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Jason Kidd Is The Newest Coach For The Brooklyn Nets

Jason Kidd Is The Newest Coach For The Brooklyn Nets

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Congratulations are in order for former NBA superstar Jason Kidd.  Kidd is the newest member of the coaching staff for the Brooklyn Nets.  Kidd is a shoe-in for the Hall of Fame after playing 18 seasons of strong basketball.  He went into the NBA earlier than most at that time, leaving after his sophomore year.  He hasn’t turned back, playing some of the best basketball in the league, year-after-year.  Kidd…

Tragedy Strikes:  Sports Bar Collapses During Heat/Spurs Game, Leading to Serious Injury

Tragedy Strikes: Sports Bar Collapses During Heat/Spurs Game, Leading to Serious Injury

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Nobody knows exactly why a sports deck collapsed  during the NBA finals, but now everyone is starting to worry about being sued.  The collapse led to the serious injuries of at least two people in the city of Miami and police are investigating the incident.  All of this happened during the recent battle between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs.   Shuckers Bar & Grill will surely get a…

New York Gun Violence Spikes: 25 People Shot In Only 48 Hours

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The violence in New York and other cities is something that people are starting to become accustomed to.   This weekend, it all came to  a head when 25 people were shot in New York in a short 48-hour period. Some of the shooting took place during a gun battle in Brooklyn that took place near Lenox Road.   Many of the people shot were innocent victims. This brings to…

You go Girl! Oprah Winfrey Receives an Honorary Law Degree from Harvard

You go Girl! Oprah Winfrey Receives an Honorary Law Degree from Harvard

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  Now on her list of accolades, you can add “Harvard Law Honorary graduate.”  Oprah Winfrey was in tears as she received the award of a  lifetime from the prestigious institution.  Winfrey deserved the reward for her long list of lifetime achievements.  She also received it for being the commencement speaker for this year’s graduating class. But Harvard isn’t out of the racism fire with this award.  The school has…

Teen Who Was Expelled From School For Science Explosion Receives Full Scholarship U.S. Space Academy

Teen Who Was Expelled From School For Science Explosion Receives Full Scholarship U.S. Space Academy

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Kiera Wilmot made an honest mistake, but the police were trying to throw away her life with a felony.  After the community stood up for the girl, the charges were dropped, and she was allowed to move on with her life.   Well, her greatness is really starting to shine, as she was recently granted several extraordinary opportunities through scholarship offers she has received. Dr. Boyce Watkins recently wrote about…

18 Year Old Invents World’s Fastest Phone Charger- It Only Takes 30 Seconds!

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How many times have you been out with a dead phone and the is way for you to get it charged as fast as you would liked to. Well this 18 year old obviously had enough and decided to take matters into her own hands. 18-year-old Eesha Khare won a major science award that will help fund her college education at Harvard University for a tiny device that can recharge cell phone batteries…

Man Accused Of Killing 14 Year Old Girl Says He Thought She Was Pregnant

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‘Christian Ferdinand of Maine has been charged with murdering 14 year old Shaniesha Forbes. the young girls body was found Burned, naked, and laying on Gerritsen Beach. The medical examiner has just revealed the she was in fact not pregnant. Ferdinand who is only 20 years of age appeared in Brooklyn Criminal Court on Thursday. The police said that he stated that he thought she was pregnant– so he killed…

Minister Farrakhan Reminds Black Detroit to Stick Together

Minister Farrakhan Reminds Black Detroit to Stick Together

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The Min. Louis Farrakhan went to Detroit as one of many civil rights leaders who is pushing to help the city reclaim its former glory.  The minister told the residents of black Detroit that it’s critical that they stick together, especially when fighting against the forces that are seeking to steal their resources.  Farrakhan turned 80 years old this month, but has as much fire and energy as anyone, and…

Sweet Brown Getting Her Own Reality Show

Sweet Brown Getting Her Own Reality Show

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If you do one interview and sound ignorant and crazy enough, you’ll probably get your own reality show. Sweet Brown is that woman, becoming the latest online sensation to get a chance to embarrass herself full time.   She has already done a cameo on a Tyler Perry movie, and is getting used to her newfound fame.  “It’s gonna be hilarious. You’re gonna really crack up,” Sweet Brown says of…

Human Remains Found Believed to be That of Missing College Student

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is confirming that human remains have been found in a torched home, according to local Atlanta news affiliate Fox 5. Now the GBI lab is running tests to determine if the remains found are those of Jmaal Keyes, 19, who was reported missing on April 29th. Authorities say the remains were found near the home of 17-year-old Robert Kane Rolison, who has been arrested and…

Several Citizens Give Tips on 19-Year Old Teen Behind the Mother’s Day Mass Shooting in New Orleans

Several Citizens Give Tips on 19-Year Old Teen Behind the Mother’s Day Mass Shooting in New Orleans

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Police found out that a 19-year old boy was behind the shooting that took place in the city of New Orleans on Mother’s Day.  Maybe if he’d been better loved by his own mother, Akein Scott would not have considered doing such a horrible thing to innocent men, women and children.  Scott allegedly opened fire on a Mother’s Day parade in the city, wounding 19 people.  Several are in critical…

Wet Seal Reaches $7.5 Settlement Over Racist Allegations

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Discrimination within the work force is not a new issue, but fed up Wet Seal employees decided it was time for something to be done about the injustice. The popular Junior’s clothing store has been accused of discriminating against employees of color. This discrimination is based on the fact that those employees did not have the desired traits of “white” skin, “blue eyes”, and “blond” hair.  The Equal Employment Opportunity…

Man Arrested After Police Find Pipe Bombs in His Home

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An Arlington, Texas man is under arrest after police found several pipe bombs in the home he shares with his parents. The fire department was called to put out a fire in the family’s driveway and an investigation revealed several bombs. Arson investigators, a bomb team, and several hazardous equipment personnel were called to the home after the mysterious driveway fire was extinguished. Investigators still have not determined the cause…

The Violence Has Got to Stop:  17 Shot At Mother’s Day Parade In New Orleans

The Violence Has Got to Stop: 17 Shot At Mother’s Day Parade In New Orleans

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When is the violence going to stop?  Probably never, since we have 300 million guns on the streets.  But in New Orleans, black people are being shot left and right.  CNN says that 17  people were killed on mother’s day in a shooting that took place during a parade.   Mother’s day is not the day to be getting shot or killed. The FBI is saying that the violence is…

Teenage Boy Shot by Police on the West Side of Chicago

Teenage Boy Shot by Police on the West Side of Chicago

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Chicago police say they were forced to shoot a teenage boy who was shooting his gun at pedestrians on Sunday afternoon.   Police say that the boy, who was on a bike, was shooting at people coming by, which led them to pursue the boy.   Police then say that after following the boy, he shot at them, forcing them to return fire and kill him. Pat Camden, a spokesman…