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by #teamEBONY

Two men were walking down a street in Northern Philadelphia when they made a very big mistake — according to two police officers… Read More

Ben Carson: Obamacare worst thing ‘since slavery’

Ben Carson Compares Obamacare to Slavery

by The Washington Post

Dr. Ben Carson, a rising star in conservative circles, on Friday compared President Obama's health-care law to slavery. "You… Read More

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Philadelphia School Cuts May Have Contributed to Death of Laporshia Massey

by #teamEBONY

Sixth-grader Laporshia Massey died from asthma complications, according to her father, who says he rushed her to the emergency room… Read More

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Family of Kendrick Johnson Makes Emotional Plea

by The Grio

The parents of a Georgia teenager who died in unusual and suspicious circumstances held an emotional press conference Thursday on… Read More

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Toni Christina Jenkins, Waitress Who Received Racist Comment, Gets 10k Tip

by #teamEBONY

A Red Lobster waitress, who said a customer left her a receipt with a racist slur,… Read More

They Have a Dream

They Have a Dream

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

It’s a fact: Young people are historically the highest-profile activists in most social and civic movements for change. Consider this: A 20-something… Read More

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Kwame Kilpatrick Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison

by Huffington Post

Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison Thursday, seven months after he was convicted of public corruption in federal… Read More

Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Air Conditioning is the Ugly Side of Welfare? "Yes!" Says Elizabeth Hasselbeck

by #teamEBONY

Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Thursday suggested that welfare recipients who had air conditioning and cell phones were part… Read More

Obamacare saved my family from financial ruin

Obamacare Saved My Family

by The Washington Post

House Speaker John Boehner and his tea party friends shut down the U.S. government because of people like me. I am the mother of… Read More

Bill that would change Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law advances

A Change to Stand Your Ground?

by The Grio

Florida Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill that made some changes to the state’s controversial “Stand Your Ground”… Read More

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