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Ty Dolla $ign Releases Tribute Visual for ‘No Justice’ featuring TC

Ty Dolla $ign has posted a tribute visual to all the victims who were involved in police brutality, including George Floyd. In Minneapolis, Floyd died when a police officer applied continuous pressure to his neck while handcuffed. Floyd can be heard on camera saying “I Can’t Breathe.” South Central crooner, Ty Dolla $ign, has dedicated […]

I Can’t Breathe: Eric Garner Killed By NYPD Four Years Ago Today

On July 19, 2014, unarmed Staten Island resident Eric Garner was taken down to the ground by police officers, and eventually died after an officer applied an outlawed chokehold known as the “seat belt.” Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, put Garner in the lethal chokehold, which is banned under NYPD policy. The heavyset Garner, who […]

Activist In Iconic Ferguson Riots Photo Found Dead

Edward Crawford, the subject of an iconic photo taken during protests in Ferguson, Missouri has been found dead. According to the St. Louis’s Post-Dispatch, which won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting that contained the image of Crawford, the activist reportedly died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The photo that went viral in 2014 showed him […]

Documentary Reveals Previously Unseen Footage In Michael Brown Case

A new documentary that premiered at SXSW Saturday (March 11) suggests Mike Brown did not rob a local convenience store  moments before he was fatally shot by then-Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in August 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. The documentary, “Stranger Fruit” by Jason Pollock, uses previously unseen surveillance footage from the store to assert that Brown’s altercation with […]

Ferguson, MO Swears In First Black Police Chief

“Let’s get to work.” This was the phrase uttered by Ferguson, Missouri’s first African-American police chief, Delrish Moss, promising hope and the reconstruction of a community broken by a deepening racial rift and an unmistakable lack of trust of law enforcement. It was Monday [May 9] that Moss, a longstanding veteran of the Miami Police Department, was […]

Kendrick Lamar Breaks Down the Making of ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

With the 58th Annual Grammy Awards exactly one week away, Kendrick Lamar, who leads the ceremony with 11 nominations for his second album, To Pimp a Butterfly – a Hip Hop milestone, and nearly all-time record had it not been for Michael Jackson‘s Thriller racking up one extra nod in 1984 – along with several […]

Nelly Sends Teens To College For Free On Mike Brown Scholarship

The St. Louis reality star/rapper sends kids to college for free following the one year anniversary of the Mike Brown killing After a year of backlash from the Black community for what is seen as a lack of support from Black notables and celebrities, Nelly has stepped up to the plate and decided to set […]

On the 1-Year Anniversary of Mike Brown’s Death, A Young Man Was Shot in Ferguson

Yesterday, protesters took to the streets in droves in Ferguson, Missouri in recognition of the 1-year anniversary of Michael Brown‘s death at the hands of police. August 9 recalled dark memories of 2014, when an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, was shot 6 times by Darren Wilson, a Caucasian former Ferguson police officer, despite evidence pointing […]

Mike Brown Vigil Removed On His Birthday

A permanent memorial is being prepared to be dedicated to Mike Brown, who would have turned 19 years old today The vigil which had been in place at the location of police shooting victim Mike Brown has been removed on his 19th birthday. The placement of the plaque that will replace the vigil has been […]

Jay-Z And Beyonce Bail Out Ferguson And Baltimore Protestors

Despite facing early criticism the Carters have been very involved in “Black Lives Matter” and Mike Brown’s father is thankful Jay-Z and Beyonce have faced criticism from those who felt that they could have been more supportive of the Black Lives Matter movement. Perhaps, the criticism may have been premature and incorrect. It seems that the […]

Loretta Lynch Announces DOJ Investigation In Baltimore

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New Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a wide-ranging investigation into Baltimore’s police department Friday The announcement to investigate the Department of Justice in Baltimore by US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who was sworn in last week as the successor to Eric Holder, is likely to continue to keep the DOJ engaged in the national dialogue […]

Mayor De Blasio Booed At And Called A ‘Traitor’ By Officers

Mayor Bill de Blasio was booed as he addressed 884 officers at a graduation ceremony, in Madison Square Garden Monday The tensions have escalated all over New York City after Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot dead; by a gunman who through social media sought out to avenge the deaths of Eric Garner […]

Te-Money Echoes Current Debates With Politically Charged Record “I Can’t Breathe”

Te-Money drops his timely new track “I Can’t Breathe”, produced by the uber-talented Remixx. This heartfelt release is a tribute to the memory of Eric Garner, Mike Brown, and all of the other victims throughout this turbulent time of police brutality. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/181609061″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Te-Money’s forthcoming project Loyalty Is A Lifestyle […]