I Hate Black People

Chris Rock said it best, if you can count the amount of Black friends you have, you’re racist. This girl can clearly only count up to two. In today’s Most Trendtastic Video of the Day, this girl claims she is not a racist, but names two reasons why she does not like Black people. It would […]

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Current and former gang members from Chicago’s West Side met Thursday morning (Sep. 2) at the Columbus Park Refectory to discuss complaints regarding police, city officials, and violence. Many gang members attributed poverty, drugs, and high levels of unemployment to the high levels of crime that have been plaguing Chicago for quite some time. Not […]

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Darryl McKinney was about to be a sophomore at Orr Academy. But now, his friends and family are planning his funeral. McKinney was an unintended target, gunned down in gang crossfire. ‘Every day they are dying and getting shot, the innocent bystanders. Why? Why so much violence? Can’t everybody just come to a compromise?’ sister […]

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As a member of the violin duo Nuttin But Stringz, I have been blessed to perform around the globe, earning a living off music and the arts. I’ve experienced new cultures, met new people from all walks of life, sampled every kind of food available and participated in the kind of activities that aren’t your […]

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Yet another wave of shootings swept across Chicago on Thursday night and Friday morning, leaving seven people dead and 15 wounded. The carnage pushed the city’s murder toll to 97 so far this year, up from 81 by this date last year. This latest round of bloodshed was not as extensive as that two weeks […]

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Four people were shot and dozens of people were arrested Monday in a mile-long stretch of Manhattan near Times Square in mayhem following the city’s annual auto show. This is crazy, I’ve been to the auto-show and leaving the Jacob Javits Center is always mayhem. Turns out a group of teenagers and young adults ran […]

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Four people were shot and dozens of people were arrested Monday in a mile-long stretch of Manhattan near Times Square in mayhem following the city’s annual auto show. This is crazy, I’ve been to the auto-show and leaving the Jacob Javits Center is always mayhem. Turns out a group of teenagers and young adults ran […]

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As the Federal Government and local governments around the country deal with a fiscal crisis the magnitude of that not seen since the Great Depression. As my hometown of Los Angeles grapples with a $700 million deficit this year alone, elected officials and community members are discussing ways that are proven to keep our communities safe? Through all the […]

Music

Young Simmons- ‘I know theres more verses on this track but for now heres Jada’s and it killed it!’  

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The earthquake aftermath has brought out the best and worst of the people of Haiti. Much like the days after Hurricane Katrina, looting has become a problem very quickly. The looting appears to be isolated to Port-au-Prince’s old commercial center. It’s an area that under normal circumstances would be filled with many shops, markets and […]