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Who is Going to Support and Save Black Women and Girls?

by #teamEBONY

Two African-American girls live in the White House. But Malia and Sasha Obama’s presence there, in a traditional two-parent… Read More

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on Cosmos, the Scientific Method, Religion

by #teamEBONY

In its first airing, Cosmos created a new star, Cornell astronomer Carl Sagan. The seminal series opened the eyes of millions to… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Hampton University Ministers’ Conference will celebrate its 100th Anniversary and the Choir Directors’ & Organists’… Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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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by Colorlines

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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

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