UPDATE: Police Investigate Foul Play After Body Of Baltimore Stylist Damon Jennings Found In Ditch

Maryland State Police say the body of missing Baltimore stylist Damon Jennings, 22, was found Thursday alongside a road in Somerset County, Md., about 45 minutes from Baltimore. Jennings was last seen leaving a Baltimore County restaurant at 11 p.m. on Oct. 16. At around 2 a.m., Jennings’ uncle texted to ask when…

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/10/30/update-police-investigate-foul-play-after-body-of-baltimore-stylist-damon-jennings-found-in-ditch/

October 31st is National Caramel Apple Day!

Here are today’s five thing to know about Caramel Apple: Candy Apples were first introduced in Arabian cuisine. The reason was that fruit was candied to preserve it. Americans have over the years turned that practice into gigantic apples covered everything from red candy and caramel to chocolate, peanuts, popcorn, and more chocolate. Soldiers in […]

http://foodimentary.com/2015/10/31/october-31st-is-national-caramel-apple-day/

Dorothy Bland: I was caught ‘walking while black’

Dorothy Bland was walking down the street in her own neighborhood when she was stopped by police officers, who asked for her name and ID. Bland says that she was caught “walking while black,” but the police chief disagrees. During a morning walk in the rain, two officers stopped Bland because she was walking in…

http://thegrio.com/2015/10/31/dorothy-bland-i-was-caught-walking-while-black/

Popemobile steals the show at Obama’s White House Halloween

WASHINGTON (AP) — A toddler dressed like the pope and pushed along in a popemobile got the top prize at President Barack Obama’s White House Halloween. Upon seeing the costume, Obama turned to the news media and declared “top prize.” The boy was among hundreds of local schoolchildren and children from military families who came…

http://thegrio.com/2015/10/31/popemobile-steals-the-show-at-obamas-white-house-halloween/

Diddy provides hilarious play-by-play of his fall during BET Awards

It was an epic moment. Diddy’s tumble during the BET Awards this summer captured everyone’s attention. This week, on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Diddy finally offered up a hilarious play-by-play of his fall – and it’s hilarious. Meyers introduces the clip, noting the embarrassing nature of the footage. Diddy immediately responds, “You gonna do that…

http://thegrio.com/2015/10/30/diddy-fall-bet-late-night/

Police say Missouri teen shot himself, witnesses claim police shot him

On Wednesday, Missouri police near Ferguson were called to the scene where they say a suicidal 18-year-old shot himself after exchanging gunfire with the officers. KMOV reports, Normandy police had briefly chased after the teen after an exchange of gunfire, and according to their report, they lost sight of him when they heard one last gunshot. “As…

http://thegrio.com/2015/10/29/police-say-missouri-teen-shot-himself-witnesses-claim-police-shot-him/

Unrepentant Jewel Thief Doris Payne, 85, Strikes Again [VIDEO]

Though there is no shame in her game, age does have a way of catching up with you at the darnedest times. I’m trying to read the mind of Doris Payne, the 85-year-old African American self-proclaimed international jewel thief and subject of the 2013 documentary, The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne. She was just arrested…

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/10/27/unrepentant-jewel-thief-doris-payne-85-strikes-again-video/

Black Man Seeks Asylum In Canada Because He Feels Racism Puts His Life In Danger [WATCH]

Hundreds of years ago, slaves sought the North Star to point them in the direction of Northern states and Canada so they they could escape a live of slavery and degradation. Now a Black American is trying to do the same by seeking refugee status in Canada claiming that he’s in danger in America because…

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/10/27/black-man-seeks-asylum-in-canada-because-he-feels-racism-puts-his-life-in-danger-watch/