11-year-old Georgia boy invents backpack to stop bullying in schools

Inspired Stories 12/02/19, 22:50

An 11-year-old boy from Atlanta, Georgia turned his struggle with bullies into a patented invention. Makai Samuels-Paige, a sixth-grader, was made fun of for his height and was physically bullied in some instances, so he created the "Anti-Bullying Backpack" to record bullies in the act, according to Fox 5. The creative device ...

10-year-old girl commits suicide, police investigate possible bullying

U.S. 10/16/19, 19:04

California authorities are investigating the death of a 10-year-old girl who took her own life over the weekend, after learning bullying could have played a role in the incident. Allison Wendel’s 9-year-old sister reportedly found her deceased inside a bathroom in the family home, off of 1500 block of North Newhope ...

Minnesota 5th-grade boys spot a bully and take action

U.S. 08/27/19, 07:27

This story is truly heartwarming. When five fifth-grade boys at Franklin Elementary School in Mankato, Minnesota, noticed a little boy with special needs was being bullied on the playground, they didn't turn their heads and look away. Jake Burgess and Jack Pemble had seen James Willmert, a fifth-grader from another classroom, with ...

Melania Trump announces expansion of ‘Be Best’ initiative

Politics 05/07/19, 12:21

Melania Trump celebrated Tuesday's anniversary of her "Be Best" initiative by announcing its expansion and another international trip to promote it. The first lady launched "Be Best," her first major initiative, a year ago Tuesday to focus on child well-being, social media use and drug abuse. She celebrated its anniversary from ...

Fun meets anti-bullying effort at annual Sikh Day Parade

U.S. 04/27/19, 15:05

New York's Madison Avenue was awash with live Indian music, food and dancing as it hosted the city's annual Sikh (SEEK') Day Parade.Saturday's celebration came with an effort to raise funds for a national TV ad campaign aimed at combating what organizers say is the bullying of Sikh children, especially ...

Jets’ Harrison overcame years of bullying to achieve dreams

Football 12/01/18, 02:54

Jonotthan Harrison has not forgotten a single punch or kick, the brutal pushing and shoving, the sudden tackles to the ground with his classmates piling on top of him.There was also the constant and flat-out mean name calling. And all the laughing. So much laughing — at his expense.The New ...

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