In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

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A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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by Jamilah Lemieux

While folks are pulling out the grill or perhaps donning that classy linen short set for the last time this summer, hundreds of… Read More

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Protestors March in Chicago After Teen is Killed by Police

by #teamEBONY

About 500 people marched on the West Side of Chicago Wednesday evening to protest a police-involved shooting that claimed the life… Read More

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Unarmed Black Man Arrested, Tased for "Sitting While Black"

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Ferguson, Missouri Faces $40 Million Lawsuit

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In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive… Read More

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Who Will Prevent the Next #Ferguson?

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If you’ve taken even a passing glance at the news in recent weeks, you’ve seen images reminiscent of a war zone. Tanks… Read More

A Unique African-American Culture, Hundreds of Years Old, That Could Go Extinct

A Look Into the Gullah Geechee Culture

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Growing up in Beaufort, South Carolina, in the 1970s, Pete Marovich often overheard locals speaking “a rapid-fire language… Read More

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St. Louis, We Want YOUR Stories

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Following the killing of Mike Brown, I did like many of my professional colleagues and made my way to Ferguson, Missouri as… Read More

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The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing… Read More

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Attorney: John Crawford III Killed by Police "On Sight"

by Huffington Post

Surveillance video from an Ohio Walmart shows that a man fatally shot by police earlier this month had his back to officers and was… Read More

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Hey Black Folks!
We Didn't Teach White People How to Hate Us

by Michael Arceneaux

Why are Black people expected to play the role of both patient and doctor when dealing with the disease of racism? No matter… Read More

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