In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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‘Thank God’: Don’t Say It If You Don’t Mean It

Don't Thank God Unless You Mean It

by The Root

“First, I want to thank God ... ” For decades, those words have been uttered by Black performers from gospel artists… Read More

Homophobia Is a Real Fear … but of What, Exactly?

Why Straight Men are "Right" to be Homophobic

by Slate

To be a homophobe in 2014 is, increasingly, to find oneself on the fast track to social scorn. In an environment of growing acceptance… Read More

"I'd Beat The F*** Out Of Him" - The Game Responds To George Zimmerman's Boxing Challenge

George Zimmerman Challenges America to Box, The Game Responds

by #teamEBONY

Yesterday, George Zimmerman laid down the gauntlet for a March 1st celebrity boxing event. While most people will be glad to hear… Read More

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President Obama to Commute More Low-Level Drug Offenders

by #teamEBONY

The Obama administration is continuing its push to get low-level, non-violent drug offenders out of prison. At a New York… Read More

Omaha, Nebraska: Highest rate of black murders says new report

Nation's Most Dangerous City for Black Males? Omaha

by The Grio

Nebraska, known for its large agricultural industry, has surprisingly claimed the top spot as the state with the highest incidence… Read More

Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school

Dozens of Human Remains Found on Reform School Grounds

by #teamEBONY

For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what… Read More

I Read An Essay About A White Woman’s Yoga Class/Black Woman Crisis And I Cannot

Dear White Woman: Do Homework Before Writing about Race

by #teamEBONY

Hey there, Jen. My name is Pia. I’m a Black woman, but I don’t want you to be scared. I write for xoJane too, among other… Read More

Black Thighs, White Eyes

Black Thighs, White Eyes

by Jamilah Lemieux

If you thought pop music was a space where children can be allowed to roam without guidance, then I have a bridge… Read More

College Offers Course on Beyoncé

College Course on Beyonce?

by Jezebel

Rutgers University, a real American learning institution and not just some bullshit online correspondence college, is offering a… Read More

Black Person in Yoga Class Causes Profound Moral Crisis

White Woman Very, Very Disturbed by Black Woman in Yoga Class

by #teamEBONY

Jen Caron, a self-described "skinny White girl," enjoys yoga. Or she did, at least—until a harrowing experience which… Read More

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