A pair of white female students at Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas are in hot water after a rap track about lynching Black boys they recorded surfaced. The two students have written apologies to their friends and others students, but shifted the blame onto society for their racist and offensive lyrics.
The case of missing a Mississippi Black man has ended in tragedy after his body was discovered hanging from a tree Thursday (Mar. 19) evening. Otis Byrd, 54, was reported missing near the top of the month and his death has sparked an investigation by the FBI and the Justice Department.
Lennon Lacy, a 17-year-old football player from Bladenboro, N.C., was found dead from an apparent hanging suicide last August. After claims from his mother and the NAACP that his death was actually a lynching, the FBI has said it will look further into the matter.
A group of high school wrestlers are being investigated for taking a photo of what appears to be the white male students lynching a Black wrestling dummy in New Jersey. State officials are examining possible civil rights violations of the case, and the school superintendent says his office took steps to reprimand the boys as […]
A judge in Illinois handed down an unconventional punishment to a teen convicted in a noose attack. Matthew Herrmann, 19, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery for helping to put a noose around the neck of a Black teen, and received a probation sentence, alongside the writing assignment.
Ten years ago, Nas was banned from Hot 97’s Summer Jam for wanting to lynch a dummy of Jay-Z on stage at the height of their rivalry. He later took his grievances to an emerging rival radio station known as Power 105.1. Looking at this pretty creepy footage of the making of the dummy, Hot […]
As a southerner, I vigorously defend my part of the nation and our culture against anyone that would speak ill of it. Having said that, Herman Thomas is not a person that should be endorsed. The 48-year-old former circuit judge has formally been accused of having sex with several male inmates within Alabama’s prison sentence […]