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Golf Prodigy Ginger Howard is Youngest Member of LPGA

Many of us may not be familiar with the name Ginger Howard; but that may quickly change in the coming month. At just 18 years-old, golf prodigy Ginger Howard is the youngest member of the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association). And her younger sister Robi (16) may be right behind her.

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Muslim Woman Attacked After Boston Bombings

Heba Abolaban – a Muslim woman living in Boston – was attacked by a crazed man two days after the bombings at the Boston Marathon: “He was screaming, ‘F*** you Muslims! You are terrorists! I hate you! You are involved in the Boston explosions! F*** you!’”

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Teacher Accused of Molestation Claims She’s Racist; Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable Touching a Black Child

A Texas teacher accused of inappropriately touching a black first grader claims she cannot possibly be guilty because she’s racist and hates touching black children.

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Abducted Toddler Presumed Dead; Mother’s Version of Events Questionable

Less than two days after an AMBER alert was issued for him in Illinois, 1 1/2 year-old Bryeon Hunter is unfortunately presumed dead, and his mother’s story has been called into question.

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13 Year-Old Shardae Simmonds Uses CPR to Save Her Father’s Life

13 year-old Shardae Simmonds is making headlines after using CPR to save her father’s life. When her father was found not breathing, she called 911 and then sprung into action. So proud of this young lady!

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WNBA’s Brittney Griner Comes Out: “Don’t Hide Who You Really Are”

No.1 draft pick Brittney Griner recently discussed her sexuality in an interview with ESPN, confirming for the first time publicly that she is gay: “Don’t worry about what other people are going to say…if you’re just true to yourself, let that shine through.”

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BlackCrowdfunding.net: A Crowdfunding Site for Black Entrepreneurs

William Cunningham has created BlackCrowdfunding.net, a site where black entrepreneurs can raise money from the public to start businesses: “The idea is that crowdfunding is a tool that can be used to get resources to low to moderate income communities in a way that we haven’t seen before”

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Chicago Youth on Gun Violence: “It Feels Like We’re in a World War”

Middle school student Mercedes Austin recently penned a passionate editorial on the gun violence crisis in her hometown of Chicago: “Here in the Englewood area, it feels like we’re in a WORLD WAR.”

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Editorial Asks “Where Are Ordinary Black Youth in Popular Culture?”

A recent editorial asks the question, “Where Are Ordinary Black Youth in Popular Culture?” Are the stories of black youth that are “neither marginalized or at the proverbial mountaintop” invisible to mainstream America?

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Poison-Tainted Letter Addressed to Pres. Obama Intercepted at Screening Facility

Since yesterday, three letters addressed to specific politicians have been intercepted after testing positive for a poisonous substance called ricin. One of them was intended for President Obama.

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