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Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller discusses the embarrassing incient that left two juvenlies in holding over the weekend. www.blacklikemoi.com

Teens Spent Weekend In Holding Cell Without Water, Food, And Toilets

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Two teenagers in Douglas County, Georgia spent this past weekend with no water, no food, no toilet, and no lights. They had been put into two separate holding cells at the Douglas County Jail on Friday. At the end of the business day, a routine check that is supposed to be done to ensure that there is no one in the cells was not completed. This left…

Clever New York Teen Opens First Ever Sneaker Pαwn Shop

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When you normally think of pawn shops, you probably associate them with high end items like jewelry and electronics. One New York teen, however, observed that many young people don’t buy those items anymore. Among them, the currency is high end sneakers, so the New York business minded teen decided to turn sneaker fandom into a business. So called sneakerheads, those who relish in fresh and high end sneakers, are…

BOSS Sports | Meek Mill’s Music Used as Therapy for Black Youth

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Rap music is a diverse genre that divided by its own sub genres as well as regions and sometimes moods. While the latter is definitely relatable to serious rap fans, the American Psychological Association believes there is some substance to that usage. Recently the APA published an article about a study on rap music and how it affects black youth and their subject was none other than Meek Mill. The…

Florida Native, Wayne Brady, Afraid Of Senseless “Stand Your Ground” Murders

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by Afiya J. Watkins In the aftermath of the Michael Dunn trial, many people particularly African-Americans are wondering what exactly is going on in the state of Florida. It is a question that has been pondered before, yet many find themselves asking again. On Monday, during an appearance on HuffPost Live, actor-entertainer and Orlando native Wayne Brady voiced his frustration with his home state over the outcome of the Michael Dunn…

Teens Arrested for Waiting on Bus

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by Barry Burch Jr. That sad moment when circumstances change from not being able to walk down the street to not being able to wait at the bus stop has arrived, well, again.  But fortunately, the accused can at least sometimes be vindicated. The charges against the three black teenagers, who were arrested, while waiting for the bus in Rochester, New York, have been dropped. District Attorney Sandra Doorley said in…

Chilli of TLC Creates Online Petition To Stop Media From Bullying Celebrity Kids

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By: Britt L TLC’s Chilli has been in the spot light since the release of her TLC biopic, “Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story,” released early October. However, Chilli’s happiness in the public eye was short lived when a blog site decided to post malicious statements about her beloved 16-year-old son, Tron. After the popular black celebrity blog site Mediatakeout ran a crude story about Tron, the 90’s pop and R&B star decided…

Rapper Kris Kross Overdose Confirmed

Rapper Kris Kross Overdose Confirmed

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By: Madam Prezident When I was growing up, alcohol or drugs wasn’t attractive to me, or my friends. As teens, we enjoyed skating, cursing when our parents weren’t around, playing sports, or even going to the movies, but we never had a desire to get high. I’m not sure why people  who are financially stable and have access to all kinds of resources would spend their time under the influence. This is a very…

HS Students Suspended for Holding a “Piercing Party” in the Locker Room

HS Students Suspended for Holding a “Piercing Party” in the Locker Room

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The words “what the h-ll is wrong with teens today?” might be a good fit for the story you’re about to read right here.   Four students in Atlanta were suspended for holding a piercing party in a school locker room.  Using dirty needles, they were giving each other piercings in several parts of the body, including the tongue, navel, and lip.  The girls got a piercing kit off the…

Trial of Abortion Doctor Gosnell Ignites Debate About Media Coverage

Trial of Abortion Doctor Gosnell Ignites Debate About Media Coverage

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As the murder trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell continues today in Philadelphia, the case has increasingly become a debate over media coverage of abortion, as some anti-abortion groups claim Gosnell and his gruesome house of horrors isn’t a bigger national story because of the media’s bias in favor of abortion rights. Prosecutors accuse the 72-year-old doctor of running a rogue clinic that ignored the state ban on third-term abortions and…

Scottsboro Boys Are To Receive Postumous Pardon

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The moment for true justice has finally come. The Scottsboro boys is the name given to a group of nine black teens at the time, who were wrongfully convicted of rape. This conviction occurred over 80 years ago and has stained the reputation of Alabama’s just system every since. Well now they are set to receive posthumous pardons. ABC News reports: The nine “Scottsboro Boys” were accused of gang rape…

George Zimmerman’s brother Wants ‘Black Teens’ Branded As A Threat

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In response to the recent Brunswick, Georgia shooting that resulted in the death a 13 month old Antonio Santiago, Robert Zimmerman, the brother accused murderer George Zimmerman, sent out a tweet depicting side by side pictures of Trayvon Martin and De’Marquise Elkins, the teen accused of shooting the baby boy. The picture shows the boys holding up their middle fingers toward the camera. It also included the caption “A picture speaks…

Another Man Arrested in Connection With Murder of 73 Year Old Man During Gang Retaliation

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A fourth man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 73 year old Chicago man who was killed during a gang retaliation. Malcolm X. Terry, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder in the October 2012  shooting death of William Thomas. Three other men were already charged earlier this month. Aramis McKinzie, 18,  Garlin Minor, 19, and Akeem L. Simmons, 20, were charged with first-degree murder and appeared…

3 Teens Accused Of raping Special Needs Student In School Bathroom

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Allegedly, three West Memphis teen boys beat and raped a male special needs student in the school bathroom at the local high school. Police Records show that Terrence Jones 916 years old), Kenneth Bedford (17 years old), and Orlando Hamilton (15 years old) were each tried as adults and charged with rape and first degree battery. The three teens were seperated and questioned by West Memphis police, and all three…

Virginian Teen Shot and Killed After Mistakenly Breaking and Entering

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In Sterling, Virginia a 16 year old boy was shot and killed early Sunday morning by a neighbor. The shooting occured because the teen mistakenly entered the home of the neighbor through a back window. Sounds supicious right.?! Well the boy, Caleb Gordley, made this mistake after sneaking out to go drinking with friends. According to his parents, the young teen was drunk and did not realize that he was…