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8-Months Pregnant Charlena Michelle Cooks Slammed to Ground by Cops

8-Months Pregnant Charlena Michelle Cooks Slammed to Ground by Cops

SHOCK:  Eight months pregnant Charlena Michelle Cooks was slammed to the ground by Barstow, Calif., cops after a parking dispute erupted as she dropped her child off at school. The city of Barstow defended the officers’ actions saying Cooks was actively resisting arrest during the January incident. Cooks was thrown to the […]

by · May 28, 2015 · Black News
Chicago Cop Timothy McDermott Fired for Posing with Black Suspect Dressed in Antlers (Photo Credit:  Court file photo)

Chicago Cop Timothy McDermott Fired for Posing with Black Suspect Dressed in Antlers

Chicago cop Timothy McDermott was fired last year for posing with a black suspect wearing deer antlers. A Cook County judge ordered the release of the photograph of the two officers holding hunting rifles while standing over a black suspect dressed in antlers. The other officer in the photo was identified […]

by · May 27, 2015 · Black News
Iyanla Vanzant Blasted on Social Media for "Fix My City" Baltimore Trip

Iyanla Vanzant Blasted on Social Media for “Fix My City” Baltimore Trip

#Baltimoreheals:  OWN’s Iyanla Vanzant was blasted on Twitter for her show’s “Fix My Life” latest trip (Fix My City) to Baltimore to fix what ails the city. Um, she couldn’t fix DMX, how can she fix Baltimore? Well, she got a collective eyeroll… Pastor Jamal Bryant told the Baltimore Sun that Iyanla’s […]

by · May 27, 2015 · Black News
Dominique Sharpton Warned by NYC Lawyers Not to Delete Hiking Pictures (Photo Credit: Instagram via @MsSharpton2U

Dominique Sharpton Warned by NYC Lawyers Not to Delete Hiking Pictures

Lawyers for New York City have ordered Dominique Sharpton not to delete photos on social media that show her on an Indonesian mountain even though she claimed to have sustained “permanent” injuries from a fall on a city street. The New York Post reports the NYC Law Department has sent […]

by · May 23, 2015 · Black News
Brazilian Gymnasts Suspended for Racist Comments to Black Teammate Angelo Assumpcao

Brazilian Gymnasts Suspended for Racist Comments to Black Teammate Angelo Assumpcao

Three Brazilian gymnasts suspended for racist comments to black teammate Angelo Assumpcao. The Brazilian gymnastics federation suspended Arthur Nory Moriano, Fellipe Arakawa and Henrique Flores for comments they made to a black teammate, Angelo Assumpcao, that was caught on video. The three were suspended for 30 days or until a […]

by · May 21, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
Al Sharpton’s Daughter, Dominique, Sues NYC for $5 Million After Spraining Ankle

Al Sharpton’s Daughter, Dominique, Sues NYC for $5 Million After Spraining Ankle

Dominique Sharpton, the 28-year-old daughter of Al Sharpton, is suing the city for $5 million from New York City after she sprained her ankle in a fall on a city street on Oct. 2. Dominique Sharpton, 28, says she was “severely injured, bruised and wounded” when she stumbled over uneven […]

by · May 17, 2015 · Black News
KSU Academic Adviser Tells Student Kevin Bruce Waiting for Guidance He's "Harassing" Her (Photo Credit: Video Screengrab)

KSU Academic Adviser Accuses Student Kevin Bruce Waiting for Guidance of Harassment

Kennesaw State University adviser accuses waiting student Kevin Bruce of “harassing” her. Kennesaw State University is scrambling to quell a public relations nightmare after an adviser threatened to call security on one of her students because he “harassed” her by waiting to ask a few questions about his courseload. Kevin […]

by · May 15, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
Rick Santorum: Men Who Father Kids with Multiple Women are “Sexual Predators”

Rick Santorum: Men Who Father Kids with Multiple Women are “Sexual Predators”

Rick Santorum says men who father children with multiple women are “sexual predators” GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum believes men who father children with multiple women are “sexual predators.”Um, you know he’s primarily talking about black males, right? BuzzFeed:  “Now these fathers leave the home and not just father children […]

by · May 14, 2015 · Black News
Police Investigating Shooting at Detroit State Sen. Virgil Smith’s Home

Police Investigating Shooting at Detroit State Sen. Virgil Smith’s Home

#BREAKING: Detroit police are investigating a shooting at state Sen. Virgil Smith’s home in the 18600 block of Wexford Street. Smith was charged with aggravated assault and malicious destruction of property. He is in police custody. He reportedly fired several shots into his girlfriend’s (formerly his ex-wife) car during an […]

by · May 10, 2015 · Black News
Joe Scarborough: Right Wing Talkers on TV, Radio Tell Voters Only Whites Welcome in GOP

Joe Scarborough: Right Wing Talkers on TV, Radio Tell Voters Only Whites Welcome in GOP

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough tore into the Republican Party saying they are focusing on the wrong issues in their efforts to assemble voters that can win a presidential election. He lambasted the party leadership for pandering to talk radio and cable news that communicate one message to voters — “if you’re […]

by · August 16, 2013 · Black News, Politics