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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 1/13… Read More

Marissa Alexander remains on house arrest, won’t go back to prison

Marissa Alexander to Stay on House Arrest

by The Grio

Marisa Alexander is free to go home. No jail time, but she remains on home detention. Her new trial is set for March 31st. Alexander… Read More

Jahi McMath, California Girl Declared Brain Dead, Gets Feeding Tube

Jahi McMath Given Feeding Tube

by Huffington Post

The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has… Read More

Hating black hair starts young, just ask Blue Ivy Carter

Black Hair Hate Starts Very Early

by #teamEBONY

Discontent that Baby Blue’s hair isn’t arranged in some sort of identifiable style has the internet ablaze. The idea… Read More

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Amiri Baraka Passes

by #teamEBONY

Amiri Baraka, the longtime activist and former poet laureate of New Jersey died today, officials confirmed. He was 79 years old… Read More

Jameis Winston's Accuser Will Sue

Jameis Winston's Accuser Will Sue

by Jezebel

In an interview with ABC News, Pat Carroll, the attorney for Jameis Winston's alleged rape victim, said that she "absolutely"… Read More

Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks

Watch Out Silicon Valley, Here Comes the Women of Uganda

by #teamEBONY

If not for a view of the ornate Uganda National Mosque or the sprawling, congested taxi park in the distance, it would be hard to… Read More

 The Female Face of Poverty

The Face of Poverty is a Woman

by The Atlantic

More than 100 million Americans either live near the brink of poverty or churn in and out of it, and nearly 70 percent of these Americans… Read More

Senate moves ahead with measure to extend long-term unemployment benefits

Senate Approves Long-Term Unemployment Extension

by The Washington Post

The Senate voted narrowly Tuesday to move ahead with a measure to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless, despite… Read More

The Smartest Nerd in the Room

Why Melissa Harris-Perry is America's "Smartest Nerd"

by The Atlantic

There is a sense that Romney's grandchild should be off-limits to mockery. That strikes me as fair. It also doesn't strike… Read More

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