Tiarah Poyau

Mayor Bill de Blasio walked back his plans to end NY’s annual J’Ouvert parade after 2 young people were shot and killed early Monday.

The annual overnight street party in Brooklyn celebrating Caribbean culture was marred by violence for the third straight year.

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You will be happy to know that socialite Amber Rose and her baby daddy, rapper Wiz Khalifa are back together. Rose posted this image of herself and Wiz on her social media page this morning. Wiz was there to pick up the pieces after Rose’s unfortunately named ‘Slut Walk’ failed to draw the crows and the stars as she had hoped.

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Jermain Taylor

A Little Rock, Arkansas woman says her Martin Luther King holiday was marred by a drunken champion boxer who threatened to kill her entire family.

The NY Post reports middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor threatened to shoot Toya Smith’s husband and their 5-, 3-, and 1-year-old children at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade on Monday.

Smith, 40, said she was watching the MLK parade with her family when Taylor stepped out of the crowd, showed her his championship belt and offered to take a picture with her son.

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New Orleans parade victim

New Orleans police are on the hunt for 3 gunmen who opened fire on a crowd of people at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday.

19 people were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, according to a report on Reuters News website.

Among the wounded were ten men, seven women, and a girl and a boy both age 10. The victims were shot as they walked in a “2nd line” of about 300 people following behind the original parade participants.

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