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America's Mayor?

by Zerlina Maxwell

Just six months in, New York’s progressive mayor Bill de Blasio has already exceeded expectations.  The new mayor, and… Read More

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White House Hosts Working Families Summit

by Tomika L. Anderson

President Obama headlined the first White House Summit on Working Families in Washington Monday, aimed at creating better working… Read More

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Operation Change Premieres on OWN

by Ugi Ugwuomo

Operation Change, a 10-part television series surrounding the activities of a global philanthropic team, made its debut… Read More

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4-Year-Old Saves Neighbor from Racist Plot

by Ravelle Worthington

Thanks to the smarts of a 4-year-old the real perpetrators responsible for a Ferndale, Washington home invasion on Wednesday have… Read More

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by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

The My Brother’s… Read More

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Fear of a Black Landowner

by Vann R Newkirk II

Property is the keystone in the arch of the American ethos. Our devotion to that ethos often leaves those without property like ships… Read More

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Is $40 Million Enough for the Central Park Five?

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

What is 7 years of your life worth? What about 13? As I’ve thought about the recently announced… Read More

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Black Women by the Numbers:
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by Monique W. Morris

The longstanding myth that Black females “do better” than Black males is a topic of great debate recently. Though snapshot… Read More

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GA Man Saves Baby

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Georgia man Bryant Collins is a hero. This past Friday, June 13, he noticed something moving in the grass along Highway 72—it… Read More

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Is This the End of Teachers Unions?

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

On June 10th, a Superior Court judge in California struck down California’s teacher tenure laws. While you may not be a California… Read More

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