Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

Laquan McDonald: Chicago Prepares for Mass Protests

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White Man Shoots, Kills New Black Neighbors

by #teamEBONY

A West Virginia man shot and killed his new neighbor and the man's brother without warning as the two inspected their land. The… Read More

Wilson Center sale gets go-ahead from judge

August Wilson Center For African American Culture to be Liquidated

by #teamEBONY

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture apparently will be put up for sale. Judge Lawrence O'Toole of Allegheny… Read More

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The Average 27 Year Old? Educated and Broke

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In the spring of 2002, the government's researchers began tracking a group of roughly 15,000 high school sophomores—most… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 1/27 DMX… Read More

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Questions Arise About Darion Aguilar

by The Washington Post

Darion Marcus Aguilar liked cooking shows. He wanted to be a chef. He liked to spend summer afternoons at the Martin Luther King… Read More

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Racist Flowchart Posted to Facebook by Iowa GOP

by #teamEBONY

The Republican Party of Iowa briefly posted a photo on its Facebook page of a flowchart asking readers to determine "Is Someone… Read More

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Melissa Harris-Perry's Hair Journey

by Slate

The first part of my personal hair journey is probably very much like that of many other little Black girls, in that it was hours… Read More

Arizona State Expels Frat Responsible for Racist MLK Day Party

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by Jezebel

Arizona State University officials have acted swiftly this week, choosing to sever all ties with Tau Kappa Epsilon, the fraternity… Read More

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Jobs Where a Day's Work Leaves You Poor

by #teamEBONY

Why should people in the richest country on Earth toil long hours for wages that would make Charles Dickens recoil in horror? A lot… Read More

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16 Year Old's Testicles Ruptured After Stop and Frisk

by #teamEBONY

A case of alleged police brutality has a West Philadelphia community rallying behind a 16-year-old straight-A student and prep basketball… Read More

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