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Police Fatally Shoot Baltimore Woman With 5 Year Old Son In Her Arms

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Baltimore resident Korryn Gaines was shot and killed by Baltimore police yesterday [Monday, August 1] after an hour long standoff at her apartment in Randallstown. Baltimore police appeared at the 23-year-old’s apartment to serve an arrest warrant for Gaines and another man who lived in her home as well. Gaines was wanted for charges that included […]

Gunman Kills Three Partygoers at a Home in Mukilteo, Washington

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Three young adults were fatally shot and killed, and a fourth was injured early Saturday, July 30 at an upscale neighborhood in Mukilteo, Washington, a waterfront town of about 20,000 people, 25 miles north of Seattle. About 15 to 20 teenagers and young adults were gathered for a party before the suspect walked in and […]

Soulja Boy’s Birthday Party Gets Cut Short After Random Shooting

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Soulja Boy’s 26th birthday party was cut short after a shooting yesterday [Friday, July 29]. The “Crank Dat” rapper was celebrating with a group of friends,which included Sean Kingston, at a studio. One of the attendees stepped outside when someone drove up in a mask and attempted to rob him. When Soulja’s friend resisted, the male suspect […]

Atlanta Officer Fired After Killing Unarmed Young Man

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It seems the slaying of young, unarmed individuals is becoming more and more common every day and justice for these indiscretions appears nonexistent. However, it does seem like officers are slowly being held accountable for their actions, as James Burns of the Atlanta police department was recently fired for his acts. Unarmed 22-year-old Deravis Caine […]

[Watch] Second Video of Alton Sterling’s Death Surfaces

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By now, most people know the name Alton Sterling. The Baton Rouge resident’s fatal encounter with Louisiana police have infuriated the nation and caused more civil unrest from city to city. A second video of Sterling’s death has recently surfaced, which shows the graphic events that occurred on Tuesday, July 5. The 35-second clip, taken by […]

15 Tweets That Prove Why Twitter Might Offer The Best Insight On Race In America

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The “Twittersphere” has long proven itself to be the ultimate melting pot of ideas. It has the power to leave us laughing, crying, enraged, inspired, and all too often, disappointed in the span of one five-minute scroll through our timelines. Within the stretch of the past three days, it has once more ignited the issues surrounding racial tension, police brutality and […]

UPDATE: Eleven Officers Shot, Five Fatally, During Dallas Protest

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UPDATE: A fifth officer has been pronounced dead, six officers are recovering and there are currently four suspects, with one suspect claiming bombs were also planted downtown. Dallas Police have rounded up two suspects who unloaded their weapons during a Dallas protest tonight [Thursday, July 7], hitting eleven officers and killing four. The protest was in […]

Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez & More Join For “Hands (A Song For Orlando)”

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Music’s biggest stars have come together for a greater cause, collaborating on a tribute song for the 49 victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida last month. Produced by BloodPop, Mark Ronson and Justin Tranter, the song “Hands (A Song For Orlando)” features a lineup of 25 artists that includes: Mary J. Blige, […]

At Least 14 Dead in Somalian Hotel Shooting

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It never ends. No matter what part of the world, gun violence is wreaking havoc on innocent lives every day. The most recent attack occurred today [Saturday, June 25], when gunmen stormed a hotel in the Somalia’s seaside capital of Mogadishu, taking guests hostage and “shooting at everyone they could see,” before security forces pursued the […]

Troy Ave Hit With Four Felony Charges

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Roland Collins, better known as Troy Ave, may have beaten murder charges but the New York rapper is now in the hot seat and facing additional felony gun charges for the guns found when police searched his vehicle and what that reveals about the shooting. Troy Ave will be indicted on four felony charges of criminal […]

One Woman Shot, Suspect in Custody At Cavs Championship Parade

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According to Fox 8 Cleveland, one woman was shot during the Cavs Championship Parade in Cleveland today, and the suspect is in custody. The report says that the shooting took place on the corner of Euclid and East 4th following the championship rally, which drove record amount of people to Downtown Cleveland. One male is reportedly in […]

Wife Of Orlando Gunman Could Face Charges Soon

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According to other media reports, the wife of the gunman responsible for taking 49 lives and injuring countless others at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub early Sunday morning [June 12] could soon be charged in connection with the shooting. Officials say Noor Salman, the 30-year old wife of the gunman, knew something about what was to occur […]

The Tony Awards Continue

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Despite the horrifying attack at Pulse, a well-known gay night club in Orlando, Fla., the Tony Awards continue tonight [Sunday, June 12] at 8 p.m. EST. The biggest broadway award show is being held at the Beacon Theater in New York despite the tragedy that struck the nation this morning. The organizers of the Tony Awards tweeted this morning, “Our hearts […]

[Update] Body Count of Orlando Shooting Climbs To 50

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Dubbed the “worst terror attack in U.S. History since 9/11,” the Orlando, Fla. nightclub shooting early Sunday, June 12 has left 50 people dead and 53 injured. Considering it was a gay club, it poses the questions, “Was it a hate crime?” or “Was it an act of terrorism?” It’s possibly both. According to CNN, […]

Troy Ave Claims To Be The Real Victim In Irving Plaza Shooting Incident

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The fallout from the last Wednesday’s shooting incident at NYC’s Irving Plaza continued throughout Memorial Day Weekend as rapper Troy Ave was taken from NYU Langone Medical Center, where he was arrested while being treated for a gunshot wound to the leg, and transported to a New York City courtroom on Monday (May 30). Troy […]

Run-DMC’s Darryl McDaniels Demands Apology from NYPD After T.I. Concert Shooting

Since the tragic Wednesday night shooting at a T.I. concert in New York City, where Troy Ave affiliate Banga was killed and three others were wounded, there’s been a lot of finger pointing. NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton blamed the violence on the nature of Hip Hop culture, a statement Darryl McDaniels (DMC of Run-DMC) would like retracted. “The crazy […]

Police Have Released Video Surveillance Footage of the Shooting at Irving Plaza

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.@PIX11News @NYPDDetectives have arrested rapper @TroyAve following deadly shooting at Irving Plaza. pic.twitter.com/4PzKEcnXeF — Myles Miller—PIX11 (@MylesMill) May 26, 2016 The developments are flying in today regarding the shooting at Irving Plaza during a T.I. concert last night. In the immediate aftermath, it we learned that one person was killed in the shooting, and several […]

Tamir Rice’s Family Receives $6 Million Settlement From Cleveland

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A settlement has been made for the 12-year-old Tamir Rice who was shot in Cleveland by police on November 22, 2014. The city of Cleveland will pay his family $6 million to settle the federal lawsuit. Tamir’s relatives argue that the city was negligent on the case after acknowledging no fault in the child’s death. […]