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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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?

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

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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

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As America Becomes Less White, Whites Become More Anxious

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

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by #teamEBONY

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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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African Heads of State Send Support to Nigeria

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In my capacity as Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State*, I have recently consulted with the presidents of our member nations… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

New video released by Boko Haram claims to show kidnapped schoolgirls.  A new video released by Islamist militants… Read More

Michelle Obama: Barack and I See Our Own Daughters in Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

Michelle Obama Speaks on Missing Nigerian Girls

by Slate

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When Gentrification Brings Racism to the 'Hood

by Irvin Weathersby

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