Buffalo Common Council candidate Joseph A. Mascia was heard on tape referring to Mayor Byron W. Brown, Council President Darius G. Pridgen and other black leaders as “n*ggers,” The Buffalo News reports. “The f*cking n*ggers, man. Once they’re in power, forget about it, forget it” Mascia says in the audio, a recording […]
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Single Mom Laura Browder Arrested After Leaving Kids at Food Court While Interviewing for Job 30 Feet Away
Single mother Laura Browder was arrested by Houston police and later released after being accused of abandoning her kids, ages six and two, at a mall food court while she interviewed for a job a few feet away, KHOU reports. Browder took her children with her to the mall for a suddenly […]
#SandyBland: How did Sandra Bland end up dead in a Texas jail cell days after arriving for a new job? Bland, who left Chicago on July 9, had just gotten a job at Texas Prairie View A&M. She was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer during a routine traffic stop in […]
The Hampton Police Division is apologizing after Andre Lloyd Wiggins, an Army veteran, was pulled over by cops on May 14 and ending up with a broken face. He reportedly needs five surgeries to repair the damage. The HPD has released a dashcam of the encounter in an attempt to […]
Pregnant mom Nakita Holland, 36, was found murdered in her Carrollton, Ga., home on Monday. Her 2-year-old daughter, who may have witnessed her killing, was found covered in blood next to her body, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Police say Nakita Holland was due to give birth next week. She was shot several […]
Idris Elba to star in first Netflix feature film “Beasts of No Nation,” a drama about a child soldier torn from his family and pressed into fighting a civil war in an African country,” set for Oct. 16 release date.
Singer Jill Scott withdraws support for Bill Cosby after court documents show he DRUGGED women for sex. Singer/actress Jill Scott tweeted that she is withdrawing her support for Bill Cosby following the bombshell revelation that he admitted under oath to drugging women for sex. Scott tweeted, “I stood by a […]
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe mocked the U.S. on the Supreme Court recently upholding gay marriage and offered to propose to President Obama. SMH. Mugabe said, “Since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people and enjoys an attractive countenance, thus if it becomes necessary I shall travel to Washington DC, get […]
Pota Coston, the first-ever black commissioner for Fayette County, Ga., lost her battle to breast cancer on Friday. She was 57. Coston was diagnosed in January, the same month she was sworn in as commissioner for Fayette County’s District 5. She was moved to hospice care on Tuesday after being […]
Ann Marie Thomas, a Detroit EMT, was fired after she refused to help a premature baby suffering from a medical emergency. The baby died the next day. Thomas received a call on May 30 that the eight-month-old girl, Anaya Wright-Trussell, had stopped breaking. After arriving near the scene, she refused to […]