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Stephen A Smith Apologizes for Domestic Violence Comments

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Three days after his controversial statements about Ray Rice and domestic violence, Stephen A. Smith was back on ESPN2, making a… Read More

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Wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister Kidnapped by Boko Haram

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Nigerian Boko Haram militants kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister and killed at least three people on Sunday… Read More

Carjackers run over, kill 3 'sweet' siblings in Philadelphia

Three Children Killed by Carjackers in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia police conducted an around-the-clock manhunt over the weekend for two suspects in a carjacking that left three children… Read More

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Is a 'Ghanaian Spring' Coming?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

On Wednesday July 23rd, 60 protesters converged on the steps of the Ghanaian Embassy in Washington, DC. Brandishing signs… Read More

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Palestinians Report Increased Racism, Violence as Gaza Offensive Continues

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Over 1000 Palestinians have been killed and 4,500… Read More

Internal NYPD report on incident with Staten Island dad Eric Garner does not mention chokehold

NYPD Fails to Mention Chokehold in Internal Report on Eric Garner's Murder

by #teamEBONY

Cops heard Eric Garner cry that he couldn’t breathe, a recording captured officers violently taking him to the ground and even… Read More

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15,000 Flee Damboa After Boko Haram Attack

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The Nigerian government is denying reports that Boko Haram have taken Damboa. From Reuters: Abdulkair Read More

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The Context Behind the Renisha McBride Trial

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Though the proceedings have not officially started, the victim is clearly already on trial. Last month, to build a case casting McBride… Read More

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“This Is Indeed a Massacre”
Palestinians in Gaza Respond to Siege

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Over 550 Palestinians have been killed and 3,000 injured by the Israeli Defense Forces in the Gaza Strip since July 8. United… Read More

President Obama paused as he spoke to reporters on July 19 about race and the death of Trayvon Martin.

LGBT Non-Discrimination Order Signed by President Obama

by Slate

On Monday morning, President Obama signed an executive LGBT non-discrimination order, barring discrimination on the basis of sexual… Read More

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