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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 3/3 Man… Read More

Marissa Alexander

Marissa Alexander Might Face 60 Years in Prison

by Jezebel

Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who was was convicted of three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and sentenced… Read More

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President Obama Introduces 'My Brother's Keeper' Plan

by Tomika L. Anderson

President Obama unveiled his historic program “My Brother’s Keeper” at the White House this Thursday, surrounded… Read More

Obama Looks to Boost Young Minorities

President Obama Launches My Brother's Keeper

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama on Thursday launched a new initiative to provide greater opportunities for young Black and Hispanic men, a… Read More

George Stinney Jr.

Film to Explore George Stinney, Jr. Execution

by Kristin Braswell

In 1944 in Alcolu, South Carolina, a then-14-year-old George Stinney Jr. was outside tending to his family's cows with his sister… Read More

Attorney General Eric H. Holder hospitalized

Eric Holder Taken to Hospital

by The Washington Post

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Thursday morning after experiencing faintness… Read More

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[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Winter: Bye, Felicia

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Mother Nature and Old Man Winter: I don’t know what the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest, and the parts of the south… Read More

Jan Brewer

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Bill

by Huffington Post

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) announced her decision to veto legislation on Wednesday that would have allowed businesses to legally… Read More

Spike Lee

Spike Lee Really Hates Gentrification

by #teamEBONY

At an event at Pratt last night, Spike Lee was asked about something he's been consistently passionate about: Gentrification… Read More

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'Freedom of Speech' Does Not Mean Freedom of Consequences

by Garfield Hylton

My introduction to this much-touted concept of 'free speech'--- and its potential consequences----came when I was third grade… Read More

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