Is orange the new black for D&G? Designers lose prison term appeal

Dolce and Gabbana's Next Line? Prisonwear

by #teamEBONY

The men behind popular brand D&G were both given prison time for failure to pay taxes.  Italian fashion… Read More

Why Gun-Rights Backers Win While Other Conservative Causes Lose

How Conservative Gun Rights Advocates Keep Winning

by The Atlantic

David Frum writes on the racial and political politics behind the gun lobby's power. Only about one-third… Read More

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Plantation Politics and V. Stiviano

by Monique W. Morris

“It bothers me a lot that you want to…broadcast that you’re associating with Black people. Do you have to?” These… Read More

Nigeria’s Stolen Girls

The Stolen Girls of Nigeria

by #teamEBONY

The New Yorker's Alexis Okeowo reports on the social and political factors that have allowed this mass kidnapping to occur.  The… Read More

When Men Are Raped

Males Often the Victims of Sexual Assault

by Slate

New study finds that the sexual assault of men is much more common than we've been led to believe.  “Made… Read More

BART police arrest, assault young woman for riding train while black.

Arrested for...Riding a Train While Black?

by Jezebel

Woman arrested, allegedly beaten by police for train riding while Black.  On March 21, police responded to… Read More

Okla. killer dies after botched execution

Clayton Lockett Dies 40 Minutes After Botched Lethal Injection

by #teamEBONY

Clayton Lockett takes over 40 minutes to die as execution goes wrong.  An Oklahoma death row inmate died of… Read More

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Clippers Controversy and Black Blaming, Again

by Jamilah Lemieux

The residents of Post-Racial America are really having a rough week, eh? Cliven Bundy’s lack of clarity on whether or not slavery… Read More

Study Estimates 4% of Death Row Inmates Should Be Exonerated

One Out of Every 25 Death Row Inmates Innocent

by #teamEBONY

Study shows that 4% of death row inmates are innocent.  A new study published in the Proceedings of the National… Read More

Why Fear Boko Haram

The Growing Evil of Boko Haram

by Slate

Nigerian terrorist organization Boko Haram expanding in reach, evil.  Much like the straggling members… Read More

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