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Don't Be Mad At Me for Being Mad at Obama

by Jason Johnson

President Barack Obama can’t wave a magic wand and cure AIDS, end racism or stop violence against women. Due to Congressional… Read More

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What Happened to Freedom of the Press?

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Fifty years ago, America's living rooms were interrupted with images of peaceful protesters in Selma or Washington or Chicago… Read More

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The tentative timeline for Grambling State University’s Presidential Search must be reworked, according to Search Chair and… Read More

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A Quiet Night in Ferguson

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A stunning change in tone radiated through the suburban streets where protests had turned violent each of the last four evenings… Read More

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In the wake of the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed Black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, leaders, from the Reverend Al Sharpton… Read More

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ANOTHER Victim of State Sanctioned Anti-Black Violence

by Cherrell Brown

“The announced function of the police, ‘to protect and serve the people,’ becomes the grotesque caricature of protecting… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Five days after the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old fatally shot by a local police officer, President Obama joined… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Arguably the trend starts amid the national political turmoil of the late 1960s, when police first started organizing heavily armed… Read More

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Philadelphia Mother Isn't Getting the Ray Rice Treatment Following Arrest

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New Jersey Superior Court Judge Michael Donio and New Jersey District Attorney Jim McClain Read More

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by Ravelle Worthington

The California homeless woman, whose brutal beating by a police officer was caught on tape, has not only filed a federal civil rights… Read More

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