fourth of july

Rap vet Killer Mike dropped his first solo song in 10 years with "Run," honoring the death of Crispus Attucks that led to Independence Day.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks like Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young hasn’t learned much about fireworks safety from New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. TMZ Sports has posted a Snapchat video of Young holding up a firework in his hand as it explodes. TMZ says the video was taken at a Fourth […]

Ludacris will spend July 4th with the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay and perform in concert for everyone except the 89 prisoners detained under the U.S. war on terror. According to the Miami Herald, the rapper will play a free show for the troops, Department of Defense contractors and Navy families who live there […]

CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. Devon Staples and his friends had been drinking and setting off fireworks Saturday night in the backyard of a friend’s home in […]

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man igniting illegal fireworks blew off both of his hands when a device exploded prematurely, police said. Officer Albert Morales of the San Jose Police Department said the man in his 40s is expected to live. The explosive went off in the man’s hands as family members […]

Frederick Douglass and his stance against the practice of slavery has been documented and discussed at length over the years. A prolific orator and activist, the former slave and anti-slavery movement leader was sought after to speak at a variety of events during his career. One such speech, “The Meaning Of The Fourth Of July […]

Since the American colonies declared independence from Great Britain in 1776, there have been questions of what that independence means for America’s black citizens. As…

Rickey Smiley shares how he killed a fly over the weekend that he chased around for two hours! Listen to the audio below to hear…

Huggy Lowdown jokes with the crew about the Fourth of July and his family’s tradition.