Archive | March 2015

19-Year-Old Hampton University Student Commits Suicide in Library

19-Year-Old Hampton University Student Commits Suicide in Library

Originally posted on 106.7 WTLC:

WTKR reports a 19-year-old Hampton University student reportedly committed suicide in the school?s on campus library.

Cullen Haviland, who hailed from Temecula, California, was found dead on Friday, March 27, 2015.

The site reports:

Haviland was a second year student who was actually classified as a senior because of his outstanding academic performance and…

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News Roundup: New Bill Would Postpone Releasing Identities Of Cops Who Shoot People…AND MORE

News Roundup: New Bill Would Postpone Releasing Identities Of Cops Who Shoot People…AND MORE

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Why should their identities be protected when they can’t fulfill their obligations as officer to protect and serve the community.

Originally posted on MyPraise 102.5, Atlanta, Inspiration, Gospel, Radio, WPZE:

Police officer in bulletproof vest outdoors, back view Source: Getty
Following the deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner,tensions between cops and the communities they serve have been at an all-time high. Now, a new proposed…

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Transgender Activist & Homecoming King Tragically Commits Suicide

Transgender Activist & Homecoming King Tragically Commits Suicide

Originally posted on 97.9 The Beat:

18-year-old Blake Brockington died after an apparent suicide last Monday. Brockington was crowned homecoming king at East Mecklenburg High School, where he attended last year, making history as the first transgender homecoming king in North Carolina. It was after Brockington won the title that he realized how terrible people could be.

?That was…

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Charles Barkley Says Indiana Should Be Boycotted For “Religious Freedom Act”

Charles Barkley Says Indiana Should Be Boycotted For “Religious Freedom Act”

Originally posted on 93.1 WZAK:

T-Mobile Magenta Carpet At The 2011 NBA All-Star Game Source: John Shearer / Getty

Ain’t nobody going back to Indiana if they keep this up.

Several African Americans have come out against the state of Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Act,” a recently enacted law that gives businesses the right to discriminate against gay and lesbian citizens of the United States.

Tony winner Audra McDonaldhas been one of the most…

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