Police detain Black teen for riding with his White grandmother

Akil Carter in Police Car

A  ride home from church turned into a frightening police encounter for a Black teen near Milwaukee. Akil Carter, 18, was picked up by his White grandmother and friend as she was going home from church to give him a ride to work. A few minutes later Wauwatosa Police pulled over the blue Lexus and ordered Akil out of the car at gunpoint, then cuffed him and placed him in the back of the squad car.i Continue reading “Police detain Black teen for riding with his White grandmother”

NFL TE Julius Thomas Retires to Pursue Ph.D. in Psychology to Study CTE

ulius Thomas Retires to Pursue Ph.D.

NFL tight end for the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins, Julius Thomas, 30, announced his retirement from football to pursue his doctorate in psychology. Thomas is looking to anchor his research on CTE in order to investigate “the effects of contact sports on brain trauma and neurobehavioral performance.” Continue reading “NFL TE Julius Thomas Retires to Pursue Ph.D. in Psychology to Study CTE”

White man who killed Markeis McGlockton dad over parking spot finally charged

Markeis McGlockton

There has been a dramatic change in the case of the White man who shot a Black father in front of his girlfriend and kids.i

Back on July 19, Michael Drejka, 47, of Clearwater, Florida, decided to confront Britany Jacobs, who was in a car with her two kids in a handicapped parking spot. Drejka yelled at Jacobs to “move the f—ing car,” and Jacobs’ boyfriend Markeis McGlockton, 28, heard the commotion from inside the store and rushed outside, leaving his small son behind. Continue reading “White man who killed Markeis McGlockton dad over parking spot finally charged”

Prayers up for Aretha Franklin, reportedly “gravely ill” in a Detroit Hospital

Aretha Franklin, reportedly "gravely ill" in a Detroit Hospital

We are praying for Aretha Franklin who is Reported to be “Gravely Ill” in a Detroit Hospital, Surrounded by Family.

According to reports, Aretha Franklin, 76, is “gravely ill” and surrounded by family at a Detroit hospital. While not many details are known about the situation, Franklin is said to be in serious condition.  Franklin, 76, has dealt with numerous health issues in recent years, leading the singer to announce her retirement in February 2017.  Continue reading “Prayers up for Aretha Franklin, reportedly “gravely ill” in a Detroit Hospital”