Viral video of pre-teen rapper apprehended by Cobb cop draws outrage

A viral video showing a Cobb County police officer arresting a young black boy at the Cumberland Mall has drawn outrage online from some who say it’s merely the latest example of white officers being too aggressive with children of color. Cobb Police Chief Mike Register said the department has launched an internal investigation into

That painting of Donald Trump sitting with Abraham Lincoln has gone viral, leaving the artist stunned

The painting depicts 10 Republican presidents sitting around a table, and an image of the painting as seen on 60 Minutes has gone viral since the broadcast aired on Sunday night. Word reached the artist on Sunday, when he told Time magazine: “I was ecstatic. A lot of times gifts aren’t really hung up, they’re

Three charged after viral incident at Florissant gas station

[unable to retrieve full-text content]FLORISSANT, MO — Three people are facing charges after an October 14th incident at a Florissant gas station. Their story went viral after the woman involved in the incident made a Facebook … Original Post

Missouri Woman Who Blocked Her Black Neighbor from Their Condo in Viral Video Defends Her Actions

Hilary Brooke Mueller is speaking out in the wake of the controversy surrounding the release of a video of her blocking a black resident in her apartment building from entering his home. The Missouri woman defended her actions after the viral video, shared on Facebook, Friday, showed her attempting to prevent D’Arreion Toles from entering St.

Woman in viral St. Louis apartment building video says she was in the right

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A white woman who tried to block a black man from entering his St. Louis apartment building last week said she doesn’t believe she did anything wrong. Hilary Thorton, whose encounter with D’Arreion Toles went

Grieving woman’s heartfelt act of kindness at Florida Publix goes viral

A grieving grandmother wanted to do a good deed in memory of her stillborn grandson. So she paid for someone else’s first birthday cake at Publix. Dieter Heinemann A woman’s random act of kindness in a Florida grocery store has gone viral. She is a grieving grandmother who lost her grandson and wanted to do

Swedish Soul-Pop Singer LÉON Readies Her Debut Album, 3 Years After Going Viral

“I need to take off my hoops!” teases Swedish singer-songwriter Lotta Lindgren, who performs as LÉON, with a laugh. She’s just come to the phone from her native Stockholm, and though the sun is setting on her side of the world, it’s time to get down to business, hold-my-earrings style. The 24-year-old recently returned to

NAILED IT! High School Dance Team Goes Viral for Harry Potter-Themed Choreography

[unable to retrieve full-text content]SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Walden Grove High School’s Performing Arts Crew dance team has gone viral once again. The crew is no stranger to fame after having gone viral for several of its pop culture-inspired … Original Post

Viral video highlights alleged human trafficking attempt near Tower Grove Park

[unable to retrieve full-text content]ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis woman’s viral video is highlighting what she claims is a human trafficking problem in the region. Emily Scates posted the video to Facebook Tuesday afternoon. In it, she detail… Original Post

Phoebe Robinson’s 9 Tips on How to Be Single That Don’t Actually Suck

The below is an excerpt from the essay “How to Be Alone and Only Mildly Hate and Lukewarm Love It” from Phoebe Robinson’s new book, Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay. Click here for an interview with the comedian and 2 Dope Queens host. Buy the book #TEAMBEBYYOURSELF: A Starter Guide/Refresher for People Who Don’t Have