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Rebellious Maryland students bring more Confederate flags to school

Not even a week after a Maryland student was reprimanded for bringing a Confederate flag to school property, two more students have committed the same offense. A photo circling the Internet shows students at Glenelg High School raising the Confederate flag at the school’s football game last Friday. 

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Ferguson protests continue, 35 arrested during standoff in highway

Demonstrators attempting to block Interstate 70 in St. Louis on Wednesday to protest the fatal shooting of Michael Brown a month ago were barred by the police from entering the highway. According to authorities, 35 people have been arrested, most for unlawful assembly but four for assaulting officers. 

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Clip of the Day

Youth from Ferguson address need to discuss racism with video campaign

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Several children from Ferguson, Missouri are featured in a video called “Hey White People.” The clip sarcastically addresses common statements white people make about race and counters those claims with facts. The clip is dedicated to Mike Brown.

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Twitter campaign calls attention to mentally ill man brutally beaten by teens

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A video showing a mentally ill man being physically attacked by a group of teenagers has gone viral. The video, which has been circulating around YouTube, sparked outrage in the form of a Twitter campaign, #JusticeforCoran, created in hopes of raising awareness of the crime. 

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8-year-old child prodigy speaks 8 languages and plays 8 instruments

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Describing Mabou Loiseau as a child prodigy is an understatement. This adorable little 8-year-old not only speaks 8 different languages but is skilled in playing 8 instruments. Mabou speaks French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin, Creole, English, and even sign language. 

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Journalists requests for judge to release Michael Brown’s possible juvenile records

A Missouri judge is considering two media requests that would release any possible records of the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month. Juvenile records are confidential in Missouri, so it isn’t definitively known if Michael Brown was arrested before he legally became an adult. 

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Update: Ray Allen to press charges on youth involved in home invasion

The seven teenagers who allegedly entered NBA player Ray Allen’s home while his wife and children were sleeping have been charged with trespassing.

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Parade details released for amazing all-black Little League baseball champions

Jackie Robinson West might have lost the World Championship against South Korea on Sunday, but they are winners in many of our hearts. The all-black Little League baseball team became the USA champions in the World Series on Saturday. For their amazing accomplishments, Chicago will throw a parade in honor of the team. 

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Teen tasered into fit of seizures despite complying with police

A mother is calling for an investigation after police used a taser on her son in what she calls an “excessive use of force.” Surveillance video and cell phone footage shows a Hartfort, Connecticut police officer walking toward 18-year-old Luis Anglero Jr. Anglero walks toward the officer and then appears to suddenly stop and put […]

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Little League baseball star Mo’Ne Davis graces cover of Sports Illustrated

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Little League World Series phenom Mo’Ne Davis is on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated and is the subject of this week’s cover story. The 13-year-old caught the nation’s attention after throwing a shutout during her first game of the Little League World Series. But despite the attention she’s getting for her baseball prowess, Davis really wants to […]

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