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50 cent donates 100k to Autism Charity

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Rapper 50 Cent caught fire recently after posting a video on social media mocking an autistic teenager accusing him of being high. The video soon went viral and reached the family of the teen. In response to the video the family sought an attorney and requested 50 to pay 10k to Autism Speaks which is an autism advocacy group.

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When Tisha Campbell-Martin found out her nine year old son Xen (pictured above) had autism it was devastating. Now, years after the diagnoses, the actress and mother of two has dedicated herself to spreading awareness about the disorder in the African-American community. In the documentary titled “Colored My Mind” Tisha, along with four other mothers-Tammy McCrary, Shannon Nash, LaDonna Hughley and Donna Hunter- recount the difficulties of having a child with autism and their optimism about the future.

In the trailer below, Tisha relives her emotional breakdown: READ MORE