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For Brown Girls Founder Karyn Washington dead at 22

Karyn Washington, student at Morgan State University and founder and creator of the website For Brown Girls, has died of an apparent suicide. She was 22. 

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America had an African zoo captive, and he ended his life on this day

Have you heard of Ota Benga? His life and death highlights one of many racially motivated atrocities faced by people of African decent in America. The Congolese native and Mbuti pygmy was captured and part of an exhibit for the St. Louis World Fair. 

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ESPN Report: Mizzou fails to report sexual assault, victim commits suicide

According to an ESPN “Outside the Lines” report, The University of Missouri-Columbia did not investigate or inform law enforcement about an alleged rape, that at least one member of the school’s football team participated in. Administrators found out about the alleged 2010 incident more than a year ago. The victim, Sasha Menu Courey, committed suicide […]

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Family demands investigation into death of daughter in military

St. Louis native LaVena Johnson of was a bubbly, intelligent young woman who had high hopes of making an impact while serving her country. As a member of the military, Johnson served overseas in Iraq, just shortly after the U.S. embarked on the Iraq war. Her tragic dreams were cut short when she was found […]

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Family of Jovan Belcher to have body exhumed for brain examination

The family of an NFL player who killed his girlfriend before taking his own life last year is requesting that his brain be examined. Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher played for four NFL seasons, and had no documented history of concussions, but his family hopes the examination will lead to answers about why the […]

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Pastor commits suicide in front of pleading son one year after wife’s death

A suburban Illinois pastor has shot and killed himself inside of his Matteson home. Pastor Ed Montgomery’s pleading son and mother begged him not to take his life on Saturday, but the grief due to the loss of his wife overcame him. Montgomery and his wife Prophetess Jackie Montgomery had both served at the Full […]

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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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Actor Lee Thompson Young Found Dead

Actor Lee Thompson Young – famous for roles in the The Famous Jett Jackson, Rizzoli & Isles, and Friday Night Lights – has died. It is suspected that Young committed suicide. He was just 29-years old.

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Paris Jackson Is “Physically Fine” After Apparent Suicide Attempt

Paris Jackson – the daughter of the late Michael Jackson – was hospitalized yesterday after an apparent suicide attempt. Paris reportedly took 20 Motrin, wrote a suicide note, and then cut her wrist. Thankfully, she had second thoughts and cried out for help.

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Breaking The Cycle of Fear

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Fear can cause you to question your worth and true purpose in life. When you are hit with enough obstacles you can be overtaken by fear, until you feel that there is no way out. No way to pursue your dreams, be that change or answer the call when you are needed.

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