Logo

News Tab

Tag : legal

Unemployed George Zimmerman Spends $200 a Month on Therapy and $100 on “Vacations”

Read More

George Zimmerman’s divorce filing reveals that not much has changed in the life of the man who gunned down unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. Since being acquitted in the kιlling of Martin, Zimmerman hasn’t gotten a job. During trial he collected hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay his legal fees from people who believed he was well within his rights to have used lethal force against Trayvon Martin, but most…

Kwame Kilpatrick’s Son Posts Picture of Dad in Prison

Read More

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was sentenced to the longest political corruption sentence in this nation’s history, seems to managing well in prison. Kwame’s son, Jalil, posted a picture of his father on Twitter, showing the former mayor smiling in his prison uniform with the caption “Happy BDAY DADDY SEE YOU SOON! #freekmk”. In the picture, Kilpatrick, 44, is smiling for the camera, seemingly in good spirits. Kwame Kilpatrick…

KKK Grand Dragon Shocked That He’s Being Bοoted From Neighborhood Watch

Read More

Ever since self appointed neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman gunned down unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, people have been wary of overzealous neighborhood watch members. In Philadelphia, the Tacony Town Watch decided to play it safe by giving one longtime neighborhood watch member, who is also a Grand Dragon in the KKK, the boot. Bill Walters’ connection to the KKK was apparently revealed after a slew of Klan fliers arrived at…

Mike Huckabee Says Martin Luther King Jr. Would Equate Gay Marriage With Holocaust

Read More

Former Arkansas governor turned political pundit Mike Huckabee on Thursday compared stopping gay rights to stopping the march of Naziism across the globe. During an appearance at the 2014 March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., Huckabee said judges don’t have the right to repeal gay marriage bans. “We are under an obligation to obey God and the law, and if necessary, to defy an institution that is out of control,”…

Josh Brent was released from jail after serving six month sentence for killing Jerry Brown in a drunk driving incident in Dallas. www.blacklikemoi.com

Former Dallas Cowboy Who Killed His Teammate In a Fiery Car Crash Released From Jail

Read More

Reported by April Taylor Former Dallas Cowboys tackle Josh Brent was released from Jail on Sunday.  Brent was serving a 180 day sentence for a conviction for intoxication manslaughter that stemmed from a December 2012 crash that killed his friend and teammate Jerry Brown. The two were returning from Privae, a Dallas nightclub, when Brent crashed his Mercedes sedan.  Sobriety tests revealed that Brent had a blood alcohol level that…

Award winning writer Eric Monte launched Kickstarter Campaign detailing two brothers experience during the Civil Rights Movement. www.blacklikemoi.com

Hollywood Blackballed Him For Creating Black Heroes, You Can Change That

Read More

Reported by April Taylor Eric Monte’s story is one of betrayal, hope, and, with your help, redemption. Monte is a living legend for his role in creating the first successful show with a black cast since “Amos and Andy.” Prior to the shows he helped create in the 1970s, blacks were mainly portrayed as being uneducated and were usually cast in roles as servants, sidekicks, or clowns. Monte’s characters were…

Former Inmate Can’t Afford Food Because of $21,000 in Fines

Read More

If you ever wonder why ex-cons have such a hard time integrating back into society, maybe Ardell Shaw’s story will help you understand the obstacles put in place by the state to make it almost impossible for them to rebuilt their lives. In a discussion with HuffPost Live on Wednesday,  Shaw revealed that his arrest on drug charges in Washington state not only sent him to prison for 14 years,…

The Real Reason Why Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) May’ve Been Banned From the U.S.

Read More

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Yasiin Bey’s politics and personal life have thwarted his professional career, according to news reports. Bey, best known as the rapper Mos Def, cited “legal” issues for his cancelled tour. “We regret to inform you that due to immigration/legal issues Yasiin Bey is unable to enter back into the United States and his upcoming US tour has been canceled,” The Together music festival in Boston posted…

Brooklyn born rapper actor and philanthropist Yasim Bey formerly known as Mos Def has been banned from entering the USA after moving to South Africa. www.blacklikemoi.com

Is Brooklyn-Born Activist Mos Def Barred From the US For Being Outspoken?

Read More

Reported by April Taylor Yasiin Bey, more famously known as Mos Def, has been barred from re-entering the United States.  The only information currently available about the situation is a statement released by the music festival, Together Boston.  The official statement reads as follows: “We regret to inform you that due to immigration/legal issues Yasiin Bey is unable to enter back into the United States and his upcoming U.S. tour has…

Ciara has her first baby with Future, who’s having his fourth

Read More

The singer Ciara and her fiance Future gave birth to a bouncing baby boy on May 19, early in the morning.   The two haven’t yet released a statement about the big day, but they are surely excited.  Ciara has been talkative about the child for months, showing images from her baby shower on Instagram.  The shower was hosted by Kim Kardashian and Lala Anthony. Future, whose real name is Nayvadius…

Sherri Shepherd’s ex-husband claims she’s a horrible mother

Read More

The divorce proceedings of Sherri Shepherd are starting to get very ugly, very fast.  Even as Shepherd’s current husband, Lamar Sally, has filed divorce papers against Shepherd, her first husband has joined in the legal conversation.  Jeffrey Tarpley, the father of Shepherd’s son Jeffrey Jr, is now demanding that he get full custody of the child, claiming that she is a horrible mother. According to TMZ, Tarpley is alleging that…

Rihanna’s Former Bodyguard Sues Her

Read More

The R&B superstar, Rihanna, has had quite a year, from legal cases piling up to some iconic fashion shoots.  The recording sensation, hailing from Barbados and crossing over to wild success on the American pop and R&B charts, is known for her sharp mouth and take no prisoners attitude. Rihanna appears in Vogue Brazil and Lui Magazine. Recently, she was spotted in New York City with a friend leaving Da…

Rapper Tyga facing six months in prison for owning an illegal pet. www.blacklikemoi.com

Rapper Tyga Facing Six Months In Jail For Owning Vicious Animal as a House Pet

Read More

Reported by Krystle Crossman Rapper Tyga could be facing six months in jail for having a pet. His pet is a tiger, which is not just your run-of-the-mill house cat. The tiger was taken from the Young Money rapper by wildlife officers who’d received a tip from an undisclosed source that the vicious felid was being held as a house pet at Tyga’s California home. When the wildlife warden showed up to…

BOSS Sports | Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson gets arrested in argument over his relationship

Read More

While this NFL offseason has seen enough legal trouble from quite a few current players, it seems the former players are joining in on the mishaps. This time former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson finds himself amongst the foray. According to TMZ Sports, Johnson was arrested earlier after a domestic abuse with his girlfriend of 7 years. The arrest occurred in Calabasas, California early Monday morning. A statement…

50 Cent Must Pay $16 Million In Lawsuit

Read More

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert 50 Cent, the rapper turned mogul was supposed to produce a line of headphones with Sleek Audio but reportedly snagged design secrets from the Florida company and used them to create his own headphones, the Miami Herald reports. According to a recently unsealed court documents viewed by the Miami Herald, 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has been ordered to pay $ 11.6 million in…