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Police Chief’s Corruption Scandal Leaves Entire Police Department on Paid Leave

Police Chief's Corruption Scandal Leaves Entire Police Department on Paid Leave

One North Carolina town has suspended all police activities after corruption charges were brought up against the Police Chief. Brunswick County Police Chief Gary Smith and Lt. Mike Simmons were charged with corruption for a “habitual and repeated pattern” of leaving their police posts for work at a trucking company, according to Southport Mayor Jerry […]

Adam “IDAdam” Bloom Calls Cops on Black Woman Using Public Pool

Adam "IDAdam" Bloom Calls Cops on Black Woman Using Public Pool

Police were called in North Carolina on Wednesday after a white man named Adam Bloom confronted a black woman named Jasmine Edwards for using a neighborhood pool, prompting for allegations of racial profiling and social media backlash. Visit for more information Bloom has now been dubbed #IDAdam and will be referred to as such […]

Triplet Brothers Busted In North Carolina Drug Operation

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The Raleigh, North Carolina Police Dept. has halted an illegal drug enterprise that was operating out of a few luxury apartments in downtown Raleigh. Visit for more information The three men, who are 21-year-old triplets, were arrested in May, are facing numerous drug charges. They are suspected of making counterfeit Xanax pills mixed with […]

North Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested For Robbing A Bank

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A sheriff’s deputy in Davidson County, North Carolina, was fired Tuesday for allegedly robbing a bank in Rowan County, N.C. Visit for more information Davidson County Sheriff David Grice said Jeff Athey was accused of robbing the F&M Bank in Rockwell at gunpoint Tuesday around 4 p.m. EST. Athey was immediately taken into custody […]

‘The Cosby Show’ Grandpa Earle Hyman Passes Away At Age 91


Earle Hyman, an actor best known for his role on “The Cosby Show” as Russell Huxtable, died at 91. Visit for more information According to media reports, Hyman died Friday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. He played Bill Cosby’s character’s father on 40 episodes for the show’s nine-season run. He […]

White Supremacist and Terrorist Dylann Roof Sentence To Death

White supremacist Dylann Roof—who target murdered 9 Black Christians yet was still not charged with terrorism—has been sentenced to death for his crime. Visit for more information It took two hours for the 12 jurors to come to their unanimous decision. If they all were unable to agree, a life sentence would have been […]

2 Dead, Several Injured In Attempted Escape From N.C. Prison


Two prison guards have died after inmates attempted to break out of a North Carolina jail. Visit for more information Justin Smith, 35, and Veronica Darden, 50, died after prisoners at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution tried to escape on Thursday at 3pm EST. Three other guards remain in a critical condition in hospital. Advertisement […]

Takiyah Thompson Hailed As Hero For Toppling Confederate Statue

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A crowd of activists toppled a Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina, on Monday, just two days after the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. As the crowd shouted “We are the revolution,” a college student named Takiyah Thompson climbed up a ladder, looped a rope around the top of the Confederate Soldiers Monument […]

Watch NC Teacher Compare One Of His Students To A Slave


An Apex, North Carolina teacher was suspended after this video surfaced of him comparing one of his students to a slave while reprimanding him. In the video, an Apex Middle School teacher can be heard saying: “Did I call you a ‘n*****’ No, I said you are being controlled, by kids. That is exactly what […]

It’s Been A Long Time Coming for Mark Steele


The end of last month marked the release of emcee Mark Steele’s sophomore album Almost Time. Visit for more information Stacked with appearances from the likes of Big Pooh and Raheem Devaughn, the project serves as a well-crafted reintroduction to the budding artist. Advertisement Wasting no time, Steele has returned to deliver the visual treatment to the […]

Justus Drops God Serving Life

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Raleigh, NC lyricist Justus has been in the lab and cooking up his latest creation: God Serving Life. Visit for more information The release serves as a single for his forthcoming album also titled “God Serving Life.” This track has a Harlem in the 60s mixed with a 90’s vibe which grassroots hip hop […]

Court Blocks North Carolina ID Law That Disenfranchised Black Voters


On Friday [July 29] a federal appeals court blocked legislation in North Carolina that requires voters to show identification after discovering that it disproportionately affected voters of color in comparison to their white counterparts, making it more difficult for Black voters to cast their ballot. Visit for more information This ruling comes as the […]

Investigation Discovery’s New Series “I Am Homicide” to Document Garry McFadden, Detective Who’s Worked 700 Cases

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A community-oriented homicide detective with razor-sharp memory and a 90 percent success rate from the over 700 cases he’s solved seems like the perfect fictional character for your favorite new crime-drama. Visit for more information As luck would have it, that character is set to debut on screens everywhere with one minor adjustment in […]

Snoop Dogg To Headline The 2016 Azalea Festival in North Carolina


Snoop Dogg is coming to the Port City of Wilmington, NC to perform at the 2016 Azalea Festival. Visit for more information Officials say Snoop will take to the Belk Main Stage on Friday, April 8 with opening act Doug E. Fresh. “Snoop Dogg is an icon in the evolution of hip-hop and of […]

#BHM Parents Demand School Let Their Children Wear African Headwraps


Parents of female students in a North Carolina high school became overnight protesters when their daughters were threatened with disciplinary action if they did not remove their geles, or African-style headwraps, that they had worn to school in commemoration of Black History Month. Several teen girls at The School for Creative Studies in Durham, North […]

Child Kills Self With Gun Found In A Convenience Store


A 3 year old child shot and killed himself in a convenience store over the weekend after the youngster found a handgun behind the counter of the store, which was owned by the toddler’s father. Visit for more information The Lumberton Police Department in North Carolina said that the father, Manal Abdelaziz, 56, called […]

Police Officer Shot During Traffic Stop In NC


A North Carolina police officer was shot several times early this morning[January 4] after pulling over a car in a traffic stop. Visit for more information Around 2am in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27 year old Officer Nicholas Wayne Powell called for back up after smelling the scent of marijuana coming from a vehicle that […]