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Former NFL star Darren Sharper was charged in California on Friday in the alleged drugging and rape of two women, one in October… Read More

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Black Woman/White Man Couples More Accepted than Black Man/White Woman

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Was the reason people got so upset about the Cheerios ad not just because it was an interracial family but because it featured a… Read More

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Joseph "Gabe" Sonnier used to clean up after everyone at Port Barre Elementary in Port Barre, La. Now, the former janitor… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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In the past few years, the science of Internet trollology has made some strides. Last year, for instance, we learned that by hurling… Read More

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In her closing argument in the Michael Dunn murder trial, prosecutor Erin Wolkfson said “Jordan Davis never had a chance.”… Read More

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JET Magazine has followed the Jordan Davis tragedy since the very beginning. With the verdict now in, we are relieved that… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The Florida jury in the case of Michael Dunn has found him guilty on four charges, including… Read More

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