Avonte Oquendo

Remains Identified as Avonte Oquendo

by #teamEBONY

DNA has confirmed the remains found in Queens are Avonte Oquendo, the Medical Examiner says. His family has been informed. Oquendo's… Read More

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Garage Magazine Editor Uses Black Woman as Chair

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How's this for a happy MLK Day? The online magazine Buro 247 has published a story about Dasha Zhukova, the Russian… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 1/20 Florida… Read More

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President Obama on Marijuana

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A few months into his presidency, Barack Obama participated in a town hall with questions selected by an online audience. The topic… Read More

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Dr. King Did Not Dream of 'Da Club'

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

Dear Mid-Michigan Teen Party Promoters,  First, I'm not writing to yell at, belittle or attack you. I'm writing… Read More

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Four Year Old Shot and Killed by Four Year Old Cousin

by #teamEBONY

A 4-year-old boy was fatally shot Thursday in what police said was a tragic, avoidable accident. The shooter was the boy's 4-year-old… Read More

Avonte Oquendo

Remains Found in Queens Might be Those of Avonte Oquendo

by #teamEBONY

Cops are investigating whether an arm and legs found near a Queens shoreline Thursday are those of missing teen Avonte Oquendo, a… Read More

Theodore Wafer

Trial Date Set for Renisha McBride's Killer

by Jezebel

Theodore Wafer, charged with second-degree murder in the killing of Renisha McBride last November, will face trial in June. Are you… Read More

Zukiswa Gaca

The Victims of "Corrective Rape" in South Africa

by Slate

Long before LGBTQ rights were on many countries' radars, South Africa banned discrimination against gay people in 1996 and legalized… Read More

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How Poverty Makes People Sick

by The Atlantic

Income inequality is making us sick. Well, it's not making all of us sick. Only the poorest of us. That's… Read More

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