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Decrease of Stop and Frisk Continues in NYC

by Huffington Post

The number of police stops in New York City has continued its steep decline in 2014. Contrary to warnings, however, the city still… Read More

Matthew Knowles

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Matthew Knowles to Pay Child Support Bills, Bills, Bills

by Michael Arceneaux

After taking to national TV to badmouth Beyoncé’s pappy, Mathew Knowles, for falling… Read More

Marissa Alexander retrial another black mark on the record of Angela Corey

What Does Angela Corey Have Against Marissa Alexander?

by The Grio

State’s Attorney Angela Corey is having a very bad year. Her office has flubbed two high-profile murder trials and… Read More

A Letter From Ray Jasper, Who Is About to Be Executed

Soon-to-be Executed Ray Jasper Speaks

by #teamEBONY

Mr. Nolan, when I first responded to you, I didn't think that it would cause people to reach out to me and voice their opinions… Read More

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How to Make My Brother's Keeper Better

by Colorlines

With the announcement of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative last week, President Obama unveiled his first effort explicitly… Read More

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[THE WEEKLY READ]
Let Lupita LIVE!

by Michael Arceneaux

Okay, I will admit to laughing like hell when I saw this shot of Tyler Perry and the new Academy Award-winning actress, Lupita N’yongo… Read More

If He's Sexually Aggressive In Bars, It's Not Because He's Drunk

Sexually Aggressive Men More Likely to Target Intoxicated Women

by #teamEBONY

Young women are often the targets of aggression when they're out in bars, but the problem isn't that guys are too drunk to… Read More

Chelsea Handler under fire for Oscar jokes

Chelsea Handler Catches Heat for Oscar "Humor"

by #teamEBONY

Did Chelsea Handler take her Oscar jokes too far? The comedienne and talk show host is in hot water for jokes she made while serving… Read More

 Rich, White, Healthy People Are Most Likely to Hate Obamacare

Most Likely to Hate Obamacare? Rich Whites

by The Atlantic

We don't always like the policies that help us. The stimulus, which is deeply unpopular even though it arguably saved the economy… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 3/3 Man… Read More

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