African American Issues Archives

Flavor Flav Takes His Name Off Iowa Chicken Shack

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Finally after the drama filled rumors that involved Flavor Flav and his chicken shack regarding him not paying employees in Iowa, he is pulling the plugged on the Iowa franchise because he claims management was mishandling the restaurant. Not only was the business end being neglected he claims that the food was a constant issue.

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Woman Arrested For Biting Mans Penis {Video}

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Lucinda V. Kinder, 32, of Coralville, has been arrested for domestic abuse assault without intent causing injury after police responded to an incident at her home.

Coralville Police responded to the scene for a 911 hangup, where they found that Kinder and the male victim had been arguing. Kinder allegedly punched the victim, scratched his left shoulder, and then bit his penis, police reports said. READ MORE

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It’s hard to believe that it has already been 9 years. On April 25, 2002, Lisa (Left Eye) Lopes of the group TLC was the sole fatality of a car accident in Honduras leaving behind band mates Chilli and T-Boz. The industry still morns the lost of such a talented and beautiful spirit. We here at FreddyO.com keep the Lopes family, Chilli, T-Boz and everyone affected by her loss lifted up in prayer. RIP Left Eye, gone but never forgotten. READ MORE

Antoine Dodson Arrested For Marijuana Possession

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Antoine Dodson always preaches “Hide ya kids, hide ya wife!” — but he should be preaching “Hide ya pot!” … because he was busted early this morning for marijuana possession. Around 2:30AM Saturday morning, Kevin Antoine Dodson was arrested for possession of marijuana in Huntsville, Alabama. ‘Toine had gone back home after all his Hollywood hopping, and ended up catching a second degree misdemeanor charge! He was released soon after. READ MORE

Mc Donalds Brawl In Baltimore {Video}

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What Is Going On?

A video of a vicious beating at a Baltimore County McDonald’s restaurant went viral Friday, garnering hundreds of thousands of views on websites and prompting the fast-food giant to issue a statement condemning the incident.

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In defence of McDonald’s please know the brand who always looks out for the community had nothing to do with this, I can not say that for the store however.  The video shows two women — one of them a 14-year-old girl — repeatedly kicking and punching the 22-year-old victim in the head, as an employee of the Rosedale restaurant and a patron try to intervene. Others can be heard laughing, and men are seen standing idly by.

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This is Vernon Hackett, 22, the McDonalds employee who filmed the assault with his cell phone at the McDonalds restaurant at 6315 Kenwood Avenue, in Rosedale, MD.Another blogger called the store and spoke to a nice young lady who said this staffer’s employment status is “under review.” I assume that means he’s suspended or fired.

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There are new reports that mediation sessions could be close to an agreement in the sexual misconduct case of Bishop Eddie Long. Four young men have sued Long, his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and the LongFellows Youth Academy, alleging Long coerced them into having sexual relations.

Last year all parties agreed to mediation. An agreement would avoid a lengthy and costly trial. If an agreement isn’t reached, the case could go to trial this summer. Channel 2 Action News reported Thursday that mediation efforts to reach an agreement may be in the final stages, but none of the parties would confirm.

“We don’t have anything to comment about the status of the cases,”

Art Franklin, a spokesman for Long, said Thursday. READ MORE

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Bobbi Kristina daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston and Montana Fishburne daughter of Lawrence Fishburne are rumored new Bff’s. And word on the street is Whitney is pissed.  Can you say train wreck?

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Today Wendy Williams revealed on her show that in hopes of cleaning up her daughters act, Whitney moved from Atlanta to LA. Upon moving Bobbi made new friends one of which was adult film Star Montana Fishburne also known as Chippie D. Did we mention Montana recently did time in jail for going into someones house and beating them up. READ MORE

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My man Tyler Perry showed us how he really felt about your boy Spike Lee’s negative comments towards his films. Spike has been known to make a few derogatory comments about the “quality” of Tyler’s films. Perry has remained a gentleman and professional thus far but evidently he is now fed up. When recently asked about the comments, Tyler had this to say: “Spike can go straight to hell!” SN: I wonder if he said it in his Tyler or Madea voice LOL

Tyler also had this to say:


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