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Funeral for Erica Garner to be Held in Harlem Monday Black Lives Matter activist and icon tragically died at the age of 27

On Monday evening, the social justice advocate and daughter of Eric Garner will be laid to rest, ABC 7 reports. On Monday evening, the social justice advocate and daughter of Eric Garner will be laid to rest, ABC 7 reports. Eric Garner died in 2014 after being illegally placed in a chokehold by a Staten Island police officer. His death came just a month before Mike Brown of Ferguson, Missouri, was shot to d ...

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Family, friends gather to mourn Ebony Sheppard

  AUSTIN (KXAN) — Friends and family packed the pews Saturday afternoon to say goodbye to a mother randomly shot and killed right after Christmas. “Right now, we need an understanding. Right now, we need a shoulder to cry on,” said the pastor, comforting the crowd mourning the loss of Ebony Sheppard. Police say Sheppard was murdered in the parking lot of her apartment complex during a robbery spree. He ...

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H&M apologizes for using black child to sell ‘coolest monkey’ hoodie

H&M was forced to apologize Monday for using a black child to model a sweatshirt with a “coolest monkey in the jungle” slogan. The company removed the offending ad from its website after hundreds of social media users accused it of being racist. It continues to sell the hooded top online. “This image has now been removed from all H&M channels and we apologize to anyone this may have offended,” said ...

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Lauderhill police-involved shooting results in death of robbery suspect

LAUDERHILL, FLA. (WSVN) - A police-involved shooting turned fatal Sunday night in Lauderhill. According to Lauderhill Police, at around 7:40 p.m. a bystander flagged down an officer at a bus stop and said they were a victim of an armed robbery. The person then told police that the subject fled into a Lauderhill neighborhood after stealing his backpack. After further investigation, the officer discovered the ...

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Mike Tyson Purchases 40 Acres Of Land To Start Cannabis Ranch

Mike Tyson seems to be capitalizing on California’s newest legislation New reports suggest that Mike Tyson has purchased 40 acres of land in California in order to grow marijuana. Tyson purchased the property in a town with a population of just 15,000 residents located southwest of Death Valley. This news comes shortly after the state of California legalized the sale of recreational marijuana as a not-so-su ...

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Florida man beats stepson to death, forces boy’s brothers to sleep with body 7-year-old boy had left bed to get cookie

SEFFNER, Fla. - A Florida man was arrested after allegedly beating his 7-year-old stepson to death for getting out of bed to get a cookie. The man then forced the boy's brothers to sleep in bed with the body. Jack Junior Montgomery, 31, was being held on $870,000 bond after being charged with the brutal murder of Brice Russell. WFLA reports Montgomery told investigators he had beaten Russell after he had go ...

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L.A. MORNING RADIO HOST CALLS BLACK CONGRESSWOMAN A ‘CHEAP SLEAZY DEMOCRAT WHORE

*Full disclaimer, I listen to KFI 640 AM religiously. From Wake Up Call with Jennifer Jones Lee through the Tim Conway Jr. Show and even Jesus Christ on Sunday mornings.  I am both a fan of the shows as well as the news reporting. That said, I am also a Black woman and just like I took issue with John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou of KFI’s John and Ken show when after Whitney Houston was found dead in a bathtub a ...

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Colin Kaepernick Is GQ’s 2017 Citizen of the Year

Much has changed in the four years since Colin Kaepernick was last on the cover of GQ. Back then he was a rippling superhero of a quarterback on the rise. But a simple act—kneeling during the national anthem—changed everything. It cost him his job. It also transformed Colin Kaepernick into a lightning rod and a powerful symbol of activism and resistance. Though Colin Kaepernick continues his silent protest, ...

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