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Roosevelt Mitchell III: New Missouri Law Is “School to Prison Pipeline” On Steroids

A new Missouri law that will go in effect on January 1, 2017 that will send children to jail for fighting at school. No matter the grade or the age of the student, he or she will be charged with a Class E felony and the child could spend up to four years in jail. [...]

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How will Donald Trump treat the disability community?

As an African American and “Disability Scholar” meaning a person who is not merely engaged to the disability struggle but a person who lives with it daily and is married to it, I was torn in this election cycle. On one hand Hillary Clinton referred to young black men as super-predators and on the other [...]

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Depressed On The Battlefield: Raising Black Boys With Broken Men

Rapper Kid Cudi’s current mental health admission and his willingness to check himself into a rehabilitation center for anxiety and depression came at a crucial moment this year. He should be applauded for his courage not only to make a social media post about his personal struggles but the audacity to check him-self into rehab to get better. In a nation that praise’s fame [...]

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Model With No Legs Earns $1,000 Per Day

When we think about models or those who aspire to model our thoughts drift to women with perfect figures that includes perfect legs and a thin waist. Or muscular men with a body that looks like it was chiseled out of stone with stomach muscles that imitate the Rocky Mountains. As times are changing, so [...]

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Prison Debate Team Beats Harvard in Debate

Three men who are currently serving prison terms for manslaughter beat Harvard’s debate team in a head to head competition. The prison team had already beaten U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. and a nationally ranked team from the University of Vermont. The inmates are being held at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility [...]

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How To Encourage Children With Disabilities

As an individual with a disability, people often ask me “how did you become successful living with a disability?” Without any hesitation my response is always the same “the power of words.” When I was in my late 20’s my mentor said something to me that changed the way I viewed life. He said to [...]

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ADHD Children Are Heavily Drugged: Here’s How

What is a psychotropic drug?  A psychotropic drug is defined as a chemical substance that changes brain function and results in alterations in perception, mood or consciousness. These drugs are commonly prescribed for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. According to a study by Getahun and colleagues published in JAMA Pediatrics, ADHD diagnoses are increasing among [...]

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Teacher Put Special Need Student In A Trash Bag

A Chicago mother visited her five year old son’s school and discovered her son wearing a trash bag. Nyesha Terry, whose son is nonverbal and epileptic, visited her son’s classroom at D.S. Wentworth Elementary School in Chicago and her son was isolated from the rest of the class with a trash bag on like a [...]

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