Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

by #teamEBONY

The social action at the University of Missouri campus got its spark from last year's protests in the same state [read more]


Why RuPaul Is Wrong
(And Some of His Detractors, Too)

by Michael Arceneaux

When trying to address and enlighten on an issue near and dear to you, there are really only two ways you can go about it. You can… Read More

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Nigerian Generals Found Guilty of Arming Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

10 Nigerian generals found guilty of secretly arming Boko Haram.  Ten generals and five other senior military… Read More

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Nigeria Bans #BringBackOurGirls Protests

by #teamEBONY

Nigerian government bans #BringBackOurGirls protests. Nigerian officials have banned demonstrations around the… Read More

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GA Community Mourns Victim of Hit And Run

by Ravelle Worthington

The family of Jermaine “Reeko” Butler celebrated his life with a candlelight vigil Saturday, May 31 in the Hudson Hill Community Park… Read More

How the CBC Leverages Blackness to Work as a Tool for Wall Street

The Congressional Black Caucus is in Wall Street's Pocket?

by Aaron Foley

Breaking Brown's Yvette Carnell reports that the CBC's relationship with Wall Street actively works against Black interests and… Read More

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Scholars Weigh In on Ending Mass Incarceration

by Tomika L. Anderson

Highly controversial and widely discriminatory policing tactics known as “Stop and Frisk” don't have to be eliminated—it… Read More

The City Where Blacks Suffer Under 'Stop and Frisk on Steroids'

Miami Gardens: The Stop and Frisk Capital of the Country

by #teamEBONY

While the Donald Sterling story makes national headlines, the ongoing police harassment and brutality in Miami Gardens barely touches… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 6/2 Man… Read More

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Black Men Pen Open Letter Calling for Inclusion of Girls and Women in 'My Brothers Keeper'

by #teamEBONY

Over 200 African-American men signed an open letter to President Barack Obama calling for the inclusion of girls and young women… Read More

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The Sexual Trauma of Black Female Veterans

by Monique W. Morris

Black women have served in the U.S. military since the Civil War. However, their unique experiences are often left out of policy… Read More

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