Daily Archive: September 9, 2013

    Ayaanah-Gibson

    Benedict College Freshman Gives Birth, Bleeds to Death in Dorm Room

    Ayaanah Gibson, a pregnant student at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., lost consciousness and bled to death in her dorm room after going into spontaneous labor, reports the LA Times. The 19-year-old freshman from Sacramento was alone over the long Labor Day weekend when the incident occurred. She was found dead late Tuesday night, along …

    United States Syria

    Anti-Syria Protesters Picket Outside White House

    (AP) — Dozens of people opposed to President Barack Obama’s call for a U.S. military strike against Syria are picketing outside the White House. Chanting “They say more war; we say no war,” speakers say Saturday’s picket line marks a line Congress should not cross as it prepares to vote on the issue. Many lawmakers in both parties oppose …

    Tyra Banks

    Tyra Banks Dons Whiteface For ‘So Cool’ Photo Exhibition?

    In a very bold – or very foolish – move, supermodel Tyra Banks decided to pay homage to her “colleagues, competitors and friends,” in a photo exhibition entitled, “Tyra Banks Presents: 15 photographed by Udo Spreitzenbarth and styled by creator director Ty-Ron Mayes,” just in time for New York Fashion Week. …

    antiq hennis update

    Suspects Arrested in Murder of 1-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy

    Two men were arrested in Pennsylvania Friday in connection to the murder of 16-month-old Antiq Hennis (pictured), according to DNAinfo.com Both suspects, Daquan Breland, 23, an ex-con and the suspected triggerman and Daquan Wright, 19, were captured in the city of Wilkes-Barre. Breland, a …

    Serena Williams

    Serena Williams Wins 17th Grand Slam, Defeats Victoria Azarenka In 2013 U.S. Open

    No. 1 seed Serena Williams defeated no. 2 Victoria Azarenka to win the 2013 U.S. Open. Williams prevailed in a three-set nail-biter 7-5, 6-7, 6-1. “Victoria, you played unbelievable,” Williams told Azarenka on the court after the match. “What a great match. … It was an honor to play you.” Williams continued to give her plucky opponent praise: “Vika’s such a gre …