Aaron Hernandez

Report: Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe Form of CTE

by Shantell E. Jamison

Aaron Hernandez was a victim of the most severe form of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) discovered in someone his age, The Washington Post reports.... Read More

Jump Rope Champ and ‘Tonight Show’ Guest Killed in Car Accident

Jump Rope Champ and ‘Tonight Show’ Guest Killed in Car Accident

by Shantell E. Jamison

An 8-year-old jump rope champion who appeared on The Tonight Show was killed on Saturday after he was struck by a Jeep as he walked home... Read More

Jam Master Jay’s Murder Ruled A Cold Case

Jam Master Jay’s Murder Ruled A Cold Case

by Shantell E. Jamison

15 years ago today, Run DMC’s Jam Master Jay was shot to death in a Queens, New York, recording studio and NYC detectives have... Read More

‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dead at 39

‘Project Runway’ Fashion Designer Mychael Knight Dead at 39

by Shantell E. Jamison

Fashion designer and Project Runway star Mychael Knight has died. He was 39. According to NBC News, Knight died in his native state of Georgia surrounded... Read More

Hugh Hefner’s Little-Known History as Civil Rights Activist

Hugh Hefner’s Little-Known History as Civil Rights Activist

by Jessica Bennett

Playboy founder Hugh “Hef” Hefner may be best known as an early advocate of the sexual revolution, but the Casanova was also a powerful... Read More

Mother of Kenneka Jenkins Announces Funeral Arrangements

Mother of Kenneka Jenkins Announces Funeral Arrangements

by #teamEBONY

Funeral arrangements for Kenneka Jenkins have been tentatively set for Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Jenkins’ mother, Tereasa Martin, made the announcement via Facebook live.... Read More

Someone Thought the #IreneChallenge Was A Good Idea

Someone Thought the #IreneChallenge Was A Good Idea

by #teamEBONY

As a devastated family attempts to piece together what led to their 19-year-old loved one being found dead in a hotel freezer, some people... Read More

Video: Police Release Surveillance Footage in Kenneka Jenkins Death

Video: Police Release Surveillance Footage in Kenneka Jenkins Death

by Shantell E. Jamison

Rosemont police have released all surveillance video received from the hotel where a 19-year-old woman was found dead in a freezer last weekend. WGN... Read More

Update: 12 Involved ‘in Some Way’ in Kenneka Jenkins Case

Update: 12 Involved ‘in Some Way’ in Kenneka Jenkins Case

by Shantell E. Jamison

Police investigating the death of a 19-year-old Chicago woman who was found dead in a suburban hotel freezer say at least 12 people were... Read More

Police Continue Investigation Into Kenneka Jenkins Death

Police Continue Investigation Into Kenneka Jenkins Death

by Shantell E. Jamison

Chicago area officials are investigating a Facebook Live video that appears to show a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room with a group of... Read More