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David Bryant may be heading back to prison for the crime that occurred with 8 year old girl in Bronx. www.blacklikemoi.com

Man Released On Technicality For Gruesome Crime May Be Back In Prison

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Reported by April Taylor David Bryant, who served 38 years in prison for the 1975 rape and murder of eight-year-old Karen Smith, may soon be headed back to prison.  Bryant was originally arrested at the age of 18 after Smith’s body was found in the stairwell of an apartment building.  She had been rαped, beαten and stαbbed.  In April 2013, Bryant was released after a Bronx judge ruled that he…

Chicago Police Allegedly Caught Reducing Mυrder Rate by Hiding Mυrders

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There are a couple of ways police can reduce a city’s mυrder rate. Law enforcement can develop a strategy which helps drive down mυrders or they can cook the books to make it appear that the mυrder rate is dropping when it’s really not. MSNBC’s Chris Hayes recently discussed allegations that Chicago officials are cooking the books, now Vox has followed up with a report on how reclassification of mυrders…

This rapper made the Forbes list with no corporate backing

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The rapper Tech N9ne is taking the country by storm with his serious “chopper style” music.   But he’s also getting respect for making the Forbes list as one of the highest-paid artists in all of hip-hop.  Most amazing is that he’s doing all of this with almost no radio play.  Here’s more about his background: Aaron Dontez Yates was born on November 8, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri. He began rapping…

Nelson Mandela Talks Revolution and Freedom in 1961 Interview

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The global peace maker, first black president of South Africa, and 1993 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela has made a lasting impression on the world.  He was born July 18, 1918 in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa as Rolihlahla Mandela.  He was the first in his family to attend school, and it was his teacher who gave him the name Nelson. His father’s death at age 9 dramatically changed his…

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…

Convenience Store Across the Street From Police Station Robbed

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How bad is the crime rate in Chicago? So bad that thieves have gotten so bold that they’re willing to rob stores right across the street from the police station. A convenience store across the street from the Rogers Park police station was held up at gunpoint overnight, according to police. The robber entered the store and demanded money from the clerk, who quickly obliged. No one was hurt. The…

Conservatives Drop Heat on Al Sharpton Producer for Harmless Boston Bombing Tweets

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It seems that conservatives are always looking for any ammunition they can find to attack Al Sharpton and those on the left.  If they can’t hit the target directly, the next strategy is to go after the second-in-command. The target for the website Newsbusters was Nida Khan, a respected journalist and blogger for the Huffington Post. Khan also works with Rev. Sharpton on his radio show, and often shares intelligent…

Early Jackson:  The Power of Your VIsion

Early Jackson: The Power of Your VIsion

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It has been said we don’t see life as it is, we actually see it as we are. When we take a moment to look back over the issues we have encountered in life, it is very evident that most of the problems could have been avoided if we looked differently. It boils down to how much value we place on what we see. In a society seemingly in love…

8 Things I Wish They Taught Us In High School

8 Things I Wish They Taught Us In High School

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Its that time of the year again. In just a few short weeks you will begin to see the balloons, cards and flowers afixed on your neighbor’s doors congratulating the proud students who are walking the aisles. It is both a proud and scary moment all in one. I came out of high school many years ago. But the foundational issues facing recent graduates haven’t changed much since I was…

“Made You Die”: Official Trayvon Martin Tribute Featuring Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Dead Prez, and Mikeflo [Video]

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While most rappers are sporting diamond encrusted jewels, or penning verses pretending that they’re the first N*ggas in Paris, conscious rappers are being real to the spirit of hip-hop, and using their music to discuss issues that actually matter. Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), dead.prez and Mikeflo recently came together recently to discuss Trayvon Martin’s murder and record a tribute track which addresses the issue of what happened to Trayvon…