In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Angela Corey Style

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Angela Corey has an axe to grind, or so it seems. The Florida State’s Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit holds the dubious… Read More

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Karyn Washington, Founder of "For Brown Girls," Dies

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22-year-old blogger and advocate Karyn Washington dies.  We are sad to report that Karyn Washington, founder… Read More

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Sentences for non-violent drug offenses might soon be cut.  Prison terms for most drug offenses in the U.S… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Harry McAlpin honored by the White House Correspondents' Association.  The White House Correspondents'… Read More

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Appointed by President Barack Obama as the executive director of the White House Initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)… Read More

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by Dudley M. Brooks

The shooting deaths of their sons—Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis—and the verdicts that followed galvanized Sybrina… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Nearly 50 years ago, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, to outlaw discrimination based on race, religion, gender, and… Read More

Could America Become Mississippi?

As Demographics Change, Whites Get More Conservative

by Slate

As the country's demographics continue to shift, a study finds that Whites are likely to respond to this change by becoming more conservative.  For… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Body found identified as Teleka Patrick.  The Indiana State Police and the Lake County coroner’s office… Read More

Vanity Fair’s Big Butt Story Rejects People Of Color

Vanity Fair's Fawning Over White Woman's "Big Butt" Causes Stir

by #teamEBONY

A recent Vanity Fair article praising the curves of internet-sensation Jen Selter overlooks women of color.  The… Read More

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