Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

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Don't Thank God Unless You Mean It

by The Root

“First, I want to thank God ... ” For decades, those words have been uttered by Black performers from gospel artists… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Yesterday, George Zimmerman laid down the gauntlet for a March 1st celebrity boxing event. While most people will be glad to hear… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The Obama administration is continuing its push to get low-level, non-violent drug offenders out of prison. At a New York… Read More

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by The Grio

Nebraska, known for its large agricultural industry, has surprisingly claimed the top spot as the state with the highest incidence… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Hey there, Jen. My name is Pia. I’m a Black woman, but I don’t want you to be scared. I write for xoJane too, among other… Read More

MSNBC’s Scholar-in-Residence

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Even serious journalists covered Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday earlier this month People–style, writing about… Read More

A commute turns into a nightmare -- and boredom -- as storm paralyzes Atlanta

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by #teamEBONY

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by Jezebel

On March 21, Anita, the documentary depicting Anita Hill's struggle while accusing Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual… Read More

Jonathan Ferrell

Officer Who Shot and Killed Jonathan Ferrell Indicted

by #teamEBONY

A grand jury has indicted Officer Randall Kerrick of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on a charge of voluntary manslaughter… Read More

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