Atlanta Shoe Designer Sues Louis Vuitton

Antonio Brown vs Louis Vuitton

An Atlanta-based shoe designer is suing Louis Vuitton for trademark infringement, the AJC reports.

Antonio Brown says he wants the prestigious fashion house to pay up for stealing his trademark design — a toe plate on the front of his LVL XIII (Level Thirteen) designer shoes.

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Young Jeezy Arrested On Weapons Charges

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Young Jeezy just added a brand new mugshot to his growing collection (bottom right). The 36-year-old rapper was taken into custody for possession of an assault rifle. The weapon was recovered by police who executed a search warrant on Jeezy’s tour bus as part of an ongoing investigation into a deadly shooting at Jeezy’s rap concert in Mountain View, CA. on Friday.

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Twitter DRAGS Roderick Laverne Cox for campaigning to transfer transsexual child killer to women’s prison

Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox found himself in hot water last week for campaigning to move a convicted child murderer and child rapist to a woman’s prison.

Cox, the transsexual star of Netflix’s critically acclaimed web series Orange is the New Black, read a letter from Luis Morales, also known as transsexual Synthia China Blast, who is incarcerated in a New Jersey prison for the rape, murder and burning of the body of 13-year-old Ebony Nicole Williams.

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Watch Live: Homegoing Services for Michael Brown

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Numerous national media outlets, including Ebony.com, are live streaming the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer on Aug. 9. Watch the live stream after the break.

Thanks to Ebony.com for the live link.

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Shug Knight’s Family Releases Statement Disputing His Gangster Image

Chris Brown Suge Knight

Death Row Records owner and chief instigator Shug Knight was shot multiple times at an unofficial pre-Video Music Awards party hosted by Chris Brown in Los Angeles on Saturday. (The VMA folks were quick to disassociate themselves from Brown’s event after the shooting.) Knight — who at 49 is way too old to be partying in nightclubs — was reportedly shot at least twice and as many as six times.

Some believe Brown was the intended target of the gunman. According to social media reports, before the shots rang out, Brown stood with his arms outstretched as if he was invincible.

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Columbus Short Arrested

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After a month on the run, actor Columbus Short was arrested when he showed up for a hearing in a Van Nuys, California courtroom today.

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Missouri Gov. Calls for ‘Vigorous Prosecution’ of Darren Wilson

President Obama and Gov Jay Nixon

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is calling for the “vigorous prosecution” of Ferguson, MO. police officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Mike Brown.

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