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Cory Booker Wins

by #teamEBONY

Democrat Cory Booker, the charismatic mayor of Newark, was the unofficial winner of a New Jersey special election on Wednesday, handily… Read More

THE SHUTDOWN IS OVER<br />
(For Now)

THE SHUTDOWN IS OVER
(For Now)

by France François

  The more than two-week long government shutdown is over...for now. Most Americans have been left feeling battle-worn… Read More

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Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced a bipartisan deal on Wednesday… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by #teamEBONY

Billed as the “Million Vet March on the Memorials,” only thousands of people actually showed up to the rally. Multiple… Read More

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While House Republicans continue their quest to bully President Obama into submission over Obamacare, Black people in cities nationwide… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

According to a New York Times report, President Obama told House Democrats tonight that Republicans are demanding everything… Read More

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Cory Booker Hits Slump, but Still Strong

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As one of those easily wooed reporters who met and liked Cory Booker early (in 2006), I'm glad to see him sweat a little for… Read More

Gun Violence's No. 1 Target: Black Children

Black Children Hurt by Gun Violence the Most

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