via News5: A lawsuit has been filed from the mother of a man who was gunned down on a city street this past August, The lawsuit was filed Thursday by Andrea Parra against Mayor Frank Jackson and Chief of Police Calvin Williams. CLICK HERE to read full story

via BlackAmericaWeb: Recently in court singer Kate Perry, her collaborators and record company lost a ruling and must pay Christian Rapper Marcus Gray BKA “Flame”  $2.78 million because the pop star’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse” copied a Christian rap song, a jury decided yesterday. But the amount was less than the nearly $20 million sought […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Salt N Pepa are in a battle for unpaid royalties to former group member Spinderella, Salt N Pepa said, “After decades of friendship, Spinderella has embarked on a smear campaign, and sued her friends, based on blatantly erroneous assertions. The truth, however, is that Salt and Pepa have always tried to do right […]

via christianitytoday: Its back in court again for singer Kate Perry….Last week, Perry took the stand before a civil jury in downtown Los Angeles and maintained that she was not familiar with Flame’s “Joyful Noise” (featuring Lecrae) when she created her 2013 magic-themed, pop-meets-trap hit “Dark Horse.” CLICK HERE to read full story

via BlackAmericaWeb: The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former White House staffer and reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally required financial disclosure after she was fired from her job in the Trump administration. The suit alleges Manigault Newman, who worked as the director of communications in the […]

via Wkyc: A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio’s Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during a dispute that triggered protests and allegations of racism following a shoplifting incident. The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports a Lorain County jury Friday awarded David Gibson $5.8 million, son Allyn Gibson […]

via essence: Morehouse College is facing accusations that it did nothing to come to the aid of a student who was allegedly being sexually harassed by a faculty member. According to a new lawsuit, the victim was a first-year student at the school when he participated in a study-abroad trip to Brazil in May 2015, […]

via News5: A Euclid woman filed a civil rights complaint Thursday in federal court against the city and a police officer alleging false arrest, malicious prosecution and excessive force. This is the sixth federal lawsuit filed against the city for excessive force in the last two years. According to the lawsuit, on March 27, 2017, Shajuan Gray had recently […]

via Joy105: Her job was to clean the church. But the church tried to clean her out instead, she claims. In a blistering lawsuit against the Grammy-winning Rev. Marvin Winans and his Perfecting Church, a housekeeper named Lakaiya Harris claims the gospel music star and church officials shook her down for money. They required her to donate money toward birthday gifts for supervisors […]

via News5: Nine Cleveland police recruits, accused of cheating at the police academy last month, have now file a lawsuit against the city for being “found guilty before being proven innocent.” The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the recruits by attorneys Eric Henry and Sean Sobel, after the recruits were told that they would […]

The Cleveland Patrolmen’s Association announced it will soon be filing a lawsuit against toy gun manufacturers in federal court. CPPA attorney Henry Hilow told News 5 the civil lawsuit will not seek financial damages, but rather seek to restrict the design of toy guns, so they don’t look so realistic. “These fake weapons put the […]

Last July (2016), we reported that Tatyana Ali filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros and Telepictures, claiming that the entertainment companies stole her idea for the daytime talk show “The Real” which debuted in 2013. The series initially received a trial run on Fox owned markets in the summer of 2013, and was later green-lit for national syndication […]