11-Year-Old Saves Mom From Abusive Boyfriend

In today's link roundup: Terrance Allen is being called a hero after fending off his mother's attacker. Plus: Adidas handcuff sneakers cause outrage.

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Eleven-year-old saves mom from abusive boyfriend: Terrance Allen used a steak knife to fend off the man who was assaulting his mother and aunt.

Adidas handcuff sneakers cause outrage: The company released this statement today in response to the controversy surrounding the JS Roundhouse Mid "Handcuffs": "The design of the JS Roundhouse Mid is nothing more than the designer Jeremy Scott's outrageous and unique take on fashion and has nothing to do with slavery. Jeremy Scott is renowned as a designer whose style is quirky and lighthearted ... Any suggestion that this is linked to slavery is untruthful."

Dwyane Wade's fatherhood book out in September: A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball is scheduled to hit shelves on Sept. 4.

Wade Davis fights for gay rights: The former NFL player talks to BET.com about living a secret life and why he decided to come out.

Hazing at HBCUs: Students dying to be accepted? The problem didn't begin or end with FAMU. BET takes a look at how many students are physically hazed while joining HBCU organizations and why they put up with it.

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