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Thank You, First Lady Michelle Obama

by M. Michelle Derosier

As his historic presidency draws to a close, there’s much to reflect on the legacy of President Obama. And just as importantly, there’s… Read More

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Justice Deferred: Our Work is Far From Done

by Rep. John Conyers

In 1968, the world watched as America imploded. Our descent into the Vietnam War and the continuing struggles for civil rights drew stark contrasts… Read More

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Poll: Black Women Are Most Worried About 2016 Election Outcome

by #teamEBONY

Nearly 3 in 4 African American women are "strongly" afraid of what will happen if their presidential candidate loses this year's election… Read More

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There is an oft-used trope among the right wing section in the Conservative universe that they consistently revert to when they offer up their list… Read More

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Trump Defends Wife on Plagiarism Charges, Calls Accusations 'Absurd'

by #teamEBONY

The Trump campaign on Tuesday dismissed criticism that Melania Trump directly lifted two passages nearly word-for-word from the speech that first… Read More

#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes Brings Out Black Twitter's Best Shade<br />

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by Melissa Kimble

In the year of our #LEMONADE, we should know by now… Read More

The Need to Close the Empathy Gap in School Reform

The Need to Close the Empathy Gap in School Reform

by Chris Stewart / EducationPost.org

In recent months, notable people within school reform circles have locked horns over a trifling question: Does the inclusion of social justice activists… Read More

Hopes of Cop Convictions in Freddie Gray Case Continue to Erode

Hopes of Cop Convictions in Freddie Gray Case Continue to Erode

by Charles Robinson

After a third acquittal in the series of trials of Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, observers were second guessing… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

After days of violence stemming from increased racial tensions in the U.S., the White House has responded to an online petition asking the federal… Read More

3rd Officer Escapes Charges in Death of Freddie Gray

3rd Officer Escapes Charges in Death of Freddie Gray

by #teamEBONY

A judge has acquitted a Baltimore police officer on all charges in the death of Freddie Gray, a Black man who died after he was injured in a police… Read More

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