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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New Literary Mag Creates a 'Black Gay Utopia' in Print

by Kristin Braswell

In the landscape of mainstream media, stories of the Black gay experience are still largely missing or warped. Wanting to express… Read More

Rescuing the kidnapped girls should be only a first step for Nigeria to counter Boko Haram

Nigeria Needs to Change How it Handles Boko Haram

by The Washington Post

The attention the kidnapped schoolgirls has brought Nigeria has shed a light on the flawed way the Nigerian government deals with Boko… Read More

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Think Before You Thinkpiece

by Michael Arceneaux

To My Fellow Writers and Those Who Edit Them: You do realize that not every news story has to be further contextualized… Read More

Nigeria scorns Boko Haram's captive girls swap offer

Nigerian Government Won't Agree to Boko Haram's Demands

by #teamEBONY

Nigeria will not release imprisoned militants in exchange for kidnapped schoolgirls.  Nigeria has insisted… Read More

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Spike Lee Speaks on Gentrification, Calls Michael Rapaport Stupid

by Huffington Post

Spike Lee reiterates his stance on gentrification. Spike Lee isn't backing down from his bold stance against… Read More

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Where Does Africa Go From Here?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Last week, world leaders convened in Abuja, Nigeria for the Read More

Recall That Ice Cream Truck Song? We Have Unpleasant News For You

The Racist Roots of the Ice Cream Truck Song

by #teamEBONY

The tune often used as an ice cream truck jingle comes from a song titled "Nigger Love A Watermelon Ha! Ha! Ha!" "Nigger… Read More

 The Racial Tensions Lurking Under the Surface of American Society

As America Becomes Less White, Whites Become More Anxious

by The Atlantic

White Americans uneasy with America's shifting demographics.  White born-again Protestants and white southerners… Read More

Boko Haram has kidnapped before -- successfully

Boko Haram's Harrowing History

by #teamEBONY

Heeding Boko Haram's requests might lead to more kidnappings.  Boko Haram has additional reasons to believe… Read More

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Stepping Over 'Them':
Why Do We Ignore the Homeless?

by Preston Mitchum

Survival is necessary. Sometimes it is all we have. Last week I stumbled upon a short… Read More

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