(Image credit: used with permission of The Mississippi Link) Although almost 40% of the citizens of Mississippi are black, not one black girl took the Advanced Placement (AP) computer science last year. I was dismayed when I heard the story but after doing some digging, I don’t think the statistics are as alarming as the […]
Credit: Lab Science Career I came across another science summer program, and of course, it’s free! GlaxoSmithKline, a multinational health care and pharmaceutical company, sponsors a science summer program in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, Baltimore, and North Carolina. The program, which is hosted at various organizations including the Boys and Girls club and local libraries, […]
Credit: SmartSignBrooklyn A Canadian teen-aged girl has been found guilty of distributing child pornography. The teenager was convicted of “sexting” or sending naked pictures of her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend to a friend. She was 16 years-old at the time the texts were sent, the same age as the victim.
Credit: themooring The news out of Sweden is that doctors have successfully transplanted wombs into 9 women.
Credit: Dj Semtex I haven’t been able to avoid the story of Young Jeezy’s arrest which has been all over the news lately. After I read the article on TMZ, I decided I had to blog about it although I had just blogged about spanking yesterday because the story is an excellent example of why […]
Credit: Espen Faugstad Some where deep down we know that hitting, slapping, popping, whooping, or smacking our child until they cry cannot be right. But it’s the default disciplinary technique in the black community because, paradoxically, we think it’s a way to protect our children. A new study, however, has confirmed again that we need […]