bullying

15-Year-Old Commits Suicide After Nude Video Snapchat Leak

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Florida teen Tovonna Holton was found by her mother, Levon Holton-Teamer, inside the bathroom of their Tampa home on Sunday. The teen apparently died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound. According to WFLA, Holton was the victim of bullying and it wasn’t until after her death that...

One Teacher’s Creative Approach To Stop Kids From Bullying A Student With Natural Hair

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We’re always hearing stories of how natural hair styles are being discriminated against at school and in the workplace but recently, an inspiring story about how a teacher stepped in to make a young girl’s journey to loving her natural hair a little easier has...

Florida Mother Say Bullying Led To Son’s Suicide

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A 14-year-old Florida boy committed suicide in his school’s bathroom last week, and according to his mother it’s because of the bullying that was inflicted upon him by fellow students. “The hopelessness was overwhelming,” Shaniqua Hawkins, the mother of Lamar “Shaq” Hawkins III, said. Lamar,...

Teen Stabs Bully To Death On Playground

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A teenage boy fatally stabbed a classmate after school Wednesday in The Bronx, authorities said.  Timothy Crump, 14, sustained several stomach wounds in the attack by Noel Estevez, who was wielding a kitchen knife, police said. Friends said Noel, also 14, had been relentlessly bullied by...

NFL Releases Report Detailing Richie Incognito’s Racist & Homophobic Abuse

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Well it looks as though the last shoe has dropped in the Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin locker room saga.  A few weeks ago, text messages were released that detailed the strange relationship between Incognito and Martin. From mutual name calling, to talks of prostitutes...

Tia and Tamera Mowry Open Up about Racist Bullying

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Try telling the Mowry twins that we are living in a “post racial” society. The two actresses, who normally give fun lighthearted interviews, broke down into tears on OWN’s Where Are They Now show while racist remarks they have endured. The twins are themselves products of an...