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Sigh. Why Won’t Rachel Dolezal Go Away?

by Britni Danielle

Like some sort of cultural fungus, former NAACP Spokane, Wash. President-turned-outed-White-woman Rachel Dolezal just won’t go away. We just… 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

FXX Cancels 'Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell'

W. Kamau Bell Tackles Race, Class in United Shades of America

by Kyra Kyles

W. Kamau Bell went to some extreme lengths to tackle the always uncomfortable, often dangerous, topic of race in America for his new CNN docu-series… Read More

Buzzfeed Calls “Black People Questions” Video a 'Mistake'

Buzzfeed Calls “Black People Questions” Video a 'Mistake'

by #teamEBONY

Buzzfeed finally (and formally) addressed a video that had Black folk deep in their feelings last week…and not in a good way.   The… Read More

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How Comparing a Black Murder Defendant to 'King Kong' Affected His Trial

by The Marshall Project

A federal trial judge in South Carolina last week overturned the death sentence… Read More

Vanessa Beecroft, Kanye West Cannot Offer Racial Amnesty

Vanessa Beecroft, Kanye West Cannot Offer Racial Amnesty

by Michael Arceneaux

A true friend can lovingly tell another, “You sound like a damn fool.” If you truly care about someone, you don’t let them talk… Read More

Ben Carson Says Obama Was 'Raised White'

Ben Carson Says Obama Was 'Raised White'

by #teamEBONY

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says President Barack Obama cannot truly understand the Black experience. Why? Because he was… Read More

Byron Allen Scores a 'Win' in AT&T Discrimination Suit<br />

Byron Allen Scores a 'Win' in AT&T Discrimination Suit

by LaToya Cross

Entertainment entrepreneur Byron Allen has reason to rejoice.   Following the resolution of a racial discrimination lawsuit  against… Read More

When Racial Profiling Involves Pro Athletes

When Racial Profiling Involves Pro Athletes

by Kenneth St. George

The Atlanta Hawks traveled to Madison Square Garden on a crisp, October evening to face off against the New York Knicks. At the end of the Hawks bench… Read More

Virginia Teens Suspended for Wearing Confederate Flag to School

Virginia Teens Suspended for Wearing Confederate Flag to School

by #teamEBONY

More than 20 students at a Virginia high school… Read More

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