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Burning Churches Should Set Black Souls on Fire

by Stephanie Clintonia Boddie

Shrug Avery was on to something in a tragically timeless way when she wailed, “God is trying to tell you something” in… Read More

Anti-Choice Billboards Return to the South

Anti-Choice Billboards Return to the South

by Monica Simpson

Black lives continue to be devalued; in Charleston, in Albany with the arrest of Read More

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25 Killed by Boko Haram

by JET

A bomb blast in Nigeria’s northern university town of Zaria killed 25 people Tuesday including a 2-year-old toddler, the Kaduna… Read More

New Campaign Calls on Media to ‘Check’ Its Racial Bias

New Campaign Calls on Media to ‘Check’ Its Racial Bias

by Daniel Kerry

A campaign launched last week is challenging media professionals to take the Implicit Association test (IAT) and share their results… Read More

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Tyga's Latest Moved a Backpack Full of Units

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master… Read More

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How Is Your Bill Cosby Defense Holding Up Today?

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How Is Your Bill Cosby Defense Holding Up Today?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Despite the efforts of lawyers, former co-stars and misguided pseudo-Black Nationalists who have fought desperately over the past… Read More

SC Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag

South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag

by JET

The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds. The 37-3 vote Monday allows… Read More

For Homeless Families, Quick Exit From Shelters Is Only A Temporary Fix

Shelters Only a Temporary Fix for Homeless Families

by #teamEBONY

More than 150,000 U.S. families are homeless each year. The number has been going down, in part because of a program known as rapid… Read More

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Bill Cosby Admits to Buying Sedatives for Women He Wanted to Have Sex With

by JET

Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and… Read More

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Millions Needed to Renovate Emanuel AME

by #teamEBONY

Congregants at Emanuel AME Church will have to repair more than their torn hearts: The church they call home is riddled with bullets… Read More

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