A heavy rainstorm and massive mudslide in Sierra Leone has displaced around 20,000 people and killed 500. Officials say there are at least 600 people still missing and feared to be dead. The heavy rain caused a mudslide from the slopes of the nearby Mount Sugar Loaf which covered the fragile houses close to the … Continue reading Sierra Leone Mudslide Death Toll to Exceed 500. How you can help.
It was reported today that actor, playwright, and director Nelsan Ellis has died from heart failure at the age of 39. Ellis was best known for his portrayal as Lafayette Reynolds, a sassy and loyal short order cook turned medium on the HBO series, True Blood. Ellis also starred in Lee Daniels' the Butler as … Continue reading Nelsan Ellis, star of True Blood, dies at 39.
Rest In Peace to Venida Browder, the mother of Kalief Browder. Kalief Browder was sent to Rikers Island in 2010 for allegedly stealing a book bag. He was abused by the guards and inmates, spent 2 years in solitary confinement, and was never convicted. He was released in 2013 but would end his own life … Continue reading Venida Browder, mother of Kalief Browder, dies of a heart attack
Ferguson activist, Darren Seals, 29, was found shot to death in a burning car Tuesday, September 6th. A call was made to the arson unit Tuesday morning about a vehicle fire. When the fire was extinguished, the body of Seals was found inside with gunshot wounds. Seals was a prominent leader in the protests surrounding … Continue reading Ferguson Activist, Darren Seals, found dead in a burning car