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Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

Whether their children are attending private, charter or public schools, parents should ask for -- and get -- educational excellence

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News & Views / By Charles Cole III / Education Post

Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

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Black Male Masculinity Isn’t Under Attack, Misogynoir Is

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On this day in 1901, Civil Rights Activist Roy Wilkins was born in St. Louis, Missouri

Colin Kaepernick: When Not Standing Really Means Taking a Bigger Stand

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Colin Kaepernick: When Not Standing Really Means Taking a Bigger Stand

BY Marcus Lamar

Be careful what you wish for or you just might get it. We live in a social climate where freedom of speech is halfheartedly... [read more]

Man Shoots, Kills Woman After Car Wreck

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Man Shoots, Kills Woman After Car Wreck

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Police in Solon, Ohio have identified the man accused of fatally shooting a woman after their two cars crashed at a busy intersection Saturday.... [read more]

Keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s Name Out of Your Mouth

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Keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s Name Out of Your Mouth

by Michael Harriot

There must always be rules. Whether chasing a suspected criminal or watching the hero of a movie hunt down his sworn enemy, everyone knows... [read more]

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2 Suspects in Custody for Murder of Dwyane Wade’s Cousin

by Shantell E. Jamison

Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of NBA star Dwyane... [read more]

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Turning His Life Into Art, Then Into Business

BY S. Tia Brown

Richard Beavers wasn’t a bad guy, but as a kid he made some terrible choices. “I left high school in the 9th grade, and... [read more]

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News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

Raped, Then Forgotten Until a Community Intervened

BY Kimberly Hayes Taylor

The memory of Ardelia Ann Ali’s rape sticks to her like plaster. She works hard to peel off the thick depression, anxiety and fear... [read more]

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Let us get this straight.  It is 2016 and folks are mad that Spider Man’s bae Mary Jane will be portrayed by the beautiful... [read more]

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Exclusive: Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture

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“Can I go off script real quick?” That was how Nate Parker broke his silence on the growing firestorm surrounding his 1999 rape allegation.... [read more]

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Why Frank Ocean Matters

by Frank Leon Roberts

Frank Ocean’s two long-awaited studio projects (the visual album Endless and the subsequent CD Blonde) are soaring musical achievements that easily set him apart from... [read more]

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