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Boy, 14, Becomes Youngest to Graduate From Texas Christian College

Boy, 14, Becomes Youngest to Graduate From Texas Christian College

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 14, 2018

A 14-year-old boy has become the youngest person to graduate from Texas Christian College, Buddy reports. Carson Huey-You was among more than 2,000 students... Read More

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Host Summit for Young Men of Color in New Jersey

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 27, 2018

The My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, an initiative spearheaded by the Obama Foundation, will host its final Pathways to Success: Boys and Young Men of... Read More

Fantasia’s Nephew Reportedly Shot, Killed in NC

Fantasia’s Nephew Reportedly Shot, Killed in NC

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 14, 2018

Famed singer and American Idol contestant, Fantasia Barrino, lost her nephew to gun violence, TMZ reports. The shooting took place in North Carolina and the... Read More

Incarcerated Children Need Valentine’s Day Love the Most

Incarcerated Children Need Valentine’s Day Love the Most

by Gina Womack   Feb 14, 2018

Last night, millions of parents stayed up late helping their kids sign, stuff and seal stacks of valentines for their classmates today. Some of... Read More

16-year-old Shot Dead by Sheriff’s Deputy in South L.A.

16-year-old Shot Dead by Sheriff’s Deputy in South L.A.

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 13, 2018

16-year-old Anthony Weber was shot dead by a sheriff’s deputy roughly a week ago, and as a result, protesters gathered and demanded answers connected... Read More

Thanks to #BlackPantherChallenge, Nearly 23,000 Kids to See Film

Thanks to #BlackPantherChallenge, Nearly 23,000 Kids to See Film

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 12, 2018

More than 20,000 children will have the chance to see Marvel’s Black Panther thanks to the #BlackPantherChallenge. New York-based activist, Frederick Joseph created the fundraiser. Since going... Read More

Moringa School in Kenya Teaches Youth How to Code

Moringa School in Kenya Teaches Youth How to Code

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 18, 2018

Kenya’s population is made up of mostly youth who are unemployed and are under the age of 25, according to statistics from The World Bank.... Read More

Books: ‘My Brother Moochie’ Chronicles One Boy’s Story of Heartbreak

Books: ‘My Brother Moochie’ Chronicles One Boy’s Story of Heartbreak

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 16, 2018

When you think of heartbreak, many tend to associate it with either love or the loss of someone important to you. But author Issac... Read More

70 People Arrested After No One Claimed Weed at House Party

70 People Arrested After No One Claimed Weed at House Party

by Zahara Hill   Jan 03, 2018

Overzealous cops, loyalty and a little bit of weed led to the arrests of approximately 70 party-goers over the weekend according to WSB-TV. Deja... Read More

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Why We Shouldn’t Complain About Common Funding Charter School

by Tanesha Peeples   Nov 22, 2017

Last week, the Chicago Sun-Times released an article announcing that Chicago native, rapper and actor, Common, was financially backing an arts-focused charter school. And as the... Read More