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Aunt of mother arrested for leaving kids in car during interview says ‘she was too proud to ask for help’

The family of a mother who faces jail time and the possibility of losing her children after leaving them in a warm car during a job interview says she “was too proud to ask for help”. During an interview with the Daily Mail, Shanesha Taylor’s great aunt Henrietta Grant said she wished Taylor would’ve asked […]

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Mother who was jailed for enrolling kids in school writes book

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In 2011, Kelley Williams-Bolar was jailed for sending her two daughters to a school in a predominantly white school district where her father lived. The family had lived in an Ohio housing project, with their neighborhood lacking quality schools. Now, Williams-Bolar is expected to reveal a more in-depth look behind-the scenes with the release of […]

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Grand jury may charge Relisha Rudd’s mother in disappearance

A grand jury is considering charging the mother of an 8-year-old Washington, D.C. girl who has been missing since February. Shameka Young could face charges for hindering the investigation as police searched for her daughter. 

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Over $60,000 raised for woman who left kids in car for job interview

More than $60,000 has been raised for a woman who left her young children in the car during a job interview. Shanesha Taylor, 24, a homeless single mother living in Arizona, is facing charges of child abuse for the act. 

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Woman shoots mother, claims stand your ground

A mother of six says who she was forced to shoot he mother in self-defense is claiming immunity under the controversial stand your ground law. Surveillance video of the 2011 incident from a Florida food mart shows Shireeka Wilson being attacked by her mother, Valerie Rushing. 

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Mother of armed robber doesn’t blame cop for shooting teenage son

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Tonia Stevens lost her 16-year-old son Monday night after an off-duty police officer shot and killed him during a robbery attempt at a gas station in Chicago. Instead of Stevens feeling anger at the officer, she said that her son had been in trouble with the law for years, and doesn’t blame to officer for […]

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Oakland mother loses two sons to gun violence in less than 3 weeks

First, Dinyal New’s 13-year-old son, Lee Weathersby III was slain in East Oakland on New Year’s Eve. Now, less than three weeks later, New is preparing to bury her 19-year-old son Lamar Broussard.  On Sunday, Broussard and a second man were killed as they rode in a car. 

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Toddler in cursing video to remain with teenage mother judge rules

A viral video of a 2-year-old child cursing has led to the toddler, and his teenage mother being moved to foster care. The video was first posted by the Omaha Police Union on their website as an example of the “thug cycle.” The video received a wave of backlash from African American community members, accusing […]

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Mom loses son, earns college degree in his honor

Anthony Olbert would have started college this fall, but his life was tragically cut short when he was killed by his mother’s husband five years ago. In honor of her slain son’s memory, Michela Duplechain has decided to earn her college degree.

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On Mother’s Day: The Would be Superhero who Fears Being an Emotionally Arrested Black Mother

Since I was a little a brown girl, I have always secretly wanted to save the world. Yes, the whole big world. To say the least, I was utterly enthralled with movies like Indian Jones and the last Crusade to the point of obscene dissidence to the 80s generational black-uplift narrative of being a lawyer […]

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