Monthly Archives: December 2014

Garbage Man Returns Lost Gift Card & Family Repays His Kindness [VIDEO]

Here we have today’s ‘Good News of the Day’ with a holiday twist! A sanitation worker in Colorado returned a Christmas present to a family who accidentally threw it out. And now, they are repaying his act of kindness in a big way. Check out this heartwarming story below…

NYPD Cops Frisk & Throw Man On Ground for Doing Ellen Degeneres’ ‘Dance Dare’ [VIDEO]

In yet another example of NYPD’s “finest” in action showing their usual “courtesy, professionalism and respect”, a man who was participating in talk show host Ellen Degeneres’ “dance dares” was berated and thrown to the ground by New York City police for committing the worst crime ever imagined…dancing! Check it out below…

Rapper Who Committed No Crime With No Criminal Record Faces Life Sentence for His Rap Album?

WTH? Now this just makes no damn sense? A young, man from California is facing a life sentence in prison because of his rap album…even though his record is completely clean and he committed no crime! Check out the details below…

W.O.D.S. Exclusive: Fat Joe & Ja Rule In Concert At Resort Casino In Queens, NY [VIDEO]

Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Fat Joe and Ja Rule’s concert at Resort Casino in Queens, NY which took place December 13th, 2014 with Playgirl as your host….

Police Chief Steve Anderson Writes Open Letter Defending Protesters & Shuts Down Protest Critics

In today’s ‘Good News of the Day’, we finally found a police chief who actually “gets it”! Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson is winning praise for a holiday message he posted on the Metro Government of Nashville & Davidson County website on Friday. The email was directed at police officers concerning the recent protests in Nashville and around America. Anderson actually spoke highly of the protesters and defended their right to peacefully assemble. When a critic of Anderson’s wrote a letter condemning the police chief for his unorthodox community building effort to build a good rapport with the community and the protesters by serving them coffee and hot chocolate, Anderson took the time to reply to his critics accusation. Check out more details below…

Never-Before-Seen Footage Shows Nicki Minaj Back In High School Before The Surgery [VIDEO]

Some newly released throwback footage has surfaced showing a makeup free, braid wearing Nicki Minaj in her drama club in LaGuardia High School showing off her acting chops. This was definitely during Nicki’s pre-surgery days as you’ll notice the huge difference in the boob, nose and a** department. Check out the footage and the rest of the details below and let us know what you think…

*Update: Bobby Shmurda Spent Christmas In Jail After Epic Records Reneges On Paying His $2 Million Dollar Bail

Things are not looking good for Mr. Hot Boy Bobby Shmurda! Bobby, whose real name is Ackquille Pollard, was arrested last Wednesday outside of Quad Recording Studios near Times Square, the same place where Tupac Shakur was infamously shot five times in 1994. Bobby and his GS9 crew caught a boatload of some serious charges ranging from murder to conspiracy. According to Bobby’s lawyer, Epic Records was supposed to pay the $2 million dollar bail required to get him out but so far that’s a no-go and Bobby had to spend the Christmas holiday locked up. We got some more details on the severity of his charges, check it out below…

1,000 Teen Girls Fight In Largest Mall-Brawl Ever Caught On Camera [VIDEO]

 Over 1,000 teenage girls got into the world’s largest mall-brawl day after Christmas in Pittsburgh. The fight was reportedly organized over social media and got so wild that security had to shut the whole mall down! Check out the details and the footage below…

Chris Rock Divorces Wife of 19 Years & Moves On With Actress & Co-Star Rosario Dawson?

Comedian Chris Rock, 49, and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, 45, announced Sunday they are breaking up after nearly 20 years together after being separated for the past two years. Wordondastreet is that Chris’ chemistry with his friend for years and co-star in his movie ‘Top 5’, Rosario Dawson, was not just on-stage chemistry but off-stage as well. Check out the details below…

Trayvon Martin’s Brother Jahvaris Graduates from College With a Bachelor of Science Degree

In today’s ‘Good News of the Day’, Jahvaris Fulton, the older brother of slain Sanford, Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, recently graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology. Check out the details below…

Eric Garner’s Daughter Tweets Address of Cop Present During Her Dad’s Death

Eric Garner’s daughter, Erica Garner, got into some hot water after she posted a tweet revealing the address of Officer Justin D’Amico who was present the day her father died from that infamous chokehold in Staten Island by Officer Pantaleo. The tweet got swift condemnation from the head of the NYPD sergeants union, Ed Mullins, who was quoted as saying that it was “terrible behavior that continues to cause divisive actions throughout the city” and “the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree”. Hold up…did he just say the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree? SMH..check out the details below…

Alarming Study Shows Unemployment is Higher for Black College Grads Than White High School Dropouts

Here is an alarming, but not shocking, study that shows that racism still plays a larger role in our society than most would like to admit. The New York Times ran a story which highlighted the high unemployment rates for college educated black folks in comparison to their white counterparts, which most of us were already aware of. What makes theses particular figures even more disturbing is the fact that black college graduates have an even higher rate of unemployment than white high school dropouts! Check out the details below…

Hot or Not? Rihanna Celebrates Christmas with a Black Ice Christmas Tree

Rihanna does things her own way so it should come as no surprise that she does her own thing for Christmas also. Check it out below and let us know what you think….

Five African American Teens Are Named As Prestigious Rhodes Scholars for 2015

In today’s ‘Good News of the Day’, the Rhodes Trust has announced the latest class of 32 American students who will study at the University of Oxford as Rhodes Scholars. Being named a Rhodes Scholar is considered among the highest honors that can be won by a U.S. college student so it’s important to note that 5 of the teens who accomplished this feat are African American! Check out the details below…

Father Commutes 7 Hours/220 Miles a Day To Work So That He Can Stay Close To His Family [VIDEO]

Here’s a heartwarming story of the lengths this father from Virginia goes to keep his good paying job and his family close by him. Check out the details below…

Protesters Clash With Missouri Police After Cop Shoots Armed Teen [VIDEO]

In yet another police shooting in Missouri resulting in clashes between protesters and police, a white Missouri police officer shot and killed an armed black teenager late Tuesday in Berkeley, reigniting the fury that rocked nearby Ferguson after Michael Brown’s August shooting death. Check out the details below…

Lupe Fiasco Wears KKK Outfit To Promote His New Album After Going On Rant About Fake Black Consciousness

Lupe is definitely on some Dave Chappelle/Clayton Bigsby sh**! After being criticized by Hip Hop fans for his support of Iggy Azalia recently, Lupe decided to step up his ‘piss people off’ approach a notch by donning a KKK outfit to promote his forthcoming album ‘Tetsuo & Youth’. Check out the details below…

LAPD Under Investigation for Singing Celebratory Song for Mike Brown’s Death At Cop Dinner [VIDEO]

As if there wasn’t already enough tension between the people and the police, the LAPD is currently conducting an investigation to determine if cops currently on the force attended a dinner at the Glendale Elks Lodge which featured a horrible parody of “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown,” making fun of Michael Brown’s death. Check out the details below…

Cop with 19 Years On the Force Is Beaten Up & Fired for Stopping Fellow Cop from Strangling Handcuffed Black Man [VIDEO]

So this is what happens to the good cops who dare cross that thin blue line to do the right thing? A former Buffalo police officer by the name of Cariol Horne was badly beaten up and kicked off of the force all for trying to stop a fellow officer from choking a handcuffed black man to death. Not only that, after her 19 years of service, she now has to fight just to regain her pension! Check out the details below…

Cuba Refuses To Extradite ‘Most Wanted’ Black Panther Assata Shakur Back To the U.S.

It looks like Cuba will not be extraditing Tupac’s aunt and legendary ex-Black Panther Assata Shakur back to the U.S. as New Jersey officials hoped to face charges in the death of a New Jersey State trooper killed in a shootout in 1973. Check out the details below…