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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The Criminalization of the Black Woman

The Criminalization of the Black Woman

by Raven Rakia

In recent months, the criminal cases of Monica Jones, Shanesha Taylor and Marissa Alexander have made headlines The fate of these… Read More

Boko Haram attack kills at least 24 Nigerian security personnel

Dozens Killed in Latest Boko Haram Attack

by #teamEBONY

Dozens killed in latest Boko Haram attack.  Boko Haram gunmen attacked a Nigerian military base and adjacent… Read More

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh

Kidnapped Schoolgirls Reportedly Found

by #teamEBONY

Kidnapped schoolgirls reportedly found. Nigeria's top military officer said he knew where the girls abducted… Read More

Rashema Melson

Homeless Teen Earns Full Scholarship to Georgetown University

by #teamEBONY

18-year-old Rashema Melson earns full ride to Georgetown University despite being homeless.  For weeks, we… Read More

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban: Smart Guy, Race Dummy

by Damon Young

Full disclosure: I like Mark Cuban. Actually, since I don’t personally know Mark Cuban -- which puts me in no position to say… Read More

Wale Oyejide

Africa Is the Future,
The Future Is Africa

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

For a glimpse into Africa’s possible future, pay a visit to menswear brand Ikiré… Read More

Washington Worries Boko Haram Planning Attack on U.S. Interests in Africa

Boko Haram Might Target U.S. Interests in Nigeria

by #teamEBONY

Washington concerned that Boko Haram might try to attack American interests in Nigeria. "Fragmentary evidence”… Read More

US Says UN Approves Sanctions on Boko Haram

Sanctions Against Boko Haram Approved by the U.N.

by #teamEBONY

Sanctions against Boko Haram approved by U.N. The U.N. Security Council officially declared Boko Haram a terrorist… Read More

The Hungry, Healthy-Free Kids Act

House Republicans Aiming to Cut Free Lunches for Poor Black Kids

by Slate

House Republicans aiming to cut free summer lunch programs for poor city kids.  So what’s the problem?… Read More

School Holds Early Graduation Ceremony For Dying Teen One Day Before Her Passing

Yeatise Gaines Dies Day After Special Graduation Ceremony

by Madame Noire

Terminally ill Yeatise Gaines dies day after graduation ceremony. Family members of 17-year-old Yeatise Gaines… Read More

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