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Dear 'Housewives'- Gay Men Aren't Purses

by Michael Arceneaux

For a show that likes to parade itself as gay friendly, this entire season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been an… Read More

From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis, a Foolish, Lethal Fear of Black Teens

America's Murderous Fear of Black Teens

by #teamEBONY

In November 2012, Jordan Davis and his friends were sitting in an SUV outside a Jacksonville, Fla., convenience store, listening… Read More

The Massive Liberal Failure on Race

Does Affirmative Action Work?

by Slate

Given the immediate positive impact that affirmative action had, it was perfectly reasonable for liberals to want to believe that… Read More

Food Deserts Aren’t the Problem

More Fruit and Veggies in Poor Neighborhoods Don't Help Obesity Rates

by Slate

Unfortunately, more fresh food closer to home likely does nothing for folks at the bottom of the socioeconomic ladder. Obesity levels… Read More

How Long-Term Unemployment Affects Men

How Long-Term Unemployment Affects Men

by #teamEBONY

"More than one in six men ages 25 to 54, prime working years, don't have jobs—a total of 10.4 million." That… Read More

To People Who Want a "White History Month"

To People Who Want a "White History Month"

by #teamEBONY

Invariably, around February of each year, coinciding with Black History Month, you’ll hear people asking, “Why isn’t… Read More

Crimes and misdemeanors: Woody Allen and what we get wrong about sexual abuse

Sexual Abuse, and How We Get It All Wrong

by #teamEBONY

The morning after Woody Allen was awarded a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes, his son Ronan Farrow tweeted a question… Read More

Tyrone Hayes

The Tyrone Hayes Story

by #teamEBONY

In 2001, seven years after joining the biology faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, Tyrone Hayes stopped talking about… Read More

Making Black History Month Better

Making Black History Month Better

by Slate

Each Black History Month brings with it new ponderings of a seemingly eternal question: Do we really need a Black History Month?… Read More

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