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This year’s most offensive Halloween costume “winner” is doting mother Jessica Black of Craigsville, Va., who was… Read More

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1 Those of us who suffer from racial amnesia were given a wake up call after the George Zimmerman trial verdict came down in July. Zimmerman… Read More

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The Maroon Tiger, the student newspaper of Morehouse College, today released “The Body Issue,” which features… Read More

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A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge’s order requiring changes to the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by #teamEBONY

Wayne State University law student Tiane Brown had a long list of accomplishments and a bright future, but on Wednesday the 33-year-old… Read More

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