Teens

A potential mass shooting at a predominantly black church has been avoided thanks to authorities. The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports that a 16-year-old girl was charged with criminal attempt to commit murder as she was set to carry out an attack on the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Gainsville. On Friday (Nov. 15), Gainesville High […]

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York was killed by a man she’d met recently on Instagram, who then posted photos of her corpse online, police said Monday. The gory pictures were redistributed widely, including by online posters who made light of or celebrated the […]

Binge drinking and booze – this is the stuff those poisonous hip-hop videos are made up of. These and so many alcohol advertisements Black youth are exposed to have a pervasive effect on them. A recent report compiled by the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has shed some new light on the subject. An […]

News

A Memphis family is demanding answers from local elementary school officials after teens abducted a 5-year-old girl from in front of the school. WSB-TV reports, the incident happened Wednesday afternoon. A video recorded by a witness shows one of the teens punching the 5-year-old in the face. Later, it escalated into a fight outside a High School football […]

Over the weekend a video went viral of a bunch of white kids in MAGA hats taunting an elderly Native American man. The teens were from Covington, Kentucky and their parents obviously have money because they hired a PR firm to clean up their mess. The family of the boy front and center went on […]

DETROIT (AP) — The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face outside the Lincoln Memorial as his schoolmates chanted and laughed says he did nothing to provoke the man in the videotaped confrontation and was only trying to calm the situation. The student identified himself in an […]

News

Three teenagers were playing with a gun, and one ended up in the hospital, reports Click 2 Houston.  Two 17-year-old girls and a 16-year-old boy were playing with an AK-47. One of the girls attempted to put the gun in her pants and was shot in the leg. She was taken to the hospital in […]

News

A Georgia high school student is now facing charges in a car crash that killed one of his classmates and injured two others. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports, Yann “Fred” Engamba, the 17-year-old driver, was arrested and charged with first-degree vehicular homicide in the death of Stephen Smith, 17, a senior and track athlete at Creekview High […]

News

Starting this school year, High School students in Texas will receive a class, paired with a 16-minute video, that aims to teach them how to deal with law enforcement during a traffic stop. CNN reports, the Community Safety Education Act, Senate Bill 30 was signed into law by the 85th Texas Legislature to help ease tensions between police and students […]

News

A 19-year-old allegedly shot and killed a 16-year-old girl at a Dallas party. According to NBC 5, witnesses told police that several people at the party had been playing with the gun, taking the magazine in and out. The suspect reportedly pointed the gun at several people believing that it was a BB gun. The […]

News

The Moody High School principal is just as outraged as the public over a photo that shows six of his white students standing on a Black male student, who’s lying face down on the floor with the caption “We got us one.” AL.com reports that the group of students from Moody, Alabama are all friends and claim the […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm about teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an “epidemic” and ordering manufacturers to reverse the trend or risk having their flavored vaping products pulled from the market. The warning from the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cited recent data pointing to a sharp […]