Heartbreaking News: Teen Dies Of Cancer Just Weeks After Going To Prom With NFL Player

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Khameyea Jennings, the 18-year-old from Jacksonville, Florida who was taken to prom by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Mark, passed away on Thursday.

Jennings, who was suffering from liver cancer, had her dream come true when Mark picked her up in his Lamborghini, after Jacksonville’s chapter of Dreams Come True had approached the NFL team about Jennings wishes.

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After being diagnosed with cancer in May 2013, the teen had mostly been in and out of hospitals, receiving cancer treatments. The opportunity to go to prom was one of the highlights…

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A Grandmother In Germany Gives Birth To Quadruplets At 65!

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A grandmother in Germany gave birth to quadruplets at a Berlin hospital last week, May 19, and is now the oldest woman ever to accomplish this. Before giving birth to these latest four children, she had 13 kids. You heard that right? THIRTEEN. At 65 years of age, Annegret Raunigk is a single mom and also a grandmother of seven. The newborns were three boys and one girl, whose names are names are Neeta, Dries, Bence and Fjonn. And they were delivered by C-section. According to reports, the babies were delivered prematurely, at just under 26 six weeks and are therefore in incubators still.

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The report has apparently sparked a public debate in Germany about the rights of her to do so, and the merits, advantages, and disadvantages of being an older mom. Raunigk used…

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L.A. Reid Doesn’t Think Mariah Carey Will Have Another #1 Hit

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L.A. Reid is trying to curb the public’s expectations of Mariah Carey moving forward, and the future isn’t as dazzling as Mimi’s wardrobe.

Mariah has just released her greatest hits album #1 to Infinity, but according to the record exec, it’s more like #1 to 2008 because that’s when she had her last #1 hit with “Touch My Body.” Her latest single “Infinity” didn’t even come close to cracking the Top 10 on the Billboard charts. It debuted at #82 (damn!).

As he told Billboard during a recent interview, the fact that she’s getting airtime on the radio is a victory because it proves her career has had staying power. “Mariah Carey made her first hit record in 1991. To even be on the radio at this point in her career is a huge accomplishment, because radio doesn’t cater to veteran artists or…

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‘Lynch ‘Em!’ 3 Students Expelled From Bucknell University For Racist Radio Broadcast

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Bucknell University Students Expelled Over Racist Remarks

Three Pennsylvania college students were expelled from school after they made disgustingly racist remarks including “lynch ’em” and “black people should be dead” over a radio broadcast.

The Huffington Post reports:

A private Pennsylvania college expelled three students over a campus radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur.

Bucknell University president John Bravman met with about 1,000 students and staff about the matter on Tuesday, a day after sending a late-night email revealing the expulsions.

“Their conduct is an affront to our values, damaging to our community and in clear violation of our community standards,” he wrote to students, faculty and staff on Monday.

Bravman did not identify the students but shared their comments from a March 20 WVBU-FM broadcast in “the interest of transparency and candor.”

He said one of the students used the N-word, a second…

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Prince George’s County Officer Accused Of Fraternity Hazing

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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — A Prince George’s County police officer is suspended, accused of participating in fraternity hazing.

Police say it happened while he was off duty.

Corporal James Stewart is charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment and accused of several hazing acts, including watching and encouraging others to haze a new member of Kappa Alpha Psi.

The chapters involved are alumni chapters.

Christie Ileto will have more on this story at 11 p.m.

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See What’s To Come On Season 2 Of ‘Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers’ On The Cooking Channel

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Rev Run and his wife Justine Simmons are one of our favorite families, and while many of us miss the days of Run’s House, we can still catch them on television each week.

Run and his family are back with their very own show on the Cooking Channel called Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers, and they are mixing some family bonding with their favorite recipes, and sprinkling in some hilarious moments.

The hip-hop legend previewed some clips from the show’s upcoming 2nd season on his Instagram page, which premieres tonight at 8 P.M. on the Cooking Channel, and by the looks of it, we can’t wait to tune in.

From an embarrassed Russy watching his parents do a taste-testing turn up, who is all grown up now by the way, to Diggy Simmons grabbing a whole dish of food for himself, we really can feel like we are…

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Trooper Reprimanded, Needs Counseling for Taking Picture with Snoop Dogg

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By Kevin Rutherford

A Texas-based trooper has been reprimanded for, of all things, posing in a photo withSnoop Dogg.

Billy Spears, part of the Department of Public Safety and based in Gilmer, Texas, was given a slap on the wrist from his superiors for taking the photo with the rapper,The Dallas Morning Newsreports. The pair met while in Austin for South By Southwest; Spears was called there to work and was in uniform at the time of the picture.

According to Ty Clevenger, Spears’ attorney, the cop wasn’t aware of who Snoop was?and that the rapper asked for the photo while in a secured area at the fest. Snoop’s publicist took the photo, which was uploaded to his Instagram with the caption “Me n my deputy dogg.”

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A Lil Positivity: Struggling Black Veteran Who Was Homeless Is Now A Student At Harvard!

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Black Veteran Who Was Homeless Is Now A Harvard Student

Alicia Watkins is a retired Air Force staff sergeant who proudly served in Iraq and Afghanistan. She risked her life for the freedom of others, survived the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, and watched her colleagues die. But it wasn’t any of her combat experiences that broke Watkins’ spirit; it was the fact that she retired from the military and found herself homeless.

Via HuffPo reports:

In 2010, Watkins’ allowed “The Oprah Winfrey Show” to document her life as a homeless veteran. Her “kitchen” was a cardboard box of snacks and microwavable meals. Her bed was a car that she rented for $10 a day. Her restrooms were the toilets at various airport hotels.

The 10-year veteran was struggling, but even during her low points, she believed that others were struggling more. At one point, Watkins did have housing, but…

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Mekhi Phifer Explains Why He’d Like To Do A “Soul Food” Sequel

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Mekhi Phifer has played in a number in a number of films, but he says “Soul Food” is the one he’d do a sequel to. He joins us on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” and explains why he wants to see a continuation of the classic movie. In addition, Mekhi opens up about his celebrity crush, favorite movie role, and more in our lightening round of this exclusive interview!

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