Tag Archives: Racism

Jay-Z & the NFL form ‘alliance’ for social activism and league-wide entertainment

Jay-Z & NFL teaming up. Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — Rap mogul Jay-Z, a huge apologist for Colin Kaepernick, is teaming up with the NFL on social activism and event planning because, according to league officials, his Roc Nation agency will “strengthen [the] community through music and the NFL’s Inspire Change Initiative.” The alliance was announced Tuesday. The ...

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Trump catching hell, tells Democratic congresswomen to leave the country

Trump ticks off Congresswomen.  Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON — “Why don’t they go back” where they came from. Those are the racially-charged words of President Donald Trump who’s catching hell after he suggested that a quartet of Democratic congresswomen return to their native land. His targets are Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Rashida Tlaib of ...

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Through hell and back: Michelle Obama discusses adversity at Essence Festival

Michelle Obama talks adversity.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW ORLEANS — “Ain’t no mountain high enough…” Michelle Obama raised eyebrows Saturday night at the 2019 Essence Festival when she drew parallels between black women in politics and mountain-climbing. Donning a sexy curly fry hairdo, the former First Lady told CBS News anchor Gayle King she traveled through hell and back ...

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Raw Video: Chicago police released Jussie Smollett videos tied to alleged hate crime

Police released Jussie’s videos.  Blog King, Mass Appeal CHICAGO — Law enforcement officials in Chicago have released more than 70 hours of raw video in the matter of former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett who remains under investigation for lying to police about a staged hate crime. In one video, body cam footage shows a blurred-faced Jussie wearing a noose around ...

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Protesters in Wyandotte County seeking ‘monumental’ changes with KCK Police

Protesters seeking ‘big time’ changes. Blog King, Mass Appeal KANSAS CITY, Kan — No justice, no peace? A coterie of demonstrators in Wyandotte County took it to the streets Wednesday afternoon in what they’re calling a “March for Justice” in downtown Kansas City, Kansas — claiming there’s been “decades of misconduct” by the KCK Police Department. “This will only begin ...

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Black man suing Buffalo Wild Wings in Overland Park for racial discrimination

Black man is suing Buffalo Wild Wings. Blog King, Mass Appeal OVERLAND PARK — A 55-year-old black man has filed a federal lawsuit against Buffalo Wild Wings in Overland Park, Kansas — claiming managers repeatedly uttered racist remarks while allowing white employees to snub African-American customers for one reason: “Blacks don’t give good tips.” The restaurant is located in the ...

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“Empire” officially severs ties with Jussie Smollett amid MAGA attack controversy

Jussie Smollett won’t be back.  Blog King, Mass Appeal CHICAGO — Homosexual actor Jussie Smollett is unemployed. On Tuesday, Fox Entertainment announced “Empire” has been renewed for a sixth season despite a gradual nosedive in television ratings. But the next installment won’t include Jussie. That’s because network officials decided not to bring him back in wake of allegations claiming he ...

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All 16 charges dropped against ‘Empire’ thespian Jussie Smollett, public outraged

Jussie Smollett dodges a bullet. Blog King, Mass Appeal CHICAGO — Mark Geragos does it again. Damn, it pays to have a good lawyer. Despite surveillance video and ample evidence, legal counsel for Jussie Smollett said all criminal charges against the “Empire” actor have been dropped. Amid conjecture of jail time, the 36-year-old homosexual was exonerated Tuesday afternoon at the ...

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