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Florida Principal Wanted to Separate White Students from Black Students in Classrooms

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The principal at Campbell Park Elementary School has requested to transfer out of her job and into a role inside the school district headquarters because she says her actions “are a distraction to the school and learning atmosphere.” Community members in St Petersburg are calling...

#BlackExcellence: Georgia Twins Land $900k in Scholarships

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A pair of Georgia twins have their hearts set on attending Howard University in the fall, and money won’t be a thing because they’ve landed over $900,000 in scholarships. Akhya C. and Akhea S. Mitchell both attend Troup County Comprehensive High School in LaGrange, Georgia,...

Serena Williams Says She Accidentally SnapChatted Her Pregnancy News

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Serena Williams made a big announcement on Snapchat last Wednesday: Alongside a baby-bump-revealing swimsuit photo, she wrote “20 weeks.” But it was also a brief announcement, as the mom-to-be deleted the shot shortly after posting it. It turns out that Williams’ happy news — which...

Jesse Williams and Wife To Divorce After 5 Years, Asks Court to Deny Spousal Support

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Jesse Williams and his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, are getting a divorce after 5 years of marriage and he is reportedly seeking joint custody of their two children, aged 1 and 3. According to TMZ’s report of the divorce documents, Williams is asking the court to...

Michigan Community Demands Police Protocol Changes After 5 Little Boys Are Held at Gunpoint

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Dozens of people demanded a change in police protocol after an incident where officers drew their guns on five young, unarmed boys. On March 24, Grand Rapids police had their guns drawn on a group of young boys who were walking home after playing basketball....

Shea Moisture Apologizes and Pulls #AllHairMatters Ad After Social Media Backlash

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“Wow, okay – so guys, listen, we really f-ed this one up” — Shea Moisture Shea Moisture is doing major damage control after fighting backlash on social media about their ‘Hair Hate’ #allhairmatters ad. The brand which was started to cater to black hair and...