In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Drug Sentencing Changes Supported by Eric Holder

by The Grio

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday endorsed a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences for many nonviolent drug… Read More

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Yoga Activists Fight Human Trafficking

by Souleo

Take a breath. Is it short and strained or is it deep and full? Posing this question to a victim of human trafficking may seem insignificant… Read More

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by Jamilah Lemieux

I’m supposed to be editing captions for our second “Street Style” gallery with images of fashionable folks walking… Read More

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Black Women Receive Substandard Breast Cancer Treatment and Care

by Madame Noire

We’ve known for some time that there are racial differences between the way Black women and White women experience breast cancer… Read More

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Is Being Against Gay Marriage the Same as Being Against Interracial Marriage?

by Slate

Is gay marriage just like interracial marriage? If you’re against gay marriage, is that the same as racism? Hundreds… Read More

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Darren Sharper Charged With Rape...Again

by Jezebel

Darren “non-consensual sex” Sharper has been indicted in Tempe, Arizona for two counts of sexual assault and three counts… Read More

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At Least Two Killed, Several Injured in Harlem Explosion

by #teamEBONY

A building exploded and collapsed in East Harlem this morning, injuring at least 11 people and killing two. The FDNY said… Read More

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Dear Ben Carson '16 Supporters

by Michael Arceneaux

I would like to believe that there will be another Black president before I go off to join, Jesus, Mohammad, and Beyoncé in… Read More

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War on Drugs Keeps Prisons Full

by Colorlines

The latest stats from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) shows drug arrests are the main source of incarcerations across the nation—a… Read More

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Black Lesbian Couple Murdered

by Jezebel

A lesbian couple was found dead beside a dumpster last Friday in Port Bolivar, Texas and all police have to go on is a composite… Read More

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