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This Teen Was Accepted Into 23 HBCUs

By Victor Trammell Much news coverage has been given to successful black high school boys and girls getting accepted into predominately white Ivy League schools, such as Harvard, Yale, and Cornell. However, numerous studies have shown that black youths tend to flourish even more when they attend HBCUs after high school. “Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) […]

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Kids’ Book Encourages Black Boys To Honor Black Girls

By Victor Trammell An art teacher from Compton, California recently had his own children’s book published. However, the beautiful theme selected for the book’s subject matter is a rare, inspiring narrative that serves as an excellent model for young black boys to follow. The author and illustrator of this children’s book is a young black man named Lawrence Liddell […]

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Prominent Evangelist and Educator Says All Christians Must Homeschool

By Victor Trammell Dr. James C. Dobson (pictured) is an educator, psychologist, and prominent Christian evangelist who is the author of The New Dare to Discipline.   Dr. Dobson has a great deal of social and political influence with a sizable amount of the American public. These people subscribe to traditional societal ideologies as they pertain to key concepts, […]

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Flint’s Water Poisoning Crisis Abandoned But Talk Of Chemical Attacks In Syria Rages On

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Jene’a Johnson Central Michigan University’s (CMU) college newspaper recently profiled a story about Jene’a Johnson (pictured far left), a CMU junior from Flint, Michigan. With all the talks raging on about chemical poisoning with the use of banned weapons in Idlib, Syria, the water poisoning crisis of Flint, Michigan has been totally abandoned by the […]

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Study: Black Teachers Decrease the Dropout Rate for Black Students

By Victor Trammell Photo credits: Dave Einsel/Getty Images A new study by a group of researchers at John Hopkins University concluded that black students gain a significantly higher chance of graduating high school and attending college by having black teachers in their lives starting in elementary school. According to a Wednesday (April 5th) press release, which was […]

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New Holiday Children’s Book Will Feature Gay Black Santa Claus

By Victor Trammell An upcoming children’s picture book themed for the holiday season is primed to cause some controversy due to the visual narrative and focus of the book. According to Time Magazine, a spokesperson for Harper Design, the book’s publisher, said in a recent statement that this future release will feature a gay black Santa Claus […]

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This Writer Says “Whupping” Kids Is Slave Mentality

By Victor Trammell Parents who use corporal punishment against their children when they misbehave often use the “Spare the rod, spoil the child” biblical reference when justifying their disciplinary decisions. Traditionally raised black families who have deep-seated roots in the church often live by this disciplinary style and have been doing so for generations. However, […]

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Outrage After Black Teens Harassed By Cops At Gunpoint

By Victor Trammell Police in Grand Rapids, Michigan have come under fire after an alleged incident of aggression involving five young black boys aged 12-14-years-old. According to MichiganLive.com, community leaders have decried a March 24th incident where the Grand Rapids Police Department got a 911 call in which the caller claimed there were 100 teens fighting at a basketball […]

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Teen Gets National Attention After Winning Essay Contest; White Privilege Was His Topic

By Victor Trammell A black male student at Staples High School, an institution located in the affluent Connecticut town of Westport has made national headlines after winning an essay contest. According to the New York Daily News, Chet Ellis (pictured) received a $1,000 award for winning first-place in his town’s essay contest. However, Ellis, 15, wrote […]

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Black Teen From NJ Accepted By All 8 Ivy Leagues

By Victor Trammell A 12th-grade student who attends Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, New Jersey has just given new meaning to the #BlackGirlMagic movement. According to WABC-TV, a local, CNN-affiliated news station in New York City, Ifeoma White-Thorpe (pictured) got accepted into all eight of the so-called “Ivy League” universities located in the Northeast region of the United […]

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Educator Harassed, Criticized For Putting Kid In Online Homeschool After Bullying

By Victor Trammell This past Monday (April 3rd), East Tennessee’s Knoxville News Sentinel newspaper published an opinion-editorial, which was written by an educator name Marissa A. White. White works in the public sector as a senior education policy advisor and an academic coordinator. Her column was titled Online Schools an Option for Bullied Students. As a professional working […]

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Scientists Adjusting Standards That Put Black Kids In Obesity Category

By Victor Trammell A study conducted by the British government resulted in a groundbreaking conclusion, which contends that measurements used to determine childhood obesity should be adjusted based on race. According to the Libertarian Republic newspaper, British scientists have determined that the Body Max Index (BMI) standard should be lowered as it pertains to children of […]

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