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POTUSTakes on ISIL and, Briefly, Ferguson

by April Reign

On September 24, 2014, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly with prepared… Read More

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What Happens When a Cop Kills a Black Man?
Again, Nothing

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Prosecutors in Beavercreek, OH announced yesterday that a grand jury would not indict Beavercreek Police Officer Sean Williams… Read More

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Cops Who Killed John Crawford III Will Not Be Indicted

by #teamEBONY

A special grand jury has decided not to indict the officers in the Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart shooting of John Crawford III. The… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

There are currently 44 African American members of Congress. Next year there will be three more, to bring the total to 47. That will… Read More

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Friends, readers, ladyfolk, I believe we are being trolled. I believe we are being trolled by major newspapers and fashion magazines… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

An NYPD officer was caught on a disturbing video tackling a clearly pregnant woman and riding her to the ground early Saturday in… Read More

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The Buck Stops with Congress, not President Obama, on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

by April Reign

Do you remember the Schoolhouse Rock clip in which… Read More

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by Jamilah Lemieux

Black women across the land are annoyed with The New York Times and the persistent ability of writer Alessandra Stanley… Read More

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Mike Brown Memorial Burned Down

by #teamEBONY

A memorial for 18-year-old Michael Brown who was killed by a Ferguson police officer last month burned down Tuesday morning. Capt… Read More

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How Reparations Could Happen

by #teamEBONY

Reparations will amount to a transfer of wealth from the more powerful to the more powerless. This is the closest approximation of… Read More

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