The Sons of Confederate Veterans are planning to put up a Confederate Flag the size of a semi-trailer.
At 30 feet high and 50 feet long, it will sit atop a 139-foot pole on private property and fly above a major freeway in Tampa, Florida. Of course, this Transformer sized Stars and Bars is causing great upset among black residents and others who care about the feelings or opinions of the local African American community.
I don’t have the full story, but once I get all the details I will update. Once again an innocent baby has lost his life and a mother mourns the loss of her child - all because of a no good man she met in some bar.
The mother, Timika Martin told police she left her 4-year-old son in the care of her boyfriend while she ran errands. When she returned home, her baby was unresponsive. The boyfriend, Herbert Warren, said the baby fell off… Continue
Young Jeezy may not really have a spaceship, but he along with The Game are going to get their own satellites with XM Radio.
The Game and Young Jeezy are delving into the world of satellite radio. The hip hop-heavyweights, known for their hardcore persona and street-savvy records, are debuting their very own shows on XM Radio later this week. Reportedly, the hour-long shows will appear on XM’s channel 66 Raw Hip Hop station and will… Continue
A new study of nationwide graduation rates shows Minnesota now ranks last among the states for the percent of black students that get high school diplomas.
St. Paul, Minn. — Diplomas Count is the name of an annual report issued by Education Week, the nation's leading education news journal. It has been analyzing graduation rates state by state since 2002.
This year's report ranks Minnesota at the bottom of the 37 states that have… Continue
A Columbia journalism student will tell jurors on Friday how a sadist turned her Manhattan apartment into a "torture chamber" where she was raped, disfigured and nearly blinded.
"He ordered her to stab out her eyes," Assistant District Attorney Ann Prunty said Thursday as she opened the trial of 31-year-old Robert Williams with a horrific account of the alleged assault on April 13, 2007.
A number of MC's have spoken out in the last two days about Barack Obama wining the Democratic nomination for President.
"Today is one of the greatest and proudest moments of my life," Diddy told MTV of Obama's nomination. "Not just as a black man, but as an American. Senator Obama becoming the Democratic nominee for president is history in the making and proof that we do live in the greatest country in the world!"
A motorist was shot and critically wounded early today in St. Louis, the last of three shootings in a three-hour period.
The driver, 19, was being fired upon near Wells and Arlington avenues about 3 a.m. today. He was shot several times before crashing his car. The young man is expected to die, and St. Louis homicide detectives were called in.
After being hit, the driver struck a parked car… Continue
*Evander Holyfield has boxed himself into a corner. The former heavyweight champion's $10 million mansion in Georgia is under foreclosure, and one of his babymamas says he owes thousands of dollars in child support.
A legal notice published in a local paper showed Holyfield's sprawling 235-acre estate in Fayette County is set to be auctioned on July 1 by Washington Mutual Bank, according to the Atlanta… Continue
Atlanta rapper T.I. continues his growing list of big movie roles as he has just signed a three-picture deal with Sony's Screen Gems.
According to Variety, Bone Deep is the first film to be released under the deal. The heist flick will feature the self-proclaimed "King of the South" alongside actors Matt Dillon and Idris Elba from "The Wire." Directed by John Luessenhop, the drama will be based in New York and center on a group of bank… Continue
SOHH recently caught up with DJ Khaled on the star-studded set of his new music video to talk about his label deal with Def Jam, his global aspirations, and his upcoming album.
Khaled is set to kick off his new disc We Global with the release of his first single, "Out Here Grindin'" - which features the DJ's usual all-star cast of heavyweights; Akon, Rick Ross, Lil' Wayne, Young Jeezy, Lil' Boosie, Trick… Continue
Star witness Lisa Van Allen is currently testifying about the three-way sessions she had with the Urinator and the under-age hussy at the heart of this case. It may be a tad long - but it’s a very juicy read:
“Van Allen said she had met R. Kelly at the video shoot for ‘Home Alone,’ in which she appeared, in late 1997 or early 1998. She talked with Kelly and ended up having ‘intercourse’ with him in the trailer, she said. She was 17 at… Continue