Dallas school hosts ‘Take the Oath – Anti-Bullying’ with Diggy Simmons and Trevor Jackson

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Diggy Simmons  and Trevor Jackson stopped in Dallas on behalf of Saving Our Daughters National Campaign – Take the Oath. Take the Oath outlines eight steps to stop bullying in area schools. The two visited students of KIPP Truth Academy to speak out against bullying. Simmons is the son of hip-hop Rapper Joseph “Rev. Run”… Read more »

Omari Hardwick, Morris Chestnut Power Anti-Bullying Event, Fundraiser

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Omari Hardwick’s mouth was agape with shock. And Morris Chestnut simply lowered his eyes and shook his head as Jowharah Sanders detailed how she somehow found beauty in the aftermath of absolute horror and heartbreak. Sanders’ terrifyingly brutal victimization from bullying led her to found the National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment (NVEEE). On… Read more »

Gay dating app Jack’d endorses DeRay McKesson

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Civil rights activist DeRay McKesson rose to national attention over the past year both for his work with the Black Lives Matter movement and for his decision to come out publicly as gay. Since then, McKesson has made even more headlines with his announcement last month of his candidacy for the 2016 Baltimore mayoral election. McKesson… Read more »

Free Lunch Academy creative director Calvin King celebrates the ‘Greatest Teachers’

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Summer will be an exciting time for Calvin King, creative director of Free Lunch Academy, the Chicago-based arts outreach program. Free Lunch Academy produces stage plays and other programs that are designed to both entertain and educate students and is dedicated to deterring violence, diminishing bullying and mentoring students through the use of performing arts…. Read more »

Actor and rapper Tray Chaney lends his support in the fight against bullying

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Though busy with various other projects, actor and rapper Tray Chaney is finding time to lend a hand in the fight against bullying. Chaney, best known for his role as Poot on HBO’s popular series “The Wire,”recently released a song in time for National Bullying Prevention Month called “Mike Bully.” He told Fox 5 in Washington, D.C., that his… Read more »