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War on Drugs Keeps Prisons Full

by Colorlines

The latest stats from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) shows drug arrests are the main source of incarcerations across the nation—a… Read More

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Black Lesbian Couple Murdered

by Jezebel

A lesbian couple was found dead beside a dumpster last Friday in Port Bolivar, Texas and all police have to go on is a composite… Read More

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Glenn Ford Walks Free

by #teamEBONY

There are many ways to measure 30 years, but for Glenn Ford, the yardstick is simple. "My sons -- when I left -- was… 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?!" 3/11… Read More

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Lucy McBath, Mother of Jordan Davis, Speaks Out Against Stand Your Ground

by The Grio

A march against Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law was held Monday at the Florida state capitol in Tallahassee… Read More

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The White War on Black Academics

by #teamEBONY

Since January, White male journalists have spearheaded a public lamenting of the dearth of American public intellectuals, by which… Read More

Minnesota Rep. Pat Garofalo

Stupid, Racist Minnesota State Rep. Lets Everyone Know He's Stupid and Racist

by #teamEBONY

The question here isn't about Minnesota State Rep. Pat Garofalo's racism and stupidity. The world is filled with both racist… Read More

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Lupita Nyong’o Is Not Cinderella

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You cannot surf the web, read the newspaper or turn on the television set and not see something Lupita Nyong’o related--she… Read More

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Judge Mathis on My Brother's Keeper

by #teamEBONY

I, along with my three brothers, was raised by a single mother who worked multiple jobs and sacrificed a tremendous amount for us… Read More

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Ben Carson's Stance Against Gay Marriage

by Huffington Post

Conservative Ben Carson let loose on gay marriage during his Saturday CPAC speech, reinforcing his belief in traditional practices… Read More

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