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Voters Kick Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin Case Out of Office

Florida state attorney Angela Corey, regarded by some as a polarizing figure, lost her re-election bid against a challenger who combined different sides against her

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Voters Kick Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin Case Out of Office

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Carnival in London Brings Celebration, But Also Challenges

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On this day in 1972, comedian Chris Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia.

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BY LaToya Cross

In 2013, the Detroit Free Press reported that a man, who was devastated by the loss of his father, took the body from the cemetery and attempted to revive him. As life often inspires... [read more]

South African School Suspends ‘Racist’ Hair Policy

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South African School Suspends ‘Racist’ Hair Policy

BY Shantell E. Jamison

A South African school has been ordered to suspend hairstyle regulations that many say are racist and discriminatory. Al Jazeera reports that Pretoria High... [read more]

Social Media Goes in on Kaepernick Controversy

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Social Media Goes in on Kaepernick Controversy

by LaToya Cross

NFL star Colin Kaepernick has been receiving a mix of support and criticism following his choice to sit while his teammates stand during the... [read more]

Willow and Jaden Smith

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Willow and Jaden Smith Open Up About Life Beyond Social Media

by Melissa Kimble

During a time where police brutality, gender inequality, and attempts to squander our freedom of expression run rampant, it’s great to see Black people who #shareblackjoy. Especially... [read more]

Man Arrested After Alleged Threat Against President Obama

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Man Arrested After Alleged Threat Against President Obama

BY Team Ebony

Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to kill President Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque. Joseph Garguilo,... [read more]

Black Male Masculinity Isn’t Under Attack, Misogynoir Is

Lifestyle / Society

Black Male Masculinity Isn’t Under Attack, Misogynoir Is

BY Lincoln Anthony Blades

Lately, I’ve noticed that many of my e-friends and e-acquaintances have been engaging in a lot of heated discussions about masculinity. I’ve also noticed... [read more]

Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

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Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

by Charles Cole III / Education Post

Recently, the NAACP called for a moratorium on charter schools, which would deal a blow to African-American families and their right to school choice. There are... [read more]

Pretoria Girls High

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

Black Girls Shouldn’t Have to Protest to Wear Their Natural Hair

by LaSha

I was in the 7th grade the first time I learned about the Soweto Uprising, the 1976 protest of South African high school students against the... [read more]

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]

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