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Hillary Clinton Owes These Black Women a Huge Thank You

by Britni Danielle

Love her or hate her, Hillary Clinton has shattered one of the biggest glass ceilings in American history. While several women have run for the highest… Read More

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Carol Moseley Braun on the Price of Being the First

by Britni Danielle

As Democrats pat themselves on the back for smashing the glass ceiling and nominating a woman for president, our political representatives are still… Read More

Low-wage Workers Hold 1st Annual 'Fight for 15' Convention

Low-wage Workers Hold 1st Annual 'Fight for 15' Convention

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Fast food and other low-wage workers from across the nation and their allies will converge in Richmond, VA for the first-ever Fight for 15 Convention… Read More

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Stranger in a Strange Land: My First Experience at the Democratic National Convention

by Jamilah Lemieux

In an acting class I took in college, the students were asked to do an exercise related to public solitude,” or the exercise of truly feeling… Read More

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The Complex, and Incomplete, Freddie Gray Police Case

by Charles Robinson

With a backdrop of a Freddie Gray Mural in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, a defiant Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby defended… Read More

At DNC, Obama Reminds America of How Far Country Has Come

At DNC, Obama Reminds America of How Far Country Has Come

by Richard Fowler

Wednesday evening, President Barack Obama gave his final convention speech as commander-in-chief at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia… Read More

Why Michael Jordan's Letter on Violence Has a Deeper Meaning

Why Michael Jordan's Letter on Violence Has a Deeper Meaning

by Marcus Lamar

You'd be hard pressed to find a person who hasn't heard of Michael Jordan. Renowned mostly for his on-the-court basketball dominance and off-the-court… Read More

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Says it is 'Deeply Disappointed' by Gray Decision

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Says it is 'Deeply Disappointed' by Gray Decision

by #teamEBONY

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund said it was "deeply disappointed" by prosecutors' decision to clear all remaining charges against the Baltimore… Read More

Stars Set for Night 3 of DNC

Stars Set for Night 3 of DNC

by Richard Fowler

The Democratic National Convention has swung from turmoil to unity, from cheers to boos, from laughter to tears, and there will be a lot more Wednesday… Read More

Protesters Shout Loud at DNC

Protesters Shout Loud at DNC

by Charles Robinson

The streets of Philadelphia were quieter early Wednesday than they were on Tuesday as only a few small demonstrations took place downtown and no marches… Read More

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