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Lessons Learned from a Black Girl's Unfair Punishment

by Jamilah Lemieux

In a moment when a suburban Chicago high school should be focusing the achievements of its soon-to-be graduates, its administrators did something… Read More

South Carolina Gov. Signs Abortion Ban

South Carolina Gov. Signs Abortion Ban

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Republican Gov. Nikki Haley signed legislation Wednesday that immediately outlaws most abortions in South Carolina at 20 weeks beyond fertilization. The… Read More

Black Teen in Idaho Sodomized by Football Teammates, Lawsuit Says

Black Teen in Idaho Sodomized by Football Teammates, Lawsuit Says

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A lawsuit alleges that a disabled Black student in Dietrich, Idaho was sodomized by a group of his Football teammates, an incident that has rocked… Read More

Man Takes Drastic Measures After Chicago Expressway Shootings

Man Takes Drastic Measures After Chicago Expressway Shootings

by #teamEBONY

We're almost halfway through the year and like time, the number of shootings in Chicago just keeps ticking. Despite efforts by police… Read More

Donald Trump Visits New Mexico and Things Get Ugly

Donald Trump Visits New Mexico and Things Get Ugly

by #teamEBONY

In one of the presidential campaign year’s more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy threw burning… Read More

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How Private Funders Help Black Students Get an Education

by Donna M. Owens

On a Sunday morning in April, dappled sunlight streamed through the stained glass windows of Rankin Chapel on the campus of Howard University. Seated… Read More

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Federal Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Charleston Shooter

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The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a… Read More

CPS to Test All Water Fountains at Schools

CPS to Test All Water Fountains at Schools

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All Chicago Public Schools will be tested for lead in its water supply after Tanner Elementary School tested positive while part of a pilot program… Read More

Chicago Pastor Attracts Thousands for Anti-Violence Protest<br />

Chicago Pastor Attracts Thousands for Anti-Violence Protest

In the midst of rising gun violence in the city of Chicago, one pastor took to the streets this weekend to help put an end to the city's crime… Read More

Cosby Ordered to Stand Trial for Sexual Assault

Cosby Ordered to Stand Trial for Sexual Assault

by #teamEBONY

Embattled comedian Bill Cosby must stand trial for sexual assault a Pennsylvania judge ordered on Tuesday. Judge Elizabeth McHugh made the… Read More

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