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SOURCE SPORTS: BIG3 and Former NBA Player Andre Emmett Shot And Killed

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BIG3 baller and former NBA player Andre Emmett was murdered in his home city of Dallas on Monday, according to reports. Shams Charania was the first to officially report the news. Emmett turned 37 last month. According to the Dallas Police Department, two unknown suspects approached Emmett with a handgun and shot him as he attempted to […]

Walmart Told Employees to Remove Violent Video Game Ads, While Still Selling Guns in Store

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Walmart is reportedly removing signs, displays, and even video game demos that showcase violence. This follows a mass shooting at a Walmart Supercenter in El Paso, Texas on August 3, 2019. Vice reported that Walmart employees received memos from corporate headquarters asking for the immediate removal of “signing and displays referencing violence.” Apparently Walmart is telling […]

Gunmen Open Fire at Florida Rapper Yungeen Ace, Friend Shot and Killed

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Jacksonville, Florida rapper Yungeen Ace was the target in a shooting in Georgia over the weekend, which left one of his friends dead. Ace, whose real name is Kenyanta Bullard, along with three of his associates, were ambushed by three gunmen at a Hampton Inn hotel in Waycross, Georgia. After the shots ceased, Ace’s friend […]

Trump Pushes For ‘Stop And Frisk’ Strategy to Curb Violence in Chicago

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President Donald Trump pledged on Monday to end a “crime spree” in Chicago and called for loosening restrictions on police in the third-largest U.S. city to allow stopping and frisking suspects for weapons and other contraband. Chicago police agreed in August 2015 to outside monitoring of stop-and-frisk searches after an American Civil Liberties Union report […]

Rising LSU Basketball Standout Wayde Sims Killed in Off-Campus Shooting

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LSU basketball player Wayde Sims was shot and killed early Friday morning near the campus of Southern University. Sims’ death has been confirmed by the school. Sims was shot at 12:25 AM at a Subway restaurant on 668 Harding Boulevard, across from Southern’s A.W. Mumford Stadium. Sims was transported to a local hospital where he died from his gunshot […]

Noah ’40’ Shebib Announces Commitment To Fight Toronto Gun Violence

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Drake collaborator and OVO producer Noah “40” Shebib reacts to the gun violence in his city and decides to make a difference. Noah made a name for himself arguably helping to define Drake’s Billboard-topping sound. However, after recent events in the press, the Nice For What producer and Canadian celebrity wants to do more. As the […]

Major Chicago Expressway Taken Over by Anti-Violence Protest

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Thousands of citizens marched on to Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway to highlight the changes needed in the city. Led by Father Michael Pfleger of Saint Sabina Church on the southside, citizens took over the expressway beginning at 10 a.m. to march from 79th Street to 67th Street. The march is demanding a change to common sense […]

Shanduke McPhatter Talks Gangsta Gala III and Gun Violence with The Source

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Third time’s a charm is the theme of the gala the organization Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes a.k.a. G.M.A.C.C. is hosting on May 4th at the Sand Castle in Long Island, NY. The event will host community leaders and elected officials who work and support the organization and its work with gun violence. This will […]

Where Does Hip-Hop Stand on Gun Laws Following the Parkland Shooting?

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R&B Singer Rico Love once said that contradiction is “a part of human nature” and everybody has “a little bit of hypocrisy in them.” This sentiment could not be more true when it comes to Hip-Hop’s relationship with guns. Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 students […]

Killer Mike Comes to the Defense of NRA Gun Owners

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Killer Mike is usually defending progressive thinking liberals, however, he recently took a surprising stand on the subject of the Second Amendment in the interview with Colion Noir. “I told my kids on the school walkout: ‘I love you. If you walk out that school, walk out my house,’” the rapper said of National Walkout Day. “We […]

Trevor Noah ‘Goes In’ On Tucker Carlson For Dismissing Teens Against Guns

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After Tucker Carlson‘s recent statements about students fighting for gun control, Trevor Noah is furious. After the Parkland shooting, students around the country have made their voice heard about gun laws in America. Trevor Noah of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show applauded students for walking out last Thursday to protest against the NRA and their right […]

Is Hip-Hop the New Scapegoat for Gun Violence in America?

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Words by Nick Slay As law enforcement information from yesterday continues to trickles in that the Las Vegas gunman killed a security guard six minutes prior to opening fire, there are still mixed emotions to his motives. After the worst mass shooting incident in American history, it was very easy not to feel safe. Many […]

4 Dead After Shooting At UPS Facility In San Francisco

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A driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three people before fatally shooting himself as officers closed in. Wednesday’s shooting prompted a massive police response in a neighbourhood near the California city’s downtown area. San Francisco Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin […]

Dwayne Wade’s Cousin Shot and Killed on Chicago Southside

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The Gun Violence continues….. Nykea Aldridge is the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, she was shot and killed friday afternoon in Chicago’s Parkway Gardens neighborhood. Wade recently joined ESPN talk show, The Undefeated to speak on the ongoing  violence in the city of Chicago and how he could help bring awareness. His cousin was […]