Family

Studies Show Mental Trauma to Children with Gay Parents

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By Michal Ortner Results from a recent study show that children of same-s*x couples may be more likely to experience emotional trauma than children raised by heteros*xual parents. This study was found in The British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioral Science entitled “Emotional Problems Among Children with Same-Sex Parents: Difference by Definition,” published by D. Paul Sullins. The extensive ... Read More »

Is The Media Unnecessarily Harsh Towards The Obamas?

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Reported by Liku Zelleke When First Lady Michelle Obama was in Saudi Arabia to attend the funeral of the kingdom’s late ruler, King Abdullah, she decided she wasn’t going to wear a veil. That decision didn’t seem to sit well with the media. Headlines read that she had disrespected Saudi Arabian customs and even went as far as calling the ... Read More »

S.F. Official Encourages Parents to “snitch” To End Gun Violence

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Gun violence is a very serious issue, especially within the African-American community. Unless people such as politicians, parents, and educators come together to take a collective stand, Black people will continue to become victims of shootings in large numbers. London Breed, the President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, is doing something out of the ... Read More »

2-year-old Shoots and K!lls Himself With Father’s Gun

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By Nigel Boys After what Sheriff Bob Gualtieri of Pinellas County, Florida described as putting a tiny amount of pressure on the trigger, 2-year-old Kaleb Ahles used the gun he found while rummaging through his parent’s car on Wednesday night to shoot himself in the chest, resulting in his death. The parents of the toddler, Christina Nigro and Kevin Ahles, had ... Read More »

Pastor and professor make Michael Brown protests into a family affair

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Dr. Leah Gunning Francis and her husband Rodney are two black parents who know their purpose.  As graduates from Northwestern and Princeton University, they are not only highly educated, but are also living with the expectation that this education will be applied toward helping those who are struggling in the African American community. Dr Gunning-Francis, in a recent interview with ... Read More »

Mother endures the nightmare of having two sons murdered in one month

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By Angela L. Braden An Indiana mother is distraught with grief after being confronted with the unbelievable reality that two of her sons have been murdered in less than a month. Donovan Williams,19, was the first documented homicide victim in Northwest Indiana.  However, he was the second child of Melissa Williams to die from gun violence.  Donovan’s older brother, Dominique ... Read More »

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