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Project ALOE Helps Young Girls Get ‘Fab, Fit and Focused’ For College

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Lip gloss, mascara, blow dryer, curling iron–all essential items when it comes to getting ready for a girl’s night out… Read More

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Rep. Alicia Reece Fights for the (Continued) Right to Vote
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by Keith Reed

A year after a Right-leaning US Supreme Court invalidated crucial provisions of the Voting Rights Act, the fight against state-level… Read More

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“You come at the King… you best not miss”- Omar Little If Randolph Macon economics professor Dave Brat… Read More

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Should Single Moms Get Father's Day Cards?

by #teamEBONY

Hallmark has responded to the trend of wishing single moms a happy Father's Day with special holiday cards. Some love it, while others think it's… Read More

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There is no better proof in 2014 of how invaluable the right to vote is than the amount of money currently being spent on efforts… Read More

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New Orleans Woman Parties At Her Own Funeral

by #teamEBONY

According to her daughters, Miram Burbank loved Busch beer, menthols and the New Orleans Saints. And when the woman known as "Mae Mae" passed… Read More

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Lil TerRio Isn't a Little Man

by William C. Anderson

By the time I discovered lil TerRio, hundreds… Read More

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Where Do Blacks Fit in the Immigration Debate?

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Heading into campaign season during a midterm election year, nearly all is quiet on the policy front. That does not mean however… Read More

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Darnell L. Moore on Love, Liberation and Critiquing 'My Brother's Keeper'

by Muna Mire

Last week, a collective of more than 200 Black men including actor Danny Glover and Civil Rights movement icon Rev. James M. Lawson… Read More

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R. Kelly's Son and the Dangerous Myths About Transgender Teens

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

Recently, the child of controversial R&B star R. Kelly and ex-wife/reality star Drea Kelly self-identified as… Read More

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