#31forMARISSA:<br />
Justice for One, Justice for All

#31forMARISSA:
Justice for One, Justice for All

by Esther Armah

Pregnant. Battered. Afraid. A woman fires a warning shot as she faces a threat from him. She is at home. The shot is… Read More

Suspect’s wife in pastor killing had filed rape complaint against victim

Pastor Murdered in Pulpit Accused of Rape

by The Grio

The wife of a Louisiana man charged with killing a preacher had filed a rape complaint against the pastor two days before the shooting… Read More

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What We've Learned From the Marissa Alexander Case

by #teamEBONY

I am passionate about domestic violence, because I am a childhood survivor of domestic violence. I know all too well the ways in… Read More

OBAMACARE IS NOW<br />
(And Here’s What You Need to Know)<br />
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OBAMACARE IS NOW
(And Here’s What You Need to Know)

by Zerlina Maxwell

The historic and controversial Obamacare is now in effect. Beginning today, you can go to  Read More

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North Carolina Sued by Justice Department Because of Voter ID Law

by The Washington Post

The Justice Department will sue North Carolina on Monday over the state’s new voting law, according to a person briefed on… Read More

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What You Need to Know About Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

On Sunday night, dozens of gunmen with suspected ties to notorious Islamist terror group Boko Haram murdered more than 40 university… Read More

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Evelyn Lowery Passes

by #teamEBONY

Evelyn Lowery, a pioneer in civil rights and women's empowerment and the wife of the Rev. Joseph Lowery, died Thursday at her… Read More

Michael Jackson family

Michael Jackson Trial Goes to Jury

by #teamEBONY

After a bitterly fought five-month trial, a negligence lawsuit by Michael Jackson's mother against his concert promoter is in… Read More

Marissa Alexander

Marissa Alexander Granted New Trial

by Huffington Post

A Florida appeals court is ordering a new trial for a woman sentenced to 20 years to prison after she fired a warning shot in a wall… Read More

'Birdie Africa,' Child Icon Of 1985 Philly MOVE Bombing, Dies

Michael Ward, Last Survivor of MOVE Bombing, Dies

by #teamEBONY

Michael Ward, one of only two survivors of the MOVE bombing in Philadelphia, died on Friday. Ward, who was known as "Birdie… Read More

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