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Selfies, Uber Gouging, and #IllRideWithYou: The Scene Around the Australian Hostage Situation
December 15, 2014 – 9:32 am | 3 Comments
Selfies, Uber Gouging, and #IllRideWithYou: The Scene Around the Australian Hostage Situation

A gunman claiming some sort of jihadist motivation took hostage a coffee shop in Sydney, Australia on Monday morning. As the early hours of Tuesday come in that country, police still hope to safely resolve …

Undercover Police Officer Aims Gun At California Protesters
December 12, 2014 – 5:15 pm | No Comment
Undercover Police Officer Aims Gun At California Protesters

An officer in plainclothes was photographed aiming his gun at protesters in Oakland, California. He alleges that he was protecting himself and his partner from a “mob” that had surrounded them on Wednesday, according to …

President Obama Says It’s Good To Hear Athletes Social Views
December 12, 2014 – 5:13 pm | No Comment
President Obama Says It’s Good To Hear Athletes Social Views

President Barack Obama appeared on ESPN’s “The Herd” to tackle a number of subjects. But the one that was the most significant is his support of the many athletes that have utilized their platform to …

Beanie Sigel Shot In Front Of New Jersey Home
December 5, 2014 – 7:10 pm | No Comment
Beanie Sigel Shot In Front Of New Jersey Home

According to reports, Beanie Sigel was shot in front of his home in Pleasantville, New Jersey.
His attorney believes that Sigel was not the intended target. It appears that Sigel was returning home after dropping his …

NYPD Union President Says Cop Is ‘Eagle Scout’ & Blameless In Eric Garner’s Death
December 5, 2014 – 7:09 pm | No Comment
NYPD Union President Says Cop Is ‘Eagle Scout’ & Blameless In Eric Garner’s Death

What’s it going to take for black lives to matter?
Two grand juries in two weeks, both in St. Louis and Staten Island, cleared Officers Darren Wilson and Daniel Pantaleo of any wrongdoing in the respective …

Republican Staffer Criticizes Obama Daughters’ Dress, Manners
November 29, 2014 – 3:41 pm | 3 Comments
Republican Staffer Criticizes Obama Daughters’ Dress, Manners

A Republican staffer is under fire and apologized this week after taking to Facebook to criticize the Obama family following the annual Turkey Pardoning ceremony at the White House, encouraging the girls to “show a …

Why We Should Have Expected The Grand Jury’s Decision In Ferguson
November 25, 2014 – 7:38 pm | No Comment
Why We Should Have Expected The Grand Jury’s Decision In Ferguson

November 24, 2014 will forever live in infamy as the night that a grand jury decided that there was not enough evidence to bring Officer Darren Wilson to trial for the killing of 18-year-old Michael …

Two Men Ran From Atlanta To Ferguson In Memory Of Michael Brown
November 24, 2014 – 4:12 pm | No Comment
Two Men Ran From Atlanta To Ferguson In Memory Of Michael Brown

As we still wait for a grand jury to decide the fate of Officer Darren Wilson, Atlanta residents Londrelle Hall and Ray Mills took matters into their own hands to keep the death of Michael …

Unarmed Brooklyn Man Killed in Accidental Police Shooting
November 22, 2014 – 1:07 pm | No Comment
Unarmed Brooklyn Man Killed in Accidental Police Shooting

 
Another day, another innocent civilian killed in a police shooting. Akai Gurley, 28, was killed in the dark stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project after a rookie police officer’s drawn gun discharged accidentally during a …

Watch This White Teenage Gangster Crip Completely Offend You
November 15, 2014 – 7:35 pm | One Comment
Watch This White Teenage Gangster Crip Completely Offend You

We have no idea where they found this kid, but the only excuse that we can find for a white kid going completely gangster and dropping n-word bombs like nobody’s business is that he’s been …

Where Is The Line Between Street Harassment & Being Nice To A Woman?
November 4, 2014 – 9:18 am | No Comment
Where Is The Line Between Street Harassment & Being Nice To A Woman?

A few days ago, a video was released of a woman walking through NYC for 10 hours and was subjected to what is being called “street harassment.” In the video, men showered her with “catcalls” …

Civilian Spacecraft Crashes, Killing One
November 1, 2014 – 2:16 pm | No Comment
Civilian Spacecraft Crashes, Killing One

An experimental spacecraft crashed yesterday, killing one. The wreck of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo led to the first casualties in space travel since the Columbia shuttle disaster in 2003.
Details are still coming in, but Virgin Galactic …

Nas Traces His Roots; Finds Out Who Enslaved His Family
October 28, 2014 – 8:20 pm | No Comment
Nas Traces His Roots; Finds Out Who Enslaved His Family

PBS’ “Finding Your Roots” with Henry Louis Gates recently welcomed Nas to go back in time and find out vital information about his family and, more importantly, who enslaved them. Watch what happens when Nas …

Autopsy Of Michael Brown Released; Suggests He Was Shot At Close Range
October 22, 2014 – 9:26 pm | No Comment
Autopsy Of Michael Brown Released; Suggests He Was Shot At Close Range

As the protests in Ferguson rage on, the St. Louis County Medical Examiner has released the official autopsy report for slain teenager Michael Brown.
The results do not necessarily help bring clarity to what transpired on …

Stacey Dash Says Minorities Feel Worthless & Uneducated Under Obama
October 22, 2014 – 9:16 pm | No Comment
Stacey Dash Says Minorities Feel Worthless & Uneducated Under Obama

Stacey Dash continues to be a pawn for the conservative right in the political game of chess.
Whether she knows it or not, the actress and her vitriol toward President Obama is nothing more than another …

New York Comic Con 2014 Weekend!
October 10, 2014 – 2:34 pm | One Comment
New York Comic Con 2014 Weekend!

I love that New York Comic Con always happens a couple weeks before Halloween. Not only is it a great way to meet your favorite comic book and street artists, but it’s also “THE” perfect …

Jordan Davis Shooter Found Guilty After Retrial
October 3, 2014 – 3:49 pm | 16 Comments
Jordan Davis Shooter Found Guilty After Retrial

Amidst all of the controversy surrounding the killing of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown, there is a small victory to celebrate. Perhaps deemed so small by the general media that it has been swept under the …

Django Unchained Actress Detained by Police for Kissing White Husband?
September 14, 2014 – 11:20 am | One Comment
<i>Django Unchained</i> Actress Detained by Police for Kissing White Husband?

Los Angeles-based actress Danielle Watts, best known for her roles as Coco in Django Unchained, says she was handcuffed and detained by police after refusing to produce ID when no charges or reasons for suspicion …

Ronald Reagan Didn’t Like How Roots Portrayed White People
September 8, 2014 – 4:02 pm | 2 Comments
Ronald Reagan Didn’t Like How <i>Roots</i> Portrayed White People

A popular historian of the conservative movement has uncovered an interesting and timely tidbit: conservative icon President Ronald Reagan did not like the (near) universally loved TV mini-series Roots. The Great Communicator apparently found the …

Drew Carey Offers Reward for “Ice Bucket Challenge” Assault on Autistic Boy
September 7, 2014 – 2:58 pm | No Comment
Drew Carey Offers Reward for “Ice Bucket Challenge” Assault on Autistic Boy

Actor, comedian, and TV host Drew Carey has offered $10,000 to anyone who helps police apprehend the people behind a disturbing prank against an autistic boy.
In the incident, students from a Cleveland-area high school dumped …

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