The white woman who accused 14-year-old Emmett Till of catcalling her, which led to his brutal lynching, died at the age of 88.

More than 50 people killed and over 400 injured after a mass shooting occurred during a concert in Las Vegas last night.

WorldStar HipHop founder Lee “Q” O’Dnat died Monday night. According to TMZ, the 43-year old media mogul passed away in his sleep.

As we await more details in the death of Sandra Bland, a black woman jailed after a traffic stop in Texas and later found dead in her cell, her family’s attorney is talking. In an interview with NBC, Cannon Lambert, details what he saw on the dashcam video.     The District Attorney on the […]


Geoffrey Holder, beloved multitalented artist, died Sunday in Manhattan at the age of 84. According to a family spokesperson, the cause was complications from pneumonia. Born…


UPDATED 4:25 P.M. EST, 5/28/14: Attorney General Eric Holder has released his statement on Maya Angelou’s passing: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the…

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TMZ has reported that Rodney King has died.  He was found at the bottom of a pool by his fiancee early this morning in Rialto,…

Don Cornelius — who famously created “Soul Train” was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, CA home this morning … and law enforcement sources tell us it appears he committed suicide. We’re told cops discovered the body at around 4 AM PT. Law enforcement sources tell us … Cornelius died from a gunshot wound to […]

LOS ANGELES-Charles “Bubba” Smith who played nine seasons in the NFL and starred in six “Police Academy” movies as officer Hightower has died at 66. TMZ reports: Law enforcement officials tell TMZ … LAPD received a 911 call at 12:54PM today — and officers responded to his home in the Baldwin Hills area. The fire […]

VIA: CNN.COM Arkansas game officials hope testing scheduled to begin Monday will solve the mystery of why up to 5,000 birds fell from the sky just before midnight New Year’s Eve. The birds — most of which were dead — were red-winged blackbirds and starlings, and they were found within a one-mile area of Beebe, […]

R&B singer Teena Marie has passed away at the age of 54. is reporting that the Grammy nominated singer once known as Rick James’…