About Christina Coleman

Why is it so hard to see black and blue? One in 6 women are victims of abuse. #StopAbuseAgainstWomen pic.twitter.com/FgDdKdsMMb — TheSalvationArmySA (@SalvationArmySA) March 6, 2015 The infamous dress that broke the internet last week may still be a hot button topic in your household (btw, it’s definitely blue and black), but the Southern African […]

A Florida teen who went to the hospital for a nagging headache came out with something an aspirin probably couldn’t fix. While treating Juanye Jones, doctors spotted a fragmented bullet lodged in his head. “There was a young fellow in there, about 18-years-old. I thought he was in there for something minor and then the […]

Leonard Nimoy, the beloved actor who played human-alien Mr. Spock in the television and movie series Star Trek, died on Friday morning, his wife confirmed. He was 83-years-old. Susan Bay Nimoy said her husband died at his home in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles. The cause of death was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was […]

Just a day after it was revealed police in Washington state shot at a Mexican migrant 17 times, hitting him as many as six times, a second autopsy shows that police shot Antonio Zambrano-Montes from behind. A lawyer for Zambrano-Montes’ family says the second medical examination contradicts investigators’ initial report that the 35-year-old was not hit […]

A number of black employees who previously worked at a Manhattan TGI Friday’s are suing the chain, alleging that when the busy outpost closed, managers hired an all-new, light-skinned staff to take their place. According to the lawsuit, filed Thursday in the Bronx Supreme Court, only one of the former black staff members was rehired when […]

Police are investigating shootings that left nine people dead across the small Missouri community of Tyrone early Friday. According to the Texas County Sheriff’s Department, there may be as many as six crime scenes involved in the shootings, but police have yet to confirm how far the shooting spree spanned. The suspected gunman, described as a […]

On Sunday, a Rutgers University freshman collapsed and died during a basketball game at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center in New Jersey, school officials said. Lifeguards on duty at the center immediately began CPR on Patrick Awosogba when he collapsed around 2:00 p.m. Rutgers EMTs arrived to administer electronic defibrillation and the 18-year-old was rushed to […]

  A day after the Department of Justice announced they would not be filing charges against George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin, the teen’s mother said she believes the former neighborhood watch volunteer got away with murder. Thursday marked the third anniversary of the 17-year-old’s death. Speaking to the Associated Press, Sybrina Fulton expressed her […]

Despite efforts to take her out of a medically induced coma, Bobbi Kristina Brown has been placed back on medication after suffering from violent seizures. On Wednesday, doctors tried taking her off the drugs, but were forced to put her back on, a source told CNN. Last week, doctors removed the 21-year-old’s breathing tube, a […]

UPDATE: 2:00 PM EST The Justice Department has released a statement on the closing of the investigation into Trayvon Martin’s death. The Justice Department announced today that the independent federal investigation found insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012, […]

Esther Okade of Walsall, England may wear pigtails in her hair and loves Disney’s Frozen like many other kids her age, but she’s far from an ordinary 10-year-old. In fact, the mini math prodigy isn’t like many adults, either. Esther, who is studying to complete a university undergraduate degree, is one of the UK’s youngest university […]

Houston officials have made 850 DNA matches in the FBI’s nationwide database after clearing 6,600 rape kits that went untested for years, some of which were backlogged for nearly three decades. Following the matches, charges have been filed against 29 people. Six have been convicted since the testing began in 2013. The effort to clear the […]