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Black and Blue: Officer Sees Both Sides in the Michael Brown Shooting

Last week, seemingly like everyone else, I was discussing the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. In a private email chain, I shared some of my un-PC thoughts about Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson’s press conference, in which Jackson alleged that Brown had robbed a convenience store prior to his life-ending encounter with Officer Darren Wilson:

Why Don’t Cops Give Our Kids the Same Break They Gave the Ray Allen Intruders?

Former Miami Heat star forward Ray Allen is again standing on center court. This time, however, Allen stands in the unusual plight of victim. He was inadvertently thrust into the spotlight by events that reinforce the problems of places like Ferguson, Mo., and the issues of fairness and equality and justice across this country.

Michael Brown’s Death Reopened My Eyes to My Privileges as a Black Woman 

I didn’t fully understand the privileges that I enjoy as a black female in America until a recent incident, punctuated by the shooting death of Michael Brown, made it all the more clear.

......The Sad Part About It Is That Most Of The "Americanized Blacks" In Chicago Are Conditioned To Look Past Their 100% Democratic City And Follow Rep Bobby Rush To Protest Against The US House Republicans

Aside From The Damage That Their "Americanized Consciousness" Does To The Black Community - THE ONLY PROBLEM THAT I HAVE WITH "DEMOCRATS WHO ARE BLACK" Is That When It Is Time For Them To Make A DISPASSIONATE Assessment About Where The...Show More Summary

Race Matters: UAB Sorority Girl Ejected After Post Bragging About “No Nggas” Pledging

Nothing shared on social media stays private for long… UAB Student Kicked Out Of Sorority After Racist Snapchat A University of Alabama sorority girl got kicked out of her chapter after sharing with her Snapchat friends just how excited she

Kourtney Kardashian Furious Keyshawn Johnson “Purposely” Sold Her A Mold-Infested House

Those Kardashians sure are good for pointing a finger aren’t they? Kourtney Kardashian Thinks Ex NFL Star Keyshawn Johnson Sold Her Moldy House On Purpose Via PageSix: Kourtney Kardashian thinks former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson pulled a fast one

Rumor Control: Kevin Hart Claps Back At “Negativity,” Claims He Did Not Propose On Atlanta Exes Premiere Night To Spite Torrei

Timing is everything… Kevin Hart Denies Using Proposal To Get Back At Ex-Wife Torrei When Kevin Hart finally popped the question to his exotic “rib” Eniko Parrish at her 30th birthday celebration last night, many couldn’t help but notice that

Coupled Up For A Cause: Baby-Bumpin’ Zoe Saldana Convinces Italian Stallion Hubby Marco Perego To Take On Ice Challenge In Her Place [VIDEO]

Zoe found a convenient way around taking cold water to the head… Zoe Saldana And Marco Perego Take On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Everyone has been hopping on board for the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS. Zoe

For The Ladies: August Alsina Shows Off His Massive Man Meat On Instagram

This one’s for the ladies… August Alsina Shows Off His Package On Instagram Remember when we told you that August Alsina didn’t confirm or deny reports that he injured a groupie’s insides with his massive man meat??? Well

Till Death Do Us…..Naw: Man Fakes His Own Death To Avoid Marrying Girlfriend

Man Fakes Own Death To Avoid Marrying Girlfriend via Gakwer lex Lanchester met Tucker Blandford studying abroad at the University of Connecticut in 2012. She cleaned the campus theater, he was a set painter. They fell in love. After dating

Update: New Orleans Police Officer Turns Off Body Camera Before Shooting Unarmed Black Man In The Head

Welcome to AmeriKKKa… New Orleans Cop Shoots Unarmed Black Man Armand Bennet In The Head Via Fox 8 Live reports: An officer who was involved in a Monday shooting that left a man hospitalized turned off her body camera

Troubled Words From The Trouble Man: T.I. Releases Instagram Rant About Unrest In Ferguson “Look At Us…We’re The Monster”

“We’re the monster now that refuses to be dismissed, overlooked & ignored…” T.I. Rants About Ferguson On Instagram After at first saying protestors were too quick to react to the unarmed shooting death of Mike Brown, T.I. has releas...

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