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Stepping Over 'Them':
Why Do We Ignore the Homeless?

by Preston Mitchum

Survival is necessary. Sometimes it is all we have. Last week I stumbled upon a short… Read More

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The Other Side of Privilege at Princeton

by Morgan Jerkins

When I read Tal Fortgang’s article in The Princeton Tory ( Read More

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by Charles F. Coleman Jr. and George C. Gardner III

“My cousin has found himself in a bad situation and I think he's in danger of going to jail. He and some friends were pulled… Read More

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Justice Sotomayor Gets It Right on Race

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn’t exist.” Strangely… Read More

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by Damon Young

It was revealed yesterday that Lupita Nyong’o was named People Magazine’s "Most Beautiful" person… Read More

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Hipsters, Can You Please Stop Writing About Hip-Hop?

by #teamEBONY

Rap Rehab's Sebastien Elkouby on why people not invested in hip-hop culture need to do their research before writing about it.  So… Read More

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Hipsters, Please Stop Writing About Hip-Hop

by #teamEBONY

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Easter:
A Revolutionary Holiday

by Marc Lamont Hill

When I was growing up, Easter was a big deal. Even if you didn’t believe in Jesus, the holiday still brought plenty of good… Read More

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Why I'm Breaking Up With Rap Music

by #teamEBONY

Blogger Bougie Black Girl shares why she decided not to listen to or support rap music anymore.  For me, a… Read More

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'Can a Prison Record Be Expunged?'

by Charles F. Coleman Jr. and George C. Gardner III

"A few years ago, my boyfriend was convicted of armed robbery. He wasn't the main person involved. In fact, he didn't even… Read More

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