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“Blurred Lines” Copyright Infringement Case Will Be a Long, Hard Fight

Reported by Kacie Whaley Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’ fight against Marvin Gaye’s family regarding the 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” won’t be ending any time soon. On Thursday, U.S. …

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“Happy” Singer Pharrell Joins Board of Directors For Apollo Theater

Reported by Ashley Naples Although he has been known as a respected music producer for decades, Pharrell Williams seems to have finally claimed his stake in the music industry in 2014. He topped the Billboard charts …

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Gangsta Rap Pioneer Ice Cube Films Segment With Elmo

Reported by Ashley Naples Rapper/filmmaker Ice Cube is known as the pioneer of “gangsta rap,” i.e. an uncensored form of expression through music, but he’s managed to drastically change his image in …

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Deceased Hollywood Star Shared a Drug Dealer With Mike Tyson

Reported by Ashley Naples Although the year hasn’t ended, the world has mourned the deaths of many prominent actors and actresses in 2014. One of those individuals was Robin Williams. He was known for his roles …

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Black Student Claims Trip to China Revealed Ugly Truths About How the Chinese View ‘Dark Skin’

Reported by Liku Zelleke Just like in most countries in Asia, Chinese people also associate lighter skin color with beauty. People with dark skin, be it their own fellow countrymen or foreigners working or studying in …

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Gamblers Throw Chairs And Punches During Massive Brawl at Casino

Reported by Ryan Brennan A major brawl broke out at a casino in Queens that involved more than 24 people. While chairs were being tossed across the casino, only two people left the scene arrested. One of those persons …

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3 Innocent Black Men Released From Prison After Serving 18 Years For Murder

Reported by Ryan Brennan Eighteen years ago, three men were charged with the murder of Clifton Hudson, Jr. After nearly a decade of legal advocacy from the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP), these three men are finally set …

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Tragic: Mother Killed Moments After Sharing Laughter With Son

Reported by Victor Ochieng A California woman was shot to death and her son injured on Wednesday for allegedly laughing at the suspect, who was in a Cadillac with his feet protruding out of the car window. Police …

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Kenyans Mourn Catastrophic Attack That Claimed 147 Lives

Reported by Taylor Miller Al-Shabab gunmen attacked Garissa University College in northeast Kenya early Thursday, killing 147 people and wounding 79 others, with their purpose believed to be targeting Christians. …

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Rapper Wale Admits to Depression, Drug Abuse Following Ex’s Miscarriage

Reported by Taylor Miller Depression is an illness that is becoming increasingly prevalent. More and more people in the spotlight are raising awareness of the dangerous mood disorder. Wale, a very talented rapper, has …

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