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by Shantell E. Jamison

On July 13, 2015, Geneva Reed-Veal became part of an exclusive club that she hopes nobody else will be joining. There are no badges of honor… Read More

For Transgender Community, Legal Hurdles Require Extra Help

For Transgender Community, Legal Hurdles Require Extra Help

by Princess Gabbara

While working at an organization that focuses on homeless LGBT youth, Racquelle Trammell, a 28-year-old transgender woman from Detroit, never thought… Read More

A Year After His Passing, Stuart Scott's Journey Continues to Inspire

A Year After His Passing, Stuart Scott's Journey Continues to Inspire

by Jeff Fortson

The focus in the sports world yesterday may have been on which NFL coach got the ax due to a dismal season, but for those of us who have been touched… Read More

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16 New Year’s Resolutions for Black People

by Blavity.com

1. Stop chasing after people in relationships. We should never volunteer to be the person on the side. We shouldn’t try… Read More

Diagnosing the New Negro

Diagnosing the New Negro

by Terrence Chappell

Is a daily migraine getting you down? Do you wake up in cold sweats…confused? Does your stomach churn, despite the fact that… Read More

Editors' Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Fitness Must-Haves

Editors' Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Fitness Must-Haves

by Shantell E. Jamison

Giving season is upon us, and most of us already have enough socks and ugly sweaters to last a lifetime. Optimal health is one of the best gifts that… Read More

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

by Terrence Chappell

I started going to therapy because I needed to get out of the clutter of my thoughts and the perceptions of others. Perceptions are distorted even… Read More

Being Biracial: Our Identity Should Not Be on Trial

Being Biracial: Our Identity Should Not Be on Trial

by Elizabeth Aguirre

Empire's mid-season finale did not come and go without controversy. The always contentious Charlemagne Tha God went hard on… Read More

Why a Pastor Is Repenting on Behalf of White Christians Over Racial Injustice

Why a Pastor Is Repenting on Behalf of White Christians Over Racial Injustice

by #teamEBONY

Welcome to Chicago. The city that attracts tourists from around the world with its reputation for bright lights, good eats, a mile of magnificence… Read More

New Hashtag Hits Social Media Fever Pitch

New Hashtag Hits Social Media Fever Pitch

by Cory Townes

To help quell notions of self-doubt and insecurity, digital residents band together on social networks, making a stand in front of the Internet world… Read More

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