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Why Is the Dominican Republic Forcing Out Haitians?

BLACKOUT:
Why Is the Dominican Republic Forcing Out Haitians?

by France François

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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Fake Sign Language Interpreter at Mandela Funeral Charged With Rape, Murder

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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Megyn Kelly Determined to Keep Jesus and Santa White

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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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On December 5th, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as Tata Madiba to some, transitioned to the ancestral realm. His… Read More

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Tamar’s Throaty Tribulations<br />
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Tamar’s Throaty Tribulations

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Tamar Braxton knows y’all have been clocking her throat and the vocal performances that have been hit or miss as of late due… Read More

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Veronica Marché Miller Launches Fabulous Brown Girls

by #teamEBONY

A holiday wish came true for Veronica Marché Miller, a fashion design graduate student at Drexel University. Miller recently… Read More

Homeless man learns to code, launches app

Homeless NYC Man Learns to Code, Builds App

by #teamEBONY

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The Long-Term Unemployed Are Doomed

Bad News for the Long-Term Unemployed

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194 Children Have Been Shot and Killed in America in 2013. This Has to Stop.

194 Children Were Shot to Death in America This Year

by Slate

In a piece that went up on Mother Jones’ website, Mark Follman writes that at least 194 children aged 12 and under have been… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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