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Film to Explore George Stinney, Jr. Execution

by Kristin Braswell

In 1944 in Alcolu, South Carolina, a then-14-year-old George Stinney Jr. was outside tending to his family's cows with his sister… Read More

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Eric Holder Taken to Hospital

by The Washington Post

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Thursday morning after experiencing faintness… Read More

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Dear Winter: Bye, Felicia

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Dear Mother Nature and Old Man Winter: I don’t know what the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest, and the parts of the south… Read More

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) announced her decision to veto legislation on Wednesday that would have allowed businesses to legally… Read More

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'Freedom of Speech' Does Not Mean Freedom of Consequences

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My introduction to this much-touted concept of 'free speech'--- and its potential consequences----came when I was third grade… Read More

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Shoot First, Ask Questions Never: America, the Stand Your Ground Nation

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Ever since George Zimmerman gunned down Trayvon Martin in his Sanford, Fla., gated community, it’s become an article of faith… Read More

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The Affordable Care Act Offers Real Movement Toward Health Care Equality

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Every February, we celebrate the achievements of the African-American community and the advances that have been made toward full… Read More

'I Am Still Called by the God I Serve to Walk This Out'

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by The Atlantic

Last Thursday, I took my son to meet Lucia McBath, because he is 13, about the age when a Black boy begins to directly understand… Read More

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Man Escapes Prison Sentence After Camera Proves His Innocence, Indicts Cops

by #teamEBONY

Evidence from a dashboard camera on a police cruiser ended a nightmare for a New Jersey man facing false charges of eluding police… Read More

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