Alcorn State player’s mom, sister die in car accident

An Alcorn State junior linebacker suffered a tragic loss following the Braves’ 38-21 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sept. 24. According to The Vicksburg Post, Kamille H. Smith, 43, and Kirstin A. Lucas, 16, were killed in a late-night car accident. The driver and passenger of the other vehicle were also killed in the head-on […]

Kevin Samuels’ family says GoFundMe was fake

The family of the late social media influencer and relationship guru Kevin Samuels said a GoFundMe set up to help with his funeral expenses said it was not approved by them. A source told TMZ the family did not create the online fundraiser. The GoFundMe link has since been taken down, and the website offered […]

Buffalo NAACP president: ‘We don’t need a hand out, we need a hand up’

The Rev. Mark E. Blue and Buffalo‘s NAACP branch are hard at work to minimize the community impact of having Tops supermarket temporarily close following the race-motivated mass shooting that left 10 people dead. Recently, Blue revealed to rolling out how the Black community and its allies everywhere can pitch in to help Buffalo recover. […]

Richard Pryor Jr. hopes crowdfunding will help improve his dire situation

Richard Pryor Jr., the son of the late legendary comedian Richard Pryor, has fallen on hard times since the dawn of the pandemic and he’s petitioning the public to help him through the rough patch in his life. Pryor Jr.’s father is universally considered the godfather of modern comedy, having influenced current icons like Eddie […]

Anthony Johnson’s widow calls out ‘fake love’ from celebrities

The widow of recently deceased comedian Anthony Johnson said her pain is compounded because her husband generated such little financial help from so-called celebrity friends to help pay for his funeral and burial arrangements. On the same day she posted a heartfelt collage of photos of the Friday and Panther star, she also told TMZ […]

Megan Thee Stallion donates more than $8K to help a fan in need

Megan Thee Stallion paid $8,155 toward a fan’s funeral. The Grammy winner offered to help with the $16,000 needed for the send-off after a friend of the fan reached out on Twitter to tell the star one of her Hotties — the name of her fanbase — had sadly died unexpectedly. They wrote: “Meg we […]

Cardi B retracts plea to help convicted ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic

Cardi B has insisted she was “just playing” when she vowed to raise money to get Joe Exotic released from prison. The 27-year-old rapper became a huge fan of ‘Tiger King” star Joseph Madonado-Passage — who was incarcerated for trying to hire someone to murder his nemesis Carole Baskin — after watching the new Netflix documentary he […]

Cardi B wants to start GoFundMe page for convicted tiger breeder Joe Exotic

Cardi B wants to start a GoFundMe page for ‘Tiger King” star Joseph Maldonado-Passage, aka Joe Exotic. The 27-year-old rapper has become a huge fan of the tiger breeder — who was incarcerated for trying to hire someone to murder his nemesis Carole Baskin — after watching the new Netflix documentary he features in, and […]

GoFundMe page set up for mother and 4 children killed in Harlem fire

The sister of a woman who perished in an early morning fire that destroyed sections of a Harlem NYCHA apartment building on May 8 has launched a GoFundMe campaign. Kendra Pollidore-Mulzac launched the campaign late yesterday evening to help cover the funeral expenses for her sister, Andrea Pollidore, and her four small children who died […]

$400K scammed from donors in massive GoFundMe fraud

In October 2017, people across the country were moved by the story of a homeless man who gave his last $20 to a stranded female motorist. More than 14,000 donors gave money to the man, and now it is being reported that the whole thing was a scam. Johnny Bobbitt was described as a homeless […]

Teacher who beat up a student gets staggering amount of donations in 3 days

The recent viral video that showed a teacher beating up a student has swept social media. Marston Riley, 64, has been a music and band director at Maywood Academy High School in Maywood, California, for many years. Last week, he was the target of an unprovoked verbal and physical assault by a student at the school. After […]

1970s Black sitcom star from ‘What’s Happening’ in medical crisis

In 1976, the premiere of the hit Black sitcom “What’s Happening” hit the airwaves. One of the stars of the show was a precocious girl named Dee, who was the little sister to Roger, played by actor Ernest Thomas. Now, Dr. Danielle Spencer is in a  serious medical crisis and her friends are asking fans […]

Did NCAA shutdown GoFundMe for critically injured TSU athlete?

The realities of playing college football for an  NCAA school has hit home in the most tragic way for a TSU athlete injured on the field. Linebacker Christion Abercrombie suffered a devastating head injury during a game with Vanderbilt University on Sept.28, 2018. As a result of that injury, he has been in critical condition […]

Adult film star Lethal Lipps turns to GoFundMe after horrific car accident

Adult film star Lethal Lipps, whose real name is Monique DeClou, is reaching out to her fans after a car accident left her with horrific injuries. The devastating accident occurred on a North Carolina highway and partially ejected her through her windshield leaving her badly scarred. She has launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $15K […]

How you can help Ju’Nea Turner, single mom assaulted by her boss over $8.47

Last week, rolling out was the first media outlet to have an exclusive interview with Ju’Nea Turner, a single Black mom violently assaulted and injured by her immigrant Korean boss over an $8.47 refund to a customer. She was unjustly fired and soon became another victim of people who feel they can assault and harass […]

Waffle House hero’s tearful reunion with daughter, 4; GoFundMe raises $57K

James Shaw Jr. grabbed the AR-15 and threw it over the counter while 29-year-old Reinking attempted to reload. It was used to kill four people at a Nashville, Tennessee Waffle House on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Following the tragedy that rocked communities worldwide, Shaw launched a GoFundMe page to raise money for the shooting victims and their families. He […]

Up to $75K: Cities across US join ‘Black Panther’ Challenge for kids and film

After raising over $40,000 on GoFundMe to take Harlem children to see Black Panther in theaters next month, New York resident Frederick Joseph launched the #BlackPantherChallenge. He called on others to start a GoFundMe in their community to take more kids to watch Black Panther in the theater. In just a few days, the #BlackPantherChallenge […]

Keaton Jones update: His daddy has issues with Black folk also

The tale of Keaton Jones, 11, and his plea against school bullies took another turn towards strange as more info comes out about his parents. Within the past week, it was learned that Keaton was actually bullying a Black student by calling him the n-word and other students began defending the bullied student. Apparently, the […]

Did America just get scammed by Keaton Jones and his mom for $57K?

The story of Keaton Jones keeps getting stranger and at least $57K is in the balance. Keaton became a viral internet star as 2017 comes to a close because of a tearful video that was made of him crying after being bullied. Since the video went viral, a host of celebrities offered support for Keaton and […]