Daily Archives: April 4, 2017


HBCUs Form $1.5M National Training Initiative For Black Male Teachers

By Education Dive

Dive Brief:

  • Five historically black universities have joined forces with the State Higher Education Executive

South African Teen Arrested for Bleaching Baby To Convince Boyfriend He’s The Father

By News Daily

A 19-year old girl from Limpopo in South Africa has been arrested for bleaching her baby in a bid to convince her doubting light-skinned boyfriend that he was the father.

Guatemalans Deliberately Infected with STDs sues University for 1 Billion Dollars

By The Guardian

Nearly 800 plaintiffs have launched a billion-dollar lawsuit against Johns Hopkins University over its alleged role in the deliberate infection of hundreds of vulnerable Guatemalans with sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis and gonorrhoea, during a medical experiment programme in the 1940s and 1950s.


Mayor says, Rikers Island Jail Will Be Closed

By PIX 11

THE BRONX, N.Y. — Rikers Island, the largest jail in the country notorious for violence within its walls and described by some as “the worst place on Earth,”