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Beauty and the Bleach: This Issue is More than Skin Deep

by Yaba Blay

Over the past few years, social media has been abuzz with discussions of skin bleaching. In recent weeks, we’ve lamented Read More

When a Mistake in School Can Cost You a Chance at Education

When a Mistake in School Can Cost You a Chance at Education

by Kate Weisburd / The Marshall Project

   The story is familiar: a high school… Read More

What #Charleston & #PulseOrlando Taught Us

What #Charleston & #PulseOrlando Taught Us

by Terrence Chappell

Senseless violence is the articulation of evil, and evil is never at a loss for words. After what is now the deadliest mass shooting in United States… Read More

Reginna Jefferies

Hours Before Her Murder, Reggina Jefferies Danced At Her Friends’ Funeral

by Britni Danielle

By all accounts 16-year-old Reggina Jefferies was a promising young woman. The Oakland teen was gearing up for her senior year in high school this… Read More

A Year Later Charleston, Still Wounded, Continues to Heal

A Year Later Charleston, Still Wounded, Continues to Heal

by E. Richard Walton

Rev. Anthony Thompson stood at the podium in Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church Wednesday evening to lead a bible study session. He seemed to read people’s… Read More

Facebook Live Feature Captures Chicago Man's Murder

Facebook Live Feature Captures Chicago Man's Murder

by #teamEBONY

Chicago police are investigating a Facebook live video that appears to show the fatal wounding of a West Side man who was shot in the Lawndale neighborhood… Read More

10 Things Black People Like More Than Donald Trump<br />

10 Things Black People Like More Than Donald Trump

by Britni Danielle

Since getting into the presidential race last summer, Donald Trump has maintained he will do “great” with African American voters. In… Read More

Kenya Judge Upholds Use of Anal Probes to Test Sexuality

Kenya Judge Upholds Use of Anal Probes to Test Sexuality

by #teamEBONY

Despite the strong objections of the global LGBTQ community, a Kenyan court on Thursday upheld the use of anal examinations to determine a suspect's… Read More

Muhammad Ali, Orlando, and the Privilege of Fear

Muhammad Ali, Orlando, and the Privilege of Fear

by Michael Harriot

I don’t believe in White Privilege. The phrase became popular when Peggy McIntosh wrote “Unpacking… Read More

Judge to Review Defense's Request for Acquittal in Gray Trial

Judge to Review Defense's Request for Acquittal in Gray Trial

by #teamEBONY

Proceedings were scheduled to continue Thursday morning with discussion of a defense request for acquittal regarding the case against Baltimore Police… Read More

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