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In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Latest Boko Haram Attack Kills Dozens

by #teamEBONY

Dozens killed in latest Boko Haram attack.  Dozens of villagers are feared… Read More

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by Vann R Newkirk II

Property is the keystone in the arch of the American ethos. Our devotion to that ethos often leaves those without property like ships… Read More

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Is $40 Million Enough for the Central Park Five?

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

What is 7 years of your life worth? What about 13? As I’ve thought about the recently announced… Read More

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America needs to pay more attention to Juneteenth. Insofar that modern Americans celebrate the past, it’s… Read More

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In Pain and In Need

by Monique W. Morris

The longstanding myth that Black females “do better” than Black males is a topic of great debate recently. Though snapshot… Read More

Distracted White People Mistakenly Vote for Slavery Reparations

White Lawmakers in Texas Accidentally Vote for Reparations

by #teamEBONY

White lawmakers in Dallas County mistakenly vote for reparations. Dallas County, population 2.5 million, now officially… Read More

NY Women Claims She Was Fired For Refusing to ‘Tame’ Her Afro

Woman Fired Because of Her Afro?

by Clutch

NYC woman sues former job, claiming they fired her because of her afro. Former AEG employee Tiffany Bryan recently… Read More

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GA Man Saves Baby

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Georgia man Bryant Collins is a hero. This past Friday, June 13, he noticed something moving in the grass along Highway 72—it… Read More

Teen opens world’s first pawn shop for $15,000 sneakers

Harlem Teen Opens High-End Sneaker Shop

by #teamEBONY

Harlem teen Chase Reed opens high-end sneaker pawn shop. Chase, a 10th-grader Read More

Man cleared in '89 NYC killing plans $162M claim

Exonerated Man Sues NYC for 162 Million

by #teamEBONY

Jonathan Fleming, a man who recently served 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, is suing New York City for $162 million.  A… Read More

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