Spike Lee tapped by rock band to produce social justice music video

The Killers gave Spike Lee “full creative control” over the music video for their anti-Trump song “Land Of The Free.” The band’s frontman Brandon Flowers and his bandmates recently dropped the politically charged anthem, which saw the 61-year-old Academy Award winner at the helm, about the U.S.-Mexican border wall, gun violence and incarceration. The “Somebody Told Me” rockers spent […]

Gun groups see Donald Trump as traitor for proposing gun restrictions

President Donald Trump’s surname might as well be changed from Trump to “Traitor,” as far as gun groups and advocates are concerned, for even daring to broach the subject of new gun restrictions, much less passing gun control legislation with any teeth. Condemnation and consternation are coming from gun groups and hunters as Trump has […]

California dad and daughter caught with 66K rounds of ammo and guns

Law enforcement officials in California have announced the arrest of a father and daughter after discovering a startling load of illegal guns and ammo. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Wednesday that Steven David Ponder, 57, and Riley Elizabeth Ponder, 27, had been arrested after a raid on Valentine’s Day that uncovered 28 firearms and […]

School shooting survivor accuses Trump of being owned by National Rifle Assoc.

Some student survivors believe it is not too soon after the latest school massacre to broach the subject of sensible gun control. Other students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, however, can sympathize with the sentiments of many who implore the country to allow a period of mourning before delving headfirst into the extremely divisive […]

Atlanta deejay Beestroh talks police violence and gun control

Beestroh is one of the new radio personalities at Streetz 94.5 and a gun control advocate. The deejay, who’s on during afternoon drives, was shot by the police about two years ago in a case of mistaken identity. He was almost killed and not surprisingly it took a toll on him physically, mentally and spiritually. […]

Why did a Mississippi police chief kill himself?

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi police chief Mike DeNardo killed himself moments after he was suspended for selling city-owned guns, officials said Friday. DeNardo shot himself with a shotgun retrieved from the trunk of his car in the parking lot of police headquarters Thursday. City officials had reportedly just informed him of the investigation and ordered […]

Former NFLer Marcellus Wiley reveals his history with guns, gives advice

Marcellus Wiley spoke at “An Undefeated Conversation: Athletes, Responsibility, and Violence” on Aug. 25, 2016, at the South Side YMCA in Chicago. Four panels made up of community members, athletes, and journalists talked about gun violence solutions and how athletes can help. His account of owning a gun he later disowned moved the crowd attending the […]

Heavily armed man breaches White House security

A man armed with heavy artillery wanted to break into the White House and kidnap President Barack Obama’s dogs. According to Washington Post, Scott Stockert drove his pick up truck from North Dakota to New York to Washington, D.C. with a slew of weapons. Secret Service agents in Minnesota discovered from a tip that Stockert […]

President Obama takes action on gun control in emotional plea

President Barack Obama has taken on the issue of gun control to the dismay of the NRA and other gun advocates. Obama cited the fact that the U.S. Congress has failed to take action on the proliferation of gun violence and its aftermath despite the rash of mass shootings and deaths in the country. President Obama […]

President Obama takes historic action on gun control

[jwplatform rnusyEpk] The epidemic of gun violence that has swept the country has caused President Obama to take action. Frustrated by a Congress unwilling to take on the issue, the president announced executive actions he will take. His speech caused outrage among gun advocates.

Watch: Donald Trump sounds like TV bigot Archie Bunker on gun control

[jwplatform Erf3MU54] In the 197’s, the TV show “All In the Family” was a national hit. It told the story of a working-class, lovable bigot named Archie Bunker, played by actor Carroll O’Connor. Bunker’s view on America, politics, gays, Hispanics, Blacks, Jews and life were laughable 44 years ago. But today it’s close to the same […]

White supremacist rhetoric deafens gun control, mocks mass shootings

The gun control debate took center stage after the brutal terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. In an historic first, the highly respected news giant the New York Times has thrown its considerable weight into the debate. TheTimes issued a front-page editorial on Saturday titled, “End the Gun Epidemic in America” authored by its editorial […]

Charges filed against woman who shot at Black shoplifter

A Detroit woman with a conceal and carry permit got a little too carried away at a local Home Depot. On Oct. 6, 2015, Tatiana Duva-Rodriguez saw Home Depot employees chasing a pair of shoplifters across the parking lot.  Although she was not involved in the altercation, she took matters into her own hands and pulled […]

Is Oregon mass shooter Chris Mercer’s mom partly to blame for tragedy?

Oregon mass-shooter Chris Mercer is the bi-racial son of White father Ian Mercer and Black mother Laurel Harper. Many were surprised to learn his mother is a gun collector. According to various news agencies such as the New York Daily News and The Guardian, Laurel Harper had an arsenal of weapons in her home and is pro-gun. […]

2-year-old boy allegedly shot and killed his sleeping father

A 2-year-old boy is allegedly responsible for his father’s murder. According to reports by AL.com, Divine Chambliss, 31, was watching his 2-year-old son at an apartment in Hoover, Alabama while the child’s mother was at work. Chambliss apparently took an afternoon nap when his 2-year-old son began wandering around the apartment. At some point, the […]

Senate rejects new gun background checks

In a major defeat for supporters of tougher gun laws, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday defeated a compromise proposal to expand background checks on firearms sales.

NRA adds African American as spokesperson

For the average African American, the National Rifle Association is as dreaded as the Republican Party. This is especially true for African Americans who live in urban areas. As a card-carrying member of the NRA, it is nice to see that they have just announced the Colion Noir is going to be their newest contributor to […]

Twitter reacts to President Obama’s State of the Union address

President Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union address of his second presidential term. In the speech, President Obama discussed ending voter suppression; the importance of gun control and sending the troops home from the Middle East. Click continue to view Twitter reactions.

The extremes of gun control: Suspending children for toy guns

The recent outpouring of concern due to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn., has resulted in some political movement on gun control as well as extreme acts of ignorance on behalf of overzealous gun control proponents. Here are five recent examples of such ridiculousness. Girl suspended from kindergarten for threatening to shoot classmate […]