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8th grader becomes published author for SECOND time

An amazing young author has published her second book, and she’s just 13.  Angela Content’s mother Mary Content said she knew her daughter wanted to share her stories with the world. 

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Report: greater chance of black children drowning in pools than whites

Swimming pools pose a much greater threat to black children and teens than they do to other kids. The research, discovered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that black children ages 5 to 19 drown in swimming pools at a rate more than 5 times that of white children. 

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Members launch first Youth-led organization

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Youth members who were involved with Detroit-based YOUTH VOICE have started a new organization. YOUTH VOICE is a project of the Harriet Tubman Center. 

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Family to file complaint after video of cop kicking handcuffed teen surfaces

The family of a Florida teen is moving forward with a formal complaint against the Boynton Beach Police Department after a video surfaced showing an officer kicking the teen while he was handcuffed.

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Update: search continues for missing D.C. girl

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Members of a Washington D.C. volunteer task force returned to Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens last last week in hopes of finding clues that will lead them to a missing 8-year-old girl. Relisha Rudd has been missing for more than two months. 

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After 9-year-old placed in handcuffed and fingerprinted, community pushes for change

Community members in Portland are outraged after a 9-year-old girl was placed in handcuffs by police. Latoya Harris couldn’t believe what was happening as she watched officers cuff her daughter after showing up at her home to question the child about a fight that occurred a week prior. 

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Nominate a teen for a $10,000 college scholarship

For the first time in the award’s history, McDonald’s is turning to the public to help them decide who should be the lucky recipient of their Community Choice Youth Award. The winner will be honored at the 11th annual 365Black Awards. 

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Teen graduating from high school, college at the same time

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16-year-old Grace Bush is accomplishing the unthinkable. The South Florida teen is not just set to collect a high school diploma, but one from college as well.

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Report: teachers in America do not reflect country’s diversity

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According to a report released by the Center for American Progress and the National Education Association, U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students. The report seeks to call attention to what researchers refer to as the “diversity gap” at elementary and secondary schools in the country. 

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Father of dead teen says he pulled gun out to ‘scare him’

An Alabama man says that he accidentally shot and killed his son after he acted in a bizarre and angry manner. Sexton Adams, 55, shot 17-year-old Darius Adams on Friday, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. 

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