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Phil Robertson Needs a History Lesson

by The Atlantic

I've yet to take in an episode of Duck Dynasty. I hear it's a fine show, anchored by a humorous and good-natured… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Today, President Obama commuted the sentences of eight nonviolent drug offenders — including Clarence Aaron, a man who was… Read More

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To the Week's Worst People

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This has been quite the week for old, bossy and/or out of touch people who like to meddle in other people’s affairs and police… Read More

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A Hug Derails Young Man's College Plans

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A hug is a universal symbol of affection from one person to another Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by #teamEBONY

Florida attorney Mark O'Mara is being investigated by the state bar for an undisclosed possible violation of ethical rules in… Read More

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Unless you are actually a minority who has attended a predominantly White institution (PWI), I would imagine that it's pretty… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Duke Professor Ben Ward Dies

by #teamEBONY

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