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Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Chicago, 82 people were shot in an 84-hour window, according to the Chicago Tribune… Read More

Claim that Most Abortion Clinics Are Located in Black or Hispanic Neighborhoods Is False

The False Claim that Most Abortion Clinics are in Black Communities

by #teamEBONY

Antiabortion activists often claim that most abortion clinics are located in predominantly Black or Hispanic neighborhoods. However… Read More

 Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives

The Ruthless Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Nigerians with first hand experience with Boko Haram spoke to the LA Times. When Boko Haram invaded her village… Read More

NYPD arrests mother of baby left in subway station

Mother of Baby Left in Subway Station Arrested

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Security video showed nothing amiss when Frankea Dabbs — wearing dark glasses, pushing a baby stroller and pulling a rolling… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Ford Announces $1 Million Donation to Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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The Ford Motor Company recently announced a $1 million donation to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and… Read More

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Over 60 Women and Girls Escape Boko Haram

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More than 60 girls and women kidnapped in northeast Nigeria last month by suspected Islamist militant group Boko Haram have… Read More

More Than 60 Shot, 9 Dead in Chicago's Bloody Holiday Weekend

Nine Dead, Dozens Injured in Chicago Weekend Violence

by #teamEBONY

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