Straight Outta Compton’s Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Want No Involvement in Suge Knight lawsuit
As their film Straight Outta Compton continues to top the box office nationwide, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube are actively trying to distance themselves from the incident involving Suge Knight that occurred back in January, leaving one man dead.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dre and Cube have filed court papers demanding they be released from a lawsuit over the incident which occurred in Compton during the movie’s filming. Knight, who has been arrested, ran over one of the film’s technical advisers, Cle “Bone” Sloan, and Compton businessman, Terry Carter, with his pickup truck. Carter passed away following the incident.
Praise God! Pastor Joel Peebles and Wife Now Return to Jericho City of Praise
After a three-year court battle, Joel Peebles is back at the Jericho City of Praise, the church his family built into one of the Washington area’s largest and best-known houses of worship.
“All that I want to say is to God be the glory, and we are humbled and blessed,” said Peebles as he, his wife and their son left the administrative offices of the 100-acre Landover campus Friday afternoon. “I have to get my son to football practice.”
49ers’ Aldon Smith Released After Latest Arrest
More than missing one of the game’s most menacing pass rushers, the San Francisco 49ers care that Aldon Smith can carry on with a healthy life off the field over the long haul.
With or without football.
Smith received second chance after second chance with the Niners before they finally had enough following his fifth run-in with the law. The franchise parted ways with the troubled but talented linebacker Friday after Santa Clara police accused him of drunken driving, hit and run and vandalism.
Has President Obama Failed Black People, Says Jesse Jackson
President Barack Obama hasn’t leveraged the full force of federal agencies to target systemic and historical inequities that keep blacks in the U.S. behind whites in employment, opportunity and wealth, the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. said.
The veteran civil rights activist criticized the president this week amid a nationwide campaign to inspire a sense of empowerment among African-Americans and accountability in government and corporations toward disadvantaged populations.
Jackson, who fought poverty and racism alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s, launched the campaign this year amid ongoing strife over police shootings in communities of color and economic inequalities.
Texas Pastor Who Shot Church Burglar, Gets Arrested Again
Exactly one week ago, Lee Marvin Blue, Jr., was shot by a Baytown pastor, during what investigators say was a church burglary. His injuries were so serious that he has a scar around his neck with surgical staples.
That’s why it’s surprising that early Monday morning, Blue was arrested again on a new charge –breaking into a Burger King restaurant on Scott St.
Bishop TD Jakes Gives Strong Words Against Gays in His Church
Wow! This is a tough one. If gays attend your church, no, we don’t want them trying to change the word of God beliefs in that church; but should we be telling them to go to their own ‘kind’ of church instead? Should we even have that talk because is it almost like condoning the sin instead of helping them out of the sin? Well, here’s what he has to say about it.
Bishop T.D. Jakes recommends that gays attend gay-affirming churches.
NY Elementary Principal Commits Suicide, Accused of State Test Cheating
An elementary school principal in Manhattan, Jeanene Worrell-Breeden, has reportedly committed suicide by throwing herself on the Subway tracks in front of the B train on St. Nicholas Avenue on April 17. She died eight days later at the hospital. She was 49-years-old. Rumors had circulated that she had died in a car accident.