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Obama Tour Previews State of the Union

by The New York Times

President Obama on Wednesday will travel to Detroit, kicking off a three-day, three-state presidential trip aimed at stealing the… Read More

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Supreme Court to Meet on Gay Marriage

by The Washington Post

Gay couples began marrying in Miami on Monday, kicking off a pivotal week when the Supreme Court will have a chance… Read More

Obama Nears Goal for Guantánamo With Faster Pace of Releases

Obama Closer to Closing Guantánamo

by The New York Times

In a series of secret nighttime flights in the last two months, the Obama administration made more progress toward the president’s… Read More

Why the US Needs a Truth and Reconciliation Commission NOW

Why the US Needs a Truth and Reconciliation Commission NOW

by Monique W. Morris

Oscar Grant. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Amadou Diallo. We speak these names and instantly feel the weight of injustice. Why?… Read More

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Tanisha Anderson's Death Ruled a Homicide

by #teamEBONY

Tanisha Anderson died as a result of being physically restrained in a prone position by Cleveland police on Nov. 13, the Cuyahoga… Read More

Oklahoma Legislator Proposes Hoodie Ban

Oklahoma Proposes Hoodie Ban

by Time

Oklahoma could join a list of states where it is illegal to wear a hoodie in public, if a state senator’s proposed bill goes… Read More

White Police Chief Draws Fire for Challenging Racism

Pittsburg Police Chief Under Fire for Challenging Police Racism

by The Root

Pittsburgh, Pa., Police Chief Cameron McLay thought he was practicing an important tenet of community policing when he obliged an… Read More

Edward Brooke, First African-American Popularly Elected to Senate, Dies at 95

Edward Brooke,
Pioneering Black Senator, Dies at 95

by Slate

Edward W. Brooke III, who made history in 1966 when he became the first African-American to be elected to the U.S. Senate by popular… Read More

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by Tory Russell

As an organizer and activist in the Ferguson/Greater St. Louis community, I often wonder if we’re making an impact on this… Read More

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An Open Letter to the New York City Police Department’s Guardians Association and the Hispanic Association

by #teamEBONY

Dear Sisters and Brothers, First and foremost, please accept our heart-felt condolences at the loss of P.O. Rafael Ramos… Read More

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