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Adrian Peterson: ‘I am not a child abuser’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:35 pm September 16, 2014 After being reinstated to the NFL, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson released a statement in response to child abuse allegations.  Peterson took to his Twitter account to voice his thoughts on accusations of child abuse after images surfaced of his 4-year-old son being severely bruised after […]

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President Obama, Magic Johnson, NBA players respond to Donald Sterling comments


By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:25 am April 28, 2014 Members of the National Basketball Association spoke out Sunday in response to racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The Clippers players staged a silent protest as they warmed up for an NBA playoff game, the players removed their warmup shirts bearing team logos. […]

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11-year-old forced to clean toilets by school as punishment


By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:29 am April 4, 2014 The mother of an 11-year-old boy is outraged after finding out her child was forced to clean toilets during detention. Henry Hawkins, a fifth grader at Longfields Elementary School in Forestville, MD, says an argument with a classmate led to the punishment. 

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Report: Spanking leads to bad behavior

New evidence shows that spanking may lead to bad behavior. Using a nationally represented sample, researchers interview 1,933 parents when their children were 3 and 5 years old. They gathered data based on how often they spanked their children.

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Kiera Wilmot Speaks Out On Science Experiment Arrest, Aftermath

After making headlines across the country, Kiera Wilmot has spoken out on her harrowing ordeal.

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L.A. Unified School District Votes to Ban Suspensions for “Willful Defiance”

The Los Angeles Unified School board voted Tuesday to ban suspensions for “willful defiance,” directing school officials to use other disciplinary methods that don’t force students to miss valuable class time over fairly minor infractions.

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Brooklyn Teacher Fined $10,000 For Letting 3rd Grader Hit Bully Back

A Brooklyn teacher has been fined $10,000 for encouraging one of her students to strike back against a bully. She allegedly asked the 8 year-old bully to stand up, and then directed the victimized child to hit him.

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HS Senior Wesley Teague Suspended For Tweet Criticizing His High School’s Sports Team

A senior at Heights HS in Wichita, Kansas, Wesley Teague criticized his high school’s sports team on twitter on May 2, 2013. His tweet resulted in his suspension! This story begs the question; are our students being taught anymore or are they just going to school to be disciplined?

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Outraged Parents Say Son’s Teacher Made Him Lick Desk Clean for Drawing On It

Parents of a Troy, New York elementary student were outraged to learn that their son’s teacher forced him to clean a desk with his tongue as punishment for drawing on it.

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