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#BarackTalk Address the State of Black Youth in America

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

America will be listening and watching as President Barack Obama addresses the nation during his Read More

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by Ravelle Worthington

Recently sworn-in Public Advocate for the City of New York, Letitia James is paving a new pathway for women of color as the… Read More

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How to Listen When a Loved One Says, ‘I Had an Abortion’

by Renee Bracey Sherman

The first time I told a friend about my abortion, I was scared. Abortion was the topic of the day in ethics class, and I ditched… Read More

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Today is the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade… Read More

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Nigeria Goes Backward on Gay Rights

by Bolanle Omisore

Nigerians by and large are against homosexuality—that much can be said for sure. So when the government passed a sweeping… Read More

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Organization Works Toward a "United" World

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A new community movement is quietly, but steadily on the rise---and has even gained interest from such starkly different entities… Read More

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Nigerian-Cameroonian pop singer Dencia has found herself on tongues and pages across the globe as of late. However, the newfound… Read More

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by Jamilah Lemieux

I don’t recall any point in my life at which racism wasn’t a clear and present danger to the emotional and physical health… Read More

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Why Chiara de Blasio Matters

by Teresa Mastin, Ph.D.

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