Omaha, Nebraska: Highest rate of black murders says new report

Nation's Most Dangerous City for Black Males? Omaha

by The Grio

Nebraska, known for its large agricultural industry, has surprisingly claimed the top spot as the state with the highest incidence… Read More

Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school

Dozens of Human Remains Found on Reform School Grounds

by #teamEBONY

For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what… Read More

I Read An Essay About A White Woman’s Yoga Class/Black Woman Crisis And I Cannot

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by #teamEBONY

Hey there, Jen. My name is Pia. I’m a Black woman, but I don’t want you to be scared. I write for xoJane too, among other… Read More

MSNBC’s Scholar-in-Residence

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by Slate

Even serious journalists covered Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday earlier this month People–style, writing about… Read More

A commute turns into a nightmare -- and boredom -- as storm paralyzes Atlanta

Winter Storm Shuts Down Atlanta

by #teamEBONY

Andrea Duke had been in her car for eight hours, and she still wasn’t home. She’s wasn’t alone. Betsy Griffin… Read More

Anita Hill

Official Trailer for Anita Hill Documentary Premieres

by Jezebel

On March 21, Anita, the documentary depicting Anita Hill's struggle while accusing Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual… Read More

Jonathan Ferrell

Officer Who Shot and Killed Jonathan Ferrell Indicted

by #teamEBONY

A grand jury has indicted Officer Randall Kerrick of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on a charge of voluntary manslaughter… Read More

Rodney Bruce Black

White Man Shoots, Kills New Black Neighbors

by #teamEBONY

A West Virginia man shot and killed his new neighbor and the man's brother without warning as the two inspected their land. The… Read More

Wilson Center sale gets go-ahead from judge

August Wilson Center For African American Culture to be Liquidated

by #teamEBONY

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture apparently will be put up for sale. Judge Lawrence O'Toole of Allegheny… Read More

Highly Educated, Highly Indebted: The Lives of Today's 27-Year-Olds, In Charts

The Average 27 Year Old? Educated and Broke

by The Atlantic

In the spring of 2002, the government's researchers began tracking a group of roughly 15,000 high school sophomores—most… Read More

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