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Video: OK Police Pepper-Spray 84-Year-Old Woman in Home

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Was a Sentencing Too Harsh? A Prisoner’s Mother Says Yes

On this day

...1972

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

Report Highlights Political Differences in How Blacks, Whites View Country

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Report Highlights Political Differences in How Blacks, Whites View Country

BY Shantell E. Jamison

A survey released by The Black Youth Project is providing a closer look at the political sentiments of African-American millennials. The GenForward survey, released... [read more]

Voters Kick Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin Case Out of Office

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Voters Kick Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin Case Out of Office

BY #teamEBONY

Angela Corey, the controversial Florida prosecutor who was known for her office’s case against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and... [read more]

Trump’s ‘What Have You Got to Lose’ Offers Little Incentive

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Trump’s ‘What Have You Got to Lose’ Offers Little Incentive

by Anthony Asadullah Samad

Watching Donald Trump try to save his floundering campaign with a half-hearted pander to African-Americans and Latinos is like watching a child being forced... [read more]

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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]

Carnival in London Brings Celebration, But Also Challenges

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Carnival in London Brings Celebration, But Also Challenges

BY #teamEBONY

London’s Notting Hill Carnival drew as many as 1 million revelers and celebrants to the annual festival this week, which is now known globally as... [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 #teamEBONY

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]

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