Shanesha Taylor

Shanesha Taylor,
Reunited with Her Children, Still Searching for Work [INTERVIEW]

by Jamilah Lemieux

This March, the haunting image of Shanesha Taylor’s tear-stained mugshot quickly becoming a symbol of the plight of many of… Read More



by Michael H. Cottman

In the wake of Ferguson, Mo., now is the time for  action, not apathy. Be part of the change you want to see by voting in this month’s… Read More

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Phi Beta Sigma Answer's Obama's Call

by Tomika L. Anderson

Historically Black fraternity Phi Beta Sigma has no desire to be a silent partner in the White House initiative My Brother’s… Read More

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Truth In Reality Launches "Redefining HERstory" Campaign

by Ravelle Worthington

It’s no secret that domestic violence against women is a huge problem in our society, affecting approximately one in every four women. Even… Read More

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Ben Bradlee Dies

by The Washington Post

Benjamin C. Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post newsroom for 26 years and guided The Post’s transformation… Read More

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75 Days Later, The Movement Only Grows

by DeRay Mckesson

Today marks 75 days since the death of Mike Brown. 75 Days of protest. 75 days of freedom for Darren Wilson. 75 days that justice… Read More

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Meneko Spigner McBeth Wins Million Dollar Prize from Frito-Lay

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Meneko Spigner McBeth's bank account is about to have quite a few additional zeros. On Monday night, Frito-Lay announced… Read More

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Missouri Governor to Investigate Racial Dynamics, Police Behavior in Ferguson

by JET

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will create an independent commission to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting… Read More

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Seven Black Women Found Dead in Indiana

by The Washington Post

Police have found the bodies of seven women in northwestern Indiana, a gruesome string of killings apparently connected to the same… Read More

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The GOP's "Willie Horton" Obsession

by Slate

Willie Horton has returned, and he is in Omaha, Nebraska. Or at least his reincarnation. Last Friday, the National Republican… Read More

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