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Film to Explore George Stinney, Jr. Execution

by Kristin Braswell

In 1944 in Alcolu, South Carolina, a then-14-year-old George Stinney Jr. was outside tending to his family's cows with his sister… Read More

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EBONY + White House Come Together
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White House Announces Young Black Male Empowerment Initiative

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Today, the White House will launch the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, in order to empower Black boys and young men… Read More

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Dear Mother Nature and Old Man Winter: I don’t know what the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest, and the parts of the south… Read More

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My introduction to this much-touted concept of 'free speech'--- and its potential consequences----came when I was third grade… Read More

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Every February, we celebrate the achievements of the African-American community and the advances that have been made toward full… Read More

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If you have a sibling and can recall a time in which your mammy or pappy called you, your brother and sister, and maybe a cousin… Read More

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Adrian Broadway and Black Teens Under Fire

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I did a lot of stupid stuff at 15 years old. Egging someone’s home or car was less likely to be on that list than, say using… Read More

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The board of trustees at Florida A&M University have finally approved the new president Elmira Mangum’s $425,00-a-year… Read More

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