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On Tuesday afternoon Louisiana and the city of New Orleans specifically, were ravaged by a tornado that left incredible damage and jeopardized residents that happened to be in its wake. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards officially declared a state of emergency as thousands were left without power and severely damaged homes. https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/829085703585796096 CBS News has […]

Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Timothy Tyson, the author of The Blood Of Emmett Till to talk about the confession that led to the death of a young Emmett. “It seems to me that she was in poor health. She hadn’t said a word since 1955. She kind of muttered, “well everyone is […]

In the wake of the Trump administration’s illegal, offensive, discriminatory and just plain cruel #MuslimBan, which ride-sharing giant Uber appeared to support by crossing protesting lines at airports across the country this weekend, many are looking for a ride-sharing alternative and Lyft has quickly become the top option. However, there is another ride-sharing app out […]

The country may be in an extreme state of unrest, but there is some good news to come about courtesy of the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint is set to release a commemorative gold coin soon and it will feature a welcomed dose of #blackgirlmagic. As reported by the New York Times, in April […]

The trial of Dylann Roof, who murdered nine innocent church members in Charleston, South Carolina back in 2015, has officially come to an end. Sentencing in his trial was announced today and Roof, 22, was sentenced to the death penalty. Throughout the course of the trial Dylann Roof showed absolutely no remorse when detailing his […]

It seems that with each passing day, more and more people turn down the opportunity to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration, which says a lot. Practically no A-lister  is willing to damage their reputation or compromise their beliefs by performing at the President-elect’s inauguration ceremony later this month. However one organization has agreed to perform […]

It’s been almost two months since the 2016 presidential election and the majority of us are still trying to forget the outcome. Unfortunately for the foreseeable future we are stuck with one Donald Trump, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t bask in the glow of the last eight years under President Obama. Apparently, President […]

It appears that everyone didn’t celebrate the fun, festivities and magic of the Christmas season, as it is being reported that violence reached astounding numbers in Chicago during the holiday weekend. An estimated 61 people were shot and almost a dozen were killed in shootings that took place throughout the city during the long Christmas […]

Apparently age doesn’t always come with wisdom, at least that seems to be the logic that Doris Payne is following. You may not immediately recognize the name, but you probably have heard of her infamous robbery antics that trace back several decades. Her life of robbery and mayhem is so intriguing that the 2013 documentary […]

Another day, another ridiculous incident on a Delta flight, however this one involves the use of physical force. In a case of “you have to see it, to believe it” a woman aboard a Delta airlines flight in Detroit, Michigan had to be physically dragged from the plane after she refused to comply with a […]