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African Teen Receives "Ebola" Taunts at Pennsylvania High School Soccer Game

by The Root

One Pennsylvania teen, who is originally from Guinea, recently had to endure his high school rival's soccer team chanting “Ebola”… Read More

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We Found the 'Flaws,' Beyonce

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week… Read More

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Civil Disobedience and Civil Rights in Ferguson

by Susana Morris

Missouri continues to be the epicenter of a burgeoning civil rights movement that is also Read More

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Number of People Seeking Unemployment at 14 Year Low

by JET

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening… Read More

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EBONY.com Goes Purple for #SpiritDay

by Tiq Milan

For the last five years, GLAAD has rallied the masses to ‘go purple’ for Spirit Day as a show of solidarity against the… Read More

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Ebola Outbreak Might Cause Food Crisis in West Africa

by #teamEBONY

Financial aid and global coordination are needed to prevent the Ebola health care crisis from becoming a food emergency, agriculture… Read More

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Amber Vinson, Nurse Infected with Ebola, Was Given Permission to Fly by CDC

by #teamEBONY

The second Ebola-infected nurse from a Dallas hospital contacted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials on Monday to… Read More

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Black Youth Activists Fight On

by Janessa E. Robinson

In 1964, Malcolm X announced it was the year of The Ballot or the Bullet. Fifty years later, today's youth resurrect his movement… Read More

Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking Office

More than 100 Blacks in Congressional Races

by JET

More than 100 Black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional races next month, a post-Reconstruction record… Read More

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St. Louis Police Calls VonDerritt Myers Jr "No Angel"

by #teamEBONY

VonDerritt Myers Jr. – a Black high-school student shot at 17 times by an off-duty police officer – was “no angel,”… Read More

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