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Who is Cyntoia Brown? Social media rallies around the child ...

A film that sheds light on Cyntoia Brown, a young girl imprisoned for killing the man who solicited her as a 16-year-old child sex slave, hopes to set her free. In 2004, Brown stepped into Johnny Mitchell Allen’s pickup truck ...
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Shaquille and Shaunie O’Neal throws birthday bash worth $1m for ...

Shaquille O’Neal and his wife Shaunie O’Neal completely went over the top in celebrating their daughter’s sweet 16 as they spent nearly a million dollars for an epic birthday bash. You might have heard of celebrities ...
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Details on Uncle Luke Signing Major TV Deal With LeBron ...

Uncle Luke has been doing much more than rap over the past 25 years. In fact, the kids at the Liberty City Optimist Warriors call him “Coach Luke” as a sign of respect and admiration for his efforts ...
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Music Video: Excellence First by Our Empowered Youth

Young Black Excellence Hats off to teacher Mr. Sims for inspiring his students to be great and granting them an opportunity and a platform to allow their voices to be heard. Every child should have ...
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The internet wants to get this college student a modeling ...

A South Sudanese student has accidentally gone viral. Anok Yai was enjoying Howard University’s homecoming over the weekend, when a photographer noticed her and snapped some pics. Before she knew it, strangers were begging the ...
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Tech meant to keep kids safe is actually making them ...

Kids toys aren’t what they used to be: Barbies now have mechanical brains, and gadgets like smartwatches are being made child-friendly. And anything connected to the internet comes with the risk of being hacked or ...
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When You Weren’t Looking, Lil Jon Built & Commissioned A ...

Rapper Lil Jon helped to launch a school in Ghana over the weekend. The “Turn Down for What” hitmaker helped to fund Abomayaw D.A. Kindergarten with bosses at education organization Pencils of Promise, and on ...
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History Made: Woman Becomes 1st Albino Model to Head A ...

Diandra Forrest has made history by becoming the frontwoman—no the very first Albino frontwoman—to head a major beauty campaign! Forrest, a model and albino awareness advocate, will head Wet n Wild’s new Breaking Beauty campaign. It celebrates inclusivity ...
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Beyoncé means business in black minidress, busts a move with ...

She may have just welcomed twins, Rumi and Sir, into the world four months ago, but Beyoncé is here to say she’s still got it. On Saturday, the superstar singer took to Instagram, where she proved she’s ...
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Beyoncé Releases New “Freedom” Video to Celebrate International Day of ...

Beyoncé celebrated the International Day of the Girl by sharing a video starring an international troupe of fierce, charismatic young girls lip syncing and dancing to her 2016 single “Freedom.” The clip, produced by Beyoncé and Salma Hayek’s Chime for Change initiative ...
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We Are Code 3rd Annual VR/AR Hack-a-Thon Starts TODAY Sept ...

The event kicks off today through tomorrow and while it may be too late to register to participate, its never to late to learn more about one of the top organization events, enhancing the science ...
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$72 Million for a High School Stadium? In Texas…..

“We’re out on the field getting the Tigers ready for another successful run at a state title,” chirps the voicemail for the Katy High School athletics department. Before being asked to leave your “growl” and ...