2 men convicted of killing Malcolm X will be exonerated

The two men who spent decades in prison for the murder of lionized Civil Rights leader Malcolm X will have their convictions thrown out after a review of the case revealed prosecutorial and investigative misconduct. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance will join the attorneys for Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Islam in vacating the convictions on […]

Haiti’s president assassinated

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated during an overnight attack at his home, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday morning, July 7, 2017. Moïse’s wife, who also was home at the time, was wounded during the attack and is currently being treated for her injuries. In a statement released by interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph, Moïse […]

Bloody terror attack and assassination shock a world inching toward war

An assassination and terror attack yesterday have some people wondering if the world is teetering on the edge of a global conflict. During an art exhibition held in Ankara, Turkey, a young and well-dressed off-duty police officer named Mevlut Mert Altintas fired several shots at Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov, killing him. With Karlov’s lifeless body on the […]

Why Dr. Martin L. King Jr. went to Memphis

It was 47 years ago today that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed by an assassin’s bullet. Dr. King was in Memphis, Tennessee to fight on behalf of city sanitation workers as part of his “Poor Peoples Campaign.” The purpose of the campaign overall was to continue the struggle for better housing, wages, workplace […]

On 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination, the struggle continues

Today marks a tragic day in the history of the Black struggle. It is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of El-Hajj-Malik El-Shabazz, commonly known as Malcolm X. His assassination at the hands of four killers in the Audubon Ballroom located in Harlem, New York, on Feb. 21, 1965, sent shock waves throughout the world and […]

Why Dr. King was killed, part 3

At the time of his death, the fire in Dr. King’s belly was only beginning to rise. As you listen to this last segment, pay attention to the tenor in his voice and substance of his talk. Dr. King challenged individuals to do what was right over what was comfortable. For this, he gave his […]

Why Dr. King was killed, part 2

As Dr. King matured in age and in his political critique, he began to see the future of the United States through glasses that didn’t lend as well to the vision he expressed in his “I Have a Dream” speech. As the struggle for Black personhood continued, he developed a critique of America that revolved […]

Rick Ross says he never knew what really got MLK killed

Rapper Rick Ross joined much of the world in reflecting on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. this past weekend. The Maybach Music Group founder spoke to Revolt TV about the civil rights icon, and revealed a conversation that he’d had with an older gentleman about Dr. King.

Bodyguard Claims Michael Jackson Feared Assassination

As the manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray pushes on, more and more shocking revelations about Michael Jackson’s life and death are popping up in witness testimonies. In recent testimony, one the King of Pop’s former bodyguards, Matt Fiddes, claims that, while preparing for his “This Is It” tour, Jackson became so intensely fearful that […]

Federal Court: Calling for Assassination of Obama a Form of Free Speech

For years, calling for the assassination of a sitting president has been considered a criminal act. Now, such is not the case and has been interpreted by a federal court as a form of “free speech.” In California, a La Mesa man posted racial and derogatory epithets in an Internet chat room that called for […]

DJ Quik Discusses Being a Suspect in Notorious B.I.G.’s Murder

Last month, FBI files related to the investigation of the Notorious B.I.G. were released to public and now one of the early suspects in the murder case, veteran rapper DJ Quik is opening up about the investigation and why he feels the feds are trying to pull a fast one. In a recent interview with […]