Botswana Bushmen Diamonds

BATTLE IN BOTSWANA:
Diamonds in the Bush

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

This is a story about Control. It’s set in Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve, which, in addition to being… Read More

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Stand Your Ground Laws Incompatible with the Right to Life

by #teamEBONY

The Dream Defenders continued their fight against Stand Your Ground, meeting with the United Nations Human Rights Committee to discuss how the… Read More

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How Nigeria's Anti-Gay Laws Work

by #teamEBONY

Over the weekend, the New York Times ran a dispatch from the "north Nigeria metropolis" of Bauchi, Nigeria, where… Read More

Schoolmates of Kendrick Johnson Subpoenaed

Schoolmates of Kendrick Johnson Subpoenaed

by #teamEBONY

Kendrick Johnson's former schoolmates and their parents have been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury investigating the Georgia… Read More

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by Michael Eric Dyson

Here is what we know: Michael Dunn got away with killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis: Dunn is a White man in his 40s; Davis was a Black teen. Dunn is… Read More

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Drug Sentencing Changes Supported by Eric Holder

by The Grio

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday endorsed a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences for many nonviolent drug… Read More

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Yoga Activists Fight Human Trafficking

by Souleo

Take a breath. Is it short and strained or is it deep and full? Posing this question to a victim of human trafficking may seem insignificant… Read More

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STOP DRIVING DRUNK NOW

by Jamilah Lemieux

I’m supposed to be editing captions for our second “Street Style” gallery with images of fashionable folks walking… Read More

Darren Sharper

Darren Sharper Charged With Rape...Again

by Jezebel

Darren “non-consensual sex” Sharper has been indicted in Tempe, Arizona for two counts of sexual assault and three counts… Read More

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At Least Two Killed, Several Injured in Harlem Explosion

by #teamEBONY

A building exploded and collapsed in East Harlem this morning, injuring at least 11 people and killing two. The FDNY said… Read More

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