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Media glare hurts Jena 6 teen

On Dec. 29, 2008, Mychal Bell made an attempt to commit suicide.  Bell is one of the six young men from the well-known Jena 6 case. This trial involved six black high school football players from Jena, La.  The young men were charged with the assault of a fellow white […]

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System change disrupts semester

In the 2008 presidential election, president-elect Barack Obama’s emphasis of the word “CHANGE” served as a primary focus for a new beginning.  Florida A&M University has adopted an identical principle in their decision to update the OurFAMU/IRattler Web site. Change isn’t always good when it creates chaos. The fact that […]

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Name can help or hinder child

In many societies it is common for parents to name their children after great figures. People have given all 10 of their children a name out of the Bible, when they haven’t even read one chapter.  It seems that individuals give their children these names because they think their offspring […]