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Mo’ne Davis named female Athlete of the Year by Associated Press

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:49 pm December 30, 2014 Little League superstar Mo’ne Davis has been named the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year.  Davis, 13, became an instant celebrity as she took the mound in the Little League World Series giving the phrase “throw like a girl” a whole new meaning. 

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Raven-Symone pins open letter in response to cyber-bullies

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:57 pm October 27, 2014 Actress Raven-Symone penned an open letter in response to bullying she has received after she told Oprah during an interview that she does not consider herself African American. The former Cosby kid posted the letter to her Facebook page.

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Gymnast Simone Biles makes history at the World Gymnastics Championships

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:14 pm October 13, 2014 Simone Biles made history by becoming only the sixth woman, and first in more than a decade, to win consecutive all-around titles at the World Gymnastics Championships on Friday. Biles, 17, says she was blown away by her success. 

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Viola Davis sticks up for her daughter’s hair

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:30 am September 12, 2014 It seems like it’s open season on natural hair, especially when it belongs to the child of a famous person. Blue Ivy has been the butt of many jokes for what critics call Jay Z and Beyonce’s “poor choice in styling.” Now, actress Viola Davis is coming […]

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Kanye compares fight with paparazzi to Civil Rights movement

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:16 am August 7, 2014 Kanye West has a lot of folks giving him the side eye after some pretty insulting comments by the star were made public recently. The “Jesus Walks” rapper ACTUALLY compared his plight as a celebrity with the paparazzi to that of the Civil Rights movement. 

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Update: Tracy Morgan released from hospital, transferred to rehab

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:17 pm June 20, 2014 Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has been released from a hospital where he was admitted in critical condition following a deadly car wreck on June 7. The former star of 30 Rock is showing signs of improvement but has a long road to recovery. He’s been transported to a rehabilitation facility […]

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Petition calls for Jay Z & Beyoncé to comb Blue Ivy’s hair

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:22 am June 12, 2014 Ever since she was born, Blue Ivy has been in the spotlight. It’s a no-brainer when you have Jay Z and Beyoncé for parents. But the narrative has primarily revolved around the child’s hair. So much to the point where a Change.org petition was created to get […]

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Jay Z, Solange & Beyoncé issue statement on elevator incident

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:21 am May 16, 2014 Jay Z, Beyoncé and Solange finally broke their silence about leaked footage that shows Solange attacking Jay Z in an elevator on May 5. In an exclusive statement to the Associated Press on Thursday, the trio said “families have problems and we’re no different.” The stars also […]

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Video shows Solange allegedly attacking Jay Z

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:35 pm May 12, 2014 Video of what appears to be Solange Knowles physically attacking Jay-Z is now making the rounds on the internet. In the clip, once inside the elevator, Solange appears to confront Jay-Z and then attacks him until a bodyguard pulls her away from him.

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George Zimmerman signs autographs at gun show in Orlando

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:32 am March 11, 2014 It appears that George Zimmerman isn’t quite ready to give up his “fame” yet. Despite a highly successful campaign to put a halt to a celebrity fight earlier last month, the former neighborhood watch captain still believes that he is worthy of the spotlight. 

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