American Idol alum, La’Porsha Renae unfortunately pulled the “I’m not homophobic, but…” card this week, with some peculiar comments on the LGBTQ “lifestyle.” After denying that she was homophobic, the singer went on a Twitter rant on Wednesday (Mar. 8), in which she claimed that being gay was a “choice.” How does she know? Well, […]

As stupid as it sounds, when a superstar athlete leaves his/her team to sign elsewhere in free agency, scorned fans often attempt to make themselves feel better by burning said athlete’s old jersey. That’s why it wasn’t so shocking when plenty of photos/videos emerged this weekend of Oklahoma City Thunder fans torching their Kevin Durant jerseys […]

(RNN) – NBA superstar and free agent Kevin Durant announced Monday he will be leaving Oklahoma City and joining the Golden State Warriors. The 27-year-old made the announcement on The Players’ Tribune, a media company he owns a stake in. “The primary mandate I had for myself in making this decision was to have it […]

  CLEVELAND– Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said an administrative review is next in the Tamir Rice case.  The mayor and Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams spoke out following the grand jury’s decision not to charge the officers in the Tamir Rice case. Chief Williams said both Officer Timothy Loehmann and Officer Frank Garmback will remain on […]

CLEVELAND – The family of Tamir Rice released the following statement about today’s announcement that a grand jury has declined to press charges against the officers involved in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by police. Today, more than a year after Cleveland police shot and killed 12-­year-­old Tamir Rice, a grand jury voted […]

BALTIMORE (RNN) – A judge has ordered a jury in Baltimore to continue deliberating after they reported Tuesday they had not reached a verdict in the trial of police officer William Porter. The jury sent a note to the judge that they were deadlocked, one day after they began deliberations. Porter is the first of six officers on […]

  KENT, OH (WOIO) – Students at Kent State protested Tuesday, the Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict the officer accused of killing Michael Brown. At least 200 students were marching along Terrace Drive to Oscar Ritchie Hall led by Marvin Logan, USG Executive Director at Kent State University. The crowd was chanting things […]

St. Louis police chief Jon Belmar and Highway Patrol captain Ron Johnson held a press conference at 2:30 a.m. ET. Belmar claims that over 150 gunshots were heard, glass bottles were thrown, dozens of buildings were set on fire and at least two police cars were set on fire. Belmar claims that the lack of […]

Our prayers for the Mike Brown Family and Ferguson. A St. Louis County grand jury has decided to not indict Darren Wilson, a White Ferguson, Mo., police officer, in the death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in a shooting that sparked ongoing protests and highlighted America’s deep racial divide. The 12-member panel—9 White jurors and 3 Black […]

A top St. Louis County, Mo., administrator has raised questions about a St. Louis prosecutor’s pledge to obtain a court order to release evidence reviewed by a grand jury in the Ferguson, Mo., case if officer Darren Wilson (pictured right) is not indicted, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. RELATED: NewsOne Minute: Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani Makes […]

  This is not your momma’s civil rights movement,” said Ashley Yates, a leader of Millennial Activists United. “This is a movement where you have several different voices, different people. The person in charge is really — the people. But the message from everyone is the same: Stop killing us.” The Millennial Activists United group […]

  The Ferguson Police Department has already determined its next steps as the world waits for a verdict from the grand jury in Darren Wilson’s case. Tensions in Ferguson are on a rolling boil as Michael Brown’s supporters get ready to protest should the grand jury decide to clear Darren of charges related to the […]