Video Apparently Shows Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

Video Apparently Shows Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Despite fears that they would not be seen again, a video released by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram appears to show a group of girls kidnapped… Read More

'Affluenza' Teen Sentenced to 2 Years Behind Bars

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by #teamEBONY

A Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck is facing nearly two years in jail. The surprising… Read More

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Chicago teen Erica Jackson has inked a Division 1 athletic scholarship with North Carolina A&T State University. Erica, who is one half of… Read More

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Gaining in the polls, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders continues to challenge former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the New York Democratic Primary… Read More

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The emerging consensus that our country’s punitive and costly experiment with mass incarceration has failed is one of the most important developments… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A panel reviewing the Texas jail where a 28-year-old Illinois woman died last summer after being taken into custody has called for an overhaul of… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Contamination levels in Flint, Michigan's water supply are still too high, according to Virginia Tech researchers. Professor Marc Edwards and… Read More

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When I’m not writing, I proudly teach twenty-somethings at an HBCU.  Doing so keeps me connected with youth culture and philosophies, and… Read More

A Year After Freddie Gray's Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

A Year After Freddie Gray's Death: The Losers and Winners in Baltimore

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One year ago, April 12, 2015, the city of Baltimore was riveted by the arrest and subsequent death of 25-year old Freddie Gray. It was a Sunday morning… Read More

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So uh…let’s get this straight.  Some students, allegedly at the University of South Florida, thought it was a good idea to plop… Read More

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