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The Browning of Miss America: Who Cares?

by Sharda Sekaran

This past weekend, Nina Davuluri was crowned the first Miss America of Indian descent. In a nod to her heritage, she did a gorgeous… Read More

University of Alabama president pushes sororities to end segregation

University of Alabama to End Sorority Segregation

by #teamEBONY

The University of Alabama will make changes to its sorority system following a report in a student publication revealing discrimination… Read More

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Why We Need a White History Month

by #teamEBONY

White people have suffered for too long. By my count, at least the last ten years. That can feel like a hell of a long time when… Read More

University of Alabama Sororities Still Won't Rush Black Women

University of Alabama Soros Won't Admit Black Women

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In a fantastic and depressing exposé, the Crimson White reports that at least four traditionally white sororities… Read More

The Pervading Influence of Uncle Tom's Cabin in Pop Culture

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by The Atlantic

Miley Cyrus probably hasn't studied much theater history. She was most likely completely unaware of the legacy of minstrelsy… Read More

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"Smart Black Women Of Twitter" Trends

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Not long ago, women of color started the trending topic #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen to discuss the ways in which women of color are… Read More

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Black Families Still More Vulnerable to Extreme Weather

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Black Families Still More Vulnerable to Extreme Weather

by Tracey Ross

This week marks eight years since Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast, devastating much of New Orleans. Immediately after… Read More

The politics of being friends with white people

The Strange Politics of Being Friends With White People

by #teamEBONY

A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, which found that 40 percent of White people and 25 percent of nonWhite people have no friends of the… Read More

‘Yes, I Write About Race.<br />
No, I Don’t Want to Talk to You About It’<br />

‘Yes, I Write About Race.
No, I Don’t Want to Talk to You About It’

by Damon Young

Last week, I made plans to meet a few friends for drinks after they went to a Pirates game. As I hopped in the car awaiting word… Read More

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Racial Discrimination Claims in Paula Deen Case Thrown Out

by Huffington Post

A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen… Read More

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