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VIDEO: ‘Culturally Relevant’ Education Drives African-American Family to Home School – Charters & Choice


Racism and inequality in public schools, as well as curricula that present a narrow version of black history and achievements, are factors that have been driving a growing movement of African-American home-schooling families.

The vast majority of home-schooling students are white, there is a robust community of African-American home-schooling famlies. About 8 percent of home-schooling families are black, according to federal survey data.  

Among them is Monica Utsey and her two sons, who live in Washington, D.C.

“Home schooling allows me to provide a more culturally relevant experience because of the freedom that I have,” said Utsey, “For a young person who is forming themselves and forming the foundation of who they are in this world, to go into school and to learn, ‘you used to be a…

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Mayor Joe Meyer: City is a place of opportunity for all; disturbing video does not reflect our values


Two days before the holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an intense discussion took place following breakfast at a Catholic church in Covington’s urban core.
 
The crowd listened as five courageous young women talked candidly about growing up in Northern Kentucky being, as it were, a bi-racial student in high school, an African-American of Jewish faith, an African-American of Muslim faith, a Mexican immigrant, and the Kentucky-born daughter of Mexican immigrants.
 
I left the church feeling buoyant: Over the years, the City of Covington has taken strong stances on issues pertaining to diversity, and here were people in Covington taking a leadership role in continuing to discuss issues of race, discrimination, and favoritism.
 
I felt very proud of this City’s commitment…

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VIDEO: Man jumps off cruise ship for fun, gets banned from Royal Caribbean


Here’s an easy way to get yourself kicked off your next cruise.

As his friends laughed, one man jumped off a cruise ship docked in the Bahamas, plummeting more than 100 feet into the ocean.

The man later posted a video of the jump on Instagram, saying he “never felt more alive,” but also saying he “could barely walk for 3 days lol.”

After the jump, he was pulled out of the water by a smaller boat nearby.

Royal Caribbean says the man has been banned from the cruise line and the company is exploring legal action.

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Royal Caribbean passenger leaps 100ft off ship in viral Instagram video


Nick Naydev, 27, posted a video to his Instagram this week showing the stupid stunt.

He can be seen climbing onto the railing of a cabin balcony on the Symphony of the Seas ship while it was docked.

The video shows him looking at the cameraman, who can be heard laughing, before jumping off.

He plummets more than 100ft before crashing into the water below.

Naydev, from Washington, US, has gone viral after his video posted on January 12 was seen more than 100,000 times.

“I was still drunk from the previous night,” he wrote.

“When I woke up I just decided to jump.”

The thrill seeker then said he had “never felt more alive” but that he “could barely walk for three days and could barely sleep from the pain.”

Naydev was pulled from the water by a small boat and taken back to the cruise…

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Washington Man Jumps Off 11th Floor of Royal Caribbean Cruise to Make Viral Insta Video


The man and all his friends present during the incident have been banned for life from all Royal Caribbean Cruise ships for the ‘reckless’ stunt

Washington Man Jumps Off 11th Floor of Royal Caribbean Cruise to Make Viral Insta Video
The man and all his friends present during the incident have been banned for life from all Royal Caribbean Cruise ships for the ‘reckless’ stunt
In the age of viral social media challenges and outlandish stunts to gain 60-seconds of Twitter fame, a man from Washington has taken a leap of faith, quite literally, to become famous.

The man in question jumped from the 11th floor of a cruise ship he had been travelling on, just so he could post the footage on Instagram.

In the video clip of the incident which has since gone viral, 27-year-old Nikolay Naydev, can be seen jumping off the side…

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Passenger banned after jumping from cruise ship for viral video


Nick Naydev’s friends may be laughing in the video, but Royal Caribbean doesn’t think he’s so funny.

The cruise line has confirmed the American man, a recent passenger on the Symphony of the Seas, has been banned from ever sailing with Royal Caribbean after he leapt from the ship and into the water below while it was docked in Nassau, Bahamas.

And his friends have been nixed too.

“This was stupid and reckless behaviour and he and his companions have been banned from ever sailing with us again,” the manager of Royal Caribbean’s corporate communications told Fox News.

Mr Naydev, 27, from Vancouver, Washington, first shared footage of himself jumping from the 11th-floor of the Symphony of the Seas on Friday last week.

In it, Mr Naydev’s friends are seen helping him stand on the railing…

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