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Doctors Robbed And Killed In Penthouse By Security Guard

Doctors Robbed And Killed In Penthouse By Security Guard

  Bampumim Teixeira was arraigned from his hospital bed after being shot by police inside the penthouse condo  doctors, Richard Fields and Lina Bolanos he allegedly murdered after robbing them. BOSTON, MA —- A West African immigrant who is accused of slashing the throats of two well-respected doctors in South Boston on Friday has a…

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Amid Bankruptcy Edge, Puerto Rico Closes 179 Schools

Amid Bankruptcy Edge, Puerto Rico Closes 179 Schools

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—A little over 100 days ago, Ricardo Rosselló was sworn-in as the new governor of Puerto Rico with a clear mandate: top to bottom government reform. With that plan in place, Puerto Rico is closing 179 public schools in a move expected to save more than $7 million amid a deep economic…

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Murder Warrant Issued For Police Officer That Fatally Shot Unarmed Texas Teen

Murder Warrant Issued For Police Officer That Fatally Shot Unarmed Texas Teen

Jordan Edwards was fatally shot by former Balch Springs Officer Roy Oliver. Oliver turned himself in on Saturday and his mugshot was released. DALLAS, TX —- A white suburban Dallas police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager has been charged with murder. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office issued the warrant for former…

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Three Years After Kidnapping, 82 School Girls Released Sunday By Boko Haram

  These are some of the 82 school girls who were recently released after being  kidnapped from school 3 years ago by Boko Haram rebels. ABUJA, Nigeria— Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of 82 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group three years ago, a Nigerian government official said…

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Texas Judge Reprimanded After Posting Suspect Needs  ‘Rope And Tree’

Texas Judge Reprimanded After Posting Suspect Needs ‘Rope And Tree’

Judge James Oakley was referring to Otis McKane who allegedly killed a police detective. SAN ANTONIO, TX —- Texas judge is under fire and has been formally reprimanded for posting on Facebook that a “tree and a rope” were needed to take care of a man who has been accused of shooting a San Antonio…

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Student Confronts Substitute Teacher About Using The N-Word

Student Confronts Substitute Teacher About Using The N-Word

  Coach Ryan is in a verbal incident with a Black student have trying to explain away the use of the N-word. NEW ORLEANS, LA —- Louisiana school officials are looking into an incident involving a white substitute teacher at Ben Franklin High School and an African-American student arguing over the use of the n-word…

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Queen Of Uber Was Foster Kid And  Homeless For 8 Years

Queen Of Uber Was Foster Kid And Homeless For 8 Years

  Faith Jones now owns 2 cars and a condo since becoming a driver for Uber. After eight years of homelessness, Faith Jones never expected to see herself honored as a “Woman of Excellence.” But on May 4, 2017, she will be honored by Black newspaper, the Chicago Defender’s  as a 2017 Women of Excellence….

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For 8th Year: All Seniors At Urban Prep Academy Have Been Accepted Into College

For 8th Year: All Seniors At Urban Prep Academy Have Been Accepted Into College

  Senior class at Urban Prep Academies in Chicago. CHICAGO, IL —- For the eighth year in a row, all of the seniors at Chicago’s illustrious Urban Prep Academies have been accepted into college. During the school’s honorary signing day on April 27th, parents and members of the community came out to celebrate the students’…

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Ohio Quadruplets Decide To Attend Yale

Ohio Quadruplets Decide To Attend Yale

  The Wade brothers: Zachary, Aaron, Nigel, and Nick Wade pose together at Lakota East High School, in Liberty Township, Ohio. LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, OH –Quadruplet brothers from Ohio are heading to Yale University together this fall after being accepted to a combined 59 colleges. The brothers and their parents spoke with NBC about their decision…

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Texas Police Officer Kills 15-Year-Old After Shooting Into Car

Texas Police Officer Kills 15-Year-Old After Shooting Into Car

  Jordan Edwards, 15, was fatally shot by a police officer. BALCH SPRINGS, TX — Jordan Edwards,15, was shot and killed by a Balch Springs police officer while leaving a party Saturday night. The teen was leaving the party with friends after hearing gunshots. He was struck by the officer’s bullet through the passenger side window of…

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No Surprise: Dozier Reform School Survivors Say They Were Modern Day Slaves

No Surprise: Dozier Reform School Survivors Say They Were Modern Day Slaves

  MARRIANNA, FL —-  A genealogist, activist, and peonage detective who spent decades tracking down slavery in the deep south, found evidence of it at the  Arthur G. Dozier Reform School in Marianna, Florida. The school opened its doors in 1900 and closed the doors in 2011 after operating for 111 years. More than 500…

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Student Suspended After Posting ‘2 Slaves For Sale’ On Craigslist Using Classmates’ Photos

Student Suspended After Posting ‘2 Slaves For Sale’ On Craigslist Using Classmates’ Photos

  CLAY COUNTY, FL —- A white male student at Fleming Island High School was recently suspended and transferred to an alternative school after the Clay County, FL  school district confirmed that the teen posted a racist Craigslist ad about two of his classmates being slaves for sale. The ad, which showed two black students,…

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Georgia Cops Face Battery Charges In Beating Of Handcuffed Man

Georgia Cops Face Battery Charges In Beating Of Handcuffed Man

Officer Robert McDonald and Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni. GWINNETT COUNTY, GA —- The two Georgia police officers who brutally beat and stomped a handcuffed black man, are facing criminal charges. Officer Robert McDonald, 25, and Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni, 42, are charged with battery, a misdemeanor (really?!), as well as violation of oath of office, which is…

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T. D. Jakes Protege Resigns After His Wife Reveals His Alleged Affair With Goddaughter

T. D. Jakes Protege Resigns After His Wife Reveals His Alleged Affair With Goddaughter

Shirnae McFarlane and husband Arthur and Pastor and Mrs. Chris Hill. DENVER, CO —— A new scandal rocked the church world last week and its one closely connected to Bishop T.D. Jakes. A married Denver pastor has resigned after allegations that he was cheating with his married godchild. Chris Hill, a Jakes protegé who is pastor…

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Teen Fatally Shoots Sister, 13, After Birthday Hug

Teen Fatally Shoots Sister, 13, After Birthday Hug

    Tedra King was shot in the back of the head by her older half-brother Martaevious Santiago. FLORIDA CITY, FL —- A teenager has been charged with aggravated manslaughter after he fatally shot his younger sister in the back of the head — moments after she gave him a birthday hug. According to police,…

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Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson To Host Podcast

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson To Host Podcast

DeRay McKesson DeRay McKesson is taking his activism from the streets to the pod. The prominent Black Lives Matter activist will soon launch a new podcast titled, A Word with DeRay. The podcast will focus on social advocacy and issues such as race issues, policing, and politics. McKesson aims to use the platform to continue…

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5 Die In Suspicious Fire In Queens

5 Die In Suspicious Fire In Queens

  Destiny Dones, 20, Melody Edwards, 17, Jada Foxworth, 16, Rawshawn Matthews, 10, and two-year-old Chayce Lipford. QUEENS, N. Y. —- On Sunday, a fire broke out at a two-story Queens home and killed at least five people, three of which were children. Early on Monday, the NYPD identified those killed as being two boys, ages…

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Ohio Teen Couple Commit Suicide Days Apart

Ohio Teen Couple Commit Suicide Days Apart

  Mercedes Shaday Smith and Markeice Brown each committed suicide. OHIO —- A tragic story about a teenage couple from Ohio committing suicide just days apart has gone viral on Facebook. Details surrounding the suicides are scarce, but according to online reports, 18-year-old Mercedes Shaday Smith took her own life in her college dorm room…

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