10 Commandments Statue Removed from Oklahoma State Capitol

10 Commandments Statue Removed from Oklahoma State Capitol

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Air Conditioning is the Ugly Side of Welfare? "Yes!" Says Elizabeth Hasselbeck

by #teamEBONY

Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Thursday suggested that welfare recipients who had air conditioning and cell phones were part… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Black Man Seeking Medical Assistance Killed by Police

by The Root

Another day, another controversial incident between police and a Black man shot and killed by them. This time, in Waycross… Read More

Couple donates $10 million, keeps Head Start open during government shutdown

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Philanthropists Laura and John Arnold have offered up to $10 million in emergency funding to the National Head Start Association… Read More

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Every time Chris Brown opens his mouth for an interview I wish someone would just intervene and haul him off to therapy. In a recent… Read More

Amy Carey,

The National War on Black Women

by #teamEBONY

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$1.2 Billion Settlement Given to Black Farmers

by Black Enterprise

After years of protests and lawsuits, Black farmers in the south will begin receiving payments this week as a result of a $1.2 billion… Read More

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