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Sperm Bank Lawsuit May Have the Answer

by Jason Johnson

How much does it cost to raise a child in America today? Not some child prodigy who needs expensive music lessons, or a child with… Read More

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Stand Your Ground

by #teamEBONY

Jennifer’s first instinct was to bury her feelings. When faced with the fight-or-flight analysis presented during the onset of any clash, the… Read More

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by S. Tia Brown

No mom or dad wants to raise a youngster who grows up to be rude, inconsiderate or absolutely devoid of patience; unfortunately, however, we’ve… Read More

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by Nick Chiles

Fresh off the videotaped execution of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old New York man who was handcuffed and placed in a fatal chokehold by a police officer… Read More

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The Hendersons

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Glenn Henderson’s future appeared in the midst of his workout at a fitness center in Chicago. “I was doing sit ups and… Read More

Black Seniors Logging On and Loving It

Black Seniors Logging On and Loving It

by Edna Kane-Williams, Vice-President, Multicultural Engagement, AARP

Some of us still remember talking on the old fashioned rotary dial phone with the curly cord. At one time, just about every home… Read More

Change Clothes

Change Clothes

by Mitzi Miller

Growing up, I was quite the little tomboy. Much to my mother’s chagrin, I’d much rather hang out with my father under the hood of his… Read More

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The Coolest Black Kid in America, No. 6: DJ Fulano

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