Before the sun rose on the first day of 2018, someone called 911 to report the charred, bullet-riddled body of a man with a snake-like tattoo on his left hand, lying beside a road in the Puerto Rican town of Vega Baja.
Pam Warren, the DJ known as Pam the Funkstress in the Oakland hip-hop duo the Coup, died Friday at the age of 51. Warren also served as Prince‘s personal DJ during the final months of the music legend’s life.
Today is the sixteenth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in our nation’s history. Since 9/11, there have been at least sixty Islamist-inspired terrorist plots against us. Just this year, Americans have suffered from wildfires, tornadoes, floods, a heat wave, and Hurricane Harvey.
Taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were “equally as bad” and “disgusting.”