Roz Edward, National Content Director

    Capt. Johnson is a Kappa, Not a Gang Member; CNN Mistakes Nupe Sign

    *Since taking over security in Ferguson, Missouri following the killing of Michael Brown, veteran Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson has taken several photos with community folk while throwing a hand sign that has been misreported as a gang sign. But as it turns out, Capt. Johnson is a Nupe. The Washington Post’s Soraya Nadia McDonald […]

    Lauryn Hill Releases ‘Black Rage’ as Ode to Ferguson (Listen)

    *Lauryn Hill has dedicated her latest release to the city of Ferguson, Mo., where protesters railing against the shooting death of Michael Brown have been clashing with police and local authorities in a fight for justice. The song, “Black Rage (Sketch),” is set to the tune of “My Favorite Things” from the Sound of Music. […]

    ‘Ice Bucket Challege’ Co-Founder, Corey Griffin, is Dead at 27

    *Oh man, this is a really tragic. We just recently came to hear about the Ice Bucket Challenge that is taking social media by storm, only to learn that Corey Griffin, one of the men behind the viral charity craze, has drowned. We’ve seen the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Iyanla Vanzant, Kerry Washington, […]