Former Spelman Students Tell Nelly 'We Shouldn't Have To Choose Between These Issues'

Spelman Alums Address Nelly's Criticisms

by Huffington Post

Last week, Nelly sparked a bit of controversy in his response to a group of women at Spelman college, expressing his frustration… Read More

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George Zimmerman Allegedly Points Shotgun at Pregnant Girlfriend

by #teamEBONY

George Zimmerman, acquitted in July in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly… 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?!" 11/18 Naked… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

An early favorite in the Oscar race, Steve McQueen's powerful film about one man's fall into slavery has people thinking… Read More

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Marissa Alexander Still in Prison Despite Being Granted New Trial

by The Grio

Despite the potentially difficult public relations stemming from the 20-year prison sentence handed down to Marissa Alexander, the… Read More

Meat Is the First Thing to Go

What Happens When Your Welfare Gets Cut

by Slate

On Nov. 1, the largest cuts in the history of our country’s food stamp program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance… Read More

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Iya Sloan Missing After Leaving L.A. Nightclub

by #teamEBONY

Los Angeles police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a mother of two who disappeared after leaving an Inglewood… Read More

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Arrest Made in Pittsburgh High School Shooting

by #teamEBONY

Police have made an arrest in the shooting near Brashear High School. Anjohnito "AJ" Willet, 16, was taken into custody… Read More

Why Aren't There More Black Federal Judges in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia?

The Problem With the Lack of Black Judges in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia

by The Atlantic

Most of the conversation about President Barack Obama's judicial nominations these days focuses on the unprecedented Republican… Read More

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