Colin Kaepernick Gets Death Threats But Not Concerned
While Colin Kaepernick says he’s seen positives emerge from a racial-equality movement sparked by his national-anthem protests, he’s also received death threats as a result.
“I’ve had a few come my way, but not too concerned about it,” Kaepernick said Tuesday inside the 49ers locker room.
Asked if those threats have come only through his social-media channels, Kaepernick responded: “Couple different avenues.”
Rapper Shawty Lo Dead at 40 From Car Crash in Atlanta
Atlanta rapper was killed Wednesday in a fiery crash on I-285 in south Fulton County, according to his official Twitter account. The crash happened about 2:20 a.m.
While the Fulton Medical Examiner’s office has not identified the victim in the crash, the rapper’s brother and a manager confirmed Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker died in the accident on the I-285 southbound ramp to Cascade Road. Shawty Lo was also a member of the Atlanta rap group D4L, who scored a hit with “Laffy Taffy.”
Donald Trump ‘Very Troubled’ Over Terence Crutcher’s Death By Cop?
I would think Mr. Trump really would not address this matter in a sympathetic voice unless there was a motive behind it. Well, yes there appears to be a motive behind it. Donald Trump made his statement about #terencecrutcher in front of an church congregation in Ohio.
Read the facts below:
Donald Trump says he is “very troubled” by the officer-involved shooting of an unarmed black man in Oklahoma last week, the GOP presidential nominee said Wednesday.
“The Hughley’s” Child Star Dorjan Daniels Accused of Murder
Remember the cute kid who played D.L. Hughley’s son, “Michael Hughley,” on the 90’s sitcom The Hughleys? He went by the name of Dee Jay Daniels as a child actor and his real name is Dorjan Lyndell Daniels. Daniels is 27 years old now and after also starring in other shows such as In the House, Coach, The Wayans Bros, Grace Under Fire and Cold Case, things have clearly changed for him. Not only does he look a LOT different from the clean cut kid we all knew him to be on the show, but his life almost changed drastically in 2012. When he was 24 (in 2012), he got caught up in a really bad situation that landed him on trial for murder, fighting for his freedom.
Ride Sharing Company Lyft Proposes Sale to Apple, Amazon, Google and Others
Lyft, the second-biggest ride-hailing company in the United States behind Uber, is grappling with those forces — but has found that its options are limited.
The company, which is based in San Francisco, has in recent months held talks or made approaches to sell itself to companies including General Motors, Apple, Google, Amazon, Uber and Didi Chuxing, according to a dozen people who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the discussions were private. One person said it was Lyft who was approached by interested parties.
Aretha Franklin Cancels Shows Again 3 Years Later Due to Health Issues
UPDATE on Sept. 7, 2016:
We heard this from I Love Old School Music Blog that Aretha Franklin needs back stage breaks to get through her performances. We are not sure if this is why she is cancelling shows but back in May, her band member explained why she leaves the stage for a ‘break’ while they keep playing:
The National Anthem “Star Spangled Banner” Does not Stand for African Americans [LYRICS]
We read through the national anthem and we can see why Colin Kaepernick will not stand for it. We made some notes below along with the song and its lyrics. If you did not know, saluting to the flag and singing this song, goes against what it is supposed to to stand for…which is ALL MEN!
Who Bishop Eddie Long Trying To Fool? Taking a Break from the Church Amidst Illness
The Christian Post reported they received notice from an elder of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and she stated Bishop Eddie Long will be away from the church until October.
After admitting this week that he is facing a “health challenge” shrouded in conjecture, controversial megachurch pastor, Bishop Eddie Long, 63, is now on a mysterious “sabbatical,” his church said.