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Mississippi's Racist Past, Present

by Slate

The rest of the South might have the same kind of racist customs, but they were worst in the swamps and cities of Mississippi. In… Read More

NRA's Leader Warns of "Sprees of Murder and Mayhem" as Elections Near

NRA Leader Spouts Fear, Again

by #teamEBONY

NRA frontman and "jackbooted thugs" scholar Wayne LaPierre has a new cover story out in an Election Day edition of the… Read More

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Is Darren Wilson Lying to the Grand Jury?

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Is Darren Wilson Lying to the Grand Jury?

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When Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Mike Brown on August 9th, his family and close friends expected to get an… Read More

The Most Brazen Attempt at Voter Suppression Yet

GOP's Attempts at Voter Suppression Getting Worse

by Slate

According to a six-month-long investigation conducted by Greg Palast for Al Jazeera, “voting officials in 27 states… Read More

Ferguson Preps for Michael Brown Decision by Buying Lots More Cop Gear

Ferguson Police Buys Almost $200,000 Worth of Riot Gear

by #teamEBONY

Sometime soon, a grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri will decide whether or not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson… Read More

Ebola Brings Another Fear: Xenophobia

Ebola-Based Xenophobia

by #teamEBONY

The father says the bullying began soon after his two sons arrived at their New York City school from Senegal almost one month ago. T Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A state autopsy confirmed that police shot Darrien Hunt, a 22-year-old Black man who was carrying a replica samurai sword as part… Read More

After Ferguson, PEN Calls for New Police Guidelines on Media Freedom

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by #teamEBONY

The striking number of violations of press freedom during the Ferguson, MO protests reveals an urgent need for better training for… Read More

Obama assails Ebola quarantines, saying they are based on fear, not facts

Obama Speaks Out Against Ebola Quarantines

by The Washington Post

President Obama on Tuesday forcefully rejected the idea of a quarantine for medical­ workers returning from Ebola-affected­… Read More

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Michael Sata, President of Zambia, Dies

by #teamEBONY

Zambian leader Michael Sata, a longtime opposition leader who was finally elected president in 2011, died after an illness, the Zambian… Read More

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