Tag Archives: violence

  • Waka Flocka Flame Joins United in Peace for Charity Concert

    May 16, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Guess what? Waka Flocka Flame and his co-horts, Wallace Gator Bradley and United in Peace are working together to help stop the violence in Chicago with a special concert in June. Like many other artists, Waka has been vocal about making the streets of the south side of Chicago safer. “Senseless acts of violence is […]

  • 50 Cent Argues His Music Shares No Link with Promotion of Gun Violence

    Apr 21, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *For a long time, rap music has been a part of the growing trend of violence across the country. In a discussion on CBS News’ “Sunday Morning,” hip hop mogul 50 Cent argued that there is little to no connection between hip hop and gun violence. The multi-talented rapper explained that his music is a […]

  • What South Central’s PCITI Taught Sweden About Gang & Violence Prevention (Watch)

    Apr 4, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *A group of serious young adults from Nookoping, Sweden raised money through multiple fundraisers to travel to Los Angeles for the purpose of learning skills that would aid them in their ground level quest to stop violence in their communities. Their story has been also been documented on video in an excellent piece produced and […]

  • Attacks on Reporters in Oakland Slows Reporting in the City

    Mar 6, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Sometimes reporters have to go into the trenches to get their stories. There have been storms, riots, stand-offs, and other dangerous situations that could threaten a reporter’s life, yet they get in there and report the story anyway…till now. According to Richard Prince’s Journal-isms, the city of Oakland, California, has become a real hotbed of […]

  • Pastors Unite to Fight Black on Black Violence

    Mar 5, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Before families in Miami’s black communities bury loved ones killed by violent shootings, they call a pastor, says the Miami Herald. Then pastors console grief-stricken mothers and fathers. And on the day of the funeral, usually a Saturday, they look into the tear-streaked faces of mourners and deliver a eulogy that touches on the value […]

  • Chamique Holdsclaw Indicted

    Mar 1, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 9 Comments


    *Former WNBA player and Olympic gold medalist Chamique Holdsclaw is being indicted for charges stemming from a Nov. 2012 shooting in Atlanta. The basketball player is being charged with aggravated assault, criminal damage, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. She was arrested following an argument with basketball peer and ex-girlfriend, […]