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CNN Discontinues Support of NABJ

by #teamEBONY

At the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Board of Directors Meeting last week, President Bob Butler announced that… Read More

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The past few years have seen powerful unrest across the world, from Egypt, to Mexico, to Hong Kong and, of course, our own brothers… Read More

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When the 114th Congress of the United States takes office in January of 2015, it will be the most diverse in American… Read More

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The interviews for the Whiteness Project—a new series from PBS and documentary filmmaker Whitney Dow—are varied… Read More

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A wave of violence hours after Nigeria's government announced a truce with Boko Haram raised doubt on Sunday about whether more… Read More

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Nigeria’s government and Islamic extremists from Boko Haram have agreed to an immediate cease-fire, officials said Friday. The… Read More

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President Obama Names Ron Klain Ebola Czar

by JET

President Barack Obama on Friday turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation’s Ebola response as efforts to clamp down on… Read More

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