John Legend

How John Legend is Supporting Former Inmates

by Shantell E. Jamison

Teresa Hodge isn’t just an entrepreneur, but a former inmate. And now she can confidently say she has help from John Legend. According to... Read More

How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

by Nusrat Choudury

The United States may have formally outlawed jailing people for unpaid debts two centuries ago, but in South Carolina—and at least 14 other states, including... Read More

Man Freed From Prison After More Than 45 Years Behind Bars

Man Freed From Prison After More Than 45 Years Behind Bars

by Shantell E. Jamison

A 65-year-old man who spent more than half of his life behind bars has been freed. TIME reports that at age 19, Wilbur Jones... Read More

Meek Mill

Jay-Z, Kevin Hart & More Show Support After Meek Mill’s 2-4 Year Prison Sentence

by Jessica Bennett

It wasn’t long ago when hip-hop celebrated the release of Philly MC Meek Mill from prison after an 8-month stint on gun and drug... Read More

O.J. Simpson Reportedly Back in Vegas, Enjoying Nightlife Upon Release

O.J. Simpson Reportedly Back in Vegas, Enjoying Nightlife Upon Release

by #teamEBONY

O.J. Simpson is reportedly back in action! The recently paroled NFL Hall of Famer was recently spotted in Vegas mingling at a local bar.... Read More

O.J. Simpson Reportedly Placed in Special Housing Area

O.J. Simpson Reportedly Placed in Special Housing Area

by Shantell E. Jamison

One day after a Nevada judge granted NFL star, O.J. Simpson, parole in connection to a 2008 Las Vegas robbery incident, he has now... Read More

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole in Vegas Robbery Case

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole in Vegas Robbery Case

by Shantell E. Jamison

Veteran NFL Hall of Famer, O.J. Simpson, will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for an unsuccessful attempt at retrieving sports memorabilia... Read More

Aaron Hernandez

Lawyer Representing Aaron Hernandez Disputes Rumor of Gay Lover

by #teamEBONY

Jose Baez, the attorney who represented former NFL player Aaron Hernandez in his double-murder trial, rejected claims that a letter found in his client’s... Read More

Report: Aaron Hernandez Had ‘John 3:16’ on Forehead, May Have Smoked K2 Before Death

Report: Aaron Hernandez Had ‘John 3:16’ on Forehead, May Have Smoked K2 Before Death

by #teamEBONY

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reportedly had the words “John 3:16” scribbled on his forehead when he was found dead in... Read More

Aaron Hernandez

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead of Suicide

by #teamEBONY

Aaron Hernandez, the ex-NFL star who was serving a life sentence for murder and just days ago had been acquitted of a double murder... Read More