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September 28, 2012

1-in-4 Disenfranchised Youth is an African American Male

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According to a new study by the Social Science Resource Council, one out of every seven American youth between the ages of 16 and 24 is either not working or not in school.  This gives 5.8 million “disconnected youth.” African American youth are worst off, with one-in-five of them being without a job or going to school.  Boys comprise 26 percent of the American total, compared with 19 percent of…

Dad Of The Year? Snoop Dogg Defends Smoking Weed With Son

Dad Of The Year? Snoop Dogg Defends Smoking Weed With Son

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Snoop Dogg’s response to the media’s criticism of his choice to smoke weed with his teenaged son is one that further shows the absence of influential parenting in the 21st Century. “What better way to [learn] than from the master?” the rapper asked.  “My kids can do whatever the hell they want. For me to say otherwise would be hypocritical. A lot of motherf–ers don’t have a relationship with their kids, and…

Man Rapes Teenager, Claims Rights to Baby from Rape

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A Massachusetts man who raped a 14 year old girl over three years ago made her pregnant and now he wants to have the right to see the baby. The victim of the rape wants her rapist to be denied visitation rights and has asked the courts to make sure he stays away from her. The convicted rapist, who was 20 years old at the time, was never sentenced to…

Blue Ivy Carter Receives $800 Shoes By Designer Ruthie

Check Out Blue Ivy Carter’s $800 Shoes

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What kind of gifts do you get when you’re the child of two global superstar parents? Well if a solid gold rocking horse, crystalized high chair, and a $20,000 crib aren’t enough, famous shoe designer Ruthie Davis designed a pair of crystalized shoes (named Jamie) that she designed for Blue Ivy Carter. The shoes are made of pink leather, covered in purple Swarovski crystals, and purple laces. Ruthie Davis posted a…