Lesbian Woman Found Shot, Burned to Death in D.C. Car Trunk

Lesbian Woman Found Shot, Burned to Death in D.C. Car Trunk

by Shantell E. Jamison

A 23-year-old lesbian woman was brutally murdered just days before the New Year, Huffington Post reports. Kerrice Lewis was reportedly found in the trunk... Read More

Train Fatally Strikes 11-Year-Old Distracted by Cell Phone While Crossing Tracks

Train Fatally Strikes 11-Year-Old Distracted by Cell Phone While Crossing Tracks

by Jessica Bennett

Technology has undoubtedly made the world a more convenient place to live, but can also become a distraction from real world problems, or even... Read More

Ebony & JET Bureau Chief, Washington Journalist Simeon Booker Dead at 99

Ebony & JET Bureau Chief, Washington Journalist Simeon Booker Dead at 99

by Shantell E. Jamison

Simeon Booker, the trailblazing journalist and first full-time African-American reporter for The Washington Post, has died. Booker died at age 99 in Solomons, Maryland,... Read More

Meet Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson, the 25th Trans Person Murdered in 2017

Meet Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson, the 25th Trans Person Murdered in 2017

by Shantell E. Jamison

Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson, 31, probably didn’t think the world would know her name, especially due to her untimely death. According to News 4, Stevenson was found dead... Read More

Couple Killed on Thanksgiving Just Got Engaged, Officials

Couple Killed on Thanksgiving Just Got Engaged, Officials

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Florida couple who had recently got engaged died after being struck and killed by a driver who was operating a vehicle headed in... Read More

Legendary Actor Earle Hyman Dead at 91

Legendary Actor Earle Hyman Dead at 91

by Shantell E. Jamison

Veteran actor Earle Hyman has died. He was 91. According to Deadline, the classically trained Broadway star passed away at the Lillian Booth Actors Home... Read More

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