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President Obama Announces Launch of My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

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In front of a packed house at Lehman University’s Apex Center, President Barack Obama announced the My Brother’s Keeper… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Sybrina Fulton. Samaria Rice. Lesley McSpadden. Gloria Darden. Andrea Irwin. I have met none of these women. But I do not… Read More

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After Couric mentioned his jail time following the assault on Harris, Mayweather had this response: “Did I kick, stomp and… Read More

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The shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice is wrenching from any angle. Rice was playing by himself with a toy gun in a snowy Cleveland… Read More

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Are We Witnessing the Emergence of A Black Spring?

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In the spring of 2010, we witnessed massive protests in the Arab World. The people of Egypt, Tunisia and Libya had enough; they had… Read More

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Last week, Hillary Clinton presented a plan to end “the era of mass incarceration” in America. Her plan was strong on… Read More

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Boko Haram Stoned Girls to Death

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Earlier this week, as the Nigerian military approached their camp in the Sambisa Forest, Boko Haram fighters stoned some of their… Read More

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