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EBONY.com assembled a diverse group of brilliant brothers for a powerful dialogue on what it means to be a Black man… Read More

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Black Death in the Era of Ferguson

by Jamilah Lemieux

What do you do when you’re born bad? If you are a problem for simply living and breathing, then what exactly are you to do… Read More

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Marissa Alexander Agrees to Plea Deal

by #teamEBONY

Facing a possible 60 years in prison for firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons, Marissa Alexander agreed Monday… Read More

Darren Wilson Auditioned a Bunch of TV Anchors This Week

TV Anchors Auditioned by Darren Wilson?

by #teamEBONY

Turns out Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is only in hiding when he wants to be—over the last week or so, he reportedly… Read More

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The Life of Marion Barry

by The Washington Post

When Mr. Barry came to Washington in 1965 as a fervent and experienced young civil rights activist working with the Student Nonviolent… Read More

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12-Year-Old Cleveland Boy Shot and Killed by Police

by #teamEBONY

The police shooting death of a 12-year-old boy with a toy gun in Cleveland has sparked an investigation — and questions over… Read More

Why Shanesha Taylor Owes You Nothing

Shanesha Taylor Can Do What She Wants With Her Money

by Madame Noire

Writer B. Cayenne Bird lays out a good argument at the Daily Kos of why Shanesha Taylor doesn’t own you anything. The short… Read More

Unarmed Man Fatally Shot by Rookie Police Officer in Pink Houses: Sources

Unarmed Black Man Shot and Killed by Police in New York City

by #teamEBONY

A rookie police officer fatally shot an unarmed man late Thursday in a "pitch black" Pink Houses stairwell as his girlfriend… Read More

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The Only One to Blame for a Rape Is a Rapist

by Bradford J. Howard

Amidst resurrected allegations of comedian/cultural icon Bill Cosby sexually assaulting yet another of his former female associates… Read More

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Bow Wow Barks Back at Tony Rock (and...All Black People?!)

by Michael Arceneaux

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

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