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Several people shot at BET Awards Party

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ABC News recently claimed that a “shadow has been placed over the BET Awards.”  A person was killed right before the show, and four others were injured during an incident that has embarrassed the company that has been often criticized for promoting violent music at the expense of the black community. An overnight party held early Sunday in East Hollywood was to promote the awards show.  There was one gunman, who…

Twenty-nine-year-old Mubarak Bala beaten by family for renouncing his belief in God

Man Strangles His 29-Year-Old Son For Not Believing In God

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Reported by Kacie Whaley A man is being forcibly held in a Nigerian mental institution for being an Atheist. Twenty-nine-year-old Mubarak Bala from Kano, Nigeria was admitted into Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital by his family on June 13th, reportedly after a confrontation between him and his Muslim family that was fueled by Bala renouncing his belief in God.  Allegedly, the confrontation involved Bala’s father, three uncles, and brother physically attacking…

Trolley driver said black men stabbed and shot him, but he was lying

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl has said that an RTA bus driver who claimed that three black teenagers shot and stabbed him is lying. Biehl said that key elements of Rickey Wagner’s story could not have occurred as he had described them, leading to a deeper investigation into the situation. On a release on the Dayton Regional Transportation Authority’s website, RTA Executive Director Mark Donaghy said…

Rivalry Between Georgia Rap Groups Led to Fatal Shοoting, Say Police

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Police in Gwinnett County Georgia believe that a rivalry between two rap groups led to a man’s deαth. Investigators say the rap group’s talk of viοlence in lyrics blεd over into real life when members of rap group “2G” burst into a hotel to interrupt a celebration being sponsored by rival group “Migos.” “When you become a victim of a crime like this, there’s no glory, there’s no stardom for…

Florida Gov. Amends “Stand Your Ground” to Include Warning Shοts

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Florida lawmakers have updated the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law to cover warning shοts fired by residents. The change is an attempt to prevent people who fire warning shοts from being criminally prosecuted. Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed the law on Friday in response to national outrage sparked by Marissa Alexander’s 20 year sentence for firing warning shοts. Although Alexander’s attorney attempted to claim self defense, Alexander was still found…

BOSS Sports | Top prospect Joel Embiid breaks foot and needs surgery days before draft

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by Jeff Lightsy Jr. Kansas Freshman Center Joel Embiid has suffered a stress fracture in his right foot according to ESPN. Embiid is one of the top prospects in the 2014 NBA draft and before the injury was a sure fire top 3 pick. Now, with this injury his draft stock is set to fall. The surgery date for the fracture is set for this Friday. Reports have stated that…

Ex-NFL Player Nearly Shοt After Pulling Over to Help Robbery Victim

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Current and former NFL players often add to their prominence on the field by contributing to worthy causes. Rarely, however, do they find themselves in the spotlight for being Good Samaritans. On Saturday morning while driving in Philadelphia, former Colts player Marvin Harrison became a Good Samaritan when he helped a robbery victim, but his good deed almost got him shοt. The Philadelphia Daily News reports that Harrison was driving…

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…

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…

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…

“My Favorite Day is White Privilege Wednesdays” Says Woman Whose Racist Tirade Went Viral

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The woman whose racist Dollar General tirade set the interwebs on fire didn’t waste any time before making things harder for herself. After Janelle Ambrosia was caught calling a man the “N” word numerous times in the discount store’s parking lot, you’d think she would’ve apologized and moved on. Instead, she posted antagonistic and snarky comments on Twitter like the ones below: And that’s not the end of it: When…

BOSS Sports | Dr. Dre: ‘I’m the first billionaire in hip hop’

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You can’t argue with that statement.  Dr. Dre just signed the deal of a lifetime with Apple to buy his Beats by Dre headphones for $3.2 billion dollars.  His ability to leverage his brand in unprecedented ways has set the hip-hop world on fire, and people are now studying his business models in droves. Congrats to Dre, who built his career straight out of Compton to become one of the…

This might be the most bizarre homicide ever

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Reported By Liku Zelleke Endia Martin, a 14-year-old girl lost her life after an argument over a boy turned into a fistfight and then escalated to murder when her opponent pulled out a gun and shot her. According to police Supt. Garry McCarthy, “this was a fistfight turned to a murder with the introduction of a firearm.” He also said that homicide charges had been brought against the opponent, who…

Rapper Benzino shot at mothers funeral

Rapper Benzino shot at mothers funeral

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  Your mother’s funeral is the last place you expect to have your life in danger.  Benzino, the rapper from Love and Hip Hop has been in the news this week after another person opened fire on his car as he was part of the funeral procession.  Making matters worse is that he was shot by his own relative, according to police. According to WHDH.com: According to police, the driver…

Mary Turner: The woman born on Malcolm X’s Birthday that you must know about

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The story of Mary Turner is one for the ages and it’s also a reminder of the kinds of struggles that people of color have endured since this nation was founded.   Mary was born in 1899 and died on May 19, 1918, exactly seven years before the birthday of the great Malcolm X. What happened to Mary in Georgia is a powerful reflection of the environment in which Malcolm…