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Millions of Americans Lose Long-Term Unemployment

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

13 States to See Minimum Wage Increase

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

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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

Why Are We So Selfie Obsessed?

Why Are We So Selfie Obsessed?

by Kristin Braswell

In the ever-evolving world of social media, one thing remains constant: individuals as the creators of their own life stories. With… Read More

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by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

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by Michael Arceneaux

For some White people, it seems like that even if one makes a terrible mistake, the universe gives them a pass to say, "I'm… Read More

President Obama paused as he spoke to reporters on July 19 about race and the death of Trayvon Martin.

Obamacare Deadline Extended

by The Washington Post

Obama administration officials acknowledged Monday that they made an 11th-hour change in rules for the federal health insurance exchange… Read More

Charles Ramsey

Book Deal for Charles Ramsey

by Jezebel

Described by The Cleveland Plain Dealer as a "reluctant hero," the man who helped the three Cleveland women who… Read More

Credit Cards Stolen From Target For Sale

Credit Cards Stolen From Target For Sale

by #teamEBONY

Credit-card data stolen during a massive data breach at Target last month is hitting the black market, according to multiple reports… Read More

Justine Sacco Teaches Us How to Lose Your Job in Under 140 Characters

Justine Sacco Teaches Us How to Lose Your Job in Under 140 Characters

by #teamEBONY

A public relations executive for the prominent New York-based Internet media company IAC lost her job on Saturday after she posted… Read More

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