Fabolous reacts to recent shootings of multiple rappers

Fabolous is concerned about the future of hip-hop music given the number of recent shootings that have claimed the lives of young rappers. On Thursday, Dec. 10, the “Trade It All” rapper uploaded a post to his Instagram story in the wake of Zoey Dollaz’s fatal shooting in Miami, Fla. He expressed concern about the […]

Cincinnati shocked as 18 people shot overnight

Cincinnati police report that 18 people were shot and at least four died in four separate shootings overnight in the southwestern Ohio city. The worst of the four separate shootings took place at 1 a.m. at McMicken Avenue and Lang Street where 10 people were shot and two people reportedly died, according to Cincinnati police. […]

More than 100 people shot in Chicago, Atlanta and DC July 4 weekend (video)

More than 100 Black people were shot during the Fourth of July weekend in several of America’s major metropolises. ABC News reported that at least 72 people had been shot in Chicago since Friday. Fifteen people died, including a 7-year-old girl who was visiting her grandmother during the holiday weekend. Another 14 people were injured […]

Cover-up? Inglewood police to destroy shooting records before they go public

For years, the city of Inglewood, California, has had an issue when it comes to police shootings and public transparency. With the election of a new Black mayor, many thought there was a chance to revisit some of these cases, which stretch back at least 20 years, to seek redress. Now all of that may […]

Tekashi 6ix9ine finished? Evidence puts him at scene of robberies and shootings

Embattled rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is reportedly surrounded on all sides — not from his dangerous enemies, but from the feds who say they have irrefutable proof he was involved with several felony crimes. The 21-year-old rapper has been languishing in a federal jail for more than a month, and now pop culture knows why the […]

Georgia police shoot 3 people in 3 hours

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The state of Georgia has seen an alarming rise in the number of police shootings this year. In 2017 alone there have been 40 officer-involved shootings in the state. On Monday of this week, three people were shot by Georgia police within a three-hour period. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the first shooting occurred in […]

Sales and violence usher in Black Friday once again

Every year, Black Friday sales mean thousands of shoppers across the country are lining up for bargains and also violence. So far, two people have been murdered in separate incidents that are tied to the shopping craze. Police in Reno, Nevada are reporting that a man was killed minutes after a door buster sale started at a local […]

Memorial Day weekend bloodbath in Chicago, more than 60 people shot

When statements claimed New York Times reporters were being dispatched to embattled Chicago to investigate possible shootings over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, it seemed rather presumptive. While the deadly city, which has taken on the moniker “Chi-raq” due to high numbers of shooting deaths of residents, mostly Black men, it seemed impossible for the publication […]

Baltimore Police Department: 28 shot, 9 fatally, during Memorial Day weekend

This past Memorial Day holiday proved especially violent for the city of Baltimore. According to police, at least 28 people were shot and nine were killed in unrelated incidents. Thirty-five people have been killed so far in May, the deadliest month for the city since December of 1999. These killings are troubling in light of the violent protests […]

Deadly police encounters caught on video

With the recent death of Walter Scott, an unarmed Black man who was shot in the back by now-former North Charleston, South Carolina, Officer Michael Thomas Slager, once again cellphone video has played a crucial role. Without the video of the deadly police encounter Scott would have been just another dead Black man running from […]

‘Shmoney Dance’ rapper Bobby Shmurda arrested in sting operation

Law enforcement authorities in New York have announced the arrest of rapper Bobby Shmurda, whose real name is Ackquille Jean Pollard, in a drug sting operation. Shmurda was arrested Dec. 17 at the infamous Quad Recording Studios, site of the 1994 Tupac shooting. He is being held at the 71st Precinct in Brooklyn and is […]

Atlanta actor tied to homeless serial killings

Police have announced the arrest of Aeman Lovel Presley in connection with the death of two homeless men in downtown Atlanta. In addition, Presley is also being charged with the murder of Karen Pearce, a part-time student and working mom, whose body was found in a downtown lot. The two homeless men killed were Dorian […]

Serial killer stalks Atlanta homeless

A little-talked about terror is gripping the streets of Atlanta. It is not talked about because the victims of this terror are the homeless community. In the past two weeks, two homeless black men have been murdered on the streets of Atlanta. What ties the two murders together are the weapon and the type of bullet used. […]

BET Awards pre-party shooting: 1 dead, 4 injured

One dead, four injured ahead of BET Awards in East Los Angeles One person was killed and four others injured after a man opened fire at an overnight celebration, early Sunday morning in East Los Angeles, California ahead of the upcoming BET Awards. While very little is known about the victims, the gunman, a lone […]

White supremacist and former KKK leader kills 3 in Kansas

Another major hate crime has occurred; this time in America’s heartland of Kansas in Kansas City. Frazier Glenn Cross (aka Frazier Glenn Miller), age 73, a known white supremacist and former leader of the KKK shot 3 people dead on Sunday with the presumption they were Jewish. Cross first went to the Jewish Community Center of Greater […]

Another mass shooting at Fort Hood shocks nation

Fort Hood Army Base in Killeen, Texas is in a state of shock. Authorities have now said that soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez, opened fire on other soldiers. He began his shooting rampage armed with a .45 handgun. It is believed that he walked into one of the unit buildings and opened fire. He then got […]

Gun violence at yet another RIch Homie Quan show

Violence just seems to go hand in hand with Rich Homie Quan’s shows at this point. On March 4, two men were shot and killed and another wounded at Quan’s show at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. This latest shooting marks the third time in four months that Quan’s show has been marred with […]

Another Rich Homie Quan show ends in violence

For the second time in a month, gunplay ended a Rich Homie Quan show. As reported last month, Quan had a show in Ohio that ended with a 24-year-old man being tragically shot and killed. This time, while in Cape Girardeau, Mo., two fans were hit by gunfire inside the Arena Building venue. Local police […]

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