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by Madame Noire

Last year, President Barack Obama made the proclamation that February would be National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention… Read More

Barbara Bowman Speaks About Bill Cosby Sexual Abuse Allegations

Bill Cosby Faces Allegations

by #teamEBONY

Last week, Newsweek interviewed Tamara Green, one of 13 women who accused Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting… Read More

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Things America Says You Can't Do If You're Black

by #teamEBONY

There's evidence that just being Black in the United States is often all it takes to arouse suspicion. Here are… Read More

 Michael Sam, Jackie Robinson, and Why the Bigots Always Lose

Bigotry Will Always Lose

by The Atlantic

Michael Sam had a very good year meting out violence to his opponents. The 6-3, 260-pound defensive end helped lead Missouri to a… Read More

Clarence Thomas Says We All Talk About Race Too Much Nowadays

Clarence Thomas Wants Us to Stop Talking About Race

by Slate

Americans today are too sensitive about race, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told a gathering of college students in Florida… Read More

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Minimum Wage Order to be Signed by President Obama Today

by The Grio

The White House says President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Wednesday increasing the minimum wage for federal contractors. Obama… Read More

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For a show that likes to parade itself as gay friendly, this entire season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been an… Read More

From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis, a Foolish, Lethal Fear of Black Teens

America's Murderous Fear of Black Teens

by #teamEBONY

In November 2012, Jordan Davis and his friends were sitting in an SUV outside a Jacksonville, Fla., convenience store, listening… Read More

The Massive Liberal Failure on Race

Does Affirmative Action Work?

by Slate

Given the immediate positive impact that affirmative action had, it was perfectly reasonable for liberals to want to believe that… Read More

Food Deserts Aren’t the Problem

More Fruit and Veggies in Poor Neighborhoods Don't Help Obesity Rates

by Slate

Unfortunately, more fresh food closer to home likely does nothing for folks at the bottom of the socioeconomic ladder. Obesity levels… Read More

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