Michelle Obama on the Benefits of the Affordable Care Act

Michelle Obama on the Benefits of the Affordable Care Act

by #teamEBONY

Late one night about twelve years ago, our baby daughter Sasha woke up sick. When we took her to our pediatrician the next morning… Read More

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Unless you are actually a minority who has attended a predominantly White institution (PWI), I would imagine that it's pretty… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by #teamEBONY

Benjamin Ward, a philosophy professor who touched the lives of many Duke students and Durham residents during his more than three… Read More

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[THE YARD REPORT]<br />
The Week's HBCU Headlines

[THE YARD REPORT]
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Big news from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges’ annual meeting in Atlanta last week: the… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

It's been nearly 15 years since music journalist Jim DeRogatis caught the story that has since defined his career, one that he… Read More

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