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Youth Story Of The Week: Smart Teen Builds App To Support Black Private School Students!

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OK, tell the truth:  Don’t you feel giddy inside whenever you see a black youth doing something amazing. This kid’s achievements make all of us feel good around here, so we thought we’d share it with our readers.  When you see a young black man doing amazing things, give him your support.  They need it. “George Hofstetter once felt isolated at a predominantly white private school. At a recent Hidden…

Teen Arrested After Posting Video of Himself Kicking a Cat

Teen Arrested After Posting Video of Himself Kicking a Cat

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Walter Easley is a South Carolina teenager that has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty after he posted a Vine video of himself allegedly kicking a cat off of his porch. The video is entitled “F**k wrong with that cat” and has since been removed from the site along with the associated account. The video instantly garnered negative attention and went viral. Most of the viewers left behind comments…

Julianne Malveaux Tells Black People to Hook In and Hook Up in 2013

Julianne Malveaux Tells Black People to Hook In and Hook Up in 2013

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by Dr. Julianne Malveaux How will African American people improve our situation in 2013? Right now, we have higher unemployment than any other population in our nation, less wealth, higher school dropout rates, and more crime in our communities.  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that African American communities had twice the number of negatives and half the number of positives in our country.  While the numbers may have…