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Sage Steele will not appear on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” the remainder of this week and has been pulled from moderating an upcoming network event following comments she made on a recent podcast.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Four Milwaukee police officers are under investigation for kicking and punching an African American man while he was restrained on the ground during a confrontational arrest that was captured in several videos. One officer is on paid suspension and three others are on administrative duty after video shot by a bystander emerged […]

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Principal Marie DesForges is getting dragged all across the school board.

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video said in an apologetic statement on Friday that the activities were intended as a “satirical sketch” depicting an uneducated, intolerant person. “Each semester our new members are given the opportunity to write and act out a skit, in order to roast […]

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Twitter’s temporary suspension of Rose McGowan’s account amid her emotional reaction to Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault claims has sparked a movement. Gabrielle Union and Kerry Washington are just some of the celebs supporting today’s day-long #WomenBoycottTwitter protest in support of women whose voices have been silenced. “Starts now,” Scandal‘s Kerry Washington tweeted before going off […]

When a child brings a school assignment home you expect book reports or math homework, but not rap lyrics. Especially lyrics with explicit language in it. That’s exactly what happened to the Wright family when their daughter Kalani came home with just that on Tuesday night. According to WSB-TV news, the child’s middle school teacher […]

Five nurses at the Denver Health Medical were suspended for three weeks after opening a body bag and looking at the genitals of a deceased man. According to KMGH news, the nurses were admiring the patient’s genitals and were disciplined. A Denver Health spokesman said the incident was reported after another nurse overheard a comment […]

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended for the entire NFL season for another violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. The league announced Wednesday that arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld Gordon’s suspension, which the Pro Bowler appealed. Gordon met with league officials in New York on Aug. 4 and he […]

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested in Oklahoma on a complaint of marijuana possession. Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Police said they noticed his sedan go around stopped traffic in an attempt to get into […]

A Shreveport, LA teacher at Evangel Christian Academy School brought a 12-year-old student to tears after allegedly calling her a, ‘sassy slut.’ The student’s mother asked that her daughter’s name be withheld to protect her from potential teasing. “I’m just still numb you know, about what happened and the disciplinary action that the school had taken,” said […]

For iPhone; Something I truly never thought about or never experienced when I was growing up is a child being suspended from preschool. It is surprising that it does happen. But it’s sad that those who are suspended most often are black children- children who because the history of this country, are already starting out […]