President Obama nominated Vice Admiral Michelle Howard to be the vice chief of naval operations.

President Obama Nominates Michelle Howard to Vice Chief of Naval Operations

by Jezebel

On Friday, President Obama nominated Vice Admiral Michelle Howard to be the vice chief of naval operations. If confirmed, Howard… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

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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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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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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 12/16 Florida… Read More

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The family of a West Michigan medical school resident now missing for more than a week is desperate for answers. Teleka Patrick was… Read More

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(And Can I Get Some?)

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(And Can I Get Some?)

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By now, many have heard the story of Ethan Crouch, a 16-year-old White male from Texas who killed four people in a collision while… Read More

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Why Is the Dominican Republic Forcing Out Haitians?

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Afro-Dominican poet Blas Jiménez once said, “Now we are Dominican, because we are not Haitian. We are something, because… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The saga of the "fake" sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial continues to grow stranger and darker:… Read More

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Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly isn't comfortable with the idea of a Black Santa and wants to make a few things clear, especially… Read More

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