BEAUTIFUL NEWS: Ten-Year-Old Prodigy Begins College Courses For Her Math Degree!

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I feel like such an underachiever. I need a tutor.

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At only ten-years-old, Esther Okade has begun taking college courses to her Open University undergraduate Math degree. She was accepted as a student after acing an exam and winning over Open?s Vice Chancellor with her amazing ambition. To think our middle school teachings of Algebra 101 still gives us nightmares!

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Okade was recently profiled by the U.K.?s Telegraph, and is a native of Walsall. She shares similar interests with the average child like playing with toys and watching Frozen (even overseas, they can?t stop singing ?Let It Go.?) but she was not like the rest in that she?s dreamt of attending college starting at seven-years-old. For three years, Okade recognized her prowess with numbers and math. To the shock, approval (and secret delight) of her mother Omonefe who is also her homeschool teacher and mathematician, together they applied to Open with high…

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Marshawn Lynch Is Trademarking ‘I’m Just Here So I Won’t Get Fined’

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Marshawn Lynch is looking to capitalize on his infamous “I’m just here so I won’t get fined” phrase from The big game’s media day.

“We heard from our fans, and so many of them were saying that they wanted that phrase on the clothing,” Chris Bevans, who runs Lynch’sBeast Mode” apparel line, told ESPN.com. “This is just listening to the marketplace.”  Bevans said the phrase will appear on shirts and sweatshirts on the Beast Mode website within the next month.  I guess you could say Marshawn Lynch got the last laugh after all.

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Wait, Civil Rights Groups Sued For Discriminating Against Black-Owned Media?

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A group of Black media owners have filed a $20 billion federal lawsuit against Comcast, Time Warner, Inc., the Rev. Al Sharpton, the NAACP and the National Urban League alleging that the companies discriminated against them and paid the omnipresent activist to “whitewash” their discriminatory practices, the Washington Post writes.

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Further, the complaint (PDF) alleges that Comcast gave large donations to Sharpton and civil rights groups to help generate the perception that the company was promoting diversity, although it reportedly was failing to do so, the Post says.

The suit was filed Friday in Los Angeles federal court by Entertainment Studios, which was founded by Black producer and comedian Byron Allen and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM), the newspaper writes. The suit comes…

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‘Little Ballers:’ New Documentary Examines The Lives Of AAU Basketball Players, Impact Of Youth Hoops [VIDEO]

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A new documentary “Little Ballers” chronicles the journey of four 11-year-old boys and their coach as they try to win New York City’s Amateur Athletic Union Championship (AAU).

The documentary contains interviews with some of basketball’s biggest names including Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, Walt Frazier, Chamique Holdsclaw, Joakim Noah, Steve Nash and TV One’s own, Roland Martin. Amar’e Stoudemire and Lupe Fiasco are executive producers of the film.

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“Little Ballers” director  Crystal McCrary joined Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the documentary which will air February 25th at 9PM EST on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons (check your local listings for time and channel).

McCraray told Martin she wanted to show “boys from diverse backgrounds and how basketball has become transformative for…

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Halle Berry Opens Up About Domestic Violence

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Actress Halle Berry was recently honored for her work at the Jenesse Center, Los Angeles? oldest domestic violence center. While attending last night?s unite4:good unite4:humanity?s gala, the Academy-Award winning actress revealed why the organization is so near to her heart: her mother is a domestic abuse survivor. Halle, who?s been volunteering for 15 years, told the audience according to E! News:

I wasn?t married to a man that beat me up, but my mother was.

Halle confessed she was only 5 years old when she saw first hand when her mother Judith Ann Hawkins being beaten, ?day after day after day?. Halle also admitted to watching her mom get ?kicked down the stairs? as well as hit in her head with a wine bottle. Halle stated:

Knowing that she wanted nothing more then for her little girls to see her be empowered and be a woman of strength, but having…

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Twitter rips ‘E!’s’ Giuliana Rancic for racist dreadlocks remark of Zendaya

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Don’t she know you dont mess with a woman’s locks. Shame on the bobblehead

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Giuliana Rancic, one of the stars of "Fashion Police" on E!, made a racist remark about Zendayas dreadlocks and Twitter peeled her backside for it. Giuliana Rancic, one of the stars of “Fashion Police” on E!, made a racist remark about Zendayas dreadlocks and Twitter peeled her backside for it.

Guiliana Rancic of E! network’s “Fashion Police” enraged urban America and fellow costar Kelly Osbourne when she parted that hole in the middle of her face and said Zendaya looked like “she probably smells like patchouli oil” because Zendaya was flossing dreadlocks to the Oscars this past Sunday.

Zendaya, 18, was actually the classy one where she clapped back at Rancic in a real sophisticated way. Zendaya schooled Rancic and anyone else who didn’t see how the racially-tinged comment could be disrespectful:

“There is a fine line between what is funny and disrespectful,” Zendaya wrote on Instagram.  “Someone said something about my hair at the Oscars that left me in awe. Not because I was relishing in rave outfit reviews, but because I was hit with…

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Teen Goes Undergoes First Ever Penis Reduction

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doctors in surgeryWhile many men are finding out ways to make their’s bigger and millions of dollars are spent on infomercials claiming ways to add inches, one teen has undergone the world’s first penis reduction according to a recent report by University of South Florida urologists.

The case was published online in the Journal of Sexual Medicine back in November but is just getting press now because of its coverage by The Daily Mail on February 12.

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An unidentified 17-year-old boy with sickle cell disease had three episodes of priapism beginning at age 10. Priapism is the potentially dangerous condition of a continued penile erection in the absence of sexual stimulation and/or following orgasm. When erectile dysfunction drug commercials advise the user to seek medical attention for an erection lasting more than four hours, they are referring to priapism.

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Musicians With Academy Awards [PHOTOS]

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John Legend and Common had the entire Dolby Theatre on their feet when their song “Glory” from the Selma soundtrack won the Oscar for Best Original Song at last night’s 87th Annual Oscar Awards.

See which other musician have been fortunate enough to add “Academy Award winner” to their resume.

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Musicians With Academy Awards [PHOTOS]

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C. Flanigan/Getty C. Flanigan/Getty

John Legend and Common had the entire Dolby Theatre on their feet when their song “Glory” from the Selma soundtrack won the Oscar for Best Original Song at last night’s 87th Annual Oscar Awards.

See which other musician have been fortunate enough to add “Academy Award winner” to their resume.

See the list HERE

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Related Links:

Oscars 2015: The Winners

Most Popular Pics From The Red Carpet: Oscars 2015

John Legend & Common Win Oscar For ‘Glory’!

Oscars After Party!! See Your Fave Celebs In Action [PHOTOS]

Red Carpet Rundown: The 2015 Oscars

Lady Gaga Killed The Oscars

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19 Years-Old and Worth $31 Million

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Yoan Moncada, the teenage Cuban sensation, is now imminently close to being officially associated with Major League Baseball after reportedly agreeing to terms with the Boston Red Sox.

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com first broke the news Monday, the details of which Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports supported. Sanchez wrote:

Cuban top infield prospect Yoan Moncada has agreed to a record-setting bonus with the Red Sox, according to an industry source.

The agreement is pending a physical. The club has not confirmed the deal, which is worth $31.5 million — a figure that smashes the $8.27 million bonus record for an international amateur under the current signing guidelines, which was given to right-hander Yoan Lopez by the D-backs in January.

“Red sox will have to pay 100 percent tax on the $31.5M so their cost is $63M,” CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman added.

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MLB officially declared Moncada a free agent on November 15. At 19…

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