NEW YORK — Several incidents of gun violence marred the annual New York West Indian Labor Day Parade on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. In all, more than 7 people were shot in and around the parade, according to the New York Post. One man was shot during the jurvee, pre-carnival celebration at a McDonalds near […]

This retort is based on an article written by Reverend Romal Tune entitled “What Does Hip Hop Tell Us About Faith and Society?” in Huffington Post.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann lost her campaign chief Monday, along with his close deputy, in a campaign shake-up that the Minnesota congresswoman’s aides sought to downplay. Citing health reasons, veteran GOP strategist Ed Rollins stepped down as campaign manager. Bachmann said one of her strategists would take over on an […]

Ashburn, VA. –The Washington Washington Football Team have announced  plans to honor victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 tragic events during the team’s regular season opener against the New York Giants at FedExField. The game is being played on the 10-year anniversary of the attacks. Washington Football Team's players and fans will take time to […]

Posted by: Deltonia N. Shropshire, MA Researchers analyzed data from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey that tracked, among other things, how many days of school children aged 6 to 11 missed and the reason for their absence. They found children living with one or more smokers in the home missed one to two more […]

In a weekend in which 47 people were shot, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that he blamed illegal handguns for the rise in violence and a shooting that killed three people and wounded two police officers a few blocks from the route of the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. He called out federal […]

A Brooklyn councilman was arrested after a dustup with the NYPD at the West Indian Day Parade yesterday afternoon. The councilman, Jumaane Williams, was detained by police after walking in a “frozen zone” near the Brooklyn Museum. An argument ensued and fists started flying when a police captain was punched by an unknown bystander. An […]

An unemployed Cincinnati man died last week when a minor tooth infection spread all the way to his brain and he had no healthcare to treat it. Kyle Willis, only 24-years-old and the nephew of the famed Bootsy Collins, became another example of the healthcare problem in America. Willis was told he needed his wisdom […]

Here is our Labor Day barbecue playlist which can be applied to any day your family has a barbecue. 9. Rick James–Super Freak 10. The Gap Band–You Dropped A Bomb On Me 11. Jay-Z–Ain’t No Ni**a 12. New Edition–Cool It Now 13. Kool & the Gang–Celebration 14.Ice Cube–Today Was A Good Day 15. 69 Boyz–Tootsee […]

Far too often barbecues turn into violence. Often times innocent people are injured or killed when people decide to settle grievances at family gatherings. Police at times too are extremely brutal when handling barbecues and wind up causing even more damage. Here are 5 of the most deadly barbecue shootings we rounded up on the […]