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

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

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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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Last Thursday, I took my son to meet Lucia McBath, because he is 13, about the age when a Black boy begins to directly understand… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Today, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Act, a wide-ranging bill that imposes seven years in jail… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

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RuPaul lives as a man and performs as a woman. As such, she uses interchangeable pronouns, as do most of the Drag… 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?!" 2/24… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

In 2009 a gleaming performing arts space opened to great fanfare in downtown Pittsburgh. The distinctive $42 million-dollar building… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

We write this letter out of our deep commitment to racial equity, as well as in the principles of fairness upon which this country… Read More

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No Such Thing as "Too Sexy" to be a Rapist

by Jezebel

Earlier this week, Tempe, Arizona police released documents that detail even more rape allegations against former NFL star Darren… Read More

Report: People of Color More Likely to Serve Time in Private Prisons

People of Color More Likely to be Sent to Private Prisons

by Colorlines

According to a new study by University of California at Berkeley researcher Christopher Petrella, people of color who are sentenced… Read More

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