Rhett Butler

Buffalo Police Shove Elderly Protester Hard To The Ground

An elderly man was shoved to the ground by Buffalo police on Thursday evening. The protester suffered a head injury after falling from a shove by Buffalo Police who were sweeping the area. The small remaining group that were reportedly out after the 8pm curfew. As the clearly elderly man walked towards the officers, he […]

Kanye West is the Highest-Paid Musician in the World

It’s official! Kanye West is now the highest-paid musician in the world. On Thursday, Forbes made the announcement in the 2020 edition of its annual Celebrity 100 list. However, its a family affair with sister-in-law Kylie Jenner just ahead of him. West brought in earnings of $170 million in 2020 ranking at number two. West […]

The Revolution is Here and How Hip Hop Should Fill Its Role

The centuries of systemic racism in America that permeates every crevice of society has finally come to a head. The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis revealed the virtual knee to neck applied to people of color for eons. However, now that the energy is steered towards justice, the hip hop community has to evaluate […]

Florida Police Officer Caught Kneeling on Black Man’s Neck Again!

America has yet to correct its unjust policing procedures. Now another man of color was brutalized with a knee to the neck. Incredibly, the incident happened a week before the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The Florida police department has launched an internal investigation after the video surfaced on social media. The video shows […]

Trina Calls Protestors ‘Animals’ and Gets Dragged On Twitter

Trina on a VERZUZ Battle with Khia: 'I’m Not Stepping Off My Throne to Address No Bum'

Trina just might have lost her crown as the “Baddest B*&ch.” During a conversation with Trick Daddy on Miami’s 99 Jamz Radio, Trina discussed the current protest movement. However, her opinion was not what many expected. She referred to protesters as “animals” and urged Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez to start the 9 p.m. curfew earlier. […]

New York’s Dyckman Dominicans Oust Protestors From the Neighborhood

On Tuesday night, in the Inwood section of uptown Manhattan, on the famous Dyckman street, African-American protestors were banished. In a now-viral video that has both “Dyckman” and “Dominican” trending on Twitter, a mob of angry Dominican residents is seen approaching a group of African-American men. While the men were standing around and apparently protesting, […]

SOURCE SPORTS: UFC Champ Jon Jones Confronts Looters in New Mexico

UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon “Bones” Jones has joined the front lines of the protest movement. Disturbed by the looting happening by some of the interlopers and opportunists, the champ took to the streets of Albuquerque on Sunday. There he confronted vandals face-to-face and he is not playing. The last person you want to anger […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Major League Baseball Might Shorten Season and Players Bag

With the world slowly returning to normal, the return of most major sports is still in limbo. Major League Baseball is one organization that has been unable to reach a return-to-play agreement. However, the league has discussed playing a shorter schedule. In this scenario, the MLB would pay members of the MLB Players Association their […]

Black Wall Street Reverberates Through the 2020 Protests Movement

On May 31st and June 1st, 1921, the Greenwood section of Tulsa, Oklahoma burned to the ground. The irony of near centennial this tragic moment cannot be understated, especially if you believe in the cyclical nature of life. However, for all the detractors labeling the protestors as rioters, it is important to remember the genesis […]

Trauma And Faux Pas Now Affect Biden’s Vice Presidential Selection Process

Joe Biden’s world just became very sticky. The Democratic Presidential nominee famously announced that he would choose a VP of color. However, that was before COVID-19 and definitely before the protests that erupted from the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The world is finally fed up with the police brutality that proliferates communities of […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Jon Jones Tells Dana White He Wants A Deontay Wilder Sized Bag

There is trouble in paradise at the Ultimate Fighting Championships. The UFC’s consensus Greatest Of All Time, Jon “Bones” Jones is not feeling the organization for not respecting his paper. Apparently, Jones has been looking to move from his throne as the current light heavyweight champion and seek bigger challenges as a heavyweight. More specifically, […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Professional Sports Figures Weigh-In on the Death of George Floyd

Many major cities burned through the night sparked by the death of George Floyd and continued nationwide police brutality. The sports world, not just LeBron James, began to speak out after seeing the unrest occupying the country. Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow spoke out Friday, saying the “black community needs our help.” Burrow officially […]

Trump Signs Order That Could Shake Up the Way We Use Social Media

The limits on American’s freedom of speech on the internet are being tested by President Trump. On Thursday, he signed an executive order opening the door for U.S. government oversight of political speech on the Internet. This is viewed by many critics as a threat to free speech. Ironically, Trump said the exact opposite right […]

Redo ’93: Tupac Shakur’s Shootout With Police Proves Power To People

Tupac Shakur was about that action. For all the conversations about the subject matter of his songs being derogatory, few talk about him as a true rider for the community. Like that one time on Halloween 1993 when Shakur drove past two drunk off duty officers, in Atlanta, and confronted them for uttering a racial […]

Minneapolis is Burning Over George Floyd But Judge Not The Tipping Point

Minneapolis is burning. Los Angeles stopped the freeways. Memphis is fed up and in the streets. The tensions rose high in Minneapolis, Minnesota last night and the people spoke with their rage. The consecutive incidents of inequality, that left yet another unarmed person of color killed, boiled over. Corporate buildings, retail establishments, law enforcement, and […]