Rest In Peace

Dori J. Maynard, journalist and avid advocate for equality in the newsroom, has died at the age of 56. The president of The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education died on Tuesday due to complications from lung cancer. Maynard was the daughter of Robert C. Maynard, the first African-American to own a newspaper. Maynard used her passion for journalism […]

Bay Area rapper The Jacka was killed in a shooting in East Oakland Monday night, police say. The Jacka, real name Dominic Newton, was shot on MacArthur Boulevard by 94th Avenue. Witnesses say they heard shots fired around 8:15 p.m. As of Tuesday, no suspects have been arrested. The 37-year-old Pittsburgh native began his rap career in […]

Nearly a year ago, the world said goodbye to a talented actor, selfless philanthropist, and loving father. Today, we celebrate his life by remembering him and all the wonderful gifts he gave to the world while he was still here. Paul Walker would have been 41 today. Unfortunately, he unexpectedly passed late last year after […]

Damn, another one lost. Chief Keef’s cousin, rapper Blood Money, real name Mario Hess, was shot and killed last night in the West Englewood neighborhood in Chicago. Sadly, the 30-year-old rapper was killed two weeks after he signed a major label deal with Interscope records, according to his manager and cousin Renaldo Reuben Hess. According to ABCLocal, […]

Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was a one-of-a-kind woman who made up 1/3 of TLC, one of the best selling girl groups of all time. Needless to say, after Left Eye died in a 2002 car crash, TLC just hasn’t been the same. The world never stopped missing the politically conscious hip-hop beauty that brought the “crazy” […]