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Denzel “Jaba” Curnell died from an apparent gunshot wound to the right side of his head officers say its a suicide witnesses say the officer shot him. www.blacklikemoi.com

19-Year-Old Man’s Death Ruled a Suicide, Witnesses Point to Police

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Reported by Andrew Scot Bolsinger Denzel “Jaba” Curnell, 19, died from a bullet wound to the head after an encounter with a South Carolina police officer on Friday night. Police are calling it a suicide but witnesses say an officer fired the gun. Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said in a press conference Monday afternoon there is “no evidence” that police fired the shot that killed Curnell. He cited misinformation in…

Facebook addict Nick Wig logs onto Facebook while breaking into a familys home and forgets to log out. www.blacklikemoi.com

Facebook Addict Breaks Into Family’s Home, Logs Onto Facebook, Forgets to Log Out

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Nick Wig of St. Paul, Minnesota is apparently addicted to Facebook. His social media cravings were so intense, in fact, that he couldn’t help but to check his Facebook while he was in the middle of a burglary of a Dakota County home. The owner, James Wood, said that he came home to find the place completely ransacked. He then noticed something odd on his computer,…

Fourteen Year Old Noel Estevez will be tried as an adult for stabbing his bully to death. www.blacklikemoi.com

14-Year-Old Boy to Be Tried as An Adult After Stαbbing His Bully to Deαth

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Reported by Krystle Crossman A stolen iPhone is believed to be part of events that led up to 14-year-old Timothy Crump being stαbbed by his former friend, 14-year-old Noel Estevez. The two used to be best friends. They would play games together, talk on Facebook, and enjoy life. Then one day Estevez was accused by Crump of stealing Crump’s iPhone. Bullying and torment for Estevez ensued. For months, Estevez was tοrtured…

Black slave owners in America owned slaves as a means of philanthropy to protect them from being owned by vicious white people. www.blacklikemoi.com

Did You Know? Free Blacks Owned Family Members as Slaves to Protect Them

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Reported by April V. Taylor Henry Louis Gates Jr. recently wrote an article for the Root where he examined the history of free African-Americans owning slaves.  According to his research, free blacks in the United States owned slaves from at least 1654 on through the Civil War.  According to African American historian John Hope Franklin, most black slave owners “had some personal interest in their property.”  Many were family members…

Tracy Morgan’s condition improves a great deal

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Reported by Liku Zelleke According to his representative, actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is doing well and has been upgraded to “fair condition”, from the previous “critical but stable condition”, which he says is a great improvement. Lewis Kay added, “His personality is certainly starting to come back as well.” Morgan was hospitalized on June 7th after he was critically injured in a motor accident involving six cars on the…

Detroiters Camp Out for a Week Awaiting New Air Jordans

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If you want to understand why former NBA superstar Michael Jordan is officially a billionaire, then look no further than the Detroit residents who camped out for a week to get a pair of Jordans. As CBS Detroit reported, some residents slept outside in the heat for a week to be the first to get a pair of commemorative Air Jordan sneakers. The sneakers were released on Saturday, and even…

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…

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…

“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…

NBA Star Once Worth Over 100 Million, Now Bankrupt

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by April Taylor Antoine Walker’s story is a cautionary tale.  He is a former NBA player who burst onto the scene as a sophomore at the University of Kentucky in the 1990’s where he helped the team win a National Championship.  In the 1996 NBA Draft, Walker was chosen as the sixth overall pick by the Boston Celtics. He was a productive player, making the All-Rookie First Team and leading…

Look at Iyanla Vanzant’s face as Al Sharpton screws up her name

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Al Sharpton is probably a smart person, but you wouldn’t know it from listening to him jumble up words from the teleprompter on his MSNBC show.  There are times when you wonder if something is wrong with him, or if he’s losing his mind, since he mixes words up left and right and pronounces them worse than a five year old in reading class. The funniest part of this video…

Charlie Sheen calls Rihanna a “Village idiot” for not wanting to meet him

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Apparently, Charlie Sheen took his fiancée, Brett Rossi, out to dinner on her birthday which was last Wednesday. The restaurant that they chose to dine in must have been a popular haunt with the Hollywood crowd as well as chart-toppers, because soon Sheen found out that Rihanna was also dining on its premises. Rossi, a Rihanna fan, asks that he arrange for them to meet the…

Six Iranians arrested for dancing to Pharell song “Happy”

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Pharell Williams released “Happy” and, quite literally, made people across the world happy. As of May this year, more than 1,500 videos honoring the song were made in almost every country across the globe. So, when six friends in Iran were seen dancing and goofing around in time to “Happy” in a video that was posted online a couple of weeks ago, people watched it with…

CDC: Inner City Youth Suffering From ‘Hood Disease’

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Normally when you think of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you think of soldiers coming back from back from Iraq or Afghanistan. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says PTSD also impacts urban youth and makes it harder for them to learn. According to the CDC, thirty percent of inner city kids suffer from PTSD, which they contracted from living in viοlent areas. The form of PTSD these…

Brawl breaks out at Charles Brew High School in Atlanta. www.blacklikemoi.com

Parents And Students Brawl at High School Over Social Media Posts

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Reported by Krystal Crossman  Charles Drew High School in Atlanta, GA was teeming with police activity on Tuesday, May 13th. Two adults and eleven students ended up being arrested due to a fight that broke out at the school. Tamica Graves, 36, and Secquita Graves, 32, were arrested for a number of charges that all stemmed from posts that were being made by their children on social media sites. The administrators…