Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

Organizers plan rallies in response to video release of fatal police shooting. [read more]

U.S. Deploys Drones in Search for Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Drones Deployed in Search for Kidnapped Girls

by #teamEBONY

Drones have been deployed to aid in the search of the kidnapped Nigerian girls. The United States has deployed… Read More

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Who Fights for Black Girls?

by Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

I hate metaphors. I find them overdone and rarely effective. Certain things should stand on their own and exceed comparison. For… Read More

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Measles Virus Kills Woman's Cancer

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Injection of the measles virus rids woman of cancer. Her name is Stacy Erholtz. For years, the 50-year-old mom… Read More

Dean Baquet Named Executive Editor of The New York Times

New York Times Names Dean Baquet Executive Editor

by #teamEBONY

Dean Baquet named executive editor of the New York Times. The New York Times announced today that… Read More

Rescuing the kidnapped girls should be only a first step for Nigeria to counter Boko Haram

Nigeria Needs to Change How it Handles Boko Haram

by The Washington Post

The attention the kidnapped schoolgirls has brought Nigeria has shed a light on the flawed way the Nigerian government deals with Boko… Read More

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Think Before You Thinkpiece

by Michael Arceneaux

To My Fellow Writers and Those Who Edit Them: You do realize that not every news story has to be further contextualized… Read More

Nigeria scorns Boko Haram's captive girls swap offer

Nigerian Government Won't Agree to Boko Haram's Demands

by #teamEBONY

Nigeria will not release imprisoned militants in exchange for kidnapped schoolgirls.  Nigeria has insisted… Read More

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Spike Lee Speaks on Gentrification, Calls Michael Rapaport Stupid

by Huffington Post

Spike Lee reiterates his stance on gentrification. Spike Lee isn't backing down from his bold stance against… Read More

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Where Does Africa Go From Here?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Last week, world leaders convened in Abuja, Nigeria for the Read More

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Boko Haram's Harrowing History

by #teamEBONY

Heeding Boko Haram's requests might lead to more kidnappings.  Boko Haram has additional reasons to believe… Read More

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