Black Women Vote

Pushing Black Women to 'Higher Heights' in the Polls
(And On the Ballot!)

by Ravelle Worthington

In an effort to get more Black women voters to the polls, the Higher Heights Leadership Fund, an organization looking to help… Read More

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Columbus Smiles Down on the Culture Vultures

by Michael Arceneaux

White people 'discovering' things that everyone else with a mightier melanin count had long already known about is as much… Read More

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Thomas Eric Duncan, Remembered

by #teamEBONY

He liked to joke around with his neighbors. And he always lent them a helping hand. The neighbors say that Thomas Eric Duncan's… Read More

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Ebola Patient Thomas Eric Duncan Dies

by JET

A Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died. Wendell Watson of Texas Health… Read More

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Star High School Football Player Commits Suicide

by The Grio

One of Alabama’s top high school football players has died of an apparent suicide.  Hazel… Read More

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Woman Killed After Rejecting Man's Advances

by #teamEBONY

A mass shooting killed one person and wounded five members of the same family Saturday, A confrontation led to fight, which ended… Read More

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'Many Voices' Campaign Highlights Black Clergy in Support of LGBT Issues

by Susana Morris

There is a popular perception that the Black church is a hotbed of homophobia, a place where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender… Read More

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Debbie Wasserman-Schultz on Why the Democrats Need (and Deserve) Your Vote in November

by Zerlina Maxwell

The midterm elections are just weeks away and as critical as ever.  With predictions still putting Republicans on track… Read More

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NYPD Officers Punch, Pistol-Whip Unarmed Teen

by #teamEBONY

Two NYPD officers are under criminal investigation after punching and using a gun to bash a 16-year-old suspect in the face despite… Read More

Prosecutors Lose Appeal in Detroit Officer’s Trial

Manslaughter Charge for Officer Who Killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones Dismissed

by JET

Michigan’s appeals court on Monday let stand the dismissal of a manslaughter charge against a Detroit police officer who killed… Read More

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