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Black Man Pioneers Video Game Studio With African Characters

By Victor Trammell When children entertain the admiration of mythical super heroes via the consumption of comic books, cartoons, or video games, they indentify with racial images and subconsciously label what is positive and negative at a very young age. For an example, if a white-owned cartoon production company casts black characters as villians and […]

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No Excuses: How Working Parents Make Homeschooling Work

By: Krystle Crossman There are many excuses that parents give for not taking the leap into home-schooling. One of them is that they work so they can’t possibly make the time to teach their children as well. Let’s debunk that myth right now shall we? There are plenty of parents who work full-time while still […]

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Kids at Boston “Ivy League feeder” School Make Youtube Video After Suffering Racism

By Victor Trammell Two black female students at Boston Latin, a so-called elite “Ivy League feeder school” in Massachusetts have made their compelling YouTube video go viral. Both Meggie Noel and Kylie Webster-Cazeau have brought a great deal of national attention to themselves by taking a firm stand against what they have called out as […]

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Black Kids Hurt, Beaten, Suspended Disproportionately in School

By: Isabella Carson For some reason corporal punishment is being used in schools across the country. An educator should never get physical with a student but it is happening quite often in some states. An alarming number of the students who are assaulted by their teachers are black students. There were over 57,000 reported cases […]

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11 Year Old “sick of reading about white boys” Starts #1000BlackGirlBooks Project

By: Krystle Crossman Marley Dias, 11, from Philadelphia is an incredible young woman. She has accomplished a lot in just 11 short years. Her greatest accomplishment has been starting a book drive that is geared towards empowering young black girls like herself. She told her mother that she was tired of reading about white boys […]

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Why You Should Never Tell Your Child That You Are Their Friend

By: Krystle Crossman Having a child is like having a mini-you running around all of the time. They have personality traits that they learn from you. They start to act and speak like you. As they grow older they become more and more attached and they feel like you are their best friend. This is […]

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This School District Gives Girls Scholarships If They Stay V!rgins

By: Krystle Crossman The UThukela District Municipality believes that they have found a way to keep young women on track with their studies in college. They offer bursaries (scholarships) to many young women but there are special bursaries for one particular group. The young women who are still v!rgins when they arrive at college have […]

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Homeschool Family Accused of Not “socializing” Their Children?

By: Krystle Crossman It is a common misconception that children who are home-schooled are not social with their peers. This is not true in the least but some parents take it upon themselves to look down on the parents that choose to home-school for this reason. One family even had to reach out to the […]

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Study Says Gifted Black Students More Likely To Get In Gifted Programs If They Have Black Teachers

More and more evidence is proving that, as far as Black kids go, homeschooling should be a part of every family’s plan to get their children the best education that they can get. Even if you do not home-school your children full time, all Black parents should have a home-school plan that they follow as […]

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These Missouri School Districts Found a Way To Help Homeless Kids Graduate

By: Krystle Crossman Kids in high school should be worrying about their homework, relationships, and applying to colleges. They should not be worrying about where they are going to sleep at night or when they will get their next meal. Unfortunately there are many teens in the U.S. who have no homes. Some are alone […]

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Why Black Kids Are Not Getting Help With Mental Issues in College

By: Isabella Carson Mental health issues plague millions of people in this country. Unfortunately there are many who cannot get the help that they need with these issues. Some of the people who are hit the hardest are minorities. A recent study by the Jed Foundation, a foundation that deals with suicide prevention, found that […]

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How Racist Teachers Affect Kids of Varying Abilities

By: Krystle Crossman Students are very dependent on their teachers when it comes to learning. They feed off of the teacher’s energy and feedback. When the feedback is positive they feel like they are doing a good job and will continue to be an excellent performer. When the feedback is negative they get discouraged and […]

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