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Think Before You Thinkpiece

by Michael Arceneaux

To My Fellow Writers and Those Who Edit Them: You do realize that not every news story has to be further contextualized… Read More

Nigeria scorns Boko Haram's captive girls swap offer

Nigerian Government Won't Agree to Boko Haram's Demands

by #teamEBONY

Nigeria will not release imprisoned militants in exchange for kidnapped schoolgirls.  Nigeria has insisted… Read More

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Spike Lee Speaks on Gentrification, Calls Michael Rapaport Stupid

by Huffington Post

Spike Lee reiterates his stance on gentrification. Spike Lee isn't backing down from his bold stance against… Read More

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Where Does Africa Go From Here?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Last week, world leaders convened in Abuja, Nigeria for the Read More

Boko Haram has kidnapped before -- successfully

Boko Haram's Harrowing History

by #teamEBONY

Heeding Boko Haram's requests might lead to more kidnappings.  Boko Haram has additional reasons to believe… Read More

Michelle Obama: Barack and I See Our Own Daughters in Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Michelle Obama Speaks on Missing Nigerian Girls

by Slate

Michelle Obama speaks on missing girls, saying she sees her own daughters in them.  First Lady Michelle Obama… Read More

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When Gentrification Brings Racism to the 'Hood

by Irvin Weathersby

Two college students knocked on my door last summer to solicit my participation in the Read More


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?!" 5/12 Woman… Read More

Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls likely split up, taken across border

Kidnapped Girls Likely Spilt Up

by #teamEBONY

Kidnapped Nigerian girls have likely been split up, and may have been moved into other countries.  But the… Read More

bell hooks Calls Beyoncé a Terrorist

bell hooks: Beyonce is a Terrorist

by The Root

Noted scholar and activist bell hooks calls Beyonce a terrorist.  On Wednesday during a discussion titled… Read More

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