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Check The Video: 8 Year Old Has INCREDIBLE hooping skills!
Ya’ll know I have a soft spot for young people. Well, this 8 year old is doing big with dribbling, behind the backs, lay-ups… You name it, he has something for ya!
I want your movie recommendations!
Hey there! I’ve been looking at a lot of movies lately and I’m putting together a list for teachers, facilitators, youth organizations and the like of GREAT movies for young people in grades 6 -12. So, if you have a good movie that needs to be on my radar, let me know. The movie can [...]
Must See TV: Every Corner To Premiere This Weekend At LA WebFest (Video)
Every Corner, my docu-reality series is hitting LA this weekend as a part of LAWebFest. If you haven’t had the chance to watch any episodes, watch some now and rate them. The episodes are 1 1/2 minutes to 2 1/2 minutes long and showcase teens, parents or educators speaking about the issues that affect youth [...]
Tags: documentary, drive-by shooting, Every Corner web tv, lawebfest, teen, youth, youth seeing domestic violence, youth speaking up
Reactions: Chris Brown on Larry King
I wanna react and respond to Chris Brown on Larry King last night. I felt he seemed genuinely sorry for his actions. I also thought it was important that his mother stated REPEATEDLY that he had never had any prior incidents of violence in his entire life. Not having prior incidents was extremely important because [...]
Tags: Chris Brown, criminal justice, dating, gun violence, Rihanna, teen, violence, youth
New Every Corner Episode: Where do teens see dating violence?
In my latest episode of Every Corner, teens talk about where they see dating violence and violence in general. Check it out.
Tags: teen, teen dating violence, violence, youth
One Shot: Teen Arrested in the Shooting Death of HS Basketball Player
On Friday, August 7th, two days into his junior year, D’Vante Rashad Williams, 16, a basketball player with Carollton High School in Georgia, was shot accidentally at a house party. According to news reports, he was playing around with his friend, Johnta Chism, 18, when the gun that Chism had accidentally went off. When will [...]
Tags: juvenile, lock up, teen, violence, youth
8th grade girls speak out about why they fight
In my first documentary film, Can She Be Saved?, I explore the aggression behind the increase in fighting amongst middle school girls. I expose the US culture of violence and find out the root causes. In this trailer, you get to see a tidbit of what my film, Can She Be Saved? is all about.
Tags: 8th graders, fights, girls, middle school, teen, violence, youth
15 Year Old Attempts to be youngest black female pilot to fly transcontinentally
Meet this 15 year old who is attempting to fly from California to Virginia to become the youngest black female pilot to fly transcontinentally! Talk about having goals… (You may want to fast forward through the first 20 seconds of the video)
Tags: 15, goal setting, motivation, pilot, teen girls, tuskegeee airmen, youth
Teen Gets 23 years for killing over video game
17 year old, Daniel Petric was sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing his mother after she tried to take away his Halo 3 video game. Video games are popular, but dag-on, killing one’s mother? That’s simply outrageous. Apparently Daniel shot both his parents, but only his father survived. What do you think should [...]
Tags: father survived, gun violence, Halo 3, killing, mom dead, prison, teen, violence, youth
Teen Beating Caught on Cell Phone Video
Some people are disputing the level of animosity that girls have with each other. But the way that this fight went down really shows the hatred that these girls have for one another. When is it ever justified for 5 girls to beat up on one girl. Seriously. When? I’d love to hear your thoughts [...]
Tags: beat down, cell phone video, cutting hair, girl fights, retaliation, teen, violence, youth
Did mom allow 15 yo daughter to have sex for pay?
Should a mother allow her 15 year old daughter to have sexual trysts with a 25 year old man? Allegedly in Victorville, CA, that is a question that one mom didn’t ask herself. A recent report from www.vvdailypress.com says that the San Bernadino County police allegedly caught a 25 year old parolee and a 15 [...]
Tags: mom, sex, sex for pay, sexual abuse, teen, teen prostitution, youth