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Woman Journeys 1,000 Miles Topless for Breast Cancer Awareness

by Shantell E. Jamison

“Cancer tried to destroy my body, but it couldn’t touch my spirit.” – Paulette Leaphart Usually, when someone is… Read More

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Prince's Death Should Not Wind Up Fueling Bad Drug Policy

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A national icon dies of an accidental overdose. A media frenzy develops as public scrutiny focuses on the new, highly potent drug that is suspected… Read More

Freddie Gray: Another Officer Selects Bench Trial

Freddie Gray: Another Officer Selects Bench Trial

by #teamEBONY

The Baltimore police officer facing the most serious charge stemming from the death of a 25-year-old Black man whose neck was broken in the back of… Read More

Understanding Muhammad Ali's Identity, and Our Own

Understanding Muhammad Ali's Identity, and Our Own

by David Wall Rice

It is difficult to articulate the impact of Muhammad Ali.  For decades, a plethora of essays, think pieces and media personalities have tried… Read More

Falsely Pinning the "Terrorist" Label on Black Lives Matter

Falsely Pinning the "Terrorist" Label on Black Lives Matter

by La'Tasha Mayes

As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to grow, some law enforcement officials have responded in kind with attacks of their own. Last week the… Read More

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Trial for Freddie Gray Van Driver to Start Soon

by #teamEBONY

Circuit Judge Barry Williams will hold a motions hearing Monday in the trial for Officer Caesar Goodson, who faces second-degree murder, manslaughter… Read More

For Financially Challenged Black Men, HBCUs Can Be Key

For Financially Challenged Black Men, HBCUs Can Be Key

by Dr. Larry Walker

Over the last few weeks I have watched proud family members, friends, classmates and alumni post pictures and videos of college graduations throughout… Read More

Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted on Controversial Charge

Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted on Controversial Charge

by #teamEBONY

A California Black Lives Matter activist was convicted Thursday of interfering with police officers as they attempted to take a suspect into custody… Read More

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

by #teamEBONY

Chicago officials have announced plans to release a significant amount of evidence from roughly 100 open investigations into police shootings and… Read More

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