interview

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Diana Ross is known as one of the most successful singers to come out of Motown.  She was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and was the second oldest child of  a school teacher and United States Army soldier. Ross was introduced to Milton Jenkins at age fifteen, and she became part of his group the Primettes.  In 1960, the group auditioned for Motown but was turned away due and…

Dallas Nightclub Investigated for Refusing Patrons Who “Sounded Ghetto”

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Though federal law banned “For Whites Only” signs half a century ago, one Dallas nightclub allegedly didn’t get the memo. According to a report in The Root, a popular club called Kung Fu Saloon in Uptown Dallas is under investigation by city officials amid allegations that managers racially discriminated against minorities. The managers allegedly ordered workers to deny reservations to callers who “sounded ghetto or too…

NYC’s Hot 97 Responds to Chuck D. Calling Urban Radio a “Malignant Cancer”

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What if a radio station in America inundated listeners with anti-Semitic insults? Hip-hop artist and activist Chuck D. thinks the response to such a radio station would be one of outrage, but urban radio stations hurl the “N” word at blacks incessantly and suffer absolutely no repercussions. Chuck D. was set off partly due to New York’s recent Summer Jam festival, which, according to The Guardian, he referred to as…

Pres. Barack “No New Friends” Obama Makes a New Pal

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President Obama is known to count celebs such as Jay-Z and wife Beyonce among his inner circle, but that’s not where it ends. Among Obama’s newest friends is former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning. White House insiders have previously claimed that Obama is one of the most insular presidents in American history, but he’s become fast friends with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning. Mourning, who has donated to the Democratic…

White Supremacist Revolutionaries Allegedly Gunned Down Two Cops in Las Vegas

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Two police officers who were eating pizza near a Wal-Mart in Las Vegas were gunned down by alleged white supremacist revolutionaries on Sunday. According to press reports, the two assailants shouted about revolution before firing on the officers. One of the police officers was able to return fire, then the suspects ran into a nearby Wal-Mart and fatally wounded a civilian before taking their own lives. The initial shοoting occurred…