Students from Tolman High School in Pawtucket, Rhode Island were pepper sprayed and arrested by police during a protest that were sparked after an officer body slammed a teenager to the ground earlier this week.
Stockton, California police are being criticized after a large group of officers were captured tackling a teenager for jaywalking.
Two NYPD officers, Tyrane Isaac and David Afanador, are under investigation for beating and pistol-whipping an unarmed teenager in Brooklyn. Kahreem Tribble, 16, had his hands up at the time of the attack. Gawker reports: The two officers were pursuing Tribble after he allegedly dropped a bag of weed and began running at 1311 […]
At NewsOne, we believe that the child who reads is the child who leads. In keeping with that idea, we decided this summer to take a look at the state of reading for black youth. Research has found that the proportion of young people who are daily readers drops has dropped dramatically in recent years. According to some studies, […]
An Oklahoma missionary who is accused of raping and molesting ten children at the Kenyan orphanage where he was working claims he was possessed by a demon named Luke, federal prosecutors say. In text messages released in court documents, 19-year-old Matthew Lane Durham talked to a friend about his supposed alter-ego: ‘Literally he takes me at […]
While shopping in a series of convenience stores, Vine user Rashid Polo realized that something was up: the store employees around him were ostensibly hard at work, bending to rearrange products for sale, busying themselves with drink machines, but they kept popping up wherever he went. This phenomenon was not a new experience for Polo, and […]
A Somali teen surprised officials when he was found stowing away on a flight from California to Hawaii. Reports say he was homesick for his mother and ran away from his Santa Clara home after a fight with his father and stepmother. According to CNN.com: The 15-year-old boy sneaked into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 […]
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