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Don Cheadle and Rapper TI Caught in Gang Gunfire While Shooting a TV Show

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Acting can be a dangerous job, but not in the ways some might expect.  Actors Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell were reportedly caught in the middle of a gang shooting this week.  It all happened as they were shooting “House of Lies” in South Central Los Angeles this week.   Apparently, those watching them film got into a dispute and shots were fired from rival gang members. The group was working…

Jamie Foxx Stands Strong for the Family of Trayvon Martin

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Actor Jaimie Fox held a celebrity fundraiser at his home this past weekend in the honor of Trayvon Martin. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, Martin’s parents, attended the gathering. There were many celebrities at the event including the famous Harry Belafonte, Russell Simmons, Tyrese and many more.  Extra reported that Harry Belafonte gave a speech at the party. Russell Simmons delivered a big six-figure check to Martin’s parents that will…

Man Shoots Black Teen Then Writes Racially Charged Jail Letters; Says Blacks Should Be Shot So They Can Change Their Behavior

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By Staff Blogger Charged with the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis last November, Michael Dunn has written at least 100 letters, containing racist remarks, to family and friends. Dunn is in prison while awaiting trial for a first degree murder charge for the death of the 17-year-old teenager. The teen is reported to have died over an altercation surrounding the loud music from Davis’s car at a gas station. Michael…

Will The Shootings In Chicago Ever Stop?

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In Chicago, 4 people were dead and more than 4 were injured in South Shore shooting. It was Wednesday night when this incident was happened. In 6700 block of the South Chappel Avenue, Abdullah Trull was standing with 2 men. At that time some gunmen came into place and at 8:45 pm they opened fire, according to the report of the Sun Times. Sylvester Solomon, aged 27 and Abdullah Trull,…

Diabetic Man Killed by Cops in Front of Fiancee and Daughter after Taking Too Much Medication

Diabetic Man Killed by Cops in Front of Fiancee and Daughter after Taking Too Much Medication

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A Georgia family is distraught over a police shooting death that they say should never have happened.  The family of Jack Lamar Roberson says that police were called to help deal with the fact that he’d taken too much diabetes medication.  But instead of helping him, he ended up being killed by police. Alicia Herron called 911 after she saw Roberson behaving erratically after taking the pills to control his…

Doctors Deliver Baby After Mom is Shot in Front of Her Three Year Old Son

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When domestic violence occurs, it’s always a sad tragedy.  A young mother lost her life after being shot in front of her three year old child.   The alleged assailant was her boyfriend, who also nearly took the life of the unborn child in the process. Briana Anderson was just 22-years old when all of this happened, in her third trimester of pregnancy.  The Florida resident was taken in for an…

Snitching on Yourself: Rapper Raps About Killing Somebody and then Becomes a Murder Suspect

Snitching on Yourself: Rapper Raps About Killing Somebody and then Becomes a Murder Suspect

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How do you know you’re not ready for prime time?  When you don’t realize that keeping it real can go wrong.  Who snitches on himself? A local Virginia rapper, Antwain Steward a.k.a Twain Gotti, was recently arrested because of an alleged connection to a double homicide that occurred 6 years ago.  Making matters even sillier, police say that he actually rapped about his role in the homicide. Virginia police made…

Urban Outfitters Put Gang Sign on T-Shirts

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If you’ve recently purchased an Urban Outfitters pitchfork t-shirt, then you might want to refrain from wearing it in areas infiltrated by gangs. Just to be on the safe side, don’t plan any trips to Chicago wearing that shirt or you could be in for trouble. Why? Apparently Urban Outfitters’ latest t-shirt design bears a striking resemblance to the gang sign of the Chicago Gangster Disciples, or GDs–as they’re commonly…

Beyonce Has A Moment Of Silence For Trayvon Martin During Her Concert

Beyonce Has A Moment Of Silence For Trayvon Martin During Her Concert

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By: Madam Prezident Beyonce Knowles took a stand for Trayvon Martin during her live performance. Beyonce Knowles was working when the verdict for Zimmerman was released to the media. After Beyonce was informed about the verdict, she took her time & asked her paying fans ‘to have a moment of silence for Trayvon Martin. I truly thank Beyonce for this stance and courage. Beyonce did not have to use her…

Two Suspects Have Been Charged With Chicago Student’s Death

Two Suspects Have Been Charged With Chicago Student’s Death

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Sadly,there has been another death due to violence in Chicago. Luckily, this time-there are two suspects.  As a Chicago native this really hits home. I don’t reside in Chicago, anymore but everytime I look at the news there is a necessary death happening in Chicago. I’m almost glad I’m out; it’s becoming a place solely for violence. It’s time for a change Chicago.  Charges have been filed in the shooting…

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports Agency to Sign Kevin Durant

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports Agency to Sign Kevin Durant

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If you didn’t think that Roc Nation was serious, you better ask somebody.  It’s been reported that just two months after being born, the company run by Jay-Z is going to be signing NBA star Kevin Durant to its roster of superstars.  This is right after picking up Skylar Diggins, the #3 pick in the WNBA draft, as well as Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano.   This week, Kevin dropped…

2 Months After Being Shot In The Head Teen Walks And Speaks At Graduation

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It is typically expected that people will overcome their obstacles in order to succeed in life; however, it’s hard to say that it was expected in this situation. High school graduation is a goal most kids expect to reach one day, but for this student, it seemed a little out of reach– but not for two long. This young man’s story is proof that miracles do happen. Two months ago,…

One-Year Old Baby Was first to Die in 12 Memorial Day Shootings in Baltimore

One-Year Old Baby Was first to Die in 12 Memorial Day Shootings in Baltimore

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Baltimore is a sad place to be these days, and police say that it got sadder last week when a 16-month old baby was shot and killed.  The baby’s shooting wounded his father and police are saying that it was a setup. Two men, Cornell Harvey, 26, and Eddie Tarver, 20, have been charged with first and second degree murder in the shooting death of Carter Scott.  The young child’s…

Zimmerman’s Lawyers Release Pictures from Trayvon’s Phone

Zimmerman’s Lawyers Release Pictures from Trayvon’s Phone

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The attorneys of George Zimmerman know that in a racist society, you can prove that an unarmed black man deserved to die just by portraying him in the wrong way. So, rather than focusing on the fact that their client profiled and chased down another man, eventually shooting him, their new legal strategy is based on convincing you that Trayvon Martin was a horrible thug.  The attorneys are asking for…

Queens Community Stunned by Shooting Death of 14-Year Old Girl

Queens Community Stunned by Shooting Death of 14-Year Old Girl

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  The violence needs to stop.  Teenagers are dying in all the cities across America, and police aren’t able to stop it.  Guns are everywhere, and they are given to black people who end up killing each other.  A 14-year old girl was shot on a city bus when a bullet went through the window this week.   She was an athlete, a scholar and a good person.  She didn’t…