Several weeks have passed since the death of Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry, but despite the results of the official investigation, many questions remain about his troubled life and death. BOSSIP spoke exclusively with Chris Henry’s former agent Marvin Frazier about Henry’s enormous potential, his financial and legal problems and his tumultuous relationship. Pop the hood to listen to the audio. Continue »
Eunice W. Johnson, 93, widow of Johnson Publishing Co. founder John H. Johnson has died. She suffered from of renal failure on Sunday at her Chicago home, according to a company spokeswoman. Details under the hood. Continue »
Another innocent life has been taken due to guns and ignorance:
The 4-year-old boy shot and killed while in church, apparently by New Year’s Eve revelers, most likely was hit by a bullet fired from a rifle, said a firearms expert Saturday. Continue »
One of our favorite things about this holiday weekend was the release of Michael Jackson’s Spike Lee-directed video for “This Is It”.
Percy Sutton, a Harlem civil rights activist, politician and media figure, died Saturday, Dec. 26 at the age of 89. Continue »
DVD rental company Redbox is having disturbing promotional posters for the Brittany Murphy film Deadline pulled from 19,000 of their kiosks. Continue »
Chris Henry was laid to rest yesterday in Westwego, LA. The Cincinnati Bengals team came to pay their respects to their lost teammate. Reggie Bush also came to pay his respects along with the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Chris Henry’s fiancee, Loleini Tonga, spoke a few words along with a couple of other NFL players.
Loleini Tonga: Can’t nobody know the way I’m feeling right now. No one can explain the relationship that me and Chris had. In six years of knowing each other — through hard times, good times — we loved each other very much… People say I helped change his life. No. He changed mine.
So sad, right before Christmas… A five-year-old was tragically shot and killed in New Jersey this weekend by his six-year-old relative. Little Daron Mayes was killed Sunday from a gun-shot wound to the back of the head. Read on for the rest of the story Continue…
A Queens street will be named after Sean Bell, the 23-year-old unarmed groom-to-be who was killed by NYPD in 2006 during the early morning hours of his wedding day. Killer cops shot Bell 50 times outside the Jamaica, Queens, strip club where he’d celebrated his bachelor party with friends. Continue »