When we talk about black people and AIDS, our minds often shift to Africa, where the AIDS epidemic has completely destroyed communities and left generations of orphans. A new report from the Black AIDS Institute says that we should also be paying close attention to AIDS in the black American community. According “Left Behind - Black America: A Neglected Priority in the Global AIDS,” the number of African Americans with AIDS is comparable to the… Continue
(Memphis 7/25/2008) On December 20, 2006, 794 Brower Street was the scene of a horrific domestic violence incident. Police say Ernest Smith tried to kill his girlfriend. They say he threw boiling water on her, then beat her on the head with the pot. The water burned a third of the victim's skin on her face, chest, stomach and legs.
PHILADELPHIA -- Police said the same stolen gun was used in Monday’s shootout with police and the shooting death of a woman earlier that morning.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Aspiring Oakland rapper Bobby Hall Jr., who spoke out against violence, was shot to death Saturday inside a Oakland home. He is the second person in his family to be killed by violence.
50 Cent's estranged baby mama Shaniqua thought she was being slick when she sprung a surprise drug test on 50 after he showed up in court to ask for permission to take his son Marquis on vacation with him from Aug 3 thru Aug 12, after Shaniqua refused to hand the kid over claiming those dates coincided with Marquis' summer basketball camp. Well, your boy took the test without hesitation and passed. But get this, Shaniqua FAILED her own drug test and… Continue
The NFL told the LA Times that it has reason to be concerned that its players may be celebrating plays by throwing up gang signs and get this … HAS HIRED EXPERTS TO EXAMINE GAME TAPES TO IDENTIFY ANY GANG GESTURE!
Former rapper Sporty T was murdered Tuesday morning (July 15) when unknown assailants with AK-47 rifles opened fire on the FEMA trailer in which he slept.
Mobile entertainment/content provider Thumbplay announced today that as part of their partnership (signed in April 2006) with Universal Music Group, that they are releasing a set of ten exclusive ringtones and other mobile content from Jay-Z. Starting today, only Thumbplay customers will have access to:
HOMESTEAD, Pa. -- A Pittsburgh man was arrested Monday morning and charged with homicide in the weekend shooting death of a man at the Waterfront in Homestead.
PliesRapper Plies has set up his own non-profit organization aiming to help cash-strapped convicts cover legal costs.
DMX was arrested again, this time, yesterday in Miami for allegedly attempting to buy cocaine and marijuana, TMZ is reporting.
Looks like Russell Simmons is the latest music mogul to be taken to the bank for child support following his recent divorce from Kimora Lee Simmons. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Simmons will be ordered to pay $480,000 per year (or $20,000 per kid/ month to be exact.)