White Silence Kills 9 in Charleston

White Silence Kills 9 in Charleston

by Jamilah Lemieux

Black people cannot change the hearts and minds of White racists, and we have exhausted ourselves beyond measure trying. We have… Read More

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As We Grieve for Charleston, Acknowledge the True Culprit

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As We Grieve for Charleston, Acknowledge the True Culprit

by Kali Nicole Gross

On June 17, 2015, the New York Times quote of the day outrageously suggested that Rachel Dolezal had found a way to “match… Read More

Roof Planned Shooting for Months

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by #teamEBONY

On Thursday night, newly published interviews with those who knew alleged Charleston shooter Dylann Roof provided disturbing details… Read More

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Amid his Wednesday night rampage at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina—killing nine people—21-year-old… Read More

Thugs and Terrorists Have Attacked Black Churches for Generations

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by The Atlantic

Late Wednesday, after a gunman murdered nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, many felt shock and anger that stoked memories… Read More

8 S.C. victims named, including part-time pastor

Names of Victims in Church Shooting Released

by #teamEBONY

Among the nine dead at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., was the Rev. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton… Read More

Preaching and Practicing Homophobia: Hampton University Ministers’ Conference and the Delman Coates Controversy

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by Ahmad Greene and Nyle Fort

“Whatever choices you make, always remember, choices have consequences,” Rev. Errol Gilliard, Pastor of the Greater Harvest… Read More

Loretta Lynch Formally Sworn In on Frederick Douglass’s Bible

Loretta Lynch Sworn In

by #teamEBONY

Loretta Lynch was formally sworn in as attorney general today, after a busy two months involving FIFA, civil rights in Baltimore… Read More

Criminal Neglect

Baltimore Police Refusing to Police

by Slate

You have a choice: You can have brutal, abusive policing. Or you can have no policing at all. That’s the implied message from… Read More

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