This list features the “Top 10 Black News Stories of the Week.” Making headlines this week include: an “Ugly White Woman”, “50 Cent Charged with Domestic Violence”, “Kerry Washington Gets Married,” “Meagon Good’s Sexy Dress,” and a “Guide on How Not to Get Shot by the Police.”
10. “Ugly White Lady”
Missouri police charged 37 year old Cynthia Brown on Monday with three felonies stemming from the March car theft that led to an Amber Alert and massive search for two small children. Read more…
9. Women Accused of Using 9 Year Old to Steal Purse From Chuck E. Cheese’s
Two Florida women are accused of having used a 9 year old boy to help them steal a purse from a woman while attending a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese’s. Read more…
8. California Man’s Dog Shot by Police During Arrest
It seems that the only way to keep police officers throughout the country honest is to film them. Read more…
7. LL Cool J: ‘Most Rappers Out Now Can’t Rap!’
Over a career that spans roughly three decades (yes, he’s that old), LL has managed to conquer just about every mountain in hip-hop, and then some.
6. 50 Cent Charged in Domestic Violence Spat with New Baby Mama
In the process of reporting that rapper/actor/author/businessman 50 Cent has been charged with domestic violence by the Los Angeles City attorney’s office, TMZ also found out dude apparently is a relatively new daddy, too. Read more…
5. Kerry Washington gets married!
The Scandal actress tied the knot with San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha in a secret ceremony on June 24 in Hailey, Idaho, reports E! News and ET.
4. Meagan Good: God Didn’t Have a Problem with Sexy BET Awards Dress
As soon as we saw Meagan Good in that dress, cut to her navel, we knew some folks … Christian folks in particular … were going to have a serious problem with it. Read more…
3. Could You Pass The Literacy Test Given To Black Voters In The 1960s
Below are scans of an actual “literacy test” given to black voters by the state of Louisiana in the 1960s. Read more…
2. LeVar Burton’s Guide to NOT Getting Shot by the Cops (Watch)
Even though he’s definitely in the good guy category, former “Reading Rainbow” host LeVar Burton, still has a fear of being mistreated by police because of his skin color. Read more…
1. CNN Panel on the N-Word: ‘White People Should Absolutely Not Use It!’
For the past couple of weeks, race has been a big topic of discussion. Read more…
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