50 Cent’s autism bashing scandal inspires unlikely hero

50 Cent's autism bashing scandal inspires unlikely hero

50 Cent is no stranger at all to being the public bad guy, but this week he found himself in a unique kind of trouble when he was criticized for making fun of an autistic man in an embarrassing video. Although most people were left shaking their heads at 50’s goof up, the rap mogul seems […]

Bullied Black worker turns mass shooter

Bullied Black worker turns mass shooter

It is uncommon to hear of Blacks committing acts of mass shootings at workplaces. That changed when Cedric Ford, 38, a father of two, killed three people and injured another 14 in a tragic display of workplace violence. The incident occurred on Thursday at the Excel Industries, a manufacturer of lawn mowers. According to police, […]

Which curse word helped Samuel L. Jackson overcome his childhood stuttering habit?

Which curse word helped Samuel L. Jackson overcome his childhood stuttering habit?

Over the course of his outstanding career, veteran actor Samuel L. Jackson has been known to deliver an emphatic line or two laced with profanity. Jackson’s ability to add extra umph when going on one of his character’s curse filled tirades is so resounding that the tirades have been celebrated and marked in pop culture. You may not […]

Bullying Tyshawn Lee’s parents won’t solve anything

Bullying Tyshawn Lee's parents won't solve anything

The media has been buzzing about Tyshawn Lee, the 9 year old little boy who was executed on the southside of Chicago on November 2nd. His murder is believed to be in retaliation from a rival gang in connection with his father. Since then, we’ve seen headline after headline about Tyshawn. But, his death isn’t […]

Former athlete Sean James advocates against bullying

Former athlete Sean James advocates against bullying

Sean James developing student-athletes because leadership doesn’t stop when the game ends Bullying has become an epidemic in our country that affects everyone, but seems to take an even heavier toll on our children. Unfortunately, although our society acknowledges the severity of the bullying epidemic, real focus on the issue only tends to occur when […]

Bullying can be stopped, says writer Auguste Moone

Bullying can be stopped, says writer Auguste Moone

Fighting bullying has become the mission of Auguste Moone.  His book, The Stand Up Crew, explores the topic in depth. Tell us about your education and certifications. I have a master’s degree in education from Cleveland State University, and a master’s degree in exercise science from Cleveland State University. What was your experience like as a […]

When bullying goes wrong: Lisa Nicole vs. Quad on ‘Married to Medicine’

When bullying goes wrong: Lisa Nicole vs. Quad on 'Married to Medicine'

Since the first episode of the start of season three, bullying has been a consistent theme on “Married to Medicine.” Although the women of “Married to Medicine” have degrees and a couple are even real doctors, that hasn’t stopped them from bullying one other. Seems like Toya Bush-Wright could be accused of bullying Dr. Simone (as […]

Agender celeb Andre J talks success after being bullied

Agender celeb Andre J talks success after being bullied

Even in the year 2015, noted agender celeb Andre J has a style that turns heads and garners everything from question marks to praise and even Vogue magazine covers. But in a frank new interview with “I’m From Driftwood,” Andre opens up about not being accepted as a child and how he overcame being bullied. In […]

Mother accidentally shoots her son while attempting to protect him from bullies

Mother accidentally shoots her son while attempting to protect him from bullies

A mother accidentally killed her 15-year-old son while attempting to protect him from a fight. According to reports by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, a group of teens and adults arrived at Pierre Tilson’s home at an apartment complex in College Park, Georgia, and threatened him over money. An argument ensued and a fight broke out. During […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

‘Drag Race’ star Jujubee poses with bullied fan

Without a doubt, the contestants of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” have inspired a whole new generation American youth to not only walk proudly in their skin but feel comfortable expressing gender however they see it, regardless of what society thinks. And that point was made perfectly clear in a heartwarming moment this week when “Drag Race” […]

Miami Dolphins’ Jonathan Martin leaves after being bullied for being gay?

miThe Miami Dolphins made the news with an improbable come-from-behind win against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, Oct. 31 in overtime, 22-20, but made much bigger headlines starting offensive tackle Jonathan Martin abruptly left the team due to constant teasing and bullying by teammates this past week. ESPN and FOXSports confirmed that Martin left the […]

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 […]

Black teen advised to get a breast reduction by school officials

Tammie Jackson’s 13-year-old daughter Gabrielle complained to school officials that she was being sexually harassed. Apparently more well endowed than her peers, the middle schooler is being picked on because she has large breasts. One official told Jackson that if her daughter transfers to another school in St. Louis, Mo.’s Riverview Gardens School District, the […]