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Peace Without Justice Is Consent

by Shahida Muhammad

There’s been a lot of talk about peace lately. In the midst of the Baltimore uprisings, and over the past year of demonstrations… Read More

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At Least Six Dead, Dozens Injured in Amtrak Crash

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As day broke in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, rescue workers were still searching inside the mangled wreckage of an Amtrak train… Read More

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No Charges for Officer Who Killed Tony Robinson

by #teamEBONY

The Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old unarmed biracial man won't face criminal charges in the case… Read More

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Black Professor at Boston University Criticized for Tweets about Racism, Slavery

by Jezebel

Right Wing Twitter is loudly outraging itself today over the tweets of Dr. Saida Grundy, a new African American Studies professor… Read More

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Chicago Announced as Home of Obama Presidential Library Center

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle on Tuesday said they wanted to locate their Obama library and museum in Chicago –… Read More

The Essie Justice Group: Mothering in the Face of Incarceration

Mothering in the Face of Incarceration

by Monique W. Morris

Mass incarceration. We’ve heard the data on disparities so much that many of us can recite the statistics from memory.  We… Read More

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Questions Remain in Fatal LAPD Shooting of Homeless Man

by D. Smith

Last week, Charleston County Sheriff’s Office released a report alleging how Read More

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We Get It, Miguel, You Like Womenz

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master… Read More

Defense To Challenge Charges Against Baltimore Police In Freddie Gray Case

Officers Charged with Gray's Death Want Charges Dismissed

by #teamEBONY

The 6 Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, the Black man who was injured in police custody, say the charges they… Read More

Michelle Obama On Being the First African-American First Lady

Michelle Obama Delivers Commencement at Tuskegee

by Jezebel

Michelle Obama gave a wonderful and rousing commencement speech at Tuskegee University in Alabama on Saturday. She spoke openly about… Read More

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