Blacks Expect More from the Hip Hop Artists

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) –In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., members of the Black community and independent artists continue to call on mainstream rappers and entertainers to use their Read More


Man Who Shot Woman on Porch Will Face Murder Trial

ED WHITE, Associated Press DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man who fatally shot a drunk, unarmed woman on his porch will stand trial for second-degree murder, a judge said Thursday, rejecting a self-defense argument for the killer’s “bad choice.” There is no dispute Read More


Protesters Call for Justice after Porch Killing

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Michigan (AP) — Protesters and civil rights groups are calling for justice after a suburban Detroit homeowner fatally shot a 19-year-old African-American woman in the face on the porch of his home. No charges have been filed after authorities said Renisha McBride was Read More


Renisha McBride Funeral Mourns ‘Tragedy That Didn’t Have to Happen’; Shooter ‘Torn Up’

[Detroit Free-Press] A family burying its 19-year-old daughter today is asking for patience as investigators determine whether to file charges against the Dearborn Heights man who shot her on his porch, claiming he thought she was an intruder. The nearly three hour service for Renisha Read More