One of the teens involved in a 2009 Chicago brawl that left 16-year-old honor student Derrion Albert dead says he’s learned from the experience and is pledging to turn his life around. A now much wiser 18-year-old Vashawn Bullock is sitting down to tell reporters how his life changed forever that fateful September day. Footage […]

After writing that heartbreaking story about 16-year-old Fred Couch losing his life in Chicago, the only question that kept racing through my mind was, Does it ever stop? By it, I mean violence. The society we live in today has become so violent that we have become desensitized to the magnitude of this tumultuous world […]


Police have arrested a 42-year-old parolee in the fatal shooting of Fenger High School student Fred Couch. Randall White has been charged with first-degree murder and is expected to appear in court for a bond hearing this morning. When police arrived to arrest him, he fled on foot but was soon captured and taken into […]

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Another student from the  High School attended by beating victim, Derrion Albert, was killed just before the New Year. 16-year-old Fred Couch of Fenger High School  lost his life Wednesday after being gunned down outside of a convenience store. Surveillance footage outside of a Big Sam’s Mini Mart where the incident took place shows Couch […]


Levell Crump better known as David Banner, stepped onto the Hip-Hop scene with his gritty lyrics and pleasantly plump figure telling all the “real girls to get down on the flo.” Soon thereafter he shocked the world by dropping several LBs and turning into a fit and trim community activist. As previously reported Banner acted […]

Since the murder of Derrion Albert, many rappers have weighed in to say that action needs to be taken as the aggression  in the African-American community has escalated. It was reported earlier that Twista had made a more direct approach by visiting those that were friends of Albert. With such a heavy influence in the […]

“All these kids been getting killed, all this stuff going on, we have to make a change.” Ever since the tragedy of Derrion Albert in Chicago, Hip-Hop has risen as a community to raise more awareness of the troubles going on within the youth, but it has been hard to say if things have actually […]


One of the teenagers accused of beating 16-year-old Derrion Albert to death is being let free. First degree murder charges were dropped against 18-year-old Eugene Bailey who was arrested two days after the honor student’s killing outside of Fenger Academy High School. The state’s attorney’s office released a statement on his release saying, “While the […]