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In light of the country’s battle against racial profiling and and police brutality, including the murder of Mike Brown, Minister Louis Farrakhan called upon Chicago’s music industry to come together and provide a positive co-op for black artists. He encouraged the artists to “look inside themselves and to their brothers and sisters” for assistance and project funding so…

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It has emerged that several exclusive golf clubs in New York wouldn’t let President Barack Obama play on their courses Labor Day weekend. The Trump National Golf Club, the Winged Foot Golf Club and the Willow Ridge Country Club all turned down Obama, NBC New York reports. The news station says the president’s advance team…

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Missouri lawmakers decided to override a veto of legislation that will require women to wait 72 hours after consulting with a doctor before ending a pregnancy. About half of the states, including Missouri, already have abortion waiting periods of 24 hours. Missouri’s new law will be the second most-stringent behind South Dakota, where the 72-hour…

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A 4-year-old  girl from Portland, Oregon, who tested positive for E. coli last week, died of a related infection on Sept. 8. The infection is known as hemolytic uremic syndrome and is caused by specific strains of E. coli. Serena Profitt and her 5-year-old friend, Brad Sutton, both became ill last week after a trip…

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Verizon Wireless has announced Tuesday it would give away one of the phones Apple has revealed. Customers will receive the 16GB version of the iPhone 6. But, customers must turn in their old iPhone and sign a two-year agreement with Verizon. Carriers usually offer a discount on phones to customers who sign a service contract,…

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A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice attacking his fiancée to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they did not see the violent images until this week. But according to The Associated Press, there is a 12-second voice mail from an NFL office number on April…

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      EA Sports announced its plans to remove Ray Rice from American football video game Madden NFL 2015 in response to the Baltimore Ravens running back’s suspension from the league. This move was confirmed by EA Friday. They publicly announced it through Twitter “With Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension from the NFL, he will…

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday it will donate $50 million to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The foundation says the money will be used to enable international aid organizations and national governments “to purchase badly needed supplies and scale up emergency operations in affected countries.” It will also “work…

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Statue Satanic Temple wants publicly acknowledged in Oklahoma City Since they are protected by the First Amendment, a devil-worshipping group will proceed with its controversial ceremony on Sept. 21, despite fervent protests by residents of Oklahoma City and a lawsuit from the Catholic Church. The cofounder of Dakhma of Angra Mainyu said that the religious and educational organization…

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. All of the Kardashians and Jenners are currently busy with New York Fashion Week, but have also been pretty busy making sure their family is safe. The FBI has issued a search warrant last week on a hotel room reportedly belonging to a woman who is being investigated for allegedly sending Kris Jenner, mom-ager to Kim…

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Once again, someone feels violated by those who are hired to serve and protect. A man is planning to sue a Chicago police commander who he said shoved a gun into his mouth and threatened to kill him. According to the Chicago Tribune, the lawsuit filed Tuesday claims that commander, Glenn Evans, not only put the barrel…

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Another American Ebola patient has landed in Atlanta to receive treatment at Emory University Hospital. The patient, whose name has not been released, is a health care worker with the World Health Organization and is the fourth American known to have contracted the virus in an outbreak that has killed at least 2,296 people and sickened 1,997 more,…

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  A former exotic dancer (not pictured) has filed a lawsuit Monday against Dallas Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones, accusing him of sexual assault. In the suit, Jana Weckerly claims that Jones assaulted her in 2009 and that the Dallas Cowboys knew about and covered up the incident and is seeking “monetary relief of over $1,000,000,”…

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Tahiry of “Love & Hip Hop” was backstage preparing to walk the runway for the first time for Toure Designs. But before she could make it to the catwalk, she was brutally beaten by a man. Information about the attack is still continuing to surface but, Bossip obtained an exclusive about what happened that evening. “Yesterday,…

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A Dallas man who stalked a teenage neighbor was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for shooting the girl’s father. Gabriel Ramirez, 23, pleaded guilty to stalking and aggravated assault after breaking into 17-year-old Christina Trejo’s home in South Dallas and shooting her father three times during the summer of 2013. Prosecutors say Ramirez…

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Numbers don’t lie and it seems that Nicki Minaj’s numbers are letting the world know just how hot she is. Her latest single, “Anaconda” made the charts this week at No. 19 and earned her a 51st entry on the Billboard Hot 100 list. Therefore, she has surpassed Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, who has 50…

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Many were shocked when finding out that anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela omitted ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela from his will. President Mandela’s $4.1 million dollar estate was divided between his family, the ruling African National Congress party, former staff and several schools. His homes in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Mthatha were left to the family trust with…

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In a sport where only 6 percent of the players are black, it’s hard not to notice the Jackie Robinson West team. The Jackie Robinson West team is an all-black team of 11- and 12-year-old boys from Chicago’s South Side. They’re the first team in 30 years from Chicago headed to the Little League World…

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The Drake vs. Lil Wayne tour made its scheduled Chicago tour stop and had the crowd going nuts at the Midwest Bank Ampitheater.  Drake and Atlanta-based rapper Yo Gotti showed uncanny love to popular artists such as Lil’ Bibby, Chance the Rapper, Spenzo, and Grammy-nominated King Louie. Drake even “drizzied” Spenzo’s hit single ” Wife…

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