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The avenues to engage in conversation are limitless these days. You can text, tweet, Skype, Facebook, comment on Instagram posts… Read More

Pop That: On Misogyny in Pop Culture [OPINION]

Pop That: On Misogyny in Pop Culture [OPINION]

by David Wall Rice

Spelman College’s Market Friday has lasted forever. Students from the Atlanta University Center—Spelman, Morehouse, Clark… Read More

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Perfect Income for Happiness Around $161,000

by #teamEBONY

More than one study has tried to determine the financial price of happiness. Some look at wealth. Others look at income. One well-publicized… Read More

Going Back and Forth With Gentrification

Going Back and Forth With Gentrification

by Damon Young

It was 1994. I was standing in front of the Kingsley Center in East Liberty---a neighborhood in Pittsburgh---"working" a "job"… Read More

Is Music Getting Worse, or Am I Just Getting Old?

Is Music Getting Worse, or Am I Just Getting Old?

by Damon Young

Two things immediately stood out to me while watching the Soul Train awards on BET last weekend. 1… Read More

Good Man, Bad Plan:<br />
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by Jamilah Lemieux

Cory Booker (aka “America’s Favorite Mayor”) has garnered a number of reactions to his announcement that he would… Read More

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What Exactly Makes a Person “Good?”

by Damon Young

To say that distinguishing between "good person" and "bad person" is a completely… Read More

A Lesson from Elmo:<br />
Don’t Be Quick to Judge

A Lesson from Elmo:
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by Michael Arceneaux

Kevin Clash is likely breathing a heavy sigh of relief now that the man who accused him of engaging in a sexual relationship when… Read More

Yes, Monogamy IS Unnatural (...and so is everything else we do)

Yes, Monogamy IS Unnatural (...and so is everything else we do)

by Damon Young

I wish I could say that I haven't been at all interested in this ever evolving sex scandal involving General Petraeus, his biographer, his replacement… Read More

Making (and Keeping) Time for My Mom

Making (and Keeping) Time for My Mom

by Damon Young

I'm not exactly what you'd call a "church person." I don't have anything against it. I actually usually have a decent time when… Read More

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