Police, Officials Resign After Missouri Town Elects First Black Mayor

Election of Black Female Mayor Causes Mass Resignations

by #teamEBONY

Five out of Parma, Missouri’s six police officers resigned this week before Tyrus Byrd, the town’s first African-American… Read More

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Dash Cam Shows Abuse of VA Man

by D. Smith

A 53-year-old Maryland man could face more than 15 years in prison after being arrested for felony assault on the two officers even… Read More

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How Loretta Lynch is Being Treated Unfairly by the Senate

by The Washington Post

BACK FROM its Easter break, the Senate confirmed its first judicial nomination of the year on Tuesday, and it did so unanimously… Read More

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Close to 400 Libyan Migrants Die as Boat Capsizes

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A shipwreck in which about 400 migrants are feared to have died off Libya this week was caused by excitement at the sight of rescuers… Read More

New brain science shows poor kids have smaller brains than affluent kids

Study: Poverty Damages the Brain

by The Washington Post

New research that shows poor children have smaller brains than affluent children has deepened the national debate about ways to narrow… Read More

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Hillary Clinton Gets Campaign Advice from the Stars

by Souleo

If Hillary Clinton needs any pointers on her 2016 presidential campaign she can always turn to Gloria Steinem, Mary Wilson, and Bevy… Read More

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Does the GOP Have a Shot at the Black Vote?

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When our next president steps into the White House, that person should be someone who is fighting for issues that disproportionately… Read More

 Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network

Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Holds National Convention

by Brandon Robinson

The National Action Network held their 17th annual conference last week at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in Manhattan… Read More

Jail for 9 of 10 ex-educators in Atlanta test-cheating case

Jail for Nine of the 10 Atlanta Ex-Educators in Test Cheating Conspiracy

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In the sentencing hearing for 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a test-cheating conspiracy, all but one received… Read More

Rethinking Punitive School Discipline

Rethinking Punitive School Discipline

by Brooke Wilson and Cynthia Boateng

Mistakes are as common as they are guaranteed. No matter who you are, and regardless of your particular walk in life, you are bound… Read More

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