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Ebony Wilkerson ordered to be committed to mental health facility

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:09 pm December 24, 2014 A mother of three who drove her children into the Atlantic Ocean in March was ordered to be committed to a state mental hospital for the crime. Circuit Judge Leah R. Case found that Ebony Wilkerson met the legal standard of being “menifestly dangerous to herself and […]

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Mother of man who killed NYPD cops apologizes to their families

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:24 pm December 23, 2014 The mother of the gunman who killed two NYPD police officers on Saturday extended her deepest condolences to their families on Monday.

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Relatives of Tamir Rice demand conviction of cop who murdered him

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:37 pm December 9, 2014 The mother of a 12-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer less than 3 seconds after pulling up to the young man is demanding that the officer be charged. Tamir Rice died as he played in a park last month. 

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Charges re-filed against mother who left kids in car for job interview

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:35 am October 30, 2014 The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has filed a motion to reinstate the prosecution of a homeless woman who left her two children in a car during a job interview in March. Prosecutors made the motion after Shanesha Taylor failed to meet a deadline to deposit $60,000 in […]

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New York Post claims Eric Garner’s mother asked NYPD for special favors

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:03 am October 28, 2014 The mother of a 43-year-old New York man whose death was ruled a homicide after an encounter with police is saying that she never requested “special favors” from police. Gwen Carr, a Staten Island resident, responded to a New York Post report that Assistant Chief Edward Delatorre arranged to […]

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NFL player DeAngelo Williams dyes hair pink in honor of mom, breast cancer awareness

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:07 pm September 10, 2014 Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams has dyed his trademark locs pink in honor of his late mother Sandra Hill, who lost her battle with breast cancer in May. The NFL star also painted his toe nails pink in memory of his mom, and to spread awareness […]

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Mom, four kids pulled over by cops at gunpoint on accident

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:45 pm August 26, 2014 A Texas mother of four says she was mistakenly pulled over and handcuffed at gunpoint by police as her children watched from the car. Forney Police say they were responding to a report of a driver waving a gun out of a window and thought the woman’s […]

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Mother arrested for helping son conduct ‘fire challenge’

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:07 pm August 13, 2014 A Charlotte, North Carolina woman is facing charges after police say she helped her son set himself on fire in a stunt known as the “fire challenge.” The viral challenge shows individuals, mostly who are young, pouring alcohol or some other flammable liquid on their body while […]

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Mother who lost 11-year-old due to stray bullet speaks out

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:03 am July 24, 2014 A Chicago mother who lost her 11-year-old daughter when a stray bullet pierced her skull while she was at a sleepover is speaking out. Shamiya Adams was killed when the bullet came through the bedroom window of a friend’s house on the city’s West Side.

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Single mother graduates with 3 degrees

By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:10 pm June 16, 2014 A 28-year-old single mother of three graduated from UCLA with not one, not two, but THREE degrees on Friday. Deanna Jordan, a native of Compton, said it was imperative that her sons see her walk across stage. 

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