Tag: safety

Interview: Jay Reeves, Star of Disney's Safety Movie

Interview: Jay Reeves, Star of Disney's Safety Movie
By Cabryl Breotti, Official Correspondent, Six Brown Chicks  Safety, now streaming on Disney+, is an American biographical–sports drama film, based on the phenomenal true story of Ray McElrathbey, whose constant persistence with hard work led him to a football scholarship at Clemson University. During that time, he struggles to raise and care for his 11-year-old brother Fahmarr because of their mother’s drug addiction.   ... Read more »

Dr. Carletha Hughes: 6 Outdoor Safety Tips for Children

Dr. Carletha Hughes: 6 Outdoor Safety Tips for Children
Children love the great outdoors–and who can blame them? There’s something special about the trees, flowers, and all the beautiful colors that tickle their senses. A bonus safety tip: Before you venture outdoors, however, consult your child’s pediatrician for an updated action plan to keep asthma and/or any existing environmental allergies in check. Here are... Read more »

Mass Shootings: America’s New Norm?

Mass Shootings: America’s New Norm?
By Kym B. To date, there have been 355 mass shootings in the United States in one year. A mass shooting is defined as an incident in which four or more individuals have been injured or killed, and there have been 355 in 336 days, thus far. We have experienced more mass shootings than any... Read more »
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Halloween: 5 Rules for Trick or Treating in a Different Neighborhood

Halloween: 5 Rules for Trick or Treating in a Different Neighborhood
by Nicole Harding I remember how we piled into that raggedy station wagon; damn near the whole block. We wore costumes and coats because you would catch pneumonia going out there with nothing on! Squeezed together tight, the lil ones crying cause they were scared. Big ones holding on to the last lil bit of... Read more »

5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents

5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents
By Nicole M. Dorrell Summer is over, parents, so let’s discuss the serious business of educating your child. This year, my daughter Logan is entering the 3rd grade and she will begin taking statewide exams.  Statewide exams can be very intimidating to an 8-year-old, and I don’t want her to be anxious about the 3rd... Read more »