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New Orleans Woman Parties At Her Own Funeral

by #teamEBONY

According to her daughters, Miram Burbank loved Busch beer, menthols and the New Orleans Saints. And when the woman known as "Mae Mae" passed… Read More

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis reaches deadliest phase

Boko Haram's Deadly Reign

by #teamEBONY

Boko Haram has become increasingly violent, bold, and ruthless.  Since the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls… Read More

 Why Is the Black Unemployment Rate So High?

Unemployed Blacks More Resilient During Job Search than Whites

by #teamEBONY

Unemployed Blacks more resilient during the job search than Whites. Even as the… Read More

Babies Pay for Detroit’s 60-Year Slide With Mortality Above Mexico's

Detroit's Increasing Infant Mortality Rate

by #teamEBONY

Poverty and blight in Detroit has caused it to have the nation's highest infant mortality rate. Detroit’s… Read More

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Lil TerRio Isn't a Little Man

by William C. Anderson

By the time I discovered lil TerRio, hundreds… Read More

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Where Do Blacks Fit in the Immigration Debate?

by Ray Baker

Heading into campaign season during a midterm election year, nearly all is quiet on the policy front. That does not mean however… Read More

Oregon Attack is 74th School Shooting Since Newtown, Fourth Multiple Shooting in Six Days

Oregon Shooting is America's 74th (Yes. 74th!) School Shooting in Two Years

by #teamEBONY

America has seen 74 school shootings in the last two years alone. The attack with what police said was a semi-automatic… Read More

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Darnell L. Moore on Love, Liberation and Critiquing 'My Brother's Keeper'

by Muna Mire

Last week, a collective of more than 200 Black men including actor Danny Glover and Civil Rights movement icon Rev. James M. Lawson… Read More

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder

DOJ to Support Reduced Sentences for Non-Violent Drug Offenders

by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday that the Justice Department would formally support a proposal under consideration… Read More

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Black Teens Arrested Following Senior Prank

by Ravelle Worthington

Nearly 12 Virginia students have been arrested and now face criminal charges for the damage done to Varina High School after an apparent… Read More

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