Sandra Bland Trooper Facing Arraignment

Sandra Bland Trooper Facing Arraignment

by #teamEBONY

A fired Texas trooper is facing arraignment on a misdemeanor perjury charge related to his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was… Read More

Chris Emdin Classroom

Questioning the Rules of Urban Teaching -- and Getting Answers

by #teamEBONY

Chris Emdin, is an associate professor at Columbia University's Teacher's College and a strong advocate for STEM (Science, Technology… Read More

Should Hard-Line Prosecutors Be Nervous?

Should Hard-Line Prosecutors Be Nervous?

by The Marshall Project

Voters delivered two big upsets in local Democratic primaries Tuesday night: in Cook County, Ill. they ousted state’s… Read More

Here Are All the People Donald Trump Insulted at the GOP Debate

Twitter Knows What’s #SaferThanATrumpRally

by Melissa Kimble

Perfect for breaking up the monotony of a Monday, Twitter took another jab at Donald Trump with the latest hashtag #SaferThanATrumpRally. With today… Read More

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The Weight of the N-Word

by Blavity.com

I grew up privileged. I was raised in a suburb of Indianapolis called Fishers, which… Read More

Vanessa Beecroft, Kanye West Cannot Offer Racial Amnesty

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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

Obama's Cuba Visit Is Step Into History, New Attempt at Détente<br />

Obama's Cuba Visit Is Step Into History, New Attempt at Détente

by #teamEBONY

Stepping into history, President Barack Obama opened an extraordinary visit to Cuba on Sunday, eager to push decades of acrimony deeper into the past… Read More

Sandra Bland's Mother: "There Are Some Lies Going On"

Sandra Bland's Mother: "There Are Some Lies Going On"

by #teamEBONY

A judge has ordered the FBI to release a report of the Texas Rangers' investigation into the death of Sandra Bland. U.S. District Judge… Read More

In Newark, Officials Want to Avoid a Repeat of Flint

In Newark, Officials Want to Avoid a Repeat of Flint

by #teamEBONY

New Jersey's largest school district began voluntary blood tests to check students for the presence of lead Thursday, a week after officials announced… Read More

The Audacity of Hoping for a Black Female SCOTUS Nominee

The Audacity of Hoping for a Black Female SCOTUS Nominee

by Jamilah Lemieux

The passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was immediately marked by debate over who would replace him on the bench, a true testament to… Read More

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