Couple donates $10 million, keeps Head Start open during government shutdown

Head Start Receives $10 Million Donation from John and Laura Arnold

by The Grio

Philanthropists Laura and John Arnold have offered up to $10 million in emergency funding to the National Head Start Association… Read More

Chris Brown

Chris Brown Didn't "Lose" His Virginity. He Was Raped

by Clutch

Every time Chris Brown opens his mouth for an interview I wish someone would just intervene and haul him off to therapy. In a recent… Read More

Amy Carey,

The National War on Black Women

by #teamEBONY

Though many see Miriam Carey’s death as the tragic, but reasonable consequence of her choice to ram the White House gates with… Read More

Black farmers to receive payouts in $1.2 billion from federal lawsuit settlement

$1.2 Billion Settlement Given to Black Farmers

by Black Enterprise

After years of protests and lawsuits, Black farmers in the south will begin receiving payments this week as a result of a $1.2 billion… Read More

If Miriam Carey Were White,<br />
Would She Still Be Alive?

If Miriam Carey Were White,
Would She Still Be Alive?

by Tanya Steele

I cannot get the image of Miriam Carey's daughter out of my head. During coverage of Read More

Kids and Families:<br />
The REAL Victims of the GOP Shutdown<br />
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Kids and Families:
The REAL Victims of the GOP Shutdown

by Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

One of the things I love most about being a political scientist is that there are always fascinating political developments… Read More

Miriam Carey, Capitol Suspect, Suffered Post-Partum Depression

Miriam Carey Possibly Suffered From Post-Partum Depression

by #teamEBONY

A woman killed by police today after a high-speed chase through Washington, D.C., that led to a lockdown of Capitol Hill suffered… Read More

Death Toll of African Migrants Still Rising in Horrific Shipwreck off Italian Coast

Over 100 African Immigrants Killed in Italian Shipwreck

by Slate

The death toll continued to rise late on Thursday in the horrific shipwreck off the coast of southern Italy, with Italian officials… Read More

Shots Fired at Capitol

Shots Fired at Capitol

by #teamEBONY

Shots were fired outside the U.S. Capitol Thursday afternoon by an unknown gunman, and at least one Capitol Police officer was injured… Read More

Why blacks will suffer the most from Republicans’ Obamacare opposition

Black People Will Hurt the Most From the Government Shutdown

by The Grio

New York Times analysis today showed that more than 60 percent of African-Americans live in states that will not expand Medicaid… Read More

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