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The energetic DC centenarian Virginia McLaurin who danced her heart away with excitement at age 107 meeting the Obamas two years ago, is still having a ball at age 109 and doing fine! McLaurin got to play some basketball...
 After stating last week that she was simply considering all options as to whether to run for a political seat, Stacey Abrams has finally confirmed that she will, Fortune reports.Abrams, who ran unsuccessfully for the Governor’s seat in Georgia, plans...
Boston College is the latest school to reveal that disturbing ethnic slurs were found scribbled across the walls of a residence hall, CBS Boston reports.“All I could do was cry because there were a lot of emotions going on,”...

 The little girl Parker Curry who made Michelle Obama’s heart melt is writing a book about her own moment becoming the viral sensation who was mesmerized by the First Lady’s portrait, Page Six reports.“Parker is writing a book with...
Emantic Fitzgerald “EJ” Bradford Jr. who was shot and killed by Alabama police at a mall, has been laid to rest, but protestors are keeping his memory alive, AL.com reports.Carlos Chaverst Jr. has been one of the leading protestors...
White dolls with nooses around their necks were found hanging from trees on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. While the images shocked the school community, the university contends it was an end-of-semester art project, Fox 46...

 It’s taking some time for Olympic star Simone Biles to work through the pain that came from being sexually abused by former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and she’s still on meds and is in therapy, PEOPLE reports.--Kanye and Kim...
 Saint West was the little king of his jungle party and celebrated his 3rd birthday with mom and pops Kanye and Kim Kardashian West.--EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Obama makes a surprise visit to a group of lucky young men in the...
 According to a new report, Black students are dominating college campuses in the UK, which has caused recruiters to ramp up efforts to bring in more white scholars, The Telegraph reports.“Universities are setting targets to recruit more white male students after...

 A group of Black and Hispanic students from across the city have banded together to rally for more sports at their schools and met with City Council officials to demand parity that would give them as many sports choices...
 By age one, many toddlers have learned enough to begin chanting the ABC song, but at what point does a parent teach their kid to be racist?That’s the pressing question of the day after a video surfaced online by...
Parents at an Ohio school said that officials are deliberately targeting the hairstyles of African American students after they sent out a letter demanding that they go see a barber or a hairdresser to tame their afro hairstyles ahead...
 A Black man who said that a Metro DC cop unlawfully prodded him in his anus repeatedly while he was being searched, sued and has recently settled with the city, the Daily Mail reports.M.B. Cottingham was awarded an undisclosed...
Who says, kids, these days don’t respect their elders? Well, a 13-year-old Brooklyn youth is being praised for having a big heart after he was caught in the act of helping an elderly neighbor who he saw walking in...
A heartbroken Alabama family is grieving the shocking loss of a 9-year-old girl who committed suicide after being bullied, the Tuscaloosa News reports.McKenzie Adams reportedly hanged herself on Dec. 3rd in her home, outside of Montgomery. She was found by...
D.L. Hughley came to the defense of his comedic brother Kevin Hart after the Oscars controversy, but it caused a ripple of disgust after when he called “Pose” actress Indya Moore, who is a transgender woman, a “p*ssy.”--SNL’s Michael...
 The search is on for a man in NYC who viciously attacked a 20-year-old woman, leaving her with a broken spine, after a hateful anti-gay rant, NBC reports.According to the New York City Police Department, a man described as...
As Netflix upgrades its catalog to add shows from Africa in 2019, it has ordered its first African original series. Queen Sono features Quantico star Pearl Thusi.
 Walgreens executives and police are trying to piece together a disturbing incident that ended with a young homeless Black man dead after a trigger happy security guard killed him following a confrontation last Sunday night.--White Columbia University student goes...
 A white Columbia University sophomore felt empowered enough to go a racist tirade on camera while he harassed and belittled Black students and told them they should be grateful for the white man.--Dallas mom calls for the firing of...