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Black Journalists, Respectability and Responsibility

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A Washington, D.C. based news station recently ran a story about an awful home invasion and hostage situation. As police try to connect… Read More

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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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Chicago politics long been synonymous with corruption. With an average of 51 public corruption convictions each year since 1976… Read More

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On the left, dressed in blackface and a hoodie, is William Filene, 25, of Cape Coral, Florida. Since misfortune and crime are hilarious… Read More

San Jose State University Crowns First Black Homecoming King And Queen

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by #teamEBONY

  California’s oldest university just named its first black homecoming king and queen. Seniors Daniel… Read More

President Obama Designates Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith to Serve as Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

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by #teamEBONY

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama announced that he has designated Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith to be the Chief Judge of the U.S… Read More

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Youth Work to Rebuild Rockaway

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One year ago, a hurricane – the worst storm the Northeast had ever seen – touched land, wreaking havoc on communities… Read More

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