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Mary Virginia Jones Freed 32 Years After Wrongful Conviction

by Jezebel

Mary Virginia Jones exonerated after 32 years in prison.  A 74-year-old woman has been released from prison… Read More

Deadline? What Deadline?! The Uninsured Are Still in the Dark About Obamacare

Confusion about Obamacare Enrollment

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Millions of uninsured might not take advantage of the Affordable Care Act.  According to the Kaiser Family… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

  Relisha Tenau Rudd Case Type: Endangered
 DOB: Oct 29, 2005
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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?!" 3/25… Read More

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by George C. Gardner III, Esq.

Did you make a witty observation on Twitter today? Maybe update your Facebook status? Or post your latest culinary creation to Instagram? … Read More

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The Segregation of Poor People

by The Atlantic

The segregation of poor people, whether organic or intentional, is a serious problem with numerous socioeconomic and political effects.  The… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Avonte Oquendo's brother Danny thanks New York City for the outpouring of love and support.  After a months-long… Read More

Father dies shielding daughter, 15: 'I'm going to make him proud'

Father Killed Protecting Daughter from Hate Crime

by #teamEBONY

A Chicago man valiantly dies while protecting his daughter from a racist.  Every weekday, Masharah Tingling… Read More

Eating Disorders Do Not Discriminate

Women of Color Get Eating Disorders Too

by Slate

While considered "White women's problems," disorders such as anorexia and bulimia affect Black women as well. For… Read More

The color of valor: 24 minority veterans receive long overdue Medal of Honor

Long Overdue Medal of Honor Given to 24 Minority Veterans

by #teamEBONY

Denied honor because of their race or ethnicity, 24 soldiers -- 21 of whom are already deceased -- finally received recognition from the… Read More

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