Little League superstar Mo’ne Davis lands book deal

 

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She caught our attention this past summer when she competed in the Little League World Championships. Although Mo’ne Davis’ team did not take home the title, the baseball superstar has been racking up ever since.

First, it was gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated. Then famous director Spike Lee made a documentary based on her life. Now Davis has landed a book deal. 

Report: KKK threatens Ferguson protesters with lethal force

 

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Members of a Missouri-based chapter of the Ku Klux Klan have been distributing fliers in the St. Louis metro area promising to use “lethal force” against protesters in Ferguson who they say have threatened police and their families.

The Traditionalist American Knights also have taken to social media, and refer to the protesters as “terrorists” masquerading as peaceful. 

Substitute teacher accused of using racial slur against black students

 

 

A Chicago suburban substitute teacher is being accused of using a racial slur against a group of eighth graders.

Four 13-year-old students at Jay Stream Middle School in Carol Stream say they were in social studies class last Wednesday when the teach approached them and called them “African-American.” What she said after that allegedly brought some of the students to tears.