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  • Toronto rapper Murda Marz dead after bullet-riddled Chevy Malibu found in Cabbagetown in ‘brazen...'

    04/05/2014 2:05:50 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 42 replies
    National Post ^ | April 4, 2014 | Canadian Press
    A Toronto rapper is dead after being shot numerous times in his car in what police are calling a “brazen attack” in downtown Toronto. Det. Sgt. Steve Ryan says the victim — identified as Shmar Parris, 25, who social media messages of condolence said also went by the name Murda Marz, a rapper who several videos posted on YouTube — was known to police and the overnight shooting is believed to be a targeted attack. Ryan says a light-coloured SUV was seen driving erratically away from the scene but there are no details on any suspects or how many may...
  • The Hood Comes to Duncan, Oklahoma: The rot spreads. Do we just sit back and watch?

    08/23/2013 7:04:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/23/2013 | J. Robert Smith
    Was it a thrill kill or part of a gang initiation? That would be the bushwhacking of Chris Lane, an Aussie college kid and baseball star. Lane was gunned down running along a country road near Duncan, Oklahoma, the other day. You know the story by now. Does it matter what motivated Allen Luna and James Francis Edwards, Jr., Chris Lane's accused killers, and Michael Dewayne Jones, an accessory, to off a young man with a promising future who was just going about the routine of his life on a summer's day? In one sense it doesn't matter. Whether those...
  • Hot or Not? Rihanna Instagrams Her Gold AK-47 (Teeth) Grill

    08/07/2013 7:47:23 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    GUNS.com ^ | August 7, 2013 | Brent McCluskey
    Hot or Not? Rihanna Instagrams her gold AK-47 grill In a recent Instagram post, controversial pop-star, Rihanna, shows off her new, golden AK-47 grill. Her fan reviews are mixed. Some seem to love the new dental bling while others cast it off as just another attempt to maintain her “bad girl” image. What do you think?
  • Kanye West Goes Postal on Another Photog, Paramedics On Scene

    07/19/2013 4:18:54 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 39 replies
    TMZ ^ | 7/19/13 | TMZ
    KANYE WEST GOES POSTAL ON ANOTHER PHOTOG Paramedics On Scene THIS VIDEO IS CRAZY ... Kanye West viciously attacked another photog at LAX Friday afternoon -- and it was so bad ... paramedics rushed to the scene. Kanye was on his way out of the airport when he was swarmed with paparazzi, snapping pictures. One photog was especially aggressive -- not a TMZ photog -- and probed Kanye with a bunch of questions.
  • George Zimmerman Files Civil Suit Against Trayvon Martin’s Parents (Crap SATIRE)

    07/16/2013 10:26:49 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 38 replies
    THIS JUST IN… George Zimmerman filed a civil suit today just before 5PM EST at the Seminole County, Florida, Courthouse. The suit alleges the parents of Trayvon Martin, failed to control their minor-age son on the evening of February 26, 2012, when Martin repeatedly assaulted Zimmerman, placing him in imminent fear for his life and resulting in the death of Martin. The civil action specifies that Zimmerman acted in self defense resulting in the case being ruled a justifiable homicide by a jury trial that ended on Saturday with a verdict of not guilty. Desperate state prosecutors charged the victim...
  • A lesson in economics. Learning from Obituaries....

    03/10/2013 4:45:44 AM PDT · by Las Vegas Dave · 33 replies
    patriotaction.net ^ | November 4, 2012 | unknown and via email
    A lesson in economics. Learning from Obituaries.... It seems that every couple of days New Orleans loses one of its treasured ENTREPRENEURS . Lets get the players straight before we go on with this. interpretation of data not verified but... LARMONDO "FLAIR" ALLEN His Companion (NOT married with children: Kawanner Armstrong His Sons : Christian Allen Kwan Allen Larmondo Allen, Jr. His Daughters: Deidra Allen Larmenshell Allen Lamonshea Allen Larmomdriel Allen Larmerja Allen Korevell Allen AT AGE 25 - He had 9 Children. (Could Kawanner Armstrong Possibly Be The Mother Of All Of His Kids?) His Father: Burnell Thompson His...
  • New Humanoid Species Discovered

    01/14/2013 9:19:51 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 14 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    h/t Theresa
  • Justice Dept. Gallup lawsuit came after Axelrod criticized pollsters

    09/06/2012 8:37:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 6, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    Internal emails between senior officials at The Gallup Organization, obtained by The Daily Caller, show senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod attempting to subtly intimidate the respected polling firm when its numbers were unfavorable to the president. After Gallup declined to change its polling methodology, Obama’s Department of Justice hit it with an unrelated lawsuit that appears damning on its face. TheDC is withholding the identities of the Gallup officials to protect them from potential retaliation from Obama’s campaign and his administration. In April, Axelrod tweeted that a poll showing Mitt Romney with a 48-43 percent lead over Obama was...
  • Serena Williams not such a great role model

    08/06/2012 10:48:41 AM PDT · by original Blackbag · 27 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/6/2012 | Blackbag
    Serena Williams does the CRIP walk after winning a Tennis Match.. Sorry but no glory in this action. It demeans her success and promotes the CRIPS who are nothing but murderers, drug dealers, extortionists and pimps. Its beneath her. like takimg a public dump on World Wide TV...... Soo dissapointed in her. See source url for video
  • Accused Limo Mob Was Shooting Music Video

    07/09/2012 12:02:33 PM PDT · by crosshairs · 14 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 7/9/12 | By Anthony Ponce and Charlie Wojciechowski
    Relatives of four men arrested for allegedly attacking random people in Wrigleyville Sunday morning said the group was shooting a music video. Family members said the group, which goes by the name Chicago Maverick, was shooting a video for a song called "Take a Sip." They said the group was being taunted by people on the street and was the target of racial epithets. The comments came after a Cook County judge on Monday ordered Corry Simmons, 32, of the 1800 Block of South Ridgeway; Donald Robinson, 31, of the 1800 Block of South Ridgeway; and his cousin Edward Robinson,...
  • Woman Hit With Milkshake Loses $2,000

    06/26/2012 3:07:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Palo Alto Online ^ | Palo Alto Weekly | Sue Dremann
    Purse flies into vehicle after altercation in downtown Palo AltoA woman who was struck with a milkshake and angrily threw her purse at a vehicle full of teenagers lost $2,000 after the handbag flew into the open vehicle window, Palo Alto police said Monday. The incident started Sunday, June 24, just before midnight, Sgt. Brian Philip said. The woman was walking east on University Avenue near Rudy's Pub when a white Range Rover full of male teenagers driving recklessly southbound on High Street approached. One of the occupants allegedly threw a vanilla milkshake and struck the woman as she approached...
  • Multiple suspensions paint complicated portrait of Trayvon Martin

    03/26/2012 8:49:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 131 replies · 585+ views
    <p>So just what was his punk-ass doing in that neighborhood that night at that hour? Is George Zimmerman actually a hero?</p> <p>Excerpted from MiamiHerald – SANFORD — Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school in October in an incident in which he was found in possession of women’s jewelry and a screwdriver that a schools security staffer described as a “burglary tool,” The Miami Herald has learned.</p>
  • Was Trayvon Martin a Drug Dealer?

    03/25/2012 7:17:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 224 replies · 44+ views
    Wagist ^ | 3/25/12 | Dan Linehan
    Above is the iconic picture we’ve been become accustomed to seeing everywhere in the media, used to represent the recent Trayvon Martin shooting in Sanford, Florida. From everything the public has been told, Trayvon Martin was a fresh-faced, innocent looking teenager and the visage of the man who shot him, George Zimmerman, is right out of a booking photo. The media narrative being sold is quite clear, Trayvon Martin is the innocent victim here and George Zimmerman is a horrible bigot who attacked the young man for doing nothing more than buying skittles while being black. Even Barack Obama seems...
  • Chris Rock, the Obama supporter

    11/10/2011 6:05:06 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 15 replies
    “There’s a f——— art to the first term because you’re always running for a second term the whole time. It’s like Clinton’s first term. You can’t really do your gangsta sh— until your second term. … Even Bush couldn’t really f—- up the world until his second term. That’s when he put the hammer down.”
  • US economy grew just 1.0% in second quarter (Another adjusted downgrade)

    08/26/2011 10:45:50 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 21 replies
    AFP ^ | 8/26/2011 | AFP
    The US economy grew at a weaker pace than initially believed in the second quarter, the government said Friday in a report that underscored the tenuous nature of the two-year-old recovery. The Commerce Department lowered its estimate for second-quarter growth in gross domestic product to an annual rate of 1.0 percent from the first quarter, from a prior reading of 1.3 percent. "The recovery continues, but is extremely fragile. The economy has expanded just 1.5 percent over the past year, too weak to create the job growth necessary for a self-sustaining expansion," said Augustine Faucher at Moody's Analytics. Growth in...
  • Affidavit: Texas girl's assault recorded on cell phones (20 people rape 11 year old)

    03/08/2011 6:16:18 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 230 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 3/8/2011 | Aaron Cooper,
    (CNN) -- An alleged sexual assault of a Texas girl involving nearly 20 people was recorded on cell phones, and a video of the alleged incident was circulating among students in her school district As of Monday, 13 adults and five juveniles had been arrested as part of the investigation, authorities said. A defense attorney for one of the suspects told CNN affiliate KPRC that the number of suspects could increase. "I don't know the exact number of people involved," James Evans said. "I've heard as many as 28 or more." The case has sharply divided the community, according to...
  • Brawl Mars DMV Music Awards Outside Washington

    03/07/2011 7:57:09 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/7/2011 | ROZ PLATER
    ARLINGTON, Va. - Arlington police say a brawl broke out during the DMV music awards ceremony, sending one person to a local hospital. Police say five people were treated Saturday night at the scene of the awards ceremony, which honors local rap, hip-hop and R&B performers. About 1,500 people attended the ceremony at the Crystal City Hyatt, and witnesses said more than 20 police vehicles responded to deal with a half dozen fights that broke out.
  • Bill Clinton to campaign for Emanuel in Chicago

    12/25/2010 10:31:58 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | December 25, 2010 | Kristen Mack
    Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Chicago in January to campaign for mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel. Before serving in President Barack Obama's White House and representing the North Side of Chicago in Congress, Emanuel worked in Clinton's administration as a senior adviser for policy and strategy. Clinton is scheduled to headline a public event that highlights Emanuel's role in passing a crime bill....
  • RNC Chair Michael Steele on Whether He Will Resign: “I Ain’t Going Anywhere” – Video

    12/14/2010 7:21:38 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 13, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of RNC Chair Michael Steele being asked if he has given consideration to stepping aside as Chair of the Republican National Committee. Steele said, "I ain't going anywhere." He also said he and his fellow Republicans have a fundamentally different view of America. Steele said he believes we are an "exceptional people," while President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid "have a different view." Uh, we’ll see if Republicans agree that he should stay.
  • Beyonce & Jay-Z rock the White House

    03/05/2010 10:15:49 AM PST · by Dinah Lord · 80 replies · 1,855+ views
    TMZ ^ | March 5, 2010 | TMZ staff
    Jay-Z and Beyonce visited their good friend President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday ... and from the looks of it, Hova felt right at home underneath the presidential seal. While they didn't announce their candidacy, Bey & Jay -- along with Tina Knowles, Trey Songz and the rest of their entourage -- did snap a couple of pics inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Jigga is in a head of state of mind.
  • Will Obama Go "Gangsta"?

    02/15/2010 9:13:14 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 17 replies · 752+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 02/15/2010 | Norvell S. Rose
    His fightin' mad supporters and vocal sycophants want the President to get down with dirty politics - to go "gangsta". So, will he? In a recent column for CNN.com, fiery political analyst Roland Martin urged the President of the United States to get down and dirty with his political adversaries. Like, you know, jump ugly and go all street thug on ‘em. Clearly spoiling for a fight — and with a curious, chest-bumping homage to the nasty culture of radical rappers — Martin wrote: Obama's critics keep blasting him for Chicago-style politics. So, fine. Channel your inner Al Capone and...
  • Will Obama "go gangsta"?

    02/14/2010 6:07:08 PM PST · by ToughLove · 36 replies · 1,090+ views
    RenewAmerica ^ | Feb 14, 2010 | Norvell Rose
    In a recent column for CNN.com, fiery political analyst Roland Martin urged the President of the United States to get down and dirty with his political adversaries. Like, you know, jump ugly and go all street thug on 'em. Clearly spoiling for a fight — and with a curious, chest-bumping homage to the nasty culture of radical rappers — Martin wrote: Obama's critics keep blasting him for Chicago-style politics. So, fine. Channel your inner Al Capone and go gangsta against your foes. Let 'em know that if they aren't with you, they are against you, and will pay the price.
  • Rapper Waka Flocka Flame shot, robbed

    02/12/2010 9:43:31 AM PST · by Drew68 · 48 replies · 3,065+ views
    AJC ^ | 19 Jan 10 | Marcus K. Garner
    Gun play becomes Atlanta area rapper Waka Flocka Flame. His most recent mix tape is called "Salute Me or Shoot Me, Vol. 2," and the "L" in his logo is shaped by an upright semi-automatic handgun. And Tuesday evening, the 23-year-old rapper was recovering after being shot earlier in the day during an apparent robbery. Born Juaqin Malphurs, the rapper was washing his car at the Bubble Bath Car Wash at 5220 Old National Highway around 1:30 p.m. when he was approached by an armed man demanding Malphurs' jewelry, police said. "A scuffle broke out, then shots were fired," Fulton...
  • Time for Obama to go 'gangsta' on GOP (Mega-Barf)

    02/12/2010 5:36:05 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 36 replies · 811+ views
    CNN ^ | http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/02/09/martin.obama.republicans/index.html?iref=mpstoryview | Staff
    This president got rolled by the Senate over health care. His team made some boneheaded mistakes, and now they are paying for them. Continuing to play footsie with opponents will only get him into more trouble. He should set a deadline to have his folks confirmed. If not, appoint them all during the recess and go on about your business. Obama's critics keep blasting him for Chicago-style politics. So, fine. Channel your inner Al Capone and go gangsta against your foes. Let 'em know that if they aren't with you, they are against you, and will pay the price.
  • Time for Obama to go 'gangsta' on GOP

    02/11/2010 9:25:05 PM PST · by RedMDer · 53 replies · 1,365+ views
    cnn ^ | February 11, 2010 10:32 a.m. EST | Roland S. Martin, CNN Political Analyst
    For me, I'm sick and tired of Democrats having power and being unwilling to use it. I've always respected Republicans when they had power because they were willing to use it and maybe apologize later. He has watched Republicans block many of his appointments, and now he says he made it clear to them that he will "consider" making some when the U.S. Senate goes into recess.
  • Time for Obama to go 'gangsta' on GOP (Barf Alert)

    02/11/2010 5:51:18 AM PST · by Old Teufel Hunden · 28 replies · 775+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/10/2010 | Roland Martin
    Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer made famous the phrase, "I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired." For me, I'm sick and tired of Democrats having power and being unwilling to use it. I've always respected Republicans when they had power because they were willing to use it and maybe apologize later. Today, President Obama walked into the White House briefing room and took some questions, and one of them revolved around recess appointments. He has watched Republicans block many of his appointments, and now he says he made it clear to them that he will "consider" making...
  • Time for Obama to go 'gangsta' on GOP

    02/10/2010 2:50:53 PM PST · by Kartographer · 54 replies · 1,706+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 2/10/10 | Roland S. Martin
    For me, I'm sick and tired of Democrats having power and being unwilling to use it. I've always respected Republicans when they had power because they were willing to use it and maybe apologize later. Today, President Obama walked into the White House briefing room and took some questions, and one of them revolved around recess appointments. He has watched Republicans block many of his appointments, and now he says he made it clear to them that he will "consider" making some when the U.S. Senate goes into recess.
  • Store Manager Grabs Shoplifter By His Dreadlocks

    12/23/2009 11:15:54 AM PST · by SonnyBubba · 21 replies · 1,120+ views
    Wkrg.com ^ | Dec. 23rd. | Jamie Burch
    MOBILE, Alabama - A shoplifter is caught by police, but not before he is caught by his dreadlocks. Mobile police say Gregory York stuffed steaks and several other items in his pants and tried to walk out of the Greer's Food Tiger on Broad Street Tuesday afternoon. The manager grabbed York by his shirt and dreadlocks. Some of the merchandise fell out of York's pants. But he got away with at least two packs of steaks.
  • "HOPE AND CHANGE" Gangsta Style

    12/20/2009 8:25:42 PM PST · by jodiluvshoes · 5 replies · 831+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 12.20.09 | Kevin McCullough
    In the city of Chicago "politics" is done very differently than in much of the rest of the nation. Evidently in tiring of hearing from "we the people," the current administration has a political death wish. Many of the prominent capitol hill leaders seem determined to join Obama and company as they plummet fully another sixth of the American economy into the eternal abyss. But we would not be at this point if President Obama had not broken very specific promises. Most specifically he has broken his constant pledges from the campaign trail to be a different kind of leader....
  • Respect: Putin goes gangsta at rap contest

    11/14/2009 5:11:02 PM PST · by kronos77 · 5 replies · 692+ views
    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, never shy with a photo opportunity, took his man-of-the-people act to the hip-hop dancefloor, where he used a rap music competition to deliver an anti-drugs message. "Graffiti is becoming a true art, fine and delicate," Mr Putin, clad in a beige turtleneck and grey sports jacket, told a young crowd at the "Respect" rap contest. "And breakdance is something peculiar," he said. "This really is propaganda for a healthy lifestyle because it is hard to imagine breakdancing having anything to do with drinking and dope," Mr Putin said. The powerful Russian president-turned-Prime Minister praised the...
  • In a Bizarre Ending, Clijsters Beats Williams

    09/12/2009 8:06:58 PM PDT · by traumer · 76 replies · 3,659+ views
    Kim Clijsters Advances to Finals Over Serena Williams Williams looks a little somber as she begins her serve, then slaps a backhand into the net. Then she hits an ace. Balance returning. She’s got to keep the ball in play here and doesn’t, hitting another backhand into the net. Clijsters is two points from the match and the finals. She’s got to keep that out of her mind. Williams goes up the T but misses, then foot faults. Scolding the lineswoman may help her get back her strength, but she’s down match point. Boos may also drive her back into...
  • Obama's healthcare bureaucracy 'frightening'

    07/21/2009 5:45:43 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 12 replies · 846+ views
    One News Now ^ | July 21, 2009 | Jim Brown
    A Republican member of the House Ways and Means Committee says America can't afford to pay for the Democrats' government-run healthcare plan, just like it couldn't afford to pay for the stimulus and cap-and-trade bills. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) stated recently that the American people back Democrats' trillion-dollar healthcare plan, which will create $550 billion in new taxes over 10 years. "Over the coming days, Congress will continue working with President Obama to provide stable prices, secure coverage, and quality care for all Americans," Pelosi said. "We're very pleased we have the support not only of the doctors, but...
  • Slaying an afterthought to LR robbery, police say (Execution style murder in home invasion)

    07/02/2009 5:56:48 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 51 replies · 1,942+ views
    ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE ^ | BY JACOB QUINN SANDERS
    Slaying an afterthought to LR robbery, police say Teens’ accounts of killing differ in affidavit BY JACOB QUINN SANDERS ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE All that the four teenage boys wanted to do, Little Rock police say, was rob the old man and scare him a little. Killing him, police said, was an afterthought. According to an arrest warrant affidavit unsealed Wednesday, the four boys, who ranged in age from 14 to 16, met Tuesday afternoon at the corner of Eddy Lane and Lark Place in a quiet, older neighborhood just south of Base Line Road, just to hang out. One asked if...
  • Million Dollar Bonds for 3 LR Teens in (fatal home-invasion) Burglary... (LR, AR)

    07/01/2009 12:14:14 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 25 replies · 1,213+ views
    KARK (AR NBC affiliate) ^ | 01 JUL 09 | KARK news
    Three suspects appeared in a Little Rock courtroom this morning and pleaded not guilty to murder charges in a burglary-turned-shooting Tuesday afternoon that left a homeowner dead. The three juveniles are all charged as adults in the killing of Maurice Clark, 67, at his home at 4 Lark Place, just south of Baseline Road. They're identified as: Thomas Stacy Caffery, 17 Craig Deshaun Woods, 15 Mashawn Kendrick, 14 Bonds for each of the teens, who are all from Little Rock, were set at one-million-dollars. They are also charged with theft of property and fleeing. According to police reports read in...
  • Gangsta gifts

    04/03/2009 11:19:07 AM PDT · by Dooderbutt · 8 replies · 598+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 04/03/2009 | Ilana Mercer
    "Hip" is how rapt reporters referred to the iPod the president and first lady gave the queen of England. Thanks to his fawning friends in the British and American media, Barack Obama got away with giving another foreign dignitary a vulgar gift. Shades of the reality show "Cribs" … The MTV series features hip-hop rappers, and other American royalty, showing off their incredibly gaudy homes, CD, DVD and iPod collections. (If there are any books in the house, these are well-hidden.) They then send the loving camera crew packing. The Obama iPod was no ordinary "small portable digital audio player...
  • Media now economic saboteurs for Obama?

    12/28/2008 7:54:42 AM PST · by obamaisandrogynous · 19 replies · 1,231+ views
    Republican Liberty Caucus ^ | 12/28/2008 | Publicola
    The preliminary sales forecast for December, released by Mastercard, on Friday showed that retail sales may be down by as much as 4 percent. This early stage Christmas retail sales report was gleefully touted by the establishment media as some sort of economic catastrophe. Even Fox News, with Greg Jarrett, on Friday said sales could have dropped by as much as eight percent. Invariably, these stories are followed up with tales of how Barack Hussein Obama, when he is inaugurated, will bring rays of economic sunshine with his deficit spending plan, which promises to be several times larger than what...
  • Senator Barack Obama & Hip-Hop 2008 President Super tuesday

    09/10/2008 5:57:30 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 8 replies · 206+ views
    YouTube ^ | February 3 | starrground
    YouTube interview from February with Obama talking about his respect for hip hop. Especially JayZ. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFSVG7jRp_g
  • Map of 36 Chicago shootings since Friday (Wow!)

    04/23/2008 6:27:34 PM PDT · by prolifefirst · 112 replies · 1,265+ views
    CBS 2 News Chicago ^ | 4/23/08 | Staff
    Map Of Recent Shootings Wednesday afternoon's shooting comes on the heels of a particularly violent weekend in the city. Between Friday night and early Monday morning, 36 people were shot in Chicago, nine fatally, and two people were stabbed.
  • 50 Cent and Universal sued for pushing "gangsta" life (Hah!)

    04/09/2008 4:59:08 PM PDT · by DGHoodini · 63 replies · 264+ views
    Rueters ^ | Wed Apr 9, 2008 4:06pm EDT | By Edith Honan
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hip hop mogul 50 Cent, Universal Music Group and several of its record labels were sued on Wednesday for promoting a "gangsta lifestyle" by a 14-year-old boy who says friends of the rapper assaulted him. The lawsuit filed by James Rosemond and his mother, Cynthia Reed, says Universal Music Group -- owned by Vivendi SA -- and its labels Interscope Records, G-Unit Records and Shady Records, bear responsibility for the assault because they encourage artists to pursue violent, criminal lifestyles. The lawsuit also names 50 Cent -- whose real name is Curtis Jackson -- Violator Management,...
  • Nine dead in Nebraska mall shooting

    12/05/2007 10:42:13 PM PST · by Dane · 14 replies · 476+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/05/07
    OMAHA, Neb., Dec 5 (Reuters) - A 19-year-old man killed eight people and then himself with an assault rifle at a busy mall in Omaha on Wednesday, sending terrified workers and Christmas shoppers scrambling for cover. "Now I will be famous," the gunman wrote in a suicide note, his landlady told CNN after finding a three-part document that she said included his will. Police declined to discuss the contents of the note. Five people were wounded, two of them critically, in the early afternoon rampage in the Midwestern U.S. city. Most of the victims at the upscale Westroads Mall were...
  • Inner city terrorists

    12/01/2007 9:45:50 AM PST · by guyshomenet · 3 replies · 138+ views
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 12/1/2007 | Guy Smith
    It is time to declare that inner city thuggery is domestic terrorism, and take the same actions as we have overseas. The surge worked in driving terrorists ...
  • Brawl leads (North Carolina) A&T to call off 2008 match

    09/24/2007 10:23:19 AM PDT · by Moose4 · 6 replies · 142+ views
    Raleigh News & Observer ^ | 24 September 2007 | Michael Biesecker
    GREENSBORO - Future games between bitter rivals N.C. Central University and N.C. A&T State University are in doubt after football players and coaches clashed in a benches-clearing brawl Saturday night. The latest melee to mar the NCCU-N.C. A&T rivalry started after the final seconds ticked off the clock with NCCU winning 27-22 on a game-saving interception. Players from the Durham university then ran out from their sideline and stomped on the Aggies' bulldog logo painted at the center of the field, taunting the defeated team. Fists and helmets were soon flying. The fight, which lasted about five minutes, cleared the...
  • (Raider Nation) NFL Team's Attire Holds Gang Appeal

    09/02/2007 9:32:53 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies · 7,542+ views
    PE.com ^ | Saturday, September 1, 2007 | JOHN F. BERRY
    NFL team's attire holds gang appeal 10:00 PM PDT on Saturday, September 1, 2007 By JOHN F. BERRY The Press-Enterprise SAN BERNARDINO - The Oakland Raiders, a dozen years after fleeing Los Angeles, finished the 2006 regular season with a 2-14 record -- the worst in the NFL. Despite the teams' embarrassing performance, silver-and-black attired Raider Nation fans significantly outnumber any other sports team appearing daily at the main San Bernardino County courthouse in downtown San Bernardino. Criminal gang prosecutors are unimpressed. "Generally speaking, those wearing Raiders gear in Southern California are associated with gangs," said Cheryl Kersey, who leads...
  • Taxpayers spared hit from Michael Vick's dogfighting misdeeds (He'll pay for dogs' upkeep / Euthan.)

    09/01/2007 6:24:48 PM PDT · by Stoat · 6 replies · 448+ views
    The New York Daily News ^ | September 1, 2007 | CHRISTIAN RED
    Taxpayers spared hit from Michael Vick's dogfighting misdeeds BY CHRISTIAN REDDAILY NEWS SPORTS WRITERSaturday, September 1st 2007, 7:41 PM John Goodwin, the deputy manager for animal cruelty issues for The Humane Society of the United States, says that another negative fallout from dogfighting cases is that "the taxpayer gets hit" with the costs of housing and caring for the animals."That's one more cost of the (Michael) Vick case and these cases," says Goodwin. "These animal-control centers are municipal buildings funded by the government, so the taxpayer gets hit as a result."In the case of Vick, the disgraced Atlanta Falcons...
  • Vick Reaches Out to Fans, Falcons

    07/30/2007 1:25:12 PM PDT · by zencat · 62 replies · 2,080+ views
    ABC News ^ | 07/30/2007 | Daniel Marotta
    Embattled NFL quarterback Michael Vick made an appearance today on the Atlanta-based Porshe Foxx radio program. Calling into the program, Vick gave his first interview since charges were filed against him July 17. During the brief spot Vick thanked his fans and all those who continue to support him, and expressed regret over the negative impact the dogfighting scandal is having on the Atlanta Falcons franchise.
  • Gangsta Rap On Death Row As The US Tunes Out

    06/30/2007 5:17:39 PM PDT · by blam · 35 replies · 1,547+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-30-2007 | Tim Shipman
    Gangsta rap on death row as the US tunes out By Tim Shipman in Washington, Sunday Telegraph Last Updated: 11:48pm BST 30/06/2007 To judge by their lyrics, gangsta rappers are adept at seeing off rivals with a bullet and their women with a slap. Rappers Spliff Starr, Eminem, Papoose and Busta Rhymes on stage But America's rappers are now trapped in a corner they don't seem able to shoot their way out of, with either weapons or words. Confronted with haemorrhaging sales, the most assertive popular music movement since the Sex Pistols has lost its swagger and is suffering a...
  • Michael Ramirez Cartoon: Imus Flap, Gangsta Rap

    04/11/2007 7:14:48 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 24 replies · 15,451+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | 11 April 2007 | Michael Ramirez
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  • Special school programs for blacks: racist or essential?

    03/25/2007 8:11:07 AM PDT · by devane617 · 29 replies · 884+ views
    StPeteTimes ^ | 03/25/2007 | THOMAS C. TOBIN
    For decades, school districts have organized around a simple idea: Whatever you give to white students, give it to black students, too. Put both groups of students in the same schools. Expose them to the same teaching. If they struggle, give them the same help. In the Tampa Bay area and across the nation, this was how educators atoned for the long-ago sin of relegating black children to inferior schools. Now, in a class-action lawsuit that has Pinellas County's top educators on the defensive, the plaintiffs say the policy of equal access has failed the school district's 20,000 black students....
  • Time to Stop Looking Past Black KKK

    02/22/2007 1:04:36 PM PST · by Tirian · 37 replies · 1,722+ views
    AOL Sports Commentary ^ | Feb 22, 2007 | Jason Whitlock
    Time to Stop Looking Past Black KKK: Denial Only Empowers Negative Forces in Community ------------------------------------------- Could you imagine the level of denial had my column not been written? We would still be running around pretending that NBA All-Star Weekend was some sort of glorious black holiday, and anyone who dared mention the nasty elements of what transpired in Vegas would be shouted down as a racist. Denial is a problem's No. 1 enabler. We have a problem in the black community, and it didn't make its debut at All-Star Weekend Vegas. What was impossible to ignore in Vegas was on...
  • (Denton, Texas) Athlete who fled Katrina jailed for making bomb threat

    01/25/2007 1:58:11 PM PST · by Arec Barrwin · 13 replies · 829+ views
    ESPN ^ | January 25, 2007 | Associated Press
    Updated: Jan. 25, 2007, 1:11 PM ET Athlete who fled Katrina jailed for making bomb threat Associated Press DENTON, Texas -- A high school basketball star is accused of calling in a bomb threat to the school the night of a game he was missing because of a suspension for fighting. Howard Stirgus, an 18-year-old who came to Denton in 2005 after fleeing New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, was jailed on suspicion of making a false alarm and abusing the 911 system. Authorities said he called Denton High School on Tuesday night, claiming there was a bomb in the building...