STATE OF THE UNION 2014:<br />
"Opportunity for All"

STATE OF THE UNION 2014:
"Opportunity for All"

by Zerlina Maxwell

Opportunity for all. That was the theme of President Obama’s 6th State of the Union… Read More

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Macklemore Ain't MY Savior

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A debate can go one of two ways: wonderfully impactful or a painful waste of everyone’s time. Whenever the former happens… Read More

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Kinky Hair and the Pursuit of Latin-ness

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All "real" Latinas have straight hair Read More

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South Carolina State University football player Brandon Robinson was shot and killed outside of the Andrew Hugine Suites dorm, allegedly… Read More

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by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

America will be listening and watching as President Barack Obama addresses the nation during his Read More

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History Maker, Game Changer [INTERVIEW]

by Ravelle Worthington

Recently sworn-in Public Advocate for the City of New York, Letitia James is paving a new pathway for women of color as the… Read More

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How to Listen When a Loved One Says, ‘I Had an Abortion’

by Renee Bracey Sherman

The first time I told a friend about my abortion, I was scared. Abortion was the topic of the day in ethics class, and I ditched… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

Today is the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade… Read More

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by The Yard Insider

Morehouse College, Spelman College, Morgan State University and Howard University among the 100 colleges and universities… Read More

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Nigeria Goes Backward on Gay Rights

by Bolanle Omisore

Nigerians by and large are against homosexuality—that much can be said for sure. So when the government passed a sweeping… Read More

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