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President Obama: Islamic State Threat "Underestimated"

by JET

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in… Read More

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The Effect Aggressive Policing Has on Black Communities

by The Atlantic

The police, in Goffman’s portrayal in On the Run, are at full-fledged war with residents. They beat up people under… Read More

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Once Again, Stats Show That Black Girls Are Not 'Just Fine'

by Monique W. Morris

Did you know that Black girls are often steered away from rigorous math and science courses in high school, which has later repercussions… Read More

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What's Next for Eric Holder?
We Have Suggestions...

by Michael Arceneaux

One of the best living Black people in America, Attorney General Eric Holder, is doing what many a Negro dare not do in this economy:… Read More

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by Jason Johnson

The issues of Black folks only take center stage a few times a year in any substantive and collective way: the annual NAACP convention… Read More

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That's Not How It Works, Nate Parker, That's Not How Any of This Works!

by Michael Arceneaux

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

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Altercation Between Police and Protesters in Ferguson

by JET

Police and protesters clashed briefly in Ferguson just hours after the St. Louis suburb’s police chief issued an apology to… Read More

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Unfinished Business:
The Legacy of Eric Holder as Attorney General

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Yesterday, US Attorney General Eric Holder publicly confirmed that he would be resigning from his post within the next few months… Read More

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Dashcam Shows Black Man Shot by State Trooper

by Slate

Police dashcam video shows a now-former South Carolina state trooper named Sean Groubert repeatedly shooting a Black man named Levar… Read More

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NFL Security Chief Was Sent Ray Rice Video in April

by JET

The video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security… Read More

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