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  • beauty supply store looted for second time
    More looting, unrest in Ferguson, after memorial to Michael Brown catches fire
    What does it take to induce theblack inhabitants of Ferguson, Mo., to riot in the streets, destroy property, and steal from one another?If no other provocation is handy, an act of God will do just fine.Yesterday, it was noted atLiberty...
  • Lend your voice to help stop the violence
    Coming together as a community to stop the violence
    Remember the woman with the black eye you passed on the street? You wondered what happened but you never stopped to ask. Remember the night someone senselessly died at the club? It was just a misunderstanding, until weapons made an appearance....
  • ISIS targets Time Square
    FCNL fighting the flow of frustration with peaceful alternative
    From the time of Cain and Abel, mankind has given in to frustration and turned to violence. We've also, unfortunately, found ways for our religions to justify those reactions. Feelings of futility regarding our relationships has been firmly...
  • Conner needs your support
    Conner needs your support
    Back in early June, I wrote you about two year-old Conner Bachuss who died at the hands of his mother's, Mashanna Bachuss, ex-boyfriend Ronald Saunders. Today, I received word there has been an update in the case. Saunders parole hearing is...
  • When is the right time to strike a child?
    When is the right time to strike a child?
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has opened up the discussion on a complex issue. Although Peterson faces child abuse accusations stemming from the physical contact he has previously had in attempting to discipline his children, the...
  • Darren Wilson
    New Black Panther leader: Officer Darren Wilson wanted 'dead or alive'
    On Sunday, Mauricelm-Lei Millere, a "lead advisor and liaison" for the New Black Panther Party, said on his Facebook page that Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who shot Michael Brown, is wanted, "dead or alive....
  • IPV
    Intimate Partner Violence is Beyond Skin Deep
    The Dance of a SurvivorLike a marionette on a stringI dangleI dance for youcrafting my every movecontrolled by your powera master manipulatorI’m fearful of your abuseso I, I dancewith tear-filled eyesand with every tug of the string, I...
  • Why the Ray Rice video matters
    Why the Ray Rice video matters
    The departure of Ray Rice from the Baltimore Ravens and his indefinite suspension from the NFL due to his domestic violence incident have dominated the national news. The former Ravens running back was originally suspended for two games by the NFL...
  • Police
    The Solution to Violent Crime in Memphis
    It’s no secret that Memphis, Tennessee has been listed as one of the cities with some of the most violent crime rates in years. There are numerous suggestions as to why this is so problematic. Some suggest that it’s mainly random crime...
  • The mob rules
    Out-of-control teen mob violently attack shoppers in Memphis
    An out-of-control horde of youth rampaged through a grocery store parking lot, in Memphis, violently attacking shoppers on Saturday evening. The mob consisted of around 100-125 teens intent on injuring, perhaps even killing, shoppers and employees...
  • shame
    UN reports 1 in 10 girls sexually abused worldwide
    In what is being called the largest-ever compilation of data on violence against children, the United Nations reports that 1 in 10 girls – roughly 120 million worldwide – have been the victims of rape or other forms of sexual abuse...
  • Islamic militants
    CNN's Don Lemon: 'Is Islam more violent than any other faith?'
    On Thursday, CNN's Don Lemon asked a question that many in the so-called "mainstream media" would rather avoid. Mediaite said that Lemon asked a panel of guests: "Is Islam more violent than any other faith?""Let&rsquo...
  • Teen boys flee into the night
    Nashville alert: 32 felons escaped last night, 17 are still at large
    Residents of Nashville, Tenn., are asked to be on the lookout for a group of young men on the run from the law. According to CNN, at approximately 11:00pm Monday night, 32 boys escaped from the Woodland Hills Development Center. Authorities said...
  • Avalynn
    Who brutally beat this kindergartner?
    A young child has been obviously battered, but the staff at her school are behaving suspiciously, according to this Monday news report. The child's mother Lacey Harris believes she was beaten by another child at a slide at the school, but the...
  • MEN: Top ten ways to lose your relationship
    MEN: Top ten ways to lose your relationship
    Treat your significant other as if they are a piece of furniture. Something you use but can throw in the trash anytime you want.Text your significant other 25-50 times in one day. Especially if they are in the middle of an important work meeting...