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Texas Grandmother Questions Herself After School Demands She Cut Grandson’s ...

(Atlanta Black Star) Parents of students in Tatum, Texas, are infuriated over a dress code that they say discriminates against Black boys. Randi Woodley is the grandmother of 4-year-old boy Michael Trimble, the Fort Worth ...
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The Nine-Year-Old Paying Off His Classmates’ Lunch Debt But It ...

“A nine-year-old boy is making a difference for his peers in Napa, California,” ABC7 News reported yesterday. After a conversation with his mother about classmates who couldn’t pay for their school lunches, Ryan Kirkpatrick, a third-grader ...
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17-Year-Old Georgia Cheerleader Inexplicably Collapses and Dies During a Workout

Elyse Purefoy, 17, a cheerleading captain and member of the Arabia Mountain High School dance team, was running on the track behind her school when she collapsed out of nowhere, her father, Hank Purefoy, told a ...
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Nas, Will Smith Help Raise $22 Million For No-Fee Banking ...

(AllHipHop News) The smartphone revolution has brought many changes to the banking world. Endless startups have eliminated the need to make physical visits to the bank whether it’s making deposits, opening accounts, taking out loans, and ...
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Morehouse Commencement Speaker to Pay Off Student Loan Debt for ...

Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation ceremony, announced that his family is paying off the student loan debt of the ENTIRE Class of 2019. “My family ...
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‘The Sky Is the Limit’: LeBron James Gives $1 Million ...

LeBron James recently announced that he’ll donate $1 million to his I Promise School for a new gymnasium, which he said will be more than just a place to shoot baskets. The school, which he opened in ...
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COLLEGE STUDENT SKIPPED MEALS & PARTIES TO PAY OFF GRANDPARENT’S ...

*Quiet as its kept: Many young people today don’t seem to have time to spend time with their grandparents…or let me rephrase that, they may not make the time to spend with them. Hell, you’re lucky if you ...
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Jay-Z’s Foundation Preps to Hit the Road with High School ...

As part of an annual tradition for Jay-Z’s foundation, high-achieving high school students will have the chance to tour historically Black colleges and universities around the country. A press release issued by the Shawn Carter Foundation on ...
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21 Savage Does More Than Talk; Gives Students $100 Bucks ...

(AllHipHop News) Rap star 21 Savage dropped in on hundreds of students and came out of his own pocket to get students excited about handling money. He offered a great incentive to get the kids ...
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Homeless 8-year-old refugee wins New York State chess championship, inspiring ...

Tanitoluwa Adewumi just said checkmate. Despite learning the game a little over a year ago, the 8-year-old boy — homeless refugee from Nigeria — was crowned the New York State Primary Chess Champion in the kindergarten-to-third-grade bracket ...
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Kindergartner’s Unconventional School Photo Leaves the Internet In Stitches

An Atlanta kindergartner known for his “huge” personality is lighting up faces across the Internet after his school photos went viral this week. Andriel Miles said her son Andrew Miles has always been a silly ...
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Steph And Ayesha Curry Launch STEM Scholarship for Girls

Stephen and Ayesha Curry have launched a scholarship program specifically for girls who are interested in science, technology, education and math (STEM) careers. The foundation will award a $30,000 scholarship annually to a young lady ...