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More LGBT African Americans turning to Kwanzaa for holidays

While the holidays are a time for family and friends to get together, the season can also be difficult and exclusionary for members of the black LGBT community. Due to the alienation, more LGBT African Americans are turning to the holiday of Kwanzaa. 

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Family continues fight to save girl declared brain dead

The family of a Northern California teen placed on life support after being declared brain dead is expected to announce in court the name of the independent physician it has chosen to provide a second opinion on the girl’s condition. Jahi McMath, 13, entered Children’s Hospital Oakland for a routine tonsillectomy, but went into cardiac […]

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Florida teen who pleaded for a family gets wish granted!

A young orphan’s wish to be adopted has finally been granted. 15-year-old Davion Only made headlines in October after going to his local church in hopes of finding a family.  But Only is just a matter of moments away from being a permanent member of an adoptive family. 

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College student uses internet in hopes of renting a family for the holidays

26-year-old Jackie Turner only desires one thing for Christmas, and that’s to celebrate it with a family. The William Jessup University student has lived a life of emotional, sexual and physical abuse, and describing her situation as one that produced a product of a broken home is an understatement. Jackie has no family, so she […]

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Family of man who attempted to rob store upset at man who shot him

The family of a man who was shot after attempting to rob a local store in Mobile, ALA. is lashing out at the good Samaritan who shot him. Relatives of 18-year-old Adric White say the man should have “just left the store” instead of trying to protect the people inside.

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A young orphan’s plea for adoption

Davion Navar Henry Only is 15 years old. While most teens his age desire the next “it” item, he just wants a family. So on Sunday, his case worker drove him to a local church in St. Petersburg in hopes of finding him one.

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Family of slain DC chase suspect question police actions

The family of a woman who was shot to death outside the U.S. Capitol after attempting to ram her car through a White House barrier is questioning how police handled the incident. Investigator found that Carey, who was unarmed, had a history of mental illness.

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Mom Fights Off Intruder Who Tries To Steal Children

Burglars usually break into homes to steal THINGS, but in this case, a man was after Shawndrea Smith’s two sons. Let’s just say that she wasn’t having it.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act

The Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, ruling that it is unconstitutional because it deprives equal liberty under the law.

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Cheerios Commercial Featuring Interracial Family Ignites Racist Backlash

Cheerios recently posted a new commercial on YouTube, featuring an interracial family. The ad’s YouTube page was then inundated with negative, racist comments. So much so that Cheerios was forced to disable its comments section.

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