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For a second straight night protesters took it to the streets after a bicycle officer’s fatal shooting of a drunken day laborer with a knife. Demonstrators spilled into the streets Tuesday night, some to pray and light candles and others to pelt a police station near downtown Los Angeles with eggs, rocks and bottles. Guatemalan immigrant […]

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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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This Op-Ed appeared in the Wall Street Journal on Friday. Come with Me to Tennessee or Stay out of My BackyardBy Russell SimmonsChairman of The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding and a UN Goodwill Ambassador We hear a lot these days about how this famous conservative, or that one over there, has nothing against Islam. We hear that […]

Music

We here at the Global Grind offices listen to a lot of music. So much that it’s sometimes hard to keep track and process it all. A lot of times we only get to listen to a song once. Certain songs, though, we can’t help but repeat over and over – they’re just that good. […]

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VIA NYTIMES A cabdriver was attacked Tuesday by a knife-wielding passenger who made anti-Muslim remarks, the police said. The passenger, Michael Enright, 21, of Brewster, N.Y., hailed the cab at Second Avenue and East 24th Street around 6 p.m. Tuesday, the police said. Twenty blocks north, they said, he slashed and stabbed the 43-year-old driver […]

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Linkin Park’s brand new video will take place where a lot of videos seem to be taking place. In some dark and violent underground where people go to do evil things to one another. After one look at the 30 second preview (courtesy of MTV’s ‘Buzzworthy Blog’)as well as stills from their upcoming video for […]

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Rick Ross has had a very busy weekend. First performing in Chene Park in Detroit, Michigan on Friday, followed by a surprise performance Saturday in Central Park, NYC. Teflon Don had fans rocking with him as performed hits such as ‘B.M.F.’, ‘Hustlin’, and ‘Maybach Music’. While in NYC Ricky Rozay was a special guest at […]

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The game between the Bronx and Brooklyn at Rucker Park, during the World Basketball Festival was cool, but the MC was better. Straight funny. [pagebreak]

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VIA NY DAILY NEWS One of Brooklyn’s most affluent neighborhoods was the scene of a savage homicide early Sunday when a mob of revenge-seekers clubbed a young man to death with crowbars and a tire iron, cops said. The men that killed Alex Santiago, 22, in the bloodbath on Fifth Ave. in Park Slope then pounced […]

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We all remember Linkin Park for their nu-metal sound that made them household names. Emotionally, they’re known for bringing their fans comfort with their depressed-outsider lyrics that took over their previous records. With a new album in the works, they’re changing their music with a much more experimental sound, playing around with a bit of […]

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Hosts of 106 & Park Rocsi and Terrence J are featured in the fall issue of The Source Magazine. The shoot went for a high-school feel with varsity jackets and book bags. It looks like it was all fun and games on set with the two who imitated food fights, detention, and picking up girls […]

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Fresh, jazzy beats as well as moisture filled the air yesterday evening at Park Slope’s Prospect Park. This very well-attended Celebrate Brooklyn! event was hosted by Brooklyn native Talib Kweli and welcomed some of the biggest names in Hip Hop for decades. Thousands upon thousands of people piled into the Prospect Park Bandshell yearning to hear […]