Manchester Arena Bomber Sought Revenge, Thought Muslims Were Mistreated
Days before Salman Abedi blew himself up and killed 22 people outside a Manchester concert on Monday, he told his parents he was leaving their home in Libya to go on a pilgrimage to the Muslim holy city of Mecca, despite having other plans.
Interviews with friends and family suggest that Abedi grew up in a world that straddled middle-class Britain and the Libya of his parents, both before and after the chaotic collapse of strongman Moammar Gadhafi’s regime.
Acquitted White Cope from Tulsa Who Killed Terence Crutcher To Get Back Pay!
There is really never any real justice when it comes to white cops killing black men and women on the streets for no good reason. I really hate that this woman gets back pay in exchange for this man’s life. Shame on the whole dang system.
The Latest on a white Tulsa police officer who was acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man (all times local):
Alton Sterling’s Family Demands Immediate Firing of Officers Responsible for His Death
The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man’s death.
In a letter Wednesday to Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr., attorneys contend the officers violated the police department’s policy regarding de-escalation.
“It specifically cites information provided by the U.S. Department of Justice during a meeting in early May that Officer Blane Salamoni put his gun to Sterling’s head and, using an expletive, threatened to shoot him.
Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case Has 2 Out of 12 Black Jurors
The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members.
Prosecutors and the defense team on Wednesday also selected three of six alternates, and two of them are black.
Cosby’s lawyers had complained this week that prosecutors were trying to keep blacks off the jury with their seven strikes. The judge, though, found prosecutors had other valid reasons to strike two black women earlier this week. The jury makeup of 17 percent is higher than the 13 percent black population in Allegheny County.
Democrats Brings to House Floor Trump’s Impeachment
Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) says he plans to call for President Trump to be impeached on the House floor on Wednesday morning.
“Today on the floor of the Congress of the United States of America, I will call for the Impeachment of the President,” Green tweeted.
During a news conference Monday afternoon, Green accused the president of obstructing the ongoing investigation into possible ties between his campaign and Russia, saying “the mantra should be ITN: Impeach Trump now.”
Green initially said Monday he would wait a few weeks before starting the impeachment process, KHOU Houston reported.
Iyanla Fix My Life: A Mother’s Rapist is Friends of her Daughter! [Video]
Iyanla is still fixing folks’ lives and in these episodes from Family Of Lies, Shay finds out she was friends with her mother’s rapist unbeknownst to her.
Iyanla Fix My Life airs on OWN Saturdays 9/8C.
Turn the page to see all the highlights from these episodes from “Family Of Lies.”
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Comedienne Mo’Nique Says Oprah, Tyler Perry, and Lee Daniels Blackballed Her From Hollywood
Mo’Nique is not backing down from the comments she made about Lee Daniels, Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey.
Over the weekend, Mo went in on the entertainment moguls during her standup show at the Apollo Theater. In a video posted to Instagram, she accused all three of them of black balling her from Hollywood, and she capped it off by saying they could “suck [her] ***, if [she] had one.”
Most people might be rethinking their actions and walking back their words a couple days later for the sake of saving face, but not Mo’Nique.
SC Bus Driver Evacuates 56 Students from Burning School Bus
A South Carolina woman is receiving well-deserved praise for evacuating 56 children safely when her school bus caught fire on Tuesday morning, WGCL-TV reports.
Spartanburg County School District Superintendent Scott Turner said his “heart sank,” when he arrived at the scene after firefighters put out the flames, according to the outlet.
He later tweeted that everyone is unharmed, and Teresa Stroble, the driver, is a hero. “She evacuated 56 students in under a minute. God bless her. So grateful for her quick action,” Turner said.