Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Officials say cookies dropped off at a Maine day care center that staff members complained made them feel high contained no illicit substances. About a dozen staff members at Watch Me Shine day care in Bangor reported feeling intoxicated Feb. 14 after they ate Valentine’s Day cookies dropped off by a […]

5-year-old Benjamin ‘Kamau’ Hosch III drowned at Cochran Mill Nature Center in a waterfall on July 24, 2017 near Atlanta, Georgia. Kamau was attending Camp Cricket with 13 other children as part of a summer camp. On that day the children took a trip to the center to have lunch, hike and play in the water […]

A day care in South Carolina is being investigated after a teenager shared a photo of her foot inside the mouth of a 7-month-old baby.

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WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Four-year-old Lily Quintus loved princesses, ranch dressing — on everything — and “Star Wars,” said her mother, whose pleas and those of others were answered when a driver police say caused the crash that killed the girl at her Florida day care surrendered to authorities. A manhunt across Florida ended […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called the Army secretary to express concerns over arrests and the discovery of problems with background checks at an Army day care center, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The call at 10 p.m. Tuesday to Army Secretary John McHugh comes against the backdrop of last week’s massacre of young children […]