Georgia Student Banned From Social Media for 5 Years for Tumblr "Joke"

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by #teamEBONY

Caleb Clemmons, the 20-year-old former college student who was jailed for six months after making a prank threat on Tumblr, pleaded… Read More

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Using audio from 911 calls made the night of Feb. 26, 2012, a new advertisement combating "stand your ground" laws re-enacts… Read More

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Loudmouth Maine Governor Paul LePage told a crowd gathered at a GOP fundraiser last week that President Obama "hates White people,"… Read More

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Al Jazeera America launches today as another contender for the America's #1 news source. An affiliate of Al Jazeera, an Arab-focused… Read More

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The award-winning executive producer of NPR's Tell Me More, Teshima Walker, passed away at… Read More

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by Huffington Post

Having a Black president in the White House may not have brought about the kind of change for African Americans that many anticipated… Read More

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by The Root

On Monday, federal Judge Shira A. Scheindlin ruled that the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk practices were unconstitutional… Read More

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by The Root

In the opening line of his "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered at the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 1963, the… Read More

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