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Jordan Davis's Mother, Lucia McBath, on the Death of Her Son

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In the wake of Jordan Davis's death, his mother Lucia McBath has become active in the fight against Stand Your Ground laws. She… Read More

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“Exaggerated individualism” is a pretty good description of the Southern approach to politics—especially in Georgia… 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?!" 2/3 Florida… Read More

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Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday in the highly publicized murder trial of Michael David Dunn, who fatally shot a Jacksonville… Read More

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Don't Thank God Unless You Mean It

by The Root

“First, I want to thank God ... ” For decades, those words have been uttered by Black performers from gospel artists… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Yesterday, George Zimmerman laid down the gauntlet for a March 1st celebrity boxing event. While most people will be glad to hear… Read More

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President Obama to Commute More Low-Level Drug Offenders

by #teamEBONY

The Obama administration is continuing its push to get low-level, non-violent drug offenders out of prison. At a New York… Read More

Omaha, Nebraska: Highest rate of black murders says new report

Nation's Most Dangerous City for Black Males? Omaha

by The Grio

Nebraska, known for its large agricultural industry, has surprisingly claimed the top spot as the state with the highest incidence… Read More

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Dozens of Human Remains Found on Reform School Grounds

by #teamEBONY

For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what… Read More

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