Today marks the release of T.I.’s EP, Us or Else, which TIP says he felt compelled to write after “the repeated deaths of unarmed black citizens at the hands of police.”
via T.I. & Other Rappers Who’ve Recently Addressed Police Brutality — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show
Study Shows That The Chicago ATF Is Targeting Minorities In Drug Stings After what we heard about the “War On Drugs” this comes as absolutely no shock to us… Via USAToday A new report has found “strong, consistent and statistically significant” evidence that federal gun agents singled out minorities for controversial drug stings in Chicago.… via Race Matters: Report Shows That 91% Of Chicago ATF Sting Operations Target Blacks And Hispanics — Bossip
Congrats! @TheSharkDaymond gets engaged on the set of “Shark Tank” pic.twitter.com/3gcTDxpxH1 — Page Six (@PageSix) September 23, 2016 FUBU Entrepreneur Daymond John Proposes To Girlfriend “Shark Tank” star and FUBU exec Daymond John put a ring on the mother of his six-month-old daughter Thursday, according to Page Six reports: John’s rep, Zach Rosenfield, told… via Sweet Swirly Matrimony-dom: FUBU Baller Daymond John Gets Engaged On “Shark Tank” Set — Bossip
A federal appeals court ruled that banning an employee from wearing dreadlocks is not racial discrimination. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Chastity Jones, a black woman in Alabama refused to cut off her locs as a condition of employment with an insurance company. Essence.com reported, the EEOC… via Court Rules It’s Okay…
NewsOne Now panelists weigh in on Hillary Clinton’s remarks about the murder of Black men in America.
via Historically ‘This Is Who White America Is:’ Exploring The Deaths Of Unarmed Black Men — 97.9 The Beat
John Conner, a Memphis dance coach who appears on Lifetime’s reality show ‘Bring It’ has been locked up and charged with having sex with one of his minor students and exposing him to HIV.
MEG KINNARD, Associated Press JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte police released dramatic video Saturday that shows officers with guns drawn surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles and falls. It’s unclear if there was anything in… via Doubts Remain After Charlotte Police Shooting Video Released — CBS Baltimore
The woman accusing the basketball player and his two friends of rape has said the defense team is ‘victim blaming’ by labeling her a ‘sexual aggressor.’
via Derrick Rose’s Attorneys Facing Sanctions After Slut Shaming Alleged Rape Victim — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show
Word is this will probably be Whoopie Goldberg’s last season on the The View. Whoopie talked to Wendy Williams about this being her last year on The View… “No, probably not.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the “Spider-Man” movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as “Do the Right Thing” and “He Got Game,” has died.