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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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Help was not on the way. So at the intersection of desperation and hopelessness, a young mother made a drastic decision to save her… Read More

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by Ravelle Worthington

A Queens woman is in police custody for the murder of her 11-month-old son. She faces second-degree murder charges for allegedly… Read More

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How a Black Girl's Rape Went Viral

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Jada, a 16-year-old junior in Houston, claims she was drugged and raped at a high school party after accepting a drink from a friend… Read More

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Rachel Jeantel Feels Blame for Zimmerman Verdict

by The Root

Nearly a year after Rachel Jeantel testified at George Zimmerman’s trial in the death of her friend, Trayvon Martin, she told… Read More

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It’s several weeks since the Islamist militants of Boko Haram kidnapped more than 260 girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria… Read More

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by Slate

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

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by #teamEBONY

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

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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

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