Bring That Week Back: Teacher Tells Black Student "Santa Is White"

Trayvon Martin's parents to put out a book, plus more news.

Teacher Tells Black Student: ?Santa Is White? - A guard dog saves his blind owner who fell into the subway tracks, Trayvon Martin?s  parents are in talks with publishers to put out a book, plus more national news. ? Natelege WhaleyAn Albuquerque, New Mexico high school teacher who told an African-American student that "Santa is white" has been placed on paid administrative leave. Christopher Rougier was in the holiday spirit and dressed up as Santa Claus when the teacher made the inappropriate comments. Rougier?s parents want the teacher fired. (Photo: Courtesy of KOAT TV)

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Teacher Tells Black Student: “Santa Is White” - A guard dog saves his blind owner who fell into the subway tracks, Trayvon Martin’s  parents are in talks with publishers to put out a book, plus more national news. – Natelege WhaleyAn Albuquerque, New Mexico high school teacher who told an African-American student that "Santa is white" has been placed on paid administrative leave. Christopher Rougier was in the holiday spirit and dressed up as Santa Claus when the teacher made the inappropriate comments. Rougier’s parents want the teacher fired. (Photo: Courtesy of KOAT TV)

Blind Man Who Fell on Tracks Gets New Dog - Cecil Williams?s Black Labrador guard dog, Orlando, saved his life last month when the man fell onto subway tracks in New York City. Now he welcomes Godiva, a yellow Labrador, to the family. With the help of generous donors, Williams was also able to keep Orlando. (Photo: AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Blind Man Falls Into Subway Tracks, Says Dog Saved His Life - Cecil Williams, 61, who lost consciousness and fell onto the subway tracks Tuesday, says his Black lab guard dog Orlando saved his life. The dog leaped on the tracks and licked him to get him to move. Williams was taken to a hospital to recover. "(He) gets me around and saves my life on a daily basis," Williams said. (Photo: AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Trayvon Martin’s Parents in Talks With Publishers for Book - The parents of Trayvon Martin are shopping a book that will tell their son's full story and their family's experiences since his death in February 2012. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin met with book publishers this week in meetings that were "somber and moving," two publishers said, according to the New York Times. (Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar)

TMZ Outrages With ?African-American? or ?N----a? Poll - Music executive Suge Knight recently told TMZ, "?When people say the n-word...I like that better than ?African-Americans,? because we not from Africa." TMZ published a poll under the article, asking whether Blacks should be referred to as N---a or African-American. Out of 71,299 votes, 56 percent chose ?N---a? and 44 percent chose African-American. SMH. (Photo: Courtesy of TMZ.com)

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TMZ Outrages With “African-American” or “N----a” Poll - Music executive Suge Knight recently told TMZ, "…When people say the n-word...I like that better than ‘African-Americans,’ because we not from Africa." TMZ published a poll under the article, asking whether Blacks should be referred to as N---a or African-American. Out of 71,299 votes, 56 percent chose “N---a” and 44 percent chose African-American. SMH. (Photo: Courtesy of TMZ.com)

Doctor Disappears, Family Pleads for Public?s Help - The family of Teleka Patrick is calling for the public?s help in finding the Michigan woman, who was reported missing since Dec. 6 after she didn?t show up to her medical residency. Patrick, a doctor in Kalamazoo, was last seen when she was dropped off at her car on Dec. 5. (Photo: Chuck Miller/MLIVE.COM/Landov)

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Doctor Disappears, Family Pleads for Public’s Help - The family of Teleka Patrick is calling for the public’s help in finding the Michigan woman, who was reported missing since Dec. 6 after she didn’t show up to her medical residency. Patrick, a doctor in Kalamazoo, was last seen when she was dropped off at her car on Dec. 5. (Photo: Chuck Miller/MLIVE.COM/Landov)

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Alabama Lawyers in Black Farmers' Case in Legal Fight - The Chestnut, Sanders and Sanders law firm in Selma, Alabama, are in a dispute over how to divide a $5.2 million fee that arose from helping thousands of Black farmers obtain a $1.2 billion settlement from the government in a discrimination case. The former partners of the African-American law firm worked together for 36 years before falling out. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

SAC Student?s Art Project Draws Controversy - A reenactment of a lynching on Sacramento State University?s campus by a Black art student has drawn controversy. ?The purpose of this performance was to bring to light social injustices and the issue of inequality,? Christina Edwards said. The university said they did not approve the display. (Photo: Courtesy of KTXL FOX40)

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SAC Student’s Art Project Draws Controversy - A reenactment of a lynching on Sacramento State University’s campus by a Black art student has drawn controversy. “The purpose of this performance was to bring to light social injustices and the issue of inequality,” Christina Edwards said. The university said they did not approve the display. (Photo: Courtesy of KTXL FOX40)

Navy Names First 4-Star Female Admiral - Michelle Howard will become the first woman in Navy history to attain the rank as four-star admiral, upon the Senate?s approval. President Obama nominated Howard for full admiral on Friday. She is currently the deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans and strategy. (Photo: Courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

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Navy Names First 4-Star Female Admiral - Michelle Howard will become the first woman in Navy history to attain the rank as four-star admiral, upon the Senate’s approval. President Obama nominated Howard for full admiral on Friday. She is currently the deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans and strategy. (Photo: Courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

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Earliest Known Prison Memoir Written by Black Inmate Discovered - The Life and Adventures of a Haunted Convict is now known as the earliest prison memoir written by an African-American. Robert Reed was incarcerated in New York from the 1830s through the 1850s. He writes about brutal punishments performed on inmates, including whippings and simulated drowning. The manuscript is being prepared for publication. (Photo: Doug Berry/Getty Images)

Black Student Says Hasidic Men Attacked Him - Brooklyn leaders met in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Sunday for a unity conference after Taj Patterson, 22, says he was brutally attacked by a group of White Hasidic men on his way home from partying in the neighborhood in early December. He has a broken eye socket, torn retina, blood clotting and cuts and bruises from the attack. The NYPD has not made an arrest in the attack yet. (Photo: Courtesy of NBC New York)

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Black Student Says Hasidic Men Attacked Him - Brooklyn leaders met in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Sunday for a unity conference after Taj Patterson, 22, says he was brutally attacked by a group of White Hasidic men on his way home from partying in the neighborhood in early December. He has a broken eye socket, torn retina, blood clotting and cuts and bruises from the attack. The NYPD has not made an arrest in the attack yet. (Photo: Courtesy of NBC New York)