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Callie on July 23rd, 2012

A NCAA ruling wipes away Joe Paterno’s 14 year history as head coach of the football program and imposed massive fines ( $60 million ) and penalties due to Paterno’s non action in addressing crimes committed against children. Paterno is accused of looking the other way when Assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky was accused of molesting countless […]

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Justin Combs, son of rap mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs won a full football scholarship from UCLA worth about $54,000.   It seems folks think this young man should return the scholarship since his dad is worth millions and can afford the college tuition.   No one seems to consider the fact that Justin actually earned […]

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Callie on May 15th, 2012

Florida A&M University has suspended its marching band indefinitely as it comes to terms with circumstances surrounding the hazing that killed Robert Champion.  The band has been on suspension since the November 2011 hazing death of the 26-year-old drum major during a road trip to Orlando. “I have decided the suspension of the band will […]

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Callie on May 14th, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama gave the commencement address and received a Doctorate in Humanities at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) Commencement  on May 12. “We have the responsibility to protect the ground that has already been won, because it can just as easily be lost.” MO Tweet Pin It

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Florida authorities have brought charges against 13 people in the suspected hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion, a prosecutor announced Wednesday. “Robert Champion died as a result of being beaten,” State Attorney Lawson Lamar said in Orlando. “His death is not linked to one sole strike but is attributed to multiple […]

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Callie on January 25th, 2012

FLOTUS, Michelle Obama, covers the 2012 issue of More Magazine.  She looks great! In the issue she discusses the new White House mentoring program she created to build the confidence of young women.   She also reflects on what it means to be the first African-American FLOTUS. You can read the full story by picking […]

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Callie on December 29th, 2011

Student’s of Eddie Long’s New Birth Christian Academy will have to find other schools to attend in 2012 as it was announced that the school would be closing it doors effective immediately. The academy, founded by Bishop Eddie Long, informed parents in a letter dated Dec. 22 that the private school’s “funding estimates fall far […]

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FAMU drum major Robert Champion death was ruled as a homicide after the medical examiner determine he died  from “hemorrhagic shock” brought on by being beaten during hazing. The full autopsy report released Wednesday found that Champion’s body had numerous bruising to his back and chest.  Blood apparently from the beating seeped into his muscles.  He […]

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A lawyer for the family of Robert Champion, a Florida university drum major who died this month in what officials have called a hazing-related death, said Monday he will file a lawsuit against the school. Lawyer Chris Chestnut told reporters. “We are concerned about the culture of coverup, that hazing has been covered up at […]

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