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Slaughtered Boys, Missing Girls:
Who Stands Up for African Children?

by John Dramani Mahama

The lives of African children matter. Let’s begin there, with that statement.  If we accept it as fact, as an… Read More

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JET Magazine Goes From Print to Digital Only

by #teamEBONY

CHICAGO, (May 7, 2014) — Johnson Publishing Company (JPC), announced today that JET… Read More

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The Other Side of Privilege at Princeton

by Morgan Jerkins

When I read Tal Fortgang’s article in The Princeton Tory ( Read More

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Boko Haram Leader on Stolen Girls:
"I will sell them in the market”

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

“I abducted your girls,” the leader of the Boko Haram terrorist organization has Read More


They Have Names

by Jamilah Lemieux

Protests continue in Nigeria and across the world, demanding action against the Boko Haram militant group that kidnapped at least… Read More

Still Smokin’: 30 Years of Crack’s Influence on Pop Culture

Still Smokin’: 30 Years of Crack’s Influence on Pop Culture

by Michael A. Gonzales

Earlier this week, Showtime announced… Read More

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Did DC Fire Fighters Refuse to Help a Dying Man?

by Tomika L. Anderson

Picture it: You and your father are running errands in Washington, D.C. on a Saturday afternoon when suddenly, Dad collapses. He’s… Read More

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His Friends Were Riding Dirty...Will He Go To Jail Too?

by Charles F. Coleman Jr. and George C. Gardner III

“My cousin has found himself in a bad situation and I think he's in danger of going to jail. He and some friends were pulled… Read More

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Plantation Politics and V. Stiviano

by Monique W. Morris

“It bothers me a lot that you want to…broadcast that you’re associating with Black people. Do you have to?” These… Read More

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Attorney General and Department of Justice to Collect Data on Stops and Arrests.

by Ugi Ugwuomo

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Justice Department will begin to implement a strategy seeking… Read More

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