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8-year-old Girl Survives Car Crash, Shot to Death Moments Later

8-year-old De'Maree Adkins was an honors student and aspiring violinist, officials say

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News & Views / By Shantell E. Jamison

8-year-old Girl Survives Car Crash, Shot to Death Moments Later

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Culture Moves: Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Explores Africa’s Civilization

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... 1999

On this day in 1999, Venus and Serena Williams became the first sisters to win a championship final on the same day in WTA history.

Rachel Dolezal

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Rachel Dolezal is Reportedly Homeless

BY #teamEBONY

Rachel Dolezal, shocked the world when it was discovered that she had been living life as a Black woman. Dolezal, who was born White, was... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / Music

Chance the Rapper to Meet With Illinois Governor to Discuss Education

BY Britni Danielle

Grammy winning artist Chance the Rapper changed the industry when he nabbed three of music’s biggest awards, including Best New Artists, without selling a single physical copy... [read more]

Why Naomie Harris’ Oscars Appearance Was A Historic Move

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Why Naomie Harris’ Oscars Appearance Was A Historic Move

by Mikelle Street

Naomie Harris might not have gone home with a solo golden statue Sunday night at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (although the full Moonlight... [read more]

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News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

No Charges for White Classmate Who Sodomized Disabled Black Teen With Coat Hanger

by Shantell E. Jamison

A White man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a Black mentally disabled high school student with a coat hanger walked out of court Friday... [read more]

CIAA

Entertainment & Culture / Sports

CIAA Tourney Ends With a Legacy Fulfilled, But Controversial Issue Lingers

BY David Squires

Johnson C. Smith (JCS) fourth-year women’s head basketball coach Stephen Joyner Jr. has finally come clean. He has carried a heavy burden as the... [read more]

Oscars 2017: Style Stars and Fearless Fashion Moments

Style / Celebrity

Oscars 2017: Style Stars and Fearless Fashion Moments

BY Ayoka Lucas

Along with one of the most talked about, mind-melting award show endings, everyone is still buzzing about red carpet fashion at the Academy Awards on Sunday... [read more]

Oscars 2017 Celebrated Humanity Through Storytelling

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Oscars 2017 Celebrated Humanity Through Storytelling

by LaToya Cross

Of course there were a few jaw-dropping moments... [read more]

Police Officers Under Review Following Video of Teen’s Arrest

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Police Officers Under Review Following Video of Teen’s Arrest

by Shantell E. Jamison

Two Baltimore police officers are under review after video of them forcefully arresting an African-American teen surfaced online. In the footage, two police officers—one male and... [read more]

Officer in Philando Castile Shooting Enters Plea

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Officer in Philando Castile Shooting Enters Plea

by #teamEBONY

The police officer charged in the shooting death of Philando Castile pleaded not guilty on Monday, in the latest turn to one of several... [read more]

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