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Jeffrey Zeigler Found Guilty of Assault for Firing Shotgun at Brennan Walker

October 16, 2018

A white man who shot at a black teen who was asking for directions was found guilty of assault by a Michigan jury. Jeffrey Zeigler was arrested in April for firing his gun at 14-year-old Brennan Walker, who had gotten lost on his way to school and was asking for directions. The incident, which sparked […]

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Quick Facts About Straight-A Student Stabbed to Death by Classmate Over a Boy

September 15, 2018

Danyna Gibson, a 16-year-old girl from Michigan, has been making headlines after being fatally stabbed at school by one of her classmates. Gibson’s classmate 17-year-old Tanaya Lewis has been arrested in connection with her murder. Both girls were students at Fitzgerald High School. Here’s what you need to know about Danyna […]

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Queen of Soul Wore Rose Gold for Final Church Viewing

August 31, 2018

A third viewing for Aretha Franklin was held at her home church New Bethel Baptist in Detroit, Michigan Thursday (Aug. 30), and, as expected, the Queen of Soul underwent yet another outfit change. This time, she was wearing a “rose gold custom knit suit with pink beaded lace.” The Detroit Free Press reported “she also […]

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Aretha Franklin Had an Outfit Change for Final Public Viewing

August 30, 2018

Aretha Franklin wouldn’t be caught dead wearing the same outfit two days in a row. Literally. The Queen of Soul had two public viewings over a two-day period at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History of her hometown of Detroit, Michigan, and on each of those days, she was wearing a new […]

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Aretha Franklin Open Casket Photo Goes Viral, Family Wanted “Respectful Photo” to Share With Fans Who Couldn’t Attend Viewing

August 29, 2018

Hundreds and hundreds of fans lined up to pay their respects to the late Aretha Franklin Tuesday (Aug. 28) as she lay in repose at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin’s body made a regal entrance at the museum in a glossy, gold casket that […]

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