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What is #31forRAY?

by Esther Armah

The #31forRAY campaign kicks off today. What is it? It’s an invitation for men to write Ray Rice from the heart. It's an… Read More

Are Black Greeks Doing Enough for the Modern Civil Rights Fight?

Are Black Greeks Doing Enough for the Modern Civil Rights Fight?

by George Johnson

History and Tradition. Values and Morals. Legacy and Leadership.  Since 1906, Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLO) have been… Read More

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'We Are Left to Make This Moment Into a Movement'

by Taurean Russell

Dear World,   Over the past month, events surrounding the killing of Michael Brown, Jr.---a murder, in my eyes… Read More

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If #Blacklivesmatter Then You Need to Know the Daniel Holtzclaw Case

by Monique W. Morris

“What if the people hurting us are the people who are supposed to protect us?” These words, spoken by a young… Read More

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#BlackLivesMatter Ride Keeps Eye Focused on St. Louis

by Jamilah Lemieux

While folks are pulling out the grill or perhaps donning that classy linen short set for the last time this summer, hundreds of… Read More

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Protestors March on Staten Island for Eric Garner

by Makkada B. Selah

The National Action Network and NAACP’s  “We Will Not Go Back” march in support of Eric Garner, the Black… Read More

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Death by Stereotype

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

People experience the impact of stereotypes everyday.  Although all Read More

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Ferguson on Fire

by Jamilah Lemieux

After 30 years of having an (informed) nagging distrust of police, White people and the institutions that are supposed… Read More

From the Streets of Ferguson

From the Streets of Ferguson

by Rosa Clemente

An hour ago, a group including poet Jessica Care Moore… Read More

Why the Celebrity Silence on Ferguson?<br />

Why the Celebrity Silence on Ferguson?

by Kyle G. Dargan

“What about your recording artists who are ‘everything’?,” asks English literature scholar Ruth Ellen Kocher… Read More

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