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Political Strategist Kenya Parham Creates a New Forum of Dialog for Millennials

*Political Strategist, Kenya Parham, daughter of well-known educators, Psychologist Dr. Thomas A. Parham and Davida Hopkins-Parham, is busy making a name for herself. In college, Parham volunteered on many campaigns while obtaining her education. While playing her role on the campaigns, she would closely watch staff members and ask questions for a better understanding on the different roles these positions … Continue reading Political Strategist Kenya Parham Creates a New Forum of Dialog for Millennials →

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Two Tennessee Students Arrested/Jailed for Wearing Saggy Pants

*Two high school students in Tennessee were arrested and spent 48 hours in jail for wearing saggy pants, which violates the school’s dress code. According to the Huffington Post, the teens, who attend Bolivar Central High School, were charged with indecent exposure in early November. Both were placed in cells with other inmates, and one … Continue reading Two Tennessee Students Arrested/Jailed for Wearing Saggy Pants →

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Los Angeles Students Return to School After Terrorist Threat

*With what I am sure is a heightened sense of cautiousness, administrators are welcoming students and educators back to school today following threats received via email on Tuesday that forced a shut-down of all L.A. County schools. The second largest district in the nation, Los Angeles Unified School District, saw school buses and parents dropping … Continue reading Los Angeles Students Return to School After Terrorist Threat →

Black graduation gap is rapidly closing

Roland Martin, political analyst for The Tom Joyner Morning Show and host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, talks to the incoming Secretary of Education John King about the status of the nation’s graduation rates, education, and college preparation courses. “We were excited to announce yesterday that the country reached the highest graduation rate we ever had with just over […]

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Church youth invited to enter essay, oratory and original art contest for chance to win a $500 grant for their church

*Los Angeles, CA – The SCLC of Southern California Emerging Leaders are on a mission to revitalize the dream of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the 2015-16 Essay & Oratorical and Art Contests. The organization announced today that the church with the most qualifying contest applications and entries will receive a grant for $500.00. … Continue reading Church Youth Invited to Enter Essay, Oratory and Original Art Context for a Chance to Win a $500 Grant for Their Church →

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Black Teen Vlogger Renounces Conservatism; Laquan McDonald Killing Convinced Him

“I’m not conservative no more!” That’s not exactly how now used-ta-be conservative vlogger C.J. Pearson put it, but the bottom line is the youngster seems to have come to his senses. If you don’t recall, Pearson is the 13-year-old African American whose stinging criticism regarding President Obama meeting with the clock-boy, Ahmed Mohamed, went viral … Continue reading Black Teen Vlogger Renounces Conservatism; Laquan McDonald Killing Convinced Him →

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Girls Want to Join the Boys Scouts of America

*A group of girls in Santa Rosa, California have found the Girl Scouts of America to be lacking in providing the types of experiences they’d like to have. Instead of working to change the group’s curriculum, they’ve opted to petition the Boy Scouts to let them in. “I want to be a Boy Scout,” said … Continue reading Girls Want to Join the Boys Scouts of America →