Former NFL Star Michael D. Jackson Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Former NFL Star Michael D. Jackson Dies in Motorcycle Accident

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Former NFL wide receiver, Michael D. Jackson, has died. WJLA reports that Jackson, who played for the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens in the... Read More

Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin Planned Well for Daughter, Report Says

Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin Planned Well for Daughter, Report Says

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The late Christopher “Big Black” Boykin’s daughter will reportedly be financially well off, TMZ reports. According to the outlet, the Rob and Big reality star set up a... Read More

Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin Needed Heart Transplant, Ex-Wife Claims

Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin Needed Heart Transplant, Ex-Wife Claims

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Christopher “Big Black” Boykin, 45, was in dire need of a heart transplant before his untimely death, his ex-wife claims. Shannon Turley spoke with... Read More

University of Texas Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

University of Texas Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured

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One person is dead and three others were wounded following a stabbing attack that took place at the University of Texas campus Monday. ABC... Read More

Teens Involved in Fatal Delaware Classmate Beating Found Guilty

Teens Involved in Fatal Delaware Classmate Beating Found Guilty

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Three teenage girls were held responsible for executing a beating at a Delaware high school that led to the death of 16-year-old, Amy Joyner-Francis,... Read More

Teen Whose Dying Wish Was to Meet Beyoncé Dies

Teen Whose Dying Wish Was to Meet Beyoncé Dies

by Shantell E. Jamison

Beyoncé granted a Houston, Texas, teenager’s last wish on Wednesday shortly before her death. KHOU reports that Ebony Banks died after a lengthy battle with... Read More

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On Losing Biggie and Dealing With PTSD From Growing Up in the Hood

by S. Tia Brown

I was a student at Howard University when Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, the Notorious B.I.G, was killed. His music was the soundtrack of... Read More

New Birth Bishop Eddie Long Dead at 63

New Birth Bishop Eddie Long Dead at 63

by Shantell E. Jamison

Bishop Eddie L. Long has died from what is being described as a “private fight with an aggressive form of cancer,” an announcement from... Read More

Officer Who Killed Keith Lamont Scott Escapes Charges

Officer Who Killed Keith Lamont Scott Escapes Charges

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No charges will be brought against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer in the September shooting death of a man in University City, the Charlotte Observer... Read More

Willie Rogers, Oldest Surviving Tuskegee Airman Dies

Willie Rogers, Oldest Surviving Tuskegee Airman Dies

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Willie Rogers, the oldest surviving member of the original Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 101. Rogers largely served in logistics during his time... Read More