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Cease Fire Campaign

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Community members in Baltimore are calling for a ceasefire in the midst of what’s on pace to be the most murder-filled year the city has ever seen. The number of homicides shot up to 344 in 2015, the year Freddie Gray was fatally injured in police custody, and 318 people were killed…

via Baltimore Group Plans Ceasefire Weekend, Urges ‘Nobody Kill Anybody’ For 72 Hours — CBS Baltimore

Why is Coco getting the heat

Source: Getty / Getty Everyone knows that Ice-T isn’t someone you want to mess with — but leave it to a Twitter troll to test his gangster roots. On Sunday, the rap legend’s wife,Coco Austin, ditched her signature straight tresses and debuted her long, side-swept, Beyoncé inspired cornrows. Coco decided to switch up the name…

via Ice-T Defends Coco After The Internet Drags Her For Rocking Cornrows — News One

No Emmy for Issa

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty The Emmy nominations were announced last Thursday. From Viola Davis in How to Get Away with Murder to Donald Glover in Atlanta, the nominees seem diverse and talented. However, awards shows don’t always hit the mark. Folks have noticed that Issa Rae’s hit HBO series Insecure was nowhere to be…

via Here’s How Issa Rae Feels About Not Getting an Emmy Nomination — News One

What happens when 50 cent cross paths with Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade

Source: Splash / Splash News When it comes to ratings, 50 Cent doesn’t play about his competition. The Power creator took to Instagram on Wednesday to poke fun at one of his television show competitors, Gabrielle Union and her BET hit series Being Mary Jane. He joked, “This is supposed to be my competition, it’s…

via LOL: 50 Cent Comes For Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade Claps Back — Global Grind

Say what, Jada a drug dealer?

By Abby Hassler Jada Pinkett Smith has not been very pleased with her depiction in the Tupac Shakur biopic, All Eyez on Me, which arrived last month. The actress has become even more vocal about her relationship with Shakur since that time, leading her to a major revelation. Related: Madonna Seeks to Halt Auction of ‘Used…

via Jada Pinkett Smith was a Drug Dealer when She Met Tupac Shakur — MIX 105.1

Serena Williams finally met her match

Source: Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty While on a little break from tennis due to a minor knee injury, it looks like Serena Williams is healing and looking for that perfect wedding gown for her nuptials with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. With the caption “Romantic lace. Very pretty. #inspired #fashion,” the tennis legend posted a pic of what could be her veil…

via Wayment! Did Serena Williams Just Show Us Her Wedding Dress On Instagram? — HelloBeautiful

Who is this woman?

Source: Google / Getty I’ll admit that at first I was fascinated, appalled, curious, infuriated, and challenged when Rachel Dolezal’s story emerged in 2015. Her claims of being ‘transracial’ along with her adamant claim of Blackness added an avalanche of questions to preexisting dialogues on race, culture, and transgender discussions. And it seemed like because…

via Epic Fail: Rachel Dolezal’s New Memoir ‘In Full Color’ Is Full Of Everything But Color — Global Grind