Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks

Watch Out Silicon Valley, Here Comes the Women of Uganda

by #teamEBONY

If not for a view of the ornate Uganda National Mosque or the sprawling, congested taxi park in the distance, it would be hard to… Read More

 The Female Face of Poverty

The Face of Poverty is a Woman

by The Atlantic

More than 100 million Americans either live near the brink of poverty or churn in and out of it, and nearly 70 percent of these Americans… Read More

Senate moves ahead with measure to extend long-term unemployment benefits

Senate Approves Long-Term Unemployment Extension

by The Washington Post

The Senate voted narrowly Tuesday to move ahead with a measure to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless, despite… Read More

The Smartest Nerd in the Room

Why Melissa Harris-Perry is America's "Smartest Nerd"

by The Atlantic

There is a sense that Romney's grandchild should be off-limits to mockery. That strikes me as fair. It also doesn't strike… Read More

Motion filed to revoke Marissa Alexander's bond

Marissa Alexander's Bond Revoked?

by #teamEBONY

A motion was filed by State Attorney Angela Corey to revoke the bond of Marissa Alexander. As a condition of her release… Read More

What The?! This Week

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 1/6 A… Read More

David Brooks’ Polluted “Moral Ecology”

Rich White Man Smokes Pot, Poor Black (and Brown) Kids Pay

by Slate

I will live a long time and not forgive the Internet for making me read David Brooks’ New York Times weed opus. If… Read More

Brain dead girl Jahi McMath released to coroner, mother: hospital

Jahi McMath Released to Mother

by #teamEBONY

The body of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after suffering complications from routine tonsil surgery… Read More

How Did South Sudan Go from Celebrating Independence to Near Civil War?

How Did South Sudan Go from Celebrating Independence to Near Civil War?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

On December 17, 2013,  South Sudan erupted in violent chaos after what their Read More

Black Women Slammed by Unemployment Cuts

Black Women Slammed by Unemployment Cuts

by Jenn M. Jackson

On December 30th, 1.3 million Americans saw an end to “long-term” unemployment benefits. The 113th… Read More

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