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Bill Cosby’s Daughter Pens Essay In His Defense

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Since 74 year-old Comedian Bill Cosby was accused of multiple aggravated assaults, few have come to his defense. Wednesday morning though, Cosby’s daughter Evin, did just that. NNPA Newswire published an essay written by Evin Cosby, explaining how the media’s treatment of her father has...

Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls to Report on D.C.’s Missing Teens

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A congressional caucus founded by Kelly, Rep. Yvette Clarke and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman in 2016 plans to present a report by the end of the year on how to solve the problem of missing black children nationwide. “We don’t want to just talk about...

Beyoncé Launches College Scholarship Award For ‘Bold, Creative’ Women

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Beyoncé’s Lemonade was released a year ago this week and in honor, the singer has formed the “Formation Scholars” awards. The scholarships were created “to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.” The awards...

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...