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Teacher sends inappropriate texts to 15-year old, and dad takes a bat to his head

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A father did something in Maryland that nearly every other dad thinks about doing at some point in his life.  He found out that a 42-year old teacher was sending inappropriate text messages to his 15-year old daughter, and then beat him down with a baseball bat. Police say that the girl’s mother read the messages and considered them “inappropriate for a teacher and a student.”  According to News Net 5, the…

How did Stevie Wonder become blind? 10 things you may not know about Wonder

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Stevie Wonder is known as one of the most creative musical geniuses of the late 20th century.  He is a blind prodigy whose career began before he was a teenager.  His body of work spans decades, and he remains one of the most influential musicians of all time.  Here are 10 facts about his life and career: 1. Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw, Michigan May 13, 1950 and given…

This cop went above and beyond to help a black teenager

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Reported By Liku Zelleke Sumter, S.C.: Christmas might still be a long time off, but 13-year-old Cameron Simmons must have done something right because his presents arrived early this year. A few weeks ago Simmons called the Sumter police because he was upset after getting into a fight with his mother. When Officer Gaetano Acerra met him after responding to the call, the teenager told him that he did not…

Black Musicians Are Taking Over Classical Music

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By Itoro Udofia Sterling Elliot, teenage cellist and musical prodigy is preparing for the Sphinx Competition. The history of the U.S. orchestras is wrought with a tumultuous history. Although the orchestra is accepting more people of color, specifically Asian people, the orchestra is still predominantly white. Gone are the days of segregated performing, however, Elliot is still turning the tides of history as a 14 year old African American cellist. Currently,…

Paris Jackson Keeps Growing Up: Check Her Out In Hawaii

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By April Taylor For anyone who watched Michael Jackson’s public memorial service in July 2009, one of the most memorable moments occurred when Paris, Jackson’s then 11-year old daughter, told the audience that her dad had been, “the best father you could ever imagine.”  In the time since her father’s death, Paris has struggled to come to terms with the loss of her father while also trying to navigate becoming…

Man Shoots Black Teen Then Writes Racially Charged Jail Letters; Says Blacks Should Be Shot So They Can Change Their Behavior

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By Staff Blogger Charged with the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis last November, Michael Dunn has written at least 100 letters, containing racist remarks, to family and friends. Dunn is in prison while awaiting trial for a first degree murder charge for the death of the 17-year-old teenager. The teen is reported to have died over an altercation surrounding the loud music from Davis’s car at a gas station. Michael…

Waitress Talks about Getting Receipt with the words “None N*gger” on It

Waitress Talks about Getting Receipt with the words “None N*gger” on It

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Some people in this world can be so hateful that it’s disgusting.  A teen waitress found this out the hard way when someone put some nasty words on her receipt instead of actually leaving a tip.  Incidents like this one remind us of just how much racism there is left in the world and that we are not in a post-racial society.  Can a waitress sue when this kind of…

George Zimmerman Pulled Over in Texas with a Gun in the Car

George Zimmerman Pulled Over in Texas with a Gun in the Car

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If there were ever a state that might welcome a gun-totting man who is best-known for chasing down and killing a black teenager, that state might be Texas.  This is also a state that loves its guns and hates anyone who tries to take them away. The media is reporting that Zimmerman was caught speeding through the state of Texas as recently as Sunday.  His family has been mum about…

Rapper Chief Keef Called A Dead Beat Dad By Middle Schooler Baby Mama

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Reported By: Britt L Chief Keef, arguably the most ignorant 17-year-old rapper on this side of the planet, has been called out by his teenaged baby mother for being a “dead beat dad.” Chief Keef, real name Keith Cozart, is a Chicago based gangster rapper who is most known for his explicit  lyrics about sex, drugs, money and most prominent, gang affiliation. Cozart fathered a child when he was only…

Beyonce Has A Moment Of Silence For Trayvon Martin During Her Concert

Beyonce Has A Moment Of Silence For Trayvon Martin During Her Concert

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By: Madam Prezident Beyonce Knowles took a stand for Trayvon Martin during her live performance. Beyonce Knowles was working when the verdict for Zimmerman was released to the media. After Beyonce was informed about the verdict, she took her time & asked her paying fans ‘to have a moment of silence for Trayvon Martin. I truly thank Beyonce for this stance and courage. Beyonce did not have to use her…

Jay-Z inks major deal with Samsung

Guess How Much Money Jay-Z Is Getting From Samsung

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It’s a good year to be a Carter. This year is has been raining money for Jay-Z and his wife Beyoncé. First “King Bey” inked a $50 million endorsement deal with Pepsi and now Jay-Z has inked a $20 million deal with Samsung. The lucrative deal with Samsung will give  1,000,000 Samsung consumers a free copy of the 17x Grammy winning rapper’s album forthcoming album titled Magna Carta Holy Grail….

Teen Who Was Expelled From School For Science Explosion Receives Full Scholarship U.S. Space Academy

Teen Who Was Expelled From School For Science Explosion Receives Full Scholarship U.S. Space Academy

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Kiera Wilmot made an honest mistake, but the police were trying to throw away her life with a felony.  After the community stood up for the girl, the charges were dropped, and she was allowed to move on with her life.   Well, her greatness is really starting to shine, as she was recently granted several extraordinary opportunities through scholarship offers she has received. Dr. Boyce Watkins recently wrote about…

Teenage Boy Shot by Police on the West Side of Chicago

Teenage Boy Shot by Police on the West Side of Chicago

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Chicago police say they were forced to shoot a teenage boy who was shooting his gun at pedestrians on Sunday afternoon.   Police say that the boy, who was on a bike, was shooting at people coming by, which led them to pursue the boy.   Police then say that after following the boy, he shot at them, forcing them to return fire and kill him. Pat Camden, a spokesman…

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Jaden Smith Throws Salt at Waka Flocka Flame

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In a recent interview with Metro, Jaden Smith and his father discussed the teen’s life as the son of two famous parents and his own fame through music and acting. During the portion of the interview when he was asked about his childhood experiences, the young star explained that he’s not into partying like the average teenager. He mentioned that he’d be interested in being at a party that played house…

Elmo is in TROUBLE! Puppeteer Kevin Clash Faces 4th Underage S*x Lawsuit

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Elmo faces 4th underage s*x lawsuit!- or atleast the puppeteer, Kevin Clash, who plays him is. The actor and puppeteer was previously accused of engaging in a inappropriate relationship with a minor, and now the man responsible for the accusations is seeking a lawsuit for damages. AtlantaBlackStar reports: Sheldon Stephens, 24, came forward in November, alleging that he shared a sexual relationship with Clash as a teenager. Though he eventually…