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Dallas school hosts 'Take the Oath - Anti-Bullying' with Diggy Simmons and Trevor Jackson

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

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” […]

Dice Dixon promotes anti-bullying campaign

Dice Dixon promotes anti-bullying campaign

Dice details 'coming out,' dating women, and anti-bullying campaign

Dice details ‘coming out,’ dating women, and anti-bullying campaign

    Dice opened up to rollingout about her recent television success while simultaneously working on her Masters degree. As seen on “LaLa‘s Full Court Life,” Dice affirmed her sexuality, and from there has been working to use her platform for the greater good.  Watch as Dice opens up about coming out, the type of […]

Sean 'Diddy' Combs and WWE join 'Be a STAR' anti-bullying campaign

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs and WWE join ‘Be a STAR’ anti-bullying campaign

    Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs now serves as an ambassador for Be a STAR, the anti-bullying initiative co-founded by WWE and The Creative Coalition to encourage young people to treat each other with tolerance and respect.  The hip hop mogul will also use his partnership with the Invisible Bully clothing line to help push the […]

Karrueche, Christina Milian, Draya Michele star in 'Be You' anti-bullying campaign

Karrueche, Christina Milian, Draya Michele star in ‘Be You’ anti-bullying campaign

Reality star, singer and socialite star in anti-bullying campaign

Black 12-year-old with special needs becomes anti-bullying activist

Black 12-year-old with special needs becomes anti-bullying activist

Jaylen Arnold, 12, lives in Lakeland, Fla. and is adjusting to life and his special needs. He suffers from Tourette Syndrome, which causes uncontrollable tics and movement and he’s the target of bullies at his school. Not taking the peer-to-peer terrorism lightly, Arnold is standing up for his right to be left to learn in peace […]

50 Cent Promotes Anti-Bullying Book on 'Today' Show

50 Cent Promotes Anti-Bullying Book on ‘Today’ Show

50 Cent, continuing on his journey to change the world for the better, visited NBC’s “Today” show on Oct. 25 to promote his new book, Playground, an anti-bullying novel for teens. While there, the humanitarian emcee discussed his connection to bullying and the inspiration behind his new novel. For Playground, 50 Cent and co-writer Lizzie […]

50 Cent, a Noted Bully, Pens Anti-Bullying Book ... Huh!?

50 Cent, a Noted Bully, Pens Anti-Bullying Book … Huh!?

50 Cent might be considered a bully in some quarters. Throughout his career, the G-Unit chief has stirred up beefs with a number of fellow emcees, even throwing daggers at his own label, Interscope. But now it appears that 50 Cent wants to steer his young fans away from a life of bullying with a […]

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

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

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 […]

Teenager kills himself after video of him masturbating goes viral

Teenager kills himself after video of him masturbating goes viral

A teenager who was secretly filmed while masturbating was bullied to the point of committing suicide. According to the Los Angeles Times, Matthew Burdette, 14, was kicked out of his class at University City High School in San Diego, California, for eating sunflower seeds. His teacher never gave him a specific destination so Burdette walked the halls of […]

Isaiah Washington talks comeback after homophobic downfall

Isaiah Washington talks comeback after homophobic downfall

Last night, Isaiah Washington made his high-profile return to “Grey’s Anatomy” for the much-hyped departure of Sandra Oh, nearly eight years after being fired from the series for hurling an anti-gay slur during a cast altercation. In a recent interview with FrontiersLA.com, Washington is opening up about his slow return to TV and his efforts […]

Celebrities mock man with medical disorder

Celebrities mock man with medical disorder

After posting a “selfie” to instagram, Madison Heights, Mich., resident Jamel Binion received more attention than he’d expected. As a child, Binion was diagnosed with a rare disorder, ectodermal dysplasia. The disorder causes abnormal hair growth, underdeveloped teeth and reduced sweat production. Binion says he has been teased all of his life because of his […]

New Jersey high school team posts racist photo

New Jersey high school team posts racist photo

The Phillipsburg High School wrestling team has a serious issue with racial sensitivity. The team recently posted a picture on social media, lynching a black tackling dummy. Some of the athletes of the team even wore their hoodies to look like Ku Klux Klan hoods, while another student is seen saluting the lynched dummy. The […]

Christina Milian and Karrueche Tran party at Riviera 31

Christina Milian and Karrueche Tran party at Riviera 31

Christina Milian and Karrueche Tran After starring in an anti-bullying campaign, a number of stars marked the importance of the cause at a pre-Grammy party. Christina Milian and Karrueche Tran stopped by Los Angeles’ Riviera 31 for a bash presented by Xperiment USA for the “Be You” anti-bullying campaign. Sponsored by Mr. Pink, the party also included […]

Hustle Gang’s Domani Harris and Mike Scott of the Atlanta Hawks make surprise visit to Atlanta area school

Hustle Gang’s Domani Harris and Mike Scott of the Atlanta Hawks make surprise visit to Atlanta area school

On Dec. 11, students at Bear Creek Middle School who have demonstrated good behavior were given a special treat to show them that the faculty and staff appreciated their efforts in supporting the schools anti-bullying initiative and for not participating in negative behavior. Things kicked off when Atlanta’s Streetz 94.5’s personality Daminon “DA-DA” Lewis stopped […]

Sharkeisha update: Teen arrested, charged with misdemeanor for brutal beating

Sharkeisha update: Teen arrested, charged with misdemeanor for brutal beating

Sharkeisha arrested A bully-turned-Internet sensation for the brutal beating of a fellow student is finally in jail. Sharkeisha James 16, was arrested Wednesday, Dec.4, in Harris County, Texas, according to Olevia Henderson, the mother of Sharkeisha’s victim, Sha’Michael Manuel. According to Manuel, James has been charged with a misdemeanor for the videotaped assault of her […]

Aleacea and the Boys & Girls Club of Atlanta host 'No Mean Girlz Allowed' party

Aleacea and the Boys & Girls Club of Atlanta host ‘No Mean Girlz Allowed’ party

Pop singer, dancer and anti-bullying ambassador Aleacea celebrated her super sweet 13th birthday by giving back to young girls in partnership with the Boys & Girls Atlanta on Nov. 16, 2013. The “No Mean Girlz Allowed” party welcomed girls between the ages of 8-12 from the Boys & Girls Club of Atlanta, I Am A Queen Foundation, several other […]

Tyson Beckford defends sexy photos with transgender model

Tyson Beckford defends sexy photos with transgender model

Tyson Beckford had all eyes on him – and his naked body – last week when he posed nude with transgender model Ines Rau for a sexy photo shoot for New luxury French magazine OOB. Since then, Beckford has been in the center of a firestorm of shock and criticism as angry and perplexed fans […]

12-year-old Connecticut girl arrested for bullying

12-year-old Connecticut girl arrested for bullying

A 12-year-old Connecticut girl has been arrested and charged in a case of what is being called “relentless bullying.” The eighth grade victim and the accused bully’s names are all being withheld due to the sensitive nature of the the incident. However, Stamford Police Lt. Diedrich Hohn says the bullying became so intense at the […]

Facebook releases new feature to help stop cyber bullying

Facebook releases new feature to help stop cyber bullying

Facebook is taking a few new steps to try and stop online bullying which has led to suicides with teens between the ges of 13 and 17 over the past few years. Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, is working with Facebook to develop anti-bullying tools for users aged 13 to […]

Snooki prays for a gay son

Snooki prays for a gay son

Snooki has long enjoyed for the wild party life of the famous Jersey Shore. But over the past year the “Snooki & Jwoww” star has become one of the most popular LGBT rights advocates. During a recent appearance with JWoww at an anti-bullying event, Snooki shared that she wants to have a gay son. According […]

Chris Brown and other celebs wish Karrueche Tran a 'Happy Birthday'

Chris Brown and other celebs wish Karrueche Tran a ‘Happy Birthday’

Karrueche Tran’s 25th birthday After having an early birthday celebration in Washington, D.C., Karrueche Tran marked the actual day of her birth in Atlanta at Club Vanquish. Karrueche turned 25 this week and was spotted in the city partying alongside local celebrities Sheneka Adams and David York. Following that, she received the below tweet from her famous ex Chris […]

Draya Michele blasted by fans on Mother's Day

Draya Michele blasted by fans on Mother’s Day

Draya Michele accused of being a negligent parent on Mother’s Day While some celebs were being showered with positivity on Mother’s Day, a reality star was being taunted on Twitter. Draya Michele of “Basketball Wives L.A.” fame has long been subjected to criticism from fans who mock her parenting skills. On the VH1 program a […]

Christina Milian buys her mother an $80,000 car for Mother's Day (photos)

Christina Milian buys her mother an $80,000 car for Mother’s Day (photos)

Christina Milian surprises her mother with a Jaguar for Mother’s Day While some celebs simply posted photos of themselves spending time with their mothers on Mother’s Day, YMCMB singer Christina Milian, 31, decided to show off the pricey gift she purchased for her mom. Milian shared snaps on Instagram of a shiny Jaguar coupe her […]

Celebs celebrate Mother's Day on Twitter

Celebs celebrate Mother’s Day on Twitter

   Celebs wish their mothers and fans a ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ Social media is currently being flooded with posts marking this Mother’s Day holiday. A number of rappers, reality stars and actors are wishing their fans and their own mothers well wishes including Diddy who shared the above photo of his mom. Happy Mother’s Day […]

Karrueche Tran celebrates her 25th birthday

Karrueche Tran celebrates her 25th birthday

Karrueche Tran has an early birthday party After partying with her ex-boyfriend for his 24th birthday, Karrueche Tran was spotted in Washington, D.C. celebrating her 25th a week early. She’s been sightseeing with her stylist; the socialite went to Cafe Asia where she was treated to a custom birthday cake and balloons. Not spotted at […]

Celebrities seen on the scene Super Bowl weekend

Celebrities seen on the scene Super Bowl weekend

Celebrities hit the street after Super Bowl XLVII. Check out some of Hollywood’s doing what they do best … popping a pose for the paparazzi after the festivities. –ruthie hawkins

Baltimore Raven Ray Rice: Then and now

Baltimore Raven Ray Rice: Then and now

“Hey Diddle, Diddle RAY RICE up the Middle!” is a slogan that many Baltimore Ravens fans are familiar with. Running Back Ray Rice uses this slogan to help bring funding to his foundation www.rayrice27.com. He pushed his, “A Ray of Hope: Anti-Bullying Forum” this past year to help students against bullying. He will be traveling to […]

Atlanta: King Center events for 2013 MLK holiday and observance

Atlanta: King Center events for 2013 MLK holiday and observance

The King Center has announced plans for the 2013 observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., beginning a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. “Remember! Celebrate! Act! King’s Dream for Our World,” is the theme for the birthday commemoration program which begins Friday, Jan. […]

Dwyane Wade and Nelly Unite Against Bullying

Dwyane Wade and Nelly Unite Against Bullying

Dwyane Wade and Nelly were at the Mid in Chicago recently.

Brian Ezeike Lives His Passion: Writing, Producing and Directing Feature Films

Brian Ezeike Lives His Passion: Writing, Producing and Directing Feature Films

Full given name: Brian Chinedu Ezeike Current Project: With Studio 11 Films, I directed Nathan Gregory and will also be directing the eleventh film in the 11 Eleven11 Project. I’m working on a series of travelogue videos for Road Scholar. Also, I’m producing a series of NASCAR marketing videos involving various companies led by the […]

Bobby Brown Sets 'The Masterpiece' Release Date; 1st Solo Album in 14 Years

Bobby Brown Sets ‘The Masterpiece’ Release Date; 1st Solo Album in 14 Years

When Bobby Brown released “Damaged” and “Get Out The Way” late last year, he wasn’t just trying to keep you on your toes. Bobby Brown is ready to release his latest project. Brown will release The Masterpiece on June 5, 2012, his first album in 14 years.  Although his engagement to Alicia Etheridge, the recent passing […]

Khloe Kardashian Cuts Ties With PETA

Khloe Kardashian Cuts Ties With PETA

Khloe Kardashian has cut all ties with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) due to her sister being flour bombed by a woman directly linked to the organization. Khloe has appeared on multiple billboards in the past supporting PETA and has been very vocal about her support for the group. She was disappointed to discover […]

Madonna Building Schools in Africa

Madonna Building Schools in Africa

Since its inception six years ago, Madonna’s Raising Malawi charity has struggled to build schools in the African nation. But now, Madonna’s vision for education will finally be brought to life as the charity begins building the first of 10 schools later this year. According to the Associated Press, organizers will begin work on the […]

Lil Wayne Publishing a Prison Memoir

Lil Wayne Publishing a Prison Memoir

In the past, when rappers went to prison, fans would expect their favorite incarcerated emcees to put all of their pent up creative juices into their rhymes once they were released. But nowadays, rappers have apparently found a new way to channel all of that post-prison creativity — by writing a novel. And that’s just […]

Pharrell Nabs New Gig for the Oscars: 4 Other Music Stars Making Unconventional Moves

Pharrell Nabs New Gig for the Oscars: 4 Other Music Stars Making Unconventional Moves

Pharell has always been an innovative music maestro, bending soundscapes, artists and entire genres to his uncanny creative might. And after a fruitful year becoming the face of brands like Palladium Boots and New Era as well as becoming the creator of Karmaloop TV, Pharrell has now topped off the year on a high note […]

Ludacris and Daughter Team Up for Kid Cause: 7 Other Celebrity Causes for Kids

Ludacris and Daughter Team Up for Kid Cause: 7 Other Celebrity Causes for Kids

Ludacris has increasingly shown his drive to help the nation’s kids through his philanthropic efforts. And for his latest kid-friendly cause,  Luda teamed up with none other than Karma Bridges, his 10-year-old daughter, to create an educational website for kids. According to AllHipHop, the website, called Karmasworld.com, in dedication to his daughter, features original pop […]

Black Parents: 3 Ways to Shut Down a Bully

Black Parents: 3 Ways to Shut Down a Bully

What is bullying? Bullying is not merely teasing. Like harassment, bullying is all about intent. Bullies use their power or influence to purposely harm others. Bullying generally falls into four categories. Verbal bullying involves name-calling someone names or making hurtful remarks about a person’s appearance, race, gender or sexual orientation. Examples of Physical bullying include […]

Lil Wayne, Birdman Hold Annual Turkey Giveaway: 6 Other Celebrity Good Deeds

Lil Wayne, Birdman Hold Annual Turkey Giveaway: 6 Other Celebrity Good Deeds

Cash Money/Young Money head honchos Birdman and Lil Wayne may be sitting high on top of their hip-hop empires, but they’ve never forgotten where they came from. And the two moguls recently hosted their 16th annual Turkey Giveaway in New Orleans on Nov. 18, in an effort to give back to their hometown during Thanksgiving. […]

7-Year-Old Writes Children's Book About Bullying, 'Not Fat Because I Wanna Be'

7-Year-Old Writes Children’s Book About Bullying, ‘Not Fat Because I Wanna Be’

LaNiyah Bailey is just 7 years old, and she has experiences under her belt that many published authors have only dreamed of. LaNiyah’s book, Not Fat Because I Wanna Be has drawn the attention of the White House and has been discussed in the context of President Barack Obama’s anti-bullying initiative. Major media outlets such as […]

50 Cent Lends Support to Occupy Wall Street Protesters

50 Cent Lends Support to Occupy Wall Street Protesters

After stirring up a bit of controversy last week, it looks like 50 Cent is back to attempting to make the world a better place, once again. Just weeks after posting an incendiary PSA blasting the public for failing to support his Street King initiative, the conscious capitalist has now posted another PSA, raging against […]

50 Cent Questions Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV' Album Sales

50 Cent Questions Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter IV’ Album Sales

After weeks of angelic, or rather archangel-like, behavior from 50 Cent, the incendiary emcee is, once again, striking up controversy, this time with fellow emcee Lil Wayne. According to 50 Cent, the world may be impressed with Wayne’s near-million first-week sales numbers for Tha Carter IV, but he’s not a believer and is calling the […]

Gayle King Flaunts 50 Cent Tattoo

Gayle King Flaunts 50 Cent Tattoo

It’s no secret that rapper 50 Cent is a big fan of media mogul Oprah Winfrey and her best friend Gayle King, even naming his dog Oprah and his cat Gayle. And while King and Winfrey have clearly left their indelible mark on 50 (and his pets), King let it be known that 50 has […]

 AKA Sorority Creates Pinktastic Week Through Youth Summit and Giving Back

AKA Sorority Creates Pinktastic Week Through Youth Summit and Giving Back

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. exemplified a principle as old as the Scriptures during its International Leadership conference in Atlanta: Before you can lead, you first must learn to serve. This was manifested via the AKA’s youth summit and school-supply giveaway for 700 plus middle school students at their “Emerging Young Leaders” program at […]

Morris Chestnut, Omari Hardwick and Their Children Deal With Bullying, Too

Morris Chestnut, Omari Hardwick and Their Children Deal With Bullying, Too

Morris Chestnut and Omari Hardwick provided gripping firsthand testimonies that stardom doesn’t automatically provide protection against the evils of modern bullying. Bullying has reached over the Hollywood walls of privilege to touch the Chestnut household in an all-too personal way. Chestnut, best known for his gritty performance in urban classics Boyz N the Hood, Brothers […]

Yasmin Shiraz Spotlights Girls Fighting Girls

Yasmin Shiraz Spotlights Girls Fighting Girls

On Easter weekend, the internet was buzzing over two different viral videos showing women and girls committing violence toward other women and girls.  These videos brought to mind two staggering facts: 1.  “A girl is bullied every seven minutes at school, either in the playground, classroom or bathroom, by another member of the female population.” […]