Kashala Francis died nearly a week after she was attacked by three girls on her way home from school.

A new challenge among teenagers is going viral, rivaling last year’s Tide pod epidemic in stupidity. The Arizona Republic reports the “shell on” challenge to be the latest craze among Snapchat users. Kids simply dare their friends to eat food, but the catch is the packaging (or shell) has to stay on while they munch it. The word “shell” is used very loesely, as apple cores, banana […]

The family of 16-year-old Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing the Washington Post for $250 million, Reuters reports. Sandmann, the Kentucky teen who was filmed facing off with Native American activist Nathan Phillips during the Indigenous Peoples March and coinciding anti-abortion March for Life at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., is claiming the publication engaged in defamation and “targeted and bullied” him. The […]

CLEVELAND – A Cleveland man is facing multiple charges after police say he held three teenagers at gunpoint at an RTA train station and raped them. According to authorities, 33-year-old Deon Dre Bonner assaulted two 17-year-old girls and one 18-year-old girl at the East 116th Street rapid station on Nov. 4. After the incident, Bonner took the […]

CLEVELAND – Freshmen and sophomore students at one innovative Cleveland high school are learning to be entrepreneurs not by studying text books, but by opening their very own coffee shop. From designing the menu to customer service to bookkeeping, Lawyer’s Cafe is run entirely by high schoolers, with the help of faculty advisors, at John Marshall […]

Seventeen-year-old Sean Johnson is being charged with attempted murder after brutally beating his football teammate.

Quinton Murphy of Jack Britt High School ini Fayetteville North Carolina was very excited about his graduation. So excited that when it was his time…

Your Children and Social Media: A Parent’s Guide Date: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 4:21 am By: Tonya Pendleton, BlackAmericaWeb.com   In this Oct. 2010 photo, M-Bone of Cali Swag District performs during rehearsals for the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. (AP) This week, the tragic death of 22-year-old Montae “M-Bone” Talbert shocked the hip-hop […]

As your child enters into adolescence, you need to adapt your parenting skills for dealing with a teenager. Granted there isn’t a “how to” book, but if you want to maintain a healthy relationship, based on mutual respect with the potential to last a lifetime, here are some blunders to avoid from our sister site […]

“I’m not trying to be ’slutty,’” said Cyrus in a recent interview. “I’m not trying to be like, go to the club and get a bunch of guys …