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The Weed Streets of Philly

by Chris Wilder

Earlier this month, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter Read More

No Power, No Peace

No Power, No Peace

by Jamilah Lemieux

Black people cloaked in horror and pain, swept in a frenzy of shock are suddenly pounded with rubber bullets and engulfed by clouds of tear gas. This… Read More

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James Brown's Passionate Remarks Against Domestic Violence

by Slate

Thursday night's pre-game show before the Ravens-Steelers match-up was probably the best example thus far of how much the Ray… Read More

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New Witnesses Say Michael Brown Had His Hands Up

by #teamEBONY

Two men, shocked at what they saw, describe an unarmed teenager with his hands up in the air as he's gunned down by a police… Read More

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Celebrates Byron Lars and Beverly Johnson

by Souleo

If you want to make veteran fashion designer, Byron Lars cry with joy just arrange a surprise appearance by his brother, Vincent… Read More

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Go Home, Roger Goodell

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past… Read More

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Seeing Is Believing:
Does the Public Need to See Crime Videos?

by Michael Arceneaux

Despite pleas from the family, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will not release surveillance footage surrounding the shooting death… Read More

Witness in Walmart Police Shooting Now Says Victim Never Pointed Gun

Witness Says John Crawford III Never Aimed Toy Gun at Police

by #teamEBONY

John Crawford III, a 22-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by police inside an Ohio Walmart after another shopper reported Crawford… Read More

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New Witnesses Emerge in Death of Michael Brown

by #teamEBONY

Newly discovered witnesses to the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown are corroborating other witnesses' comments… Read More

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EBONY's Own Mitzi Miller and Jamilah Lemieux Named to The Root 100

by The Root

Who are today’s standout Black leaders, innovators and culture shapers? Who are the most influential African Americans 45 and… Read More

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