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Black Women Slammed by Unemployment Cuts

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Teleka Patrick Reportedly Stalked Marvin Sapp

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Teleka Patrick, a missing medical resident, was stalking gospel singer Marvin Sapp prior to her disappearance, according to an area… Read More

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For the 2.1 million people who’ve signed up for health insurance under the new federal and state exchanges, Jan. 1 is when… Read More

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The gruesomeness of the drug trade rivals any atrocities in history.

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I submit that the drug trade—and specifically cocaine—is among the worst things that the human mind ever invented (which… Read More

Ani DiFranco Cancelled Her 'Righteous Retreat' to a Former Slave Plantation

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Millions of Americans Brace for Loss of Unemployment Benefits

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by Slate

1.3 million Americans are set to lose their unemployment benefits today, as a special federal program to support the long-term jobless… Read More

Minimum wage to rise in 13 states on Jan. 1

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by #teamEBONY

Starting January 1, minimum wage workers in 13 states and four cities will see higher paychecks. While most of the increases… Read More

Hate Crime Charged in "Knockout Game" Assault of a 79 Year-Old Black Man

Man in Knockout Game Assault Charged With Hate Crime

by Slate

A Texas man has been arrested and charged with a federal hate crime for an alleged “knockout game” assault on an elderly… Read More

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