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In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

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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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'Katrina Truth' Site Details Neglect of Black New Orleans

by Daniel Kerry

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, with New Orleans facing the greatest devastation. More than 1,800 lives… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Three years later—in 1991—I would experience something similar, only this time I was on my back and the knee was in my… Read More

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This is a common sentiment in White Mississippi — that the Confederate battle flag is a historic banner that embodies the noble… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Louis Stokes, whose iconic career in public life assures him a place as one of the most revered, respected and powerful figures in… Read More

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As The World Looks Away, We Fight On

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Where should I begin? Should I list the accomplishments? Listing how quickly we were invited to the White House? Or how the Ferguson… Read More

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1,000 Black Activists, Artists, and Scholars Demand Justice for Palestine

by Kristian Davis Bailey and Khury Petersen-Smith

Over 1,000 Black activists, artists, scholars, students, and organizations have launched… Read More

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How the Recession Damaged Blacks With College Degrees

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Why the disparities? Black and Hispanic graduates have far more debt and less family income than whites and Asians. And when the… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Police have arrested a man they say fatally stabbed the granddaughter of actor Morgan Freeman in Manhattan early on Sunday. Lamar… Read More

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Anti-Abortion Advocates Don't Care About Black People

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Anti-abortion advocates don’t care about Black people. They never have. And frankly, I don’t believe they ever will. I’m… Read More

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by Jezebel

During a Friday performance on the Today show, Janelle Monae was cut off as she was speaking about the Black Lives Matter… Read More

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