Jacque Reid says this story is relevant to “anyone who loves Black girls” because this issue is affecting Black girls in schools across the country. Data shows that Black girls are being disproportionately punished in schools across all levels. This issue is discussed in the documentary “Push Out” which is based on a book of […]

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When the visuals for Matthew A. Cherry’s Hair Love came across our computer screen, we rejoiced at imagery that showed a Black father and daughter in such a positive light. It was the representation we rarely see, even if it is a cartoon. MUST READ: Animated Short Film ‘Hair Love’ Celebrates Black Father & Daughter Relationships […]


HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) — Most had never met her, didn’t even know her name until they saw it on the news. But moved by the tragic death of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed into a duffel bag and discarded on a hillside trail — like so much trash, as one mourner […]

The LAPD needs your help. The police are trying to find the identity of a young girl found dumped near a hiking trail in a black duffle bag in Hacienda Heights, California. The girl’s body was found by Los Angeles County workers and is believed to have been dumped late Sunday night, according to law […]


A Binghamton school has been upended by protests after allegations that four Black 12-year-olds were strip-searched at local middle school. The students were searched for drugs, according to reports, by a school nurse and the assistant principal, after appearing “hyper and giddy” during lunch. A heated community meeting questioned why the school, East Middle School […]

Eleven-year-old Naomi Wadler has become a hashtag, a global meme and the object of praise by celebrities from Lupita Nyong’o to Janelle Monae to Eddie Griffin ever since her soaring March for Our Lives speech on Saturday in Washington. But the fifth grader has no idea of her global impact – because she’s not on social media. “I have been accustomed to not […]


On Saturday, during the March for Our Lives protest, Martin Luther King Jr.’s granddaughter Yolanda Renee King delivered a powerful speech.

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Parker Curry, 2, got to meet her idol on Tuesday.


An 11-year-old girl in Grand Rapids, Michigan was handcuffed and held at gunpoint by police who were searching for a stabbing suspect. Honestie Hodges told WOOD-TV she exited the back door of her home to go to the store on Dec. 6 when officers confronted her. Her mother, Whitney Hodges, said she saw police order Honestie to raise her […]

When you think of Baltimore these days, if you live outside the city limits, you likely think of the 2015 uprising and its devastation or the mean streets of West Baltimore, where much of the classic HBO TV series The Wire was filmed. You might even think of the TV shows Homicide or The Corner, […]