What's On Today - Friday

George Zimmerman Is On A Dating App With A Fake Name

George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012 and is still living his disgusting life, despite endless run ins with the law. Everything from aggravated assault and domestic violence in 2015 to attempting to auction off the gun he used to kill Trayvon to accusations criminal stalking in May, this man should not be on the streets. However, not only is he on the streets, he is getting banned from datings apps.

According to Creative Loafing, Zimmerman is going by the name Carer on Tinder. His profile reads he is a self-employed ‘consultant,’ whatever that means, at studied at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. See the Tinder profile below: [Read more]

Michael Jackson’s Children Reportedly Preparing An Epic Lawsuit Against Wade Robson And James Safechuck

“Leaving Neverland” premiered last month on HBO and while the Jackson children have not said much, they are allegedly ready for a serious legal fight. The documentary about child abuse allegations against Michael Jackson rests on two accusers, Wade Robson and James Safechuck. Now, they might have to pay for the accusations in court.

Page Six is reporting, “Prince, Paris and Prince Michael Jackson II, aka ‘Blanket,’ are on a mission to find out if the men were paid, in any capacity, for their participation, and to look for any inconsistencies in their accounts of the alleged abuse.” [Read more]

Philadelphia DA Grants Mumia Abu-Jamal Another Chance At Freedom Over ‘An Appearance Of Bias’

In December, Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Leon Tucker, who ruled that the “slightest appearance of bias or lack of impartiality undermines the entire judiciary.”

The Associated Press reports, “District Attorney Larry Krasner initially fought Tucker’s order, fearing it could affect a large number of convictions. On Wednesday, he dropped his challenge, citing a revised ruling from Tucker that narrows the scope of his order.”

Jamar’s lawyers claimed that the former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Ronald Castille was biased in upholding the murder conviction of a policeman against Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence. [Read more]

R. Kelly Might Be Headed Back To Jail

Here we go again. Failure to make child support payments could result in more jail time for R. Kelly, who claims to be broke while also defending himself in a criminal sex abuse case.

The disgraced R&B singer missed his last two months of child support payments to his ex Andrea Kelly, according to TMZ.

Kelly is required to pay $20,833 a month in child support. In March, he was arrested for falling behind on the payments that totaled more the $160,000 at that time. Someone paid the six-figure tab on Kelly’s behalf to get him out of jail in Chicago. [Read more]

Calls For Laura Ingraham’s Firing

Several rappers are calling for the firing of Fox’s Laura Ingraham after a Nipsey Hussle segment on her show The Ingraham Angle.  On Friday’s show, Ingraham talked about the late Hussle and his Los Angeles memorial, a referenced a song he featured on, YG’s “F- Donald Trump.”  She continued to criticize Hussle for the song while only showing a frame of YG, and laughed about him with her guest host.  This prompted a strong reaction from the music community with rappers like The Game, Snoop Dogg, and T.I. all calling on Fox News to fire Ingraham for her “disrespectful” comments.  The singer Tank also called her out and posted a petition proposing her removal.  It’s been signed by thousands.  [Read more]

Nipsey Hussle’s Family Is ‘Financially Secure’ And Doesn’t Need Any Help

Many people are still mourning the loss of Nipsey Hussle. However, former NFL player Reggie Bush has received backlash for allegedly starting a GoFundMe page for the rapper’s children. He was asked to take down the crowdfunding page. Now it’s being made clear that Hussle’s family is well taken care of,

TMZ reports, “We’re told the family is grateful for the outpouring of support, but as one source put it — Nip just wouldn’t want it that way, and since he left his family financially secure … it’s just not necessary.” They are not accepting any donations. [Read more]

Brother In Jussie Smollett Case Was Previously Charged With Attempted Murder

The brothers in the Jussie Smollett case have walked away with no repercussions, even though they admitted to attacking the “Empire” actor before claiming it was a hoax set up by him. One of the brothers, Abel Osundairo, appears to be flourishing. He just won a boxing competition in Chicago on Friday night. In addition, the brothers’ fitness training business is reportedly on fire.

But as their futures were looking bright, their past may be coming back to haunt them: Olabinjo Osundairo was charged with attempted murder in 2011. [Read more]

‘Substantial Amount Of Evidence’ Faces Suspected White Supremacist Accused Of Burning Black Churches

Louisiana prosecutors gave a glimpse of its case against the suspected white supremacist who left a trail of damning evidence appearing to connect him to the three Black churches that were burned down in recent weeks.

Local authorities laid out new evidence against accused arsonist Holden Matthews and added state hate crime charges against him at a court hearing on Monday, the Advocate reported. He’s also now being charged with two counts of simple arson of a religious building and one count of aggravated arson of a religious building. [Read more]

Jackie Robinson Day!

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It’s Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball.  Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier as the first African-American to play in the majors with the Brooklyn Dodgers on this Day in 1947.  Players, managers, and coaches throughout the league will wear his retired number-42 jersey.  There will also be a commemorative sleeve patch and cap insignia.  Teams that are off today, will celebrate Tuesday instead. 

Source: Metrosource

Woods Back on Top with Masters Win!

Tiger Woods captured his fifth Masters title and his 15th major tournament on Sunday.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times

Tiger Woods completed a comeback from personal and professional adversity on Sunday, capturing his fifth Masters title and his 15th major tournament with a victory that snapped a decade-long championship drought and instantly returned him to the top of the sports world.

It was a monumental triumph for Woods, a come-from-behind victory for a player who had had so much go wrong on the course and off after his personal life began to come apart on Thanksgiving night in 2009. [Read more]