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

In a land governed by "liberty and justice for all," the outcome of this latest case shows anything but

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

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On this day

... 1988

On this day in 1988, figure skater Debi Thomas became the first African American to win a medal at the Winter Olympic Games.

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Oscars 2017 Celebrated Humanity Through Storytelling

BY LaToya Cross

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

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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]

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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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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

The Triumph and Tragedy of ‘Hidden Figures’

by AJ Springer

With the Academy Awards firmly in the rearview, Hidden Figures stands as the highest grossing film nominated for Best Picture this year. Given that,... [read more]

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A Silent War: The Battle Between Black Women and Fibroids

BY Tomika Anderson

Nicci Morris was a newlywed when she discovered mysterious masses lurking inside her body 12 years ago. The then-Cincinnati-based writer and editor and her... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

For Bradford Young, Being Recognized By the Academy Is ‘Bittersweet’

BY Britni Danielle

Bradford Young didn’t grow up wanting to be a filmmaker. The Louisville, Kentucky native was raised in a family of morticians and he figured... [read more]

Moonlight

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Twitter Erupts As ‘Moonlight’ Wins Best Picture

by #TeamEBONY

La La Land seemed to be heading toward a sweep of the top categories as the 89th annual Academy Awards wound down. After the musical’s... [read more]

Nicki Minaj, SHEthered? Remy Ma Doesn’t Take Weekends Off

Entertainment & Culture

Nicki Minaj, SHEthered? Remy Ma Doesn’t Take Weekends Off

by #TeamEBONY

Welp.  If the Drake versus Meek Mills feud defined 2015, it looks like Remy Ma versus Mills’ ex, Nicki Minaj, may be laying the... [read more]

Ellison

News & Views / Politics

Keith Ellison Loses Tight Race for DNC Chairmanship

by #teamEBONY

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison lost his bid to lead the Democratic National Committee as its chair on Saturday after a monthslong campaign that would... [read more]

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