Herman Wallace

Herman Wallace Freed After 41 Years of Solitary

by #teamEBONY

A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released late Tuesday… Read More

Letitia Jame

Letitia James to Become New York City's Next Public Advocate

by #teamEBONY

City Councilwoman Letitia James won the Democratic public advocate runoff Tuesday, becoming the party’s nominee and all but… Read More

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by Esther Armah

Today is day 2 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 10/1 A… Read More

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#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

Poll workers

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

agricultural college in Gujba, Nigeria.

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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