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... 1868

On this day in 1868, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (W.E.B. Du Bois) was born on this day.

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News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

Supreme Court Orders New Hearing for Inmate Sentenced to Death

BY #teamEBONY

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a new hearing for a Black Texas inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his... [read more]

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News & Views

CIAA Tourney Returns HBCU Basketball to Charlotte Despite Controversy

BY David Squires

With a new look, new attitude and new challenges, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s men and women’s basketball tournaments opened this week in Charlotte,... [read more]

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Style / Beauty

Rumors Become Reality For Rihanna x LVMH Beauty Line

by Mikelle Street

It can be difficult keeping up with all of Rihanna’s projects. It seems the multihyphenate star is always launching or working on something new.... [read more]

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush Introduces Laquan McDonald Camera Act

News & Views / Politics

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush Introduces Laquan McDonald Camera Act

by Shantell E. Jamison

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL01) hopes to establish more police accountability across the country and he hopes to do so by introduceing HR. 1213... [read more]

Jordan Peele’s  ‘Get Out’  Gaining Rave Reviews!

Entertainment & Culture

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Gaining Rave Reviews!

BY #teamEBONY

Jordan Peele’s anticipated thriller Get Out has yet to hit theaters but it already has critics talking, following a few early screenings, and fans... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture

Black Excellence Shines For This Year’s Songwriters Hall of Fame

BY #TeamEBONY

Looks like this week is full of wins! Between Magic’s new gig, and Jay Z making another boss move, we’re inspired and it’s only Wednesday!... [read more]

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Black History / Icons & Legends

NMAAHC Architectural Firm Tapped for Obama Library

by #teamEBONY

The architect behind the National Museum of African-American History and Culture will lead the planning of the exhibits that will be housed at Barack... [read more]

What We Don’t Want to Hear About Chicago Violence

News & Views / Opinion

What We Don’t Want to Hear About Chicago Violence

by Orie D. Ward

Unpopular opinion. I find it difficult to accept some of the rationale offered for the violence in Chicago, my hometown. Let me first start by... [read more]

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News & Views / Politics

Could Keith Ellison Be Catapulted to Lead the Democratic Party?

by #teamEBONY

Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison could take the helm of the Democratic National Committee this weekend in Atlanta as the party makes decisions on its future... [read more]

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