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18-Year Old Gabrielle Turnquest is the Youngest Person to Pass UK Bar Exam

After graduating from college at 16, 18-year old Florida native Gabrielle Turnquest is now the youngest person to ever pass the UK bar exam.

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4-Year Old Genius Anala Beevers Invited to Join MENSA

Four-year old Anala Beevers is literally a genius. Hailing from New Orleans, Anala is so brilliant that she’s been invited to join MENSA, an international organization for people with IQs in the 98 percentile or higher.

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Thessalonika Arzu-Embry Set to Graduate from College at 14-Years Old

At just 14-years old, Great Lakes, Illinois native Thessalonika Arzu-Embry is set to graduate from college. She’ll receive a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Chicago State University.

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Is Willow Smith’s New Song “Summer Fling” Age Appropriate?

Smith’s new single, “Summer Fling,” has raised eyebrows due to its subject matter and accompanying video. A few op-eds have questioned the idea of a 12-year old having a “summer fling.”

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16-Year Old Wondagurl Produced a Track on Jay-Z’s New Album

At just 16-years-old, Toronto’s own Ebony Oshunrinde – aka Wondagurl – produced a beat that made its way onto Jay-Z’s new album!

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17-Year Old Cellist Angelique Montes Chosen for National Youth Orchestra

Very big things are in store for 17 year-old cellist Angelique Montes. Hailing from New Orleans, Montes was chosen over 1,000 other young musicians for a spot on the National Youth Orchestra.

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Could Light-Skinned Women Ever Be the Subject of a Documentary like “Dark Girls”?

Should the experience of light-skinned black women be the subject of a documentary like “Dark Girls”?

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Rachel Jeantel, The Last Person to Talk to Trayvon Martin, Testifies at George Zimmerman Trial

Rachel Jeantel, the young lady who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin the night of his deadly altercation, took the stand yesterday at the George Zimmerman trial. According to Rachel, Martin was very clear about his being watched and followed by a shady individual, and even made an effort to lose him. She says […]

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Ohio School Apologizes; Lifts Ban on Afro Puffs and Braids

Last week, we told you about Horizon Science Academy, a school in Ohio that – as part of its dress code – banned afro puffs and braids. After widespread outrage, Horizon has lifted the ban and released an apology, vowing to take necessary steps to “prevent this from ever happening again.”

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Ohio School Bans Afro Puffs and Braids

A school in Ohio is under fire for instituting a dress code that bans natural hair styles like braids and afro puffs. Why would a school find the need to police their students’ self-expression to the extent that they would ban natural hairstyles? Why is this ban even necessary?

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