In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Water Shut Off for 100,000 Detroit Residents

by #teamEBONY

When the water trucks arrived near Arlyssa Heard’s home on the west side of Detroit at the end of June, the 42-year-old single… Read More

Kandy Moore Crime Scene Baltimore

Transgender Woman, Sister of NBA Player, Killed in Baltimore

by #teamEBONY

Black- and copper-colored beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley where police said a transgender woman… Read More

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The Racist Straight Outta Compton Casting Call

by #teamEBONY

Gawker's Hamilton Nolan reports on the racist casting call, posted yesterday. This casting call was posted… Read More

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Charlene Carruthers of the Black Youth Project on Liberation

by Ugi Ugwuomo

The Freedom Side - a collective of young leaders comprised of members of the Dream Defenders, United We Dream, Young People’s… Read More

Republican Mistakes Busload of YMCA Campers for Migrant Children

Busload of YMCA Kids Mistaken as Migrants by Republican

by #teamEBONY

If you're a Republican running for Congress in Arizona, you've really got to go that extra mile to prove your cred, or at… Read More

What it Really Means to Be 30-Something

What Being a 30-Something Really Means

by #teamEBONY

By 30-something you should be married. Well into your marriage in fact, with most if not all of your kids already born, and paying… Read More

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Supporting and Carrying our Girls and Boys

by #teamEBONY

We think it is rape culture or gun violence that will define us as a fallen civilization. But it's the indifference that will… Read More


Haiti Doesn't Have a Vodou Problem,
It Has a Christianity Problem

by France François

Taking a page out of the Gospel of Pat Robertson, Chibly Langlois… Read More

NJ Gun Owner Shaneen Allen

Black Woman Faces Prison Time Over Legally Purchased Gun

by #teamEBONY

27 year-old Shaneen Allen wanted to protect her family. She took a gun safety course, applied for and was granted a concealed carry… Read More

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Being Poor is Expensive

by The Atlantic

Middle-class families falling on hard times and grappling outside the traditional banking system are alarmingly common. Approximately… Read More

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