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White Residents Of South Baton Rouge Propose Seceding From Poor Black Northern Areas

The predominantly white and wealthy residents of the southern area of Baton Rouge have proposed seceding from the city proper and incorporating into a new one to be called “St. George.” The movement began as an effort to create a new school district, but after the state...

#FastTailedGirls Hashtag Examines Stereotypes Facing Young Girls

I remember sitting on the porch with my grandmother when I was about 10 years old watching some neighborhood girls play with a group of boys. The kids were about 12-14 years old, and were getting touchy-feely with each other. That was probably the first...

One Republican Party Tweet About Racism & Rose Parks Sparks #RacismEndedWhen Hashtag

A misplaced or omitted word, can ruin a tweet.  The RNC’s GOP social media team learned this the hard way over the weekend.  What started out as a tweet, celebrating Rosa Parks, end up creating the #racismendedwhen hashtag. Sunday evening the GOP twitter account tweeted...

The First Family Discusses Facebook & Dating On 20/20

The Obama girls have pretty much grown up in front of America’s eyes. From the first day the Obama family stepped into the White House, Sasha and Malia were thrust into the public eye. In a recent 20/20 interview, President Barack Obama and Michelle discussed...

She’s So Ambitious: Jasmine Lawrence, Founder of EDEN BodyWorks

Starting at only 13 years of age, Jasmine Lawrence, Founder of EDEN BodyWorks is on the road to success. With the drive and determination of a seasoned CEO she is strategically making her mark. EDEN BodyWorks was driven from Jasmine’s own need for a natural...

College Student Spends 4 Days In Jail Because Of Mistaken Identity

Jawon Johnson, 18, is a freshman football player at West Virginia State University and had an unfortunate run in with Maryland cops in Havre de Grace. Johnson was pulled over for making an illegal u-turn, which landed him in Harford County Detention Center on a...