Nick Cannon Joins Protesters in St. Louis

Nick Cannon Joins Protesters in St. Louis

Actor and comedian Nick Cannon joined protesters in St. Louis frustrated with the acquittal of former officer Jason Stockley who fatally shot a black man in 2011. Over the last few days, protests have engulfed St.Louis as many are dissatisfied with the not guilty ruling handed by St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson. Prosecutors argued that Stockley fatally shot Anthony Lamar Smith following a brief high-speed chase and then planted a weapon in Smith’s car … Continue reading

Solange Announces Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concerts

Solange Knowles has announced a new show to benefit Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Houston native announced on Instagram that the concert, titled “Orion’s Rise,” will take place in Boston’s Orpheum Theater on Sept. 28. Knowles will be joined on stage by jazz band The Sun Ra Arkestra. “I’m committed to partnering with organizations on the ground in Houston and making contributions to uplift the city that raised me with so much love,” the singer … Continue reading

NBA Fines LA Lakers $500,000 for Tampering

NBA Fines LA Lakers $500,000 for Tampering

The LA Lakers have been fined by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-tampering rules when they were pursuing Paul George. The fine amounted to $500,000. Before George was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Lakers GM Rob Pelinka reportedly had inappropriate contact with George’s agent. The league had warned Magic Johnson about comments he made when appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel.   SOURCE: VLADTV

Trae Tha Truth Rescues Hurricane Victims

Trae Tha Truth Rescues Hurricane Victims

Trae Tha Truth is a hero. The Houston legend was interviewed while on the front lines of the after math of Hurricane Harvey, rescuing victims with the Fire Department who are trapped in their homes in the completely flooded city. “Words can really explain it,” Trae told the FOX 26 reporter when asked to describe the scene. “I felt helpless yesterday when I had to be rescued so I know that feeling,” He continued. “We … Continue reading

[NFL] Seth DeValve Kneels During Anthem

[NFL] Seth DeValve Kneels During Anthem

That being said, none of the aforementioned white players protested themselves. But that changed last night during Monday Night Football preseason action between the New York Giants and Cleveland Browns. Upwards of 12 Browns players knelt in a circle and prayed, while others stood with them in silent protest during the national anthem before the game. One of those players kneeling was the Browns’ white tight end, Seth DeValve, who explained his stance after the … Continue reading

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem

GLENDALE, Ariz. — In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn’t play a down. Yet he provided the most vivid image of the night, sitting for the national anthem before the Raiders’ 20-10 preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday. The ex-Seattle running back, who came out of retirement to sign with his hometown Raiders, sat on an orange cooler with his arms resting on his knees, while others around him stood. … Continue reading

Bruno Mars Donating $1 Million To Flint Water Crisis Victims

Bruno Mars Donating $1 Million To Flint Water Crisis Victims

Bruno Mars has always received a lot of love and support from his loyal fans, and now, the singer had decided that it’s time he gave back to those less fortunate. According to new reports, the 31-year-old star is donating no less than $1 million from his Michigan concert. The money is set to reach those who were affected by the Flint water crisis. The singer announced his intentions to donate on Saturday, during his … Continue reading

Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor Partners with Toyz Electronics

Quincy “Big Heff” Taylor Partners with Toyz Electronics Merging music and technology for the next generation Toyz Electronics, LLC, a Carnegie Mellon University startup, is a technology solutions company focused on democratizing next-generation technologies to the urban and multicultural markets domestically, emerging markets globally, and global audiences with an affinity for urban culture. We provide connected hardware capable of integrating Artificial Intelligence and produce developer conferences to maximize capabilities of the hardware and next generation … Continue reading

Illinois Honors Barack Obama With His Own Holiday

Illinois Honors Barack Obama With His Own Holiday

Former President Barack Obama has been honored with his very own holiday in the state of Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law Friday a measure to designate August 4th as “Barack Obama Day.” The holiday will be celebrated on President Obama’s birthday, beginning in 2018. Gov. Rauner praised the commemorative holiday but stopped short of making it a legal holiday. “It’s incredibly proud for Illinois that the president came from Illinois. I think … Continue reading

[Sports] Ray Lewis’ Son Arrested

[Sports] Ray Lewis' Son Arrested

Ray Lewis III, son of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis, has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Two victims told authorities that Lewis III, a sophomore cornerback for the Coastal Carolina University football team, sexually assaulted them on Saturday, Jan. 23, at an apartment near campus, according to police records Lewis, 20, turned himself into the police on Friday, according to a WMBF News Report. His arrest warrant alleges knowledgeable sexual battery of … Continue reading