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What was initially thought to be drowning by suicide is now being reconsidered.

Snoop Dogg will headline the "Hoop 4 Water" celebrity basketball game on May 20 to raise much-needed funds for the Flint water crisis.

https://twitter.com/TheRoot/status/851502571755843585 Very sad news out of the city of Chicago today, as a prominent judge in the area was shot and killed outside his home, the apparent victim of an attempted robbery that took place early Monday. Cook County Associate Judge Raymond Myles,66, suffered multiple gunshot wounds outside his home in the Roseland neighborhood of […]

For television producer extraordinaire Shonda Rhimes, being as busy as possible is clearly never a problem, as she has just added an additional responsibility to her plate. This time, it’s for the benefit of women’s health, as she has just  joined the national board of Planned Parenthood. Rhimes, who was previously a member of the […]

The Kalief Browder story is one of the saddest cases of injustice within the police system and an unfortunate end to a young life gone far too soon. Many have watched this terrible story unfold by watching the Spike documentary about his life and its sad end, however that still hasn’t stopped others from being […]

Sometimes the only response to certain news stories is “how?” That is exactly what many were thinking when they read the news about a woman who made off with a whopping $40,000 worth of iPhones from her local Target store in Virginia. https://twitter.com/lovebscott/status/847131707551596544 According the New York Daily News, an unidentified woman reportedly dressed as […]

As women continue to be heavily influenced by celebrities and their frequent use of plastic surgery, many find themselves resorting to dangerous and even deadly measures to mimic the overly enhanced look that they see glorified on a regular basis. This is exactly what happened to a Florida woman who died as a result of […]

With so much depressing and devastating news populating the country right now, everyone could use some positivity to brighten up their day and there is no better example of this than a black female neurosurgeon who just made history. https://twitter.com/theGrio/status/844247426030624768 Thanks to Nancy Abu-Bonsrah John Hopkins School of Medicine just made history, as she is […]