95123.jpgRappers Create Sean Bell Track for Charity
Members of the Hip-Hop community are uniting to pay tribute to Sean Bell in song, just weeks after three New York City detectives were acquitted of fatally shooting the 23-year-old. Producer/rapper Swizz Beatz, Talib Kweli, Cassidy, Drag-On, Maino and Styles P. are featured on the track, titled “Stand Up (A Sean Bell Tribute).” “Stand Up,” which debuted on AllHipHop.com today (May 28), will also be available for purchase for .99 cents in the iTunes music store, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Sean Bell Benefit Fund. (Continue Reading…)

Black Anchor Out After Using “N” Word
A veteran African American television anchor who has worked in Los Angeles, Denver, Dallas, Kansas City and Charlotte, N.C., was ousted Tuesday from his latest job in Huntsville, Ala., after reportedly calling an African American producer the “N” word. Keith Lowhorne, interim news director, confirmed on Wednesday that, “Michael Scott is no longer with WAAY-TV.” He said the action took place Tuesday, but would not elaborate, saying, “It’s a personnel issue.” (Continue Reading…)

Obama Expects to Clinch Nomination Next Week
Sen. Barack Obama said on Wednesday he expected to become the Democratic U.S. presidential nominee after next week and he is considering an overseas trip that may include Iraq. After a hard-fought primary season against rival Democrat Hillary Clinton, Obama said the general election race will begin in earnest next week after the last two nominating contests are held in South Dakota and Montana. (Continue Reading…)

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