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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?!" 6/2 Man… Read More

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Black Men Pen Open Letter Calling for Inclusion of Girls and Women in 'My Brothers Keeper'

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Over 200 African-American men signed an open letter to President Barack Obama calling for the inclusion of girls and young women… Read More

Special ed teacher killed by stray bullet: 'It's unreal'

Chicago Teacher Killed by Stray Bullet

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58-year-old Chicago teacher, Betty Howard, killed by stray bullet.  Betty Howard was a special education teacher… Read More

Boko Haram raids Nigerian villages, killing 35, officials say

35 Killed in Latest Boko Haram Attack

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35 killed in latest Boko Haram attack. Boko Haram insurgents killed 35 people in coordinated early morning raids… Read More

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NJ Man Sentenced to Life for Murdering 2-Year-Old Daughter

by Ravelle Worthington

New Jersey resident, 29-year-old Arthur Morgan III was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for the murder of his… Read More

Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: President vows 'total war'

President Jonathan Declares War on Boko Haram

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President Goodluck Jonathan declares war on Boko Haram.  Speaking on the the 15th anniversary of the end of… Read More

Google is Overwhelmingly White and Male

Want to Work for Google? Be a White Male

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Google's workforce is overwhelmingly White and male. After years of resisting calls for more transparency about… Read More

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Elliot Rodger and the Dangers of Male Entitlement

by Michael Arceneaux

Whenever a disturbed White man or boy with easy access to guns goes off and commits mass murder, the nation collectively hangs its… Read More

On Being a Black Girl Called 'Maya'

On Being a Black Girl Called 'Maya'

by Maya K. Francis

The story goes that they couldn’t agree on what they were going to name their baby girl. If I were to be a boy, it… Read More

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Maya Speaks

by Jamilah Lemieux

In February of 2012, just after the relaunch of, I was given the opportunity to speak briefly with Maya Angelou… Read More

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