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Ferguson Officer Cleared of Civil Rights Charges?

by The New York Times

The Justice Department has begun work on a legal memo recommending no civil rights charges against a white police officer in Ferguson… Read More

National Collective of Black Organizers Announce the Release of a State of the Black Union Address on Black Lives Matter

State of the Black Union Released on Black Lives Matter

by #teamEBONY

Last night, President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address. President Obama unveiled his plans to address a litany… Read More

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Joy and Danger:
My Life as a Black Trans Man

by Rizi Xavier Timane

I was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and I was assigned the female gender at birth. Both of these facts amounted to one thing: I had no… Read More

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[SHADE BRIGADE]
Kevin Hart: More Honest Than Homophobic

by Michael Arceneaux

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

In State of the Union Speech, Obama Defiantly Sets an Ambitious Agenda

Obama Pushes Defiant Agenda

by The New York Times

President Obama claimed credit on Tuesday for an improving economy and defiantly told his Republican adversaries in Congress to “turn… Read More

Teen caught after posing as OB/GYN at hospital for month, fooling doctors

Teen Poses as OB-GYN, Fools Staff

by #teamEBONY

Police say a teenager in Florida was “playing doctor” inside a real medical facility. The teen, who posed as a doctor… Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: a day of service, a day of protest

Thousands 'Reclaim MLK' via Protests, Marches

by The Washington Post

 On what traditionally has been considered a day of service – or, for many, just a day off work – Martin Luther… Read More

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GEORGIA POWER:
Stacey Abrams Represents

by Zerlina Maxwell

Georgia State Representative Stacey Abrams is the House Minority Leader for… Read More

Obama will give State of Union address against backdrop of deep partisan divide

Defensive State of the Union Expected

by The Washington Post

The tone and tenor of the Obama White House since Democrats suffered a crushing defeat during the November midterm elections have… Read More

Florida police department caught using African American mug shots for target practice

Florida Police Shoot at Black Mug Shots

by The Washington Post

The North Miami Beach police department was discovered last month to be using mug shots of African Americans for sniper practice… Read More

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