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No, the Republican Wins Weren't a Loss for Blacks

by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Victory is still in the air after the Republican tidal wave of successes last Tuesday. There is no second-guessing that Republicans… Read More

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Mad at Cosby

by Josie Pickens

I turned 38 this week. It seems as I age, as I become more cemented in who I am as a (sometimes) bad Black feminist, teacher, lover… Read More

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'I’d Rather go to Hell for Telling the Truth'

by Darnell L. Moore

“I am gay. And God loves me.” Rev. Dr. Daniel Meeter asked me to repeat those words as we walked and talked… Read More

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What the Midterm Election Meant for Black Women

by Monique W. Morris

A recent report… Read More

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Are You 'Man Enough' to Love Your Brother?

by Joshua Adams

My mother bought my brother and I a basketball rim. It was 2001, and we just moved to a new neighborhood, so she wanted to give us… Read More

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'The Movement for Racial Justice is Bigger Than a Political Party'

by Rashad Robinson

The Republican takeover of the Senate signals deep challenges that will gravely impact our families and communities. It’s a… Read More


Detroit Receives Court Approval to Exit Bankruptcy
What’s Next?

by Edward Poteat

By now, you’ve probably heard that Detroit filed bankruptcy and as of November 7th received court approval for its… Read More

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Black Girls Only

by Tiq Milan

My father once told me that the worst thing to happen to Black people is that we were convinced that Black men and women hated each… Read More

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HBCUs 'March On' to Honda Battle of the Bands

by Ravelle Worthington

The votes have been counted and the final eight bands have been selected for the 13th annual Honda… Read More

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Why Obama Needs Loretta Lynch

by Jason Johnson

Mario Puzzo’s generation-spanning opus provides a great allegory for considering the selection of a US Attorney General.  In… Read More

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