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Black Lives Matter, Children, and Family: Father Protests CPS After 4 Year Old Is Brutally Murdered By Her Mother & Boyfriend After He'd Reported Abuse For Over A Year @balleralert Read More: www.balleralert.comm Father Protests CPS After Child Is Brutally Murdered By Mother & Boyfriend After Heโ€™d reported Abuse For Over A Year -blogged by @theRealAlexisDanielle โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Monday, a grieving father rallied with others outside of the Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services building after his four-year-old daughter was brutally murdered by her own mother. The event was organized by local BlackLivesMatter activists. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Aniya Day-Garret was found unresponsive inside of her home in the Euclid area of Cleveland Ohio. The child, who was visibly malnourished, was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. A stroke, caused by blunt force trauma to the head, was credited for her death. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Aniyaโ€™s mother, Sierra Day, along with her boyfriend, Deonte Lewis were charged with aggravated murder. The two are each being held on a one million dollar bond. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Aniyaโ€™s father, Mickhal Garrett, has reason to believe that the brutal murder of his baby girl could have been prevented by child services. Court records obtained by Cleveland.com show that three months prior, Garrett told a judge that he had reason to believe his daughter was being abused, and that he feared for her life. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œI truly, truly, truly feel as though my daughter is being abused at home physically-mentally and that her life could possibly be in danger,โ€ Garrett wrote in an affidavit in December. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € An ongoing investigation took place but officials reportedly eventually stated they found no reason to remove the child from her motherโ€™s care. Garrett had reported visible scars he found on his daughter. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Family members of Aniya also say they reported visible injuries on her body, including rug burns and black eyes. The reported events allegedly went on for a year and a half. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € A case for Garrett to obtain custody of his daughter was ongoing when the child died. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € A representative of Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services responded to calls for an investigation Monday...to read the rest log onto BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile).
Black Lives Matter, Children, and Family: Father Protests CPS After 4 Year Old Is
 Brutally Murdered By Her Mother & Boyfriend
 After He'd Reported Abuse For Over A Year
 @balleralert
 Read More: www.balleralert.comm
Father Protests CPS After Child Is Brutally Murdered By Mother & Boyfriend After Heโ€™d reported Abuse For Over A Year -blogged by @theRealAlexisDanielle โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Monday, a grieving father rallied with others outside of the Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services building after his four-year-old daughter was brutally murdered by her own mother. The event was organized by local BlackLivesMatter activists. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Aniya Day-Garret was found unresponsive inside of her home in the Euclid area of Cleveland Ohio. The child, who was visibly malnourished, was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. A stroke, caused by blunt force trauma to the head, was credited for her death. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Aniyaโ€™s mother, Sierra Day, along with her boyfriend, Deonte Lewis were charged with aggravated murder. The two are each being held on a one million dollar bond. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Aniyaโ€™s father, Mickhal Garrett, has reason to believe that the brutal murder of his baby girl could have been prevented by child services. Court records obtained by Cleveland.com show that three months prior, Garrett told a judge that he had reason to believe his daughter was being abused, and that he feared for her life. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œI truly, truly, truly feel as though my daughter is being abused at home physically-mentally and that her life could possibly be in danger,โ€ Garrett wrote in an affidavit in December. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € An ongoing investigation took place but officials reportedly eventually stated they found no reason to remove the child from her motherโ€™s care. Garrett had reported visible scars he found on his daughter. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Family members of Aniya also say they reported visible injuries on her body, including rug burns and black eyes. The reported events allegedly went on for a year and a half. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € A case for Garrett to obtain custody of his daughter was ongoing when the child died. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € A representative of Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services responded to calls for an investigation Monday...to read the rest log onto BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile).

Father Protests CPS After Child Is Brutally Murdered By Mother & Boyfriend After Heโ€™d reported Abuse For Over A Year -blogged by @theRealAle...

Anaconda, Baller Alert, and Billboard: Baller Alert's Today in Hip-Hop: 10th Anniversary of Lil Wayne's "Lollipop 09 @balleralert WAYNE THA CARTER Baller Alertโ€™s Today in Hip-Hop: 10th Anniversary of Lil Wayneโ€™s โ€œLollipopโ€-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Ten years ago today, Lil Wayne released his smash single โ€œLollipopโ€ from his sixth album, โ€˜Tha Carter IIIโ€™. The song features the late rapper Static Major, with production by Deezle and Jim Jonsin. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € With his heavy auto-tuned flow, Wayne and Static created a hit that took the world by the storm. Literally, everywhere you turned, the song was live and in effect. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € To no surprise, it became of one Lil Wayne's and Static Major's most successful singles, spending five non-consecutive weeks in the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Unfortunately, Major did not live to the see the songโ€™s success, as he died almost two weeks before songโ€™s release. However, the song does go down in history as the eighth song to hit number one after the death of a credited artist. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The single became certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA with five million units sold in the United States. It also went on to receive multiple acknowledgments such as the number one hip-hop song of 2008 by MTV and number five on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2008.
Anaconda, Baller Alert, and Billboard: Baller Alert's Today in Hip-Hop:
 10th Anniversary of Lil Wayne's
 "Lollipop
 09
 @balleralert
 WAYNE
 THA CARTER
Baller Alertโ€™s Today in Hip-Hop: 10th Anniversary of Lil Wayneโ€™s โ€œLollipopโ€-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Ten years ago today, Lil Wayne released his smash single โ€œLollipopโ€ from his sixth album, โ€˜Tha Carter IIIโ€™. The song features the late rapper Static Major, with production by Deezle and Jim Jonsin. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € With his heavy auto-tuned flow, Wayne and Static created a hit that took the world by the storm. Literally, everywhere you turned, the song was live and in effect. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € To no surprise, it became of one Lil Wayne's and Static Major's most successful singles, spending five non-consecutive weeks in the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Unfortunately, Major did not live to the see the songโ€™s success, as he died almost two weeks before songโ€™s release. However, the song does go down in history as the eighth song to hit number one after the death of a credited artist. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € The single became certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA with five million units sold in the United States. It also went on to receive multiple acknowledgments such as the number one hip-hop song of 2008 by MTV and number five on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2008.

Baller Alertโ€™s Today in Hip-Hop: 10th Anniversary of Lil Wayneโ€™s โ€œLollipopโ€-blogged by @thereal__bee โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ € Ten years ago today, Lil W...

Black History Month, Family, and Life: <p>Black history month artist edition day 3: American jazz musician Louis Armstrong.</p> <p>Armstrong was born in New Orleans in 1901 to a 16-year-old girl. His father abandoned the family soon after his birth. He was raised by his maternal grandmother until the age of five, then went back to live with his mother and attended a school for boys were he learned literacy and was first exposed to music. During his school years, Louis would bring in money delivering coal and other odd jobs working for the Karnoffskys, a family of Lithuanian Jews. The Karnoffskys took Louis under their wing, nurturing him in the absence of his father. In turn, Louis grew to deeply love and respect the family, feeling a special connection with them because they were also mistreated by the โ€œother white folksโ€œ for being Jewish. In a tribute to them, he wore a Star of David pendant for the rest of his life. </p> <p>He came to musical prominence in the 1920s, known for his impressive trumpet stylings and unique, gravelly vocals. He is considered one of the few black artists to successfully cross into the mainstream of American musical culture during that time. He went from playing riverboat bands to being a bandleader and collaborating with many other artists, perhaps most notably with Ella Fitzgerald. Louis always credited his New Orleans upbringing for his musical influences.</p> <p>&ldquo;Every time I close my eyes blowing that trumpet of mineโ€”I look right in the heart of good old New Orleans&hellip; It has given me something to live for.&rdquo;</p>
Black History Month, Family, and Life: <p>Black history month artist edition day 3: American jazz musician Louis Armstrong.</p>

<p>Armstrong was born in New Orleans in 1901 to a 16-year-old girl. His father abandoned the family soon after his birth. He was raised by his maternal grandmother until the age of five, then went back to live with his mother and attended a school for boys were he learned literacy and was first exposed to music. During his school years, Louis would bring in money delivering coal and other odd jobs working for the Karnoffskys, a family of Lithuanian Jews. The Karnoffskys took Louis under their wing, nurturing him in the absence of his father. In turn, Louis grew to deeply love and respect the family, feeling a special connection with them because they were also mistreated by the โ€œother white folksโ€œ for being Jewish. In a tribute to them, he wore a Star of David pendant for the rest of his life. </p>

<p>He came to musical prominence in the 1920s, known for his impressive trumpet stylings and unique, gravelly vocals. He is considered one of the few black artists to successfully cross into the mainstream of American musical culture during that time. He went from playing riverboat bands to being a bandleader and collaborating with many other artists, perhaps most notably with Ella Fitzgerald. Louis always credited his New Orleans upbringing for his musical influences.</p>

<p>&ldquo;Every time I close my eyes blowing that trumpet of mineโ€”I look right in the heart of good old New Orleans&hellip; It has given me something to live for.&rdquo;</p>

<p>Black history month artist edition day 3: American jazz musician Louis Armstrong.</p> <p>Armstrong was born in New Orleans in 1901 to a ...

Children, Friday, and God: World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica @balleralert World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Friday, just five months after becoming the world's oldest person, 117-year-old VioletMossBrown died in Jamaica. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Brown's son, Barry Russell, said his mother was taken to the hospital earlier in the week, where she was treated for heart arrhythmia and dehydration. Six days later, Brown died at the Fairview Medical Centre in Montego Bay, St. James, at 2:30 p.m. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to reports, Brown was born on March 10, 1900, nearly five months before Nabi Tajima of Japan who is now the world's oldest surviving person. Tajima was born on Aug 4, 1900. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Brown reportedly spent most of her life cutting sugar cane in western Jamaica. She had six children. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In an interview with the Associated Press, Brown credited her life span to her Christian faith. Although, she was surprised, she told reporters that she was grateful to have lived so long. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "This is what God has given me, so I have to take it," she said.
Children, Friday, and God: World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss
 Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica
 @balleralert
World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Friday, just five months after becoming the world's oldest person, 117-year-old VioletMossBrown died in Jamaica. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Brown's son, Barry Russell, said his mother was taken to the hospital earlier in the week, where she was treated for heart arrhythmia and dehydration. Six days later, Brown died at the Fairview Medical Centre in Montego Bay, St. James, at 2:30 p.m. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € According to reports, Brown was born on March 10, 1900, nearly five months before Nabi Tajima of Japan who is now the world's oldest surviving person. Tajima was born on Aug 4, 1900. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Brown reportedly spent most of her life cutting sugar cane in western Jamaica. She had six children. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In an interview with the Associated Press, Brown credited her life span to her Christian faith. Although, she was surprised, she told reporters that she was grateful to have lived so long. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € "This is what God has given me, so I have to take it," she said.

World's Oldest Woman, Violet Moss Brown, Dies At 117 in Jamaica - blogged by @MsJennyb โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € On Friday, just five months after bec...