In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

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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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

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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

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R. Kelly's Son and the Dangerous Myths About Transgender Teens

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

Recently, the child of controversial R&B star R. Kelly and ex-wife/reality star Drea Kelly self-identified as… Read More

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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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CBC Holds Hearing on Black Boys and Education

by Ray Baker

Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) remembers the days of desegregated schools. She knows how separate was not equal and the importance… 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

Study: Hard Times Can Make People More Racist

Recession Leads to More Racism

by #teamEBONY

A new study shows that tough economic periods make people more prejudiced against those with darker skin. People… Read More

Report: Boko Haram Kidnaps 20 More Women

More Women Kidnapped by Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

20 more women reportedly kidnapped by Boko Haram. Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have reportedly kidnapped 20 women… Read More

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Blacks Don’t Care About Climate Change
Fact or Fiction?

by Dr. Marshall Shepherd and Kellen Marshall

“Barack Obama might be the only Black person on the planet who cares about climate change”  Days… Read More

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