Past award winners include transgender activist and Olympian Caitlyn Jenner, former NFL player Michael Sam, and award-winning broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.
There is no evidence that the gun was fired, police said. They released information about the finding Tuesday after an attorney for the man accused of shooting Smith hinted that a second gun at the scene made his client fear for his life.
Invoking Martin Luther King Jr., the president said the country needs to possess a "fierce urgency of now" to combat gun violence and not only discuss the latest mass shooting, but prevent it.
The citizens of Akron, Ohio are angry about a White man walking through their neighborhood openly carrying a rifle and handgun. Deone Slater, owner of Kangaroo Kutz, confronted Daniel Kovacevic and refused to allow the gun-toting White man to walk in front of his barbershop. Slater joined guest host Catalina Byrd Tuesday on NewsOne Now to discuss his tense encounter with […]
An NYPD officer has died after he was shot in the head while chasing a gunman in East Harlem on Tuesday.
With gun control fresh on the minds of Americans after Oregon’s Umpqua Community College shooting, yet another heartbreaking story has come to the surface. An argument between two kids in Jefferson County, Tenn. turned deadly on Saturday, when an 11-year-old boy killed his 8-year-old neighbor with a shotgun. According to the Washington Post, the boy wanted […]
The harder individual states push for stricter gun control laws, the more citizens fight back. A man who is a follower of the Sikh faith is suing the state of California to stop their proposed ban on guns claiming it is against his religion. Gursant Singh Khalsa filed a federal lawsuit against the state of […]
In the new comedy “Identity Thief” rapper T.I. plays a gun-toting mercenary named Julian who is hot on the trail of scam artist Diana (Melissa McCarthy) and her reluctant travel companion Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman). The timing of the film piggybacks on the release of his eighth studio album, “Trouble Man: Heavy Is The […]
As details emerged of the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut that claimed the lives of 26 people, condemnation of the act was pretty much universal. Except for some extreme religious zealots, no one could justify the lives that were lost, especially those of the 20 children. However, there has been considerable debate on […]