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Could Keith Ellison Be Catapulted to Lead the Democratic Party?

Hurting over losses last fall, the party is looking for someone who can bring it out of its slump and the Minnesota congressman may be their pick.

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Could Keith Ellison Be Catapulted to Lead the Democratic Party?

News & Views / By Tomika Anderson

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Empower Kids to Become Leaders

On this day

... 1989

On this day in 1989, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince win the first rap Grammy for the hit single “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”

What We Don’t Want to Hear About Chicago Violence

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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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Entertainment & Culture

Jamie Foxx Target of Racial Slurs while Dining in Croatia

BY #teamEBONY

If there were any lingering thoughts that we are living in a post-racial society, they can all be tossed out. It seems that under... [read more]

WNBA Star Says She Was Bullied for Being Straight

News & Views / Influencers

WNBA Star Says She Was Bullied for Being Straight

by Shantell E. Jamison

WNBA star Candice Wiggins said she was bullied by other members of the league for her sexual orientation. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Wiggins,... [read more]

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News & Views / Politics

Maxine Waters Goes In on ‘Scumbags’ in the Trump Administration

by #TeamEBONY

Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters isn’t known for holding her tongue. And after Donald Trump became our nation’s 45th president, she’s seemed to make it her mission to... [read more]

Chicago On My Mind Exhibit: A Story of “Many Chicagos”

Entertainment & Culture / Art

Chicago On My Mind Exhibit: A Story of “Many Chicagos”

BY LaToya Cross

Chicago is a city of many colors and various realities. It’s rich in joy, trauma and an abundance of neighborhoods and communities with a... [read more]

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Love & Sex / Marriage

Ladies, Asking for Your Hand in Marriage Isn’t Sexist, It’s Tradition

BY Lincoln Anthony Blades

I recently read an article written by a young woman who argued that all women should refrain from marrying any man who would ask... [read more]

Rise in Trinidadian ISIS Recruits Worries U.S.

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Rise in Trinidadian ISIS Recruits Worries U.S.

by #TeamEBONY

As the annual Carnival celebration kicks off in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, government officials are releasing information on a rise in young people being... [read more]

jay z

Entertainment & Culture

Jay Z: From Marcy to Venture Capitalist

by #Team EBONY

Now here’s something to rap about. Giving new meaning to the word hustle, Jay Z’s latest move may not break the Internet—like the announcement... [read more]

Karrueche Tran Reportedly Files a Restraining Order Against Chris Brown

Entertainment & Culture / Music

Karrueche Tran Reportedly Files a Restraining Order Against Chris Brown

by #TeamEBONY

According to TMZ, Karrueche Tran has filed a restraining order against her former flame, Chris Brown. Though the pair have been separated for years,... [read more]

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