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Federal Appeals Court Hits Pause Button On Biden Administration Student Debt Relief Program!

Cousins! There appears to be a roadblock in the way of the Biden Administration ‘s student loan forgiveness program following news that six Republican led states have forwarded an appeal! According to CNN, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals placed a block on the program as attorneys of the republican states argue that progress shouldn’t […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Creates Website With Mental Health Resources For Fanbase!

Cousins! Megan Thee Stallion has recently launched a website of resources for her fanbase of hotties titled “Bad B*tches Have Bad Days Too” The website consists of free links to therapy, suicide and national crisis hotlines, substance abuse assistance as well as additional mental health resources. “Bad B*tches Have Bad Days Too,” provides information and […]

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We Love To See It: MTA Set To Offer Free Metrocards For Students In Kindergarten Through 12th Grade!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is kicking off the school year providing a free means of transportation for the kiddies and we love that for them! According to News 12, the department of education is currently offering free metro-cards to students ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade. The issued metro-card will be valid from […]

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Social Media Users Question Donda Academy After Seeing Students Eat In What Appears To Be A Warehouse!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Days after Kanye West called out Kim Kardashian for not allowing their children to attend Donda Academy– Ye is being roasted across social media over an image of students seemingly eating in a warehouse! According to Yahoo! the image on Instagram has resulted in many social media users wondering why the students were […]

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Former Texas Teacher Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail After Confessing To Sexually Abusing Teen!

-Jasmine Dyer- Cousins! A former Texas middle school teacher has been sentenced to 60 days in jail after confessing to sexually abusing a former student for three years! Former Tomball ISD teacher Marka Bodine, 32, is about to sit in jail for only two months and 10 years of deferred adjudication probation after pleading guilty […]

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Father Fatally Shoot His 3 Children And Then Himself While Live-streaming On Social Media; Claims His Girlfriend Cheated And Gave Him A STD!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! ⚠️ TRIGGER WARNING ⚠️ A tragic story is currently trending throughout social media that we are all still trying to wrap our heads around pertaining to a father fatally shooting his three young children and then himself while live-streaming on social media! According to a series of reports the incident occurred around 4 […]

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Lancôme, Lupita Nyong’o gift $10K scholarships to 40 Black female students at NAACP ceremony!

-Jasmine Dyer- Cousins! Academy Award actress Lupita Nyong’o has surprised 40 Black female college students with a $400,00 scholarship!  The Black Panther actress has partnered with cosmetic brand Lancôme through their Write Her Future Write Scholarship Fund to pursue the careers of their choice.  Lupita appeared at the NAACP’s 113th National Convention in Atlantic City, NJ, […]

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Naomi Campbell Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree In London!

-Eldica Stuart- Cousins! Congratulations are in order for legendary  supermodel, actress and businesswoman Naomi Campbell as she has added another notch to her belt of achievements and accomplishments to be proud of! While attending a private London based ceremony at the University for Creative Arts, Naomi strutted the stage instead of the runway as she […]

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University President Accused Of Defaming Missouri HBCU By Calling It A ‘Regional Institution’

-Jasmine Dyer- Cousins! Lincoln University (LU), a historically Black college and university in Jefferson City, Missouri, is currently at the center of a debatable topic: Should HBCUs welcome other “university identities?”  The topic of discussion stemmed from an interview between the university’s president, John Moseley–who is white, and the Jefferson City News Tribune.  LU has […]

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Got Milk? Or Got Sealant?: 12 Alaska Elementary Students Served Floor Sealant Instead Of Milk; Staff State It Was An Accident!

-Eldica StEwart- Cousins! Around a dozen elementary students alongside two adults, experienced being served floor sealant instead of milk at a daycare Summer program in Alaska! The incident happened at a daycare program named Sit’ Eeti Shaanax-Glacier Valley in Junaeu, Alaska, as several students complained of having a burning sensation in their mouth and throats. […]

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Families Of Injured Students Within The Uvalde Shooting, Sue Gunman’s Estate For $100 Million Dollars In Damages!

-Ibhade Arabome- Cousins! Four families whose children were injured in the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas are suing the estate of identified gunman Salvador Ramos, for upwards of $100 million! According to obtained court documents, the families are seeking compensation for physical and emotional damages that were brought on from the tragic shooting. […]

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Spelman Student Racks Up Big Bucks From Playing ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Taking Home $22,000!

-Natalee Gillbert- Cousins! Student debts are a thing of the past for Miriam Olajide. The Spelman College scholar recently won $22,000 while participating in Wheel of Fortune!  The popular game show takes admiration from hangman. To win cash and other special prizes, contestants must guess the letters to various word puzzles. Wheel of Fortune made […]

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Texas Judge Prohibits State From Investigating Families With Transgender Children!

-Natalee Gilbert- Cousins! A Texas-based judge has prohibited the sunny state from investigating families that have transgender children! Therefore, the aforementioned minors cannot be questioned if they are under gender-confirming medical care. Should the police force disregard this new law, it’ll be considered child abuse. NPR reports that Judge Jan Soifer pushed out this temporary […]

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Students At The University Of Southern California (USC)Hand Out Fentanyl Testing Strips to Help Prevent Overdoses!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! In response to the alarming statistics of fentanyl overdoses across the country a group of college students at USC, are passing out fentanyl testing strips to prevent future fatal instances! Students at the University of Southern California (USC) created an initiative to minimize the incidence of drug overdoses. Founded in 2020, the […]

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Wounded Teacher Speaks On Texas Elementary Shooting That Claimed The Lives Of All 11 Of His Students, Feels The Police Abandoned Them!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! A wounded Robb elementary school teacher is speaking out as he mourns the death of all 11 of his students while calling out police officials response to the nearly hour and half tragedy! Appearing in an exclusive interview with ABC news, Arnulfo Reyes recalls the fatal day in his classroom where both him […]

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Stanford University Discovers Noose on Campus–AGAIN!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! Stanford University has found another noose located on the campus, marking it the third time in the last  three years! Sunday evening, a noose was discovered hanging from a tree on campus near Branner Hall on the campus. Branner Hall is one of the undergraduate residence halls. In emails sent to students […]

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Virginia Mom Files Lawsuit Against Biracial Son’s School Over Critical Race Theory Curriculum, “He’s Seeing Himself Just As A Black Man. He’s Seeing Things That Don’t Go His Way As Racism”

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! A Virginia state mom has taken legal action against her 13 year old son’s school as she blames a critical race theory curriculum has influenced a drastic change in his overall behavior! On Monday Charlottesville area resident Melissa Riley appeared on the Jesse Watters Primetime show to further discuss the changes her biracial […]

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President Biden Announces New Plan To Provide High Speed WiFi/ Internet Access At Discounted Rates For Low Income Families!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! In efforts of providing affordable high speed internet access to low income households, the Biden administration has recently announced a new program that could help folks save a couple dollars each month! According to CBS News, President Biden made the announcement on Monday afternoon confirming that a total of 20 internet companies have […]

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Kindergarten Student Brought Jose Cuervo Tequila Mix To School And Shared With 4 Other Children!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Parents and school officials of Grand River Academy in Michigan received a shock of a lifetime recently after a kindergarten student brought ‘Adult Lemonade” to class and shared it amongst a total of four other children! According to NBC News, a child brought the small plastic bottle described as a, “pre mixed, singe-serve […]

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Former Yale Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing $40 Million In Electronics From University!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! A former Yale employee stole $40 million in electronics for nearly a decade and it finally caught up with her! Jaime Petrone, a former Yale administrator, is in serious trouble after she swindled millions out of the university. Recently, Petrone pleaded guilty in federal court in Hartford, Connecticut to two counts of […]

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Taraji P. Henson And Chris Paul Appointed To President Biden’s HBCU Advisory Board!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! President Joe Biden is making some major strides to help assist with the advancement of Historically Black Colleges and Universities by appointing over a dozen educational leaders, celebrities and athlete to his board of advisors! Amongst the Biden administration’s list of HBCU appointees are actress Taraji P. Henson and NBA all star Chris […]

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6 Original ‘GrownIsh’ Cast Members Confirm Their Exit Ahead Of Season 5!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Season four of Grown-Ish is officially in the books with fresh adventures on the way. As new chapters began to unravel, sadly that means old one begin to close! According to reports from TV Line , six original cast members have confirmed their exit from the series ahead of season five. Cast members […]

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Big Things Poppin! Anthony Anderson Reveals He Is Only 15 Credits Short Of Graduating From HBCU Howard University!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! Black-Ish may be coming to an end soon, but for actor and comedian Anthony Anderson, it is just the beginning of new opportunities! According to Rolling Out, Anderson stopped by “The Breakfast Club” morning radio show, where he revealed he is 15 credits short of graduating from Howard University. Staying on the […]

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HBCUs All Over The Country Reportedly Receive Billions In Funding As Part Of The American Rescue Plan!

-Avier-Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! HBCUs all over the country are receiving an increased amount of funding and it is thanks to the American Rescue Plan! In an announcement, The White House reported the federal funding of $2.7 billion for 100 HBCUs around the country. According to Rollingout, from California to Florida, every institution in between will receive […]

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Protestors Rally Against New Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay Bill’, Banning Lessons Taught Surrounding LGBTQ+ Topics In The Classroom!

-AVIER- WANJOU-BRASS- COUSINS! There is a new bill floating around Florida and not only has it been passed by the Florida Senate and House, it will also closely affect what children are taught in the classroom! The “Don’t Say Gay” bill will limit what teachers are allowed to educate students about pertaining to sexual orientation […]

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The NCAA Updates Their Marijuana Threshold; Currently Negotiating New Possible Penalties For Students That Test Positive!

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is laying out some adjustments and it involves their THC policies amongst college athletes! According to Blavity, the maximum cannabinoid threshold previously was 35 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) which was previously increased to 15 (ng/mL) back in 2019. Now, they’ve noticably increased their  THC threshold to […]

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Sidney Keys III, A High School Student In Atlanta, Is Making A Difference With A Book Club For Black Boys, “Books N Bros”

-Avier Wanjou-Brass- Cousins! Another day. Another Black excellency story! A sophomore at Peace Academy in Atlanta, GA, is finding success in starting a book club centered around Black boys! Sidney Keys III created a book club, Books N Bros, allowing Black children to read stories representing their reality.  According to Blavity, Keys started the book […]

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Meghan Markle’s Sister Files A Defamation Lawsuit Against Her; Claims Her Rags To Riches Story Is A Lie!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! Meghan Markle ‘s sister Samantha Markle has a bone or two to pick with her in connection to a previous interview with Oprah, her overall upbringing and more! According to TMZ, Samantha has filed a defamation lawsuit alleging that Meghan’s “rags to riches “ story about her herself is completely false. Within the […]

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Indiana School Receives Backlash After Counselor Forwards Letter To Parents With The Option Of Their Kids Skipping Black History Month Lessons!

-Tamara’Shanay- Cousins! An Indiana school is currently having their behinds handed to them after parents received a letter allowing them the option of their kids opting out of learning about “equity, caring and understanding differences” during Black History Month! A letter was sent out recently from Sprunica Elementary in Nineveh informing parents of the lessons […]

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Texas School District Refuses To Ban Children’s Biography On Michelle Obama Following Parent Complaint!

-AVIER WANJOU-BRASS- COUSINS! Cousins! The Katy School District is putting their foot down and they are not backing down, following a complaint from a parent to the Texas School District to remove a children’s biography based on Michelle Obama from the school’s library! The unidentified parent argues the reading material is “leftist indoctrination.” Also, the […]