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Continue to fight and show others the Strenght and faith u have Khameyea. — Sen’Derrick Marks (@senmarks) May 3, 2015 Jacksonville Jaguar Sen’Derrick Marks scored big last weekend when he escorted Khameyea Jennings, who is battling cancer, to her senior prom, according to ABC News. Khameyea, 18, who has been fighting cancer for two […]

Shaquille O’Neal had one great fall during the NBA on TNT halftime show Wednesday night. And we can’t stop watching it. In a moment witnessed on live television, the former basketball player was ready to give his analysis on the Rockets vs. Clippers game when he tripped over a wire, tumbled to the floor, and broke a monitor. […]

World War II veteran Richard Overton celebrated his 109th birthday with whiskey, cigars, and burgers because…YOLO. Known as the oldest living veteran in America, Overton has been honored by the people of his native state of Texas, President Obama, and veterans from all over the country. He celebrated his birthday on Sunday in Austin with […]

Everyone thinks this picture is cute. I took it, and I think it’s tragic. #BaltimoreUprising — Manda Moore (@manda_writes) May 3, 2015 At first glance, the photograph of the little girl with a pink hoodie and ponytails certainly elicits an audible “aww.” But when the heavy reality sets in, it hits you. A 2-year-old is […]

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In an important move for people of color who helped propel him into office twice, President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to continue fighting for young Black and brown lives well after he leaves office. Obama made the pledge Monday in the Bronx section of New York City during the aftermath of unrest over police […]

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There she goes. Again. Just a few days after shutting down the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight in a red number with a cape fit for a superwoman, Beyonce arrived at the 2015 Met Gala in a barely-there gown that set social media ablaze. The “Drunk in Love” singer arrived to the NYC event fashionably late in the sheer […]

Hey, remember books? In case not, you should know that literacy is still celebrated in today’s very digital world. This week marks National Children’s Book Week, a celebration of authors and books that help shape children’s minds. In accordance with the Children’s Book Council, the celebration falls on its 96th year and features events all over the […]

A police officer’s kind words during a period of unrest over the death of Freddie Gray touched many across Baltimore, who have for so long witnessed police violence in their communities. Sgt. K Glanville spoke to a crowd on Saturday during a festive rally about her role as a police officer and expressed that not all officers are […]

You may not know Toya Graham’s name, but you might remember her pulling her son out of the Baltimore riots on Monday. The proud mother of six talked to reporters on Tuesday about the viral moment. While everyone applauded Graham by naming her “Mother of the Year,” Graham says she didn’t want her only son […]

The empty streets of Baltimore Tuesday morning mirror a stark contrast from events that took place on Monday after individuals took to the streets following Freddie Gray’s funeral, engaging in behavior that left 15 officers injured and dozens arrested. While many were fixated on the burning buildings and the national state of emergency the city was facing, a brave group […]


From the peaceful protests to the riots, to the homegoing services, see the city’s reaction to case of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died after his spine was severed while in police custody.

Hours after she was sworn in as the first African-American woman to hold the office of Attorney General, Loretta Lynch released a statement about the recent protests in Baltimore, vowing to monitor the situation, CNN reports. In a statement that condemned the acts of violence in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray — the […]