Boko Haram ‘Kidnaps Nearly 200 Villagers, Kills Dozens’ in Nigeria

Dozens Killed, Hundreds Kidnapped by Boko Haram

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Militants have stormed a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping about 200, a survivor… Read More

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There’s no doubt that this is a vital moment. With protests across the country and endorsements from major figures in American… Read More

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An African-American boy, George Stinney Jr., who was executed at age 14 in the killing of two young White girls has been exonerated… Read More

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The nation's oldest Black college, Cheyney University, one of Pennsylvania's 14 state-run universities, is on the verge of… Read More

Nigeria Sentences 54 of Its Own Soldiers to Death for Refusing to Fight Boko Haram

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Nigeria on Wednesday sentenced 54 of its own soldiers to death for refusing to fight the Islamist group Boko Haram. “The soldiers… Read More

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From the beginning, #BlackLivesMatter as a rallying call was meant to undermine all forms of state violence that affects… Read More

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Starting with the humanitarian release of USAID subcontractor, Alan Gross, who had been jailed… Read More

Attorney General Eric Holder Tells MSNBC's Joy Reid The Nation Has "Failed" Due To Ongoing Distrust Between Communities Of Color And The Police

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Attorney General Eric Holder told MSNBC’s Joy Reid that “we, as a nation, have failed” due to ongoing distrust… Read More

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America to Improve Relations With Cuba

by #teamEBONY

Today, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower… Read More

The Obamas: How We Deal with Our Own Racist Experiences

Barack and Michelle Obama on Dealing With Racism

by #teamEBONY

The protective bubble that comes with the presidency – the armored limo, the Secret Service detail, the White House –… Read More

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