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  • 'Rubble Kings' traces origin of hip-hop in the Bronx

    'Rubble Kings' traces origin of hip-hop in the Bronx
    It's easy, when watching "Rubble Kings," the new documentary from director Shan Nicholson and narrated by John Leguizamo, to ask yourself, "What does this have to do with hip-hop?"
  • Call in the National Guard to protect Chicago's South and West sides

    Call in the National Guard to protect Chicago's South and West sides
    There's a reason Spike Lee's new movie title, "Chiraq," makes us uncomfortable. We would love to dismiss outright the comparison of our beloved city with Iraq, denouncing it as outrageous, sensational and offensive, but we all know that it's not. The...

    A mother asks why some black lives don't matter to other blacks

    A mother asks why some black lives don't matter to other blacks
    Jennifer Rivers never imagined that her son's Chuck Taylors would lead to his death. Rivers, 59, has lived her whole life in South Los Angeles and remembers when wearing the wrong colors in the wrong neighborhood would make you a target. But that was...

    Baltimore police rebuked for 'uncorroborated' gang threat report on day of Freddie Gray funeral

    Baltimore police rebuked for 'uncorroborated' gang threat report on day of Freddie Gray funeral
    City leaders questioned Thursday why the Baltimore Police Department issued a public warning, on the morning of Freddie Gray's funeral, that gang members had teamed up to "take out" police officers. Police announced on April 27 a "credible threat"...

    2 charged in Elizabeth gang-related killing

    Authorities have made two arrests stemming from the April gang-related shooting that left a young man dead in Elizabeth. Union County prosecutors have charged 19-year-old Juan Barraza and a 16-year-old with murder in the death of 18-year-old Oscar...