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#RapedbyMorehouse Forces Us to Examine Painful HBCU Truths

by Jamilah Lemieux

I traveled to the campus of Morehouse College last week to help facilitate a Planned Parenthood-sponsored panel about sexual assault and consent… Read More

Donald Trump's Irritating Way of Racial Pandering

Donald Trump's Irritating Way of Racial Pandering

by Sophia Nelson, Esq

Whelp. There it is—the very thing that a year ago nobody thought could happen, has happened: Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee… Read More

President Obama Visits Flint

President Obama Visits Flint

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama is visiting in Flint, Michigan, a city devastated by contaminated water in recent months. He was greeted by Michigan Gov. Rick… Read More

Tamir Rice's Mother to Speak at Kent State

Tamir Rice's Mother to Speak at Kent State

by #teamEBONY

Tamir Rice's mother will give the keynote speech at this year's commemoration of the 1970 shootings at Kent State University. Organizers… Read More

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#MediaSoWhite: No Clue About Blackness? No Problem!

by Jamilah Lemieux

I made it a point not to let White writers (nor Black men, to be fair) ruin Beyonce’s bittersweet Lemonade album for me by actively… Read More

Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients?<br />

Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients?

by The Marshall Project

Earlier this year, when San Francisco public defender Mark Jacobs addressed a group of potential jurors in the murder trial of a young Black man… Read More

'Raped At Spelman' Twitter Account Surfaces Online

'Raped At Spelman' Twitter Account Surfaces Online

by #teamEBONY

A Twitter account believed to have been created by a Spelman College student who says she was raped has emerged. The account,  Read More

Some Missouri Towns Are Suffering a Different Kind of Environmental Crisis

Some Missouri Towns Are Suffering a Different Kind of Environmental Crisis

by Josh Peterson/Urban News Service

In Bridgeton, Mo., they can’t breathe. Residents of this community near Ferguson — site of 2014’s police-involved shooting… Read More

Detroit Sick-Out Shuts Down 94 Schools

Detroit Sick-Out Shuts Down 94 Schools

by #teamEBONY

A massive teacher sick-out shut down 94 schools in Detroit on Monday as teachers protested Saturday's news that the district won't be able… Read More

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Taking Off the Mask of Masculinity

by Wade A. Davis, II

Growing up, I loved that people saw me as a masculine man. I loved the power, the access, the respect and the perceived safety that masculinity… Read More

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