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Father Shoots Daughter In The Head, Miraculously She Survives To Call Cops

The New York Post reports that a man from Queens executed a horrific murder-suicide as he went from room to room in his house, shooting both of his daughters, his girlfriend and her mom before turning the gun on himself. Although the gunman, identified as 34-year-old bouncer Jonathan Walker, had intended to kill everyone in his immediate family, his older daughter ... Read More »

Watch: First Episode of ‘Light Girls’ Sparks Debate on Social Media

Bill Dukes’ Light Girls, the follow-up to his 2011 documentary Dark Girls, aired on OWN last night, and Twitter and Facebook users wasted no time seizing the opportunity to discuss and debate the hot-button topic of colorism. Featuring celebrities such as Amber Rose, LisaRae McCoy, Raven Symoné, and award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, Light Girls aimed to address the issues fair-skinned women face in the same way ... Read More »

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Speaks Up on Allegations Against Bill Cosby

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who most fans know as Theo from “The Cosby Show,” recently nabbed his first Grammy nomination, and in an interview with Billboard, he spoke about the allegations against Bill Cosby. “He’s one of my mentors, and he’s been very influential and played a big role in my life as a friend and mentor,” Warner told Billboard. “Just as it’s painful to hear any woman talk ... Read More »

Palestinian Attacker Stabs 12 People on Bus in Israel

Up to twelve Israelis have reportedly been wounded in a stabbing attack on a Tel Aviv bus on Wednesday morning. The assailant was shot by Israeli police, local media reported. Up to twelve people were stabbed by a passenger on a Dan Line 40 bus on Begin Road in Tel Aviv near the Maariv Bridge, according to Haaretz. Three of ... Read More »

Oprah Marched in Selma Yesterday to Commemorate Dr. King’s Legacy

Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo and other actors from the movie “Selma” Sunday marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the historic 1965 voting rights protest led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The march paid tribute to the civil rights leader a day ahead of the national holiday that marks his birth. “Every single person who was on that bridge is ... Read More »

The King Center Honors Bill Clinton With Highest Award

Accepting an award from The King Center this Saturday, former President Bill Clinton spoke of a modern “beloved community” — King’s vision for a world achieved through peaceful nonviolence — to inspire youth and curb global acts of terror. Referencing recent attacks, Clinton spoke of the dangers in a “shame-based” cultures, saying “they are a curse on the young.” “The young need to believe, and they need to ... Read More »

NBC’s Chairman Explains Cancelation of Bill Cosby’s Projects

Prior to nearly 30 women accusing him of various forms of sexual assault, Bill Cosby was in talks with both NBC and Netflix for upcoming projects. Netflix postponed its project, while NBC completely canceled any further development with Cosby. Friday, NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenbatt explained the decision to drop Cosby’s project. ‘Fifteen women came out and accused him,’ Greenblatt told an assembled audience at ... Read More »

The Best Answer Steve Harvey Has Ever Heard

  Men seem to have a lot in common with the Pillsbury Doughboy, but one similarity stands out from the rest for Steve Harvey. On a recent episode of “Family Feud,” contestants were asked to name “something the Pillsbury Doughboy and your man have in common,” and one answer made Harvey completely lose it. After hearing the response, he tossed ... Read More »

Magazine Cover Depicts MLK, Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin and Others

Cartoonist and illustrator Barry Blitt is best known for his work with The New Yorker, and his latest cover for the magazine depicts Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a re-imagining of images seen in photos from the Selma-To-Montgomery march events. In the illustration, Rev. King is seen walking — arms locked — with slain Staten Island, N.Y., resident Eric ... Read More »

Atlanta Mayor Says I Have Crazy People Calling My House!

Atlanta’s Mayor Muhammad Kasim Reed says that he has been called the “Antichrist” and “a Muslim” since terminating Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran and despite being subject to harassment and alarming threats, he stands by his controversial decision. On Jan. 6 Cochran, a devout Christian, was fired by Reed for espousing his religious beliefs in a self-published book and distributing copies to fellow employees. The termination sparked widespread outrage ... Read More »

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