Amari Brown, 7, Shot and Killed While Watching 4th of July Fireworks!

Amari Brown, 7
Amari Brown, 7

 

*Tragedy struck a Chicago family hard on Independence Day after their 7-year-old son, Amari Brown, was shot and killed while playing in a front yard in Humboldt Park in Chicago on Saturday night, according to a report by ABC7.

Eight people out of 44 were shot fatally. At least 30 of them within a one hour time span. Continue reading

Shocking Radiation Experiments on Black Children Left Holes in Head (Watch)

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In the video the man wearing the black cap on the right, takes the cap off. You won’t believe what you see underneath! GRAPHIC.

 

*Your heart will break as you watch the man in this video who not only speaks on the subject of being experimented on as a child, but shows the horrible proof that he lives with to this day.

We know that African Americans in America have endured unspeakable injustices; and those of us who know of slavery only through what we have read and heard are angered and enraged and scream about reparations.

But I find it interesting that someone like the gentleman in this video, who has actually gone through those  horrible indignities; which I find unfathomable, says he is not even angry or bitter. Continue reading

Once Homeless and Alone in New York, Man Receives Yale Scholarship

Wellington Mackey proves down isn't always out, receives  Scholarship to Ivy League School
Wellington Mackey proves down isn’t always out, receives Scholarship to Ivy League School

It is stories such as this that I hope will inspire all who are suffering at this junction in their life’s’ journey. I hope it will make us  realize that down doesn’t necessarily mean out; That even in the worst of times, tomorrow can change the course of your life, without warning. I hope it really let’s you know that Hope is not just a word that is reserved for everyone but you.

Wellington Mackey is a good example of this. After being evicted from his apartment in the Bronx, New York, in January 2003, his life was the closest thing to a living hell.

But now, 13 years later, all of this has changed. Continue reading

Mother Who Killed Her Kids Tells Court, ‘I’d Do it Again!’ (Disturbing Video)

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When two children of Mitchelle Blair of Detroit was found stuffed in a freezer in her living room last March, investigators weren’t sure what to think.

The gruesome discovery of the bodies had been quite accidental and happened as a bailiff was responding to an eviction call.

Blair was later found and apprehended, at another location.

It would later be revealed that Stephen Gage Berry, 9, and his older sister, Stoni Ann Blair, 13, had been tortured by their own mother before they were killed. Continue reading

Deathtrap: New Gun-Shaped iPhone Cases Prompt Ire from Just About Everyone

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*Apparently, there is a designer out there that has been living under a rock. And that rock has been buried deep, deep underground for at least the past couple of years.

How else can you explain designing a cellphone case that looks just like a gun…once the phone is embedded, and the case is put in your pocket, all that shows is the handle.

Are you freaking kidding me?

Anti-gun groups are furious; and even the cops are calling it a “deathtrap.”

Blame it on a team in Japan with the website Japantrendshop.com. Suffice it to say, they definitely didn’t think this one through.

Or did they? Continue reading

Bobby Seale, Black Panther Professor, Gives History Lesson to D’Angelo (Watch)

Bobby Seale, Then and now.
Bobby Seale, Then and now.

*Former Black Panther, professor Bobby Seale, is riding along the streets of Oakland, California, at the wheel of a green convertible.

His passenger and road dawg for the trip is R&B singer, D’Angelo.

Seale, who co-founded the Panthers along with Huey P. Newton in October of 1966,  is reminiscing about his time with The Black Panthers in Oakland; and starts talking about a speech once given there by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who spoke of boycotting the Wonder Bread company. Continue reading

Walmart Denies Customer Request for Confederate Flag Cake, But OK’s ISIS Cake in Error (Video)

ISIS Cake by Walmart

*Well, it looks like the Confederate flag is about to be removed from the South Carolina state capitol; and companies such as Walmart, Amazon, Etsy and eBay announced that they are no longer selling Confederate flag merchandise in a move motivated by the killing of nine people in Charleston, South Carolina, after a racist gunman was seen in photos with the flag.

So why did Chuck Netzhammer from Louisiana still need an explanation as to why Walmart refused his request  for a Confederate flag cake at one of its bakeries?

Maybe its because they turned right around and approved one for a design with the ISIS flag on it. Continue reading

Easily Distracted? 5 Ways to Focus Better at the Office

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*Hey, we’d all like to think we are superhuman. That we have the best multitasking skills, and when we put our mind to something, there is nothing that will get in our way!

At least that’s what we told the person who interviewed us for the job, right?

But the truth of the matter is many of us, most of us, can get distracted from the task at hand. No matter how focused we are. And you’d be surprised at how much time those seemingly “little, itty, bitty, interruptions” actually take once you add them all up.

Well, help has come in the form of showing us exactly what we can do to change that. You’ve heard the saying, “There’s an app for that.”

Well, you won’t need one.

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