ABC NEWS has reported a fatal shooting at a couple of "unauthorized and unaffiliated parties." A least one person is said to have been killed and another five injured. This is sad on so many levels. First, thoughts and prayers go out to the families. Yet again, another loss of life goes down to gun violence. Secondly, this comes on the hills of a record year for the BET Awards. In 2013, the show posted the highest ratings on television. However, this incident - even though it is tangentially related - will cast a dark shadow over Black Entertainment. I am willing to bet you... it will overshadow the performances. When will the madness stop?
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