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Police Say New Jersey Mother Killed 23-Month-Old Son Because He Wouldn’t Eat Or Listen

A New Jersey woman was accused of killing her 23-month-old son because he wasn’t listening to her and then falsifying an abduction report, according to police. Nakira Griner was arrested on a murder charge and other counts of endangering the welfare of a child, desecration of human remains, and tamperingRead More →

Mexican Drug Kingpin El Chapo Found Guilty On All Counts, Faces Life In Prison

Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was found guilty on all charges by a federal jury on Tuesday. The former cartel leader was convicted of drug trafficking, weapons charges and operating a continuing criminal enterprise. Now, El Chapo could be spend the rest of his life behind bars, reportsRead More →

Texas Father Devastated After 7-Year-Old Daughter Dies From The Flu

A Texas family is devastated after a 4-year-old girl tragically died from complications related to the flu and pneumonia. According to KTRK, Ashanti Grinage is the first child flu-related death of the season in Dallas County. Her parents first noticed her showing signs of sickness January 26, when they firstRead More →

Michelle Obama Shares Funny Text Message She Received From Her Mother After The Grammys

Although Michelle Obama broke historic barriers as the first Black first lady of the United States, she remains extremely relatable. She recently posted a text message conversation with her mother, Marian Shields Robinson, and showed everyone that although she’s one of the most admired women in the world, she stillRead More →

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Criticized For Saying ‘I Honestly Don’t See Color’

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz found himself in hot water after he said the one thing no white person should say when it comes to discussing race: “I don’t see color.” Schultz, who is flirting with the idea of running for president in 2020, appeared in a CNN town hallRead More →

Substitute Teacher Resigns After Telling Classroom Of Mostly Black Students MLK Killed Himself

A North Carolina substitute teacher resigned after she allegedly told a predominantly Black classroom of 10-year-old students that Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. killed himself and that his assassination was a myth. According to the News & Observer, several parents at Rand Road Elementary complained to the Wake County schoolRead More →

Virginia Baptist Church Raises Over $100K For Howard University To Help Pay Off Student Debt

A Black church in Virginia recently donated $100,000 to Howard University to help several members of their 2019 graduating class pay off student debt. During the month of January, members of the Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, participated in a church-wide fast and gave up certain vices likeRead More →

Meek Mill And Others Call Out Greene Correctional Facility After The Death Of An Inmate

The mysterious death of a 24-year-old inmate at a New York correctional facility is drawing outrage from celebrities and activists. Anthony Myrie was sering a seven-year sentence in the Greene County Correctional Facility for attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance. According to officials, inmate Anthony Myrie was involved inRead More →

Senators Kamala Harris And Cory Booker Receive Unanimous Passage Of Federal Anti-Lynching Bill

On Thursday, the Senate unanimously passed historic legislation to make lynching a federal crime.  The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act was first introduced by Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who was also joined by Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.). The bipartisan bill is the first piece of legislationRead More →

6 California Officers Shot At Willie McCoy As He Woke In His Locked Car At Taco Bell

Six police officers in Vallejo, California, opened fired on a local 20-year-old rapper who was caught sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell. According to a statement released by the police department, the six officers shot “multiple rounds” at the driver, who was identified by his family as WillieRead More →