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Black Men Pen Open Letter Calling for Inclusion of Girls and Women in 'My Brothers Keeper'

by #teamEBONY

Over 200 African-American men signed an open letter to President Barack Obama calling for the inclusion of girls and young women… Read More

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The Sexual Trauma of Black Female Veterans

by Monique W. Morris

Black women have served in the U.S. military since the Civil War. However, their unique experiences are often left out of policy… Read More

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Obama, Task Force Announce 'My Brother’s Keeper' Blueprint for Action

by Ugi Ugwuomo

Today, the Presidential Task Force for the White House initiative My Brother's Keeper, released a 90-day-snapshot of the program… Read More

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4 Tips for Getting Clear on Consensual Sex

by Josie Pickens

Dr. Boyce Watkins penned a November 2013 essay that’s recently resurfaced, with many critiquing his ideas concerning rape—particularly… Read More

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Is It Legal to Pay Undocumented Immigrants Less Than Other Workers?

by Charles F. Coleman Jr. and George C. Gardner III

"I'm job hunting and came upon a listing that stated the ideal candidate would be between 40-45 years… Read More

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NJ Man Sentenced to Life for Murdering 2-Year-Old Daughter

by Ravelle Worthington

New Jersey resident, 29-year-old Arthur Morgan III was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for the murder of his… Read More

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Was This Maya Angelou's Final Interview?

by Asha Bandele and Nicole Saunders

Last week, the National CARES Mentoring Movement concluded its special… Read More

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by The Yard Insider

Morehouse College student… Read More

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Elliot Rodger and the Dangers of Male Entitlement

by Michael Arceneaux

Whenever a disturbed White man or boy with easy access to guns goes off and commits mass murder, the nation collectively hangs its… Read More

On Being a Black Girl Called 'Maya'

On Being a Black Girl Called 'Maya'

by Maya K. Francis

The story goes that they couldn’t agree on what they were going to name their baby girl. If I were to be a boy, it… Read More

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