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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Income inequality is making us sick. Well, it's not making all of us sick. Only the poorest of us. That's… Read More

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There’s a woman in charge at Florida A&M University.  The Board of Trustees appointed the university’s… Read More

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Dear Chris Christie

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Chris Christie: This must be killing you. Not the rampant criticism. I imagine you’re used to that, and based… Read More

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Gritty Photo Essay Captures Crack Addiction

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Nearly 12 years ago, Sage Gallon was just getting clean after a decade of smoking crack. He’s now reliving those days of substance… Read More

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by Amy DuBois Barnett

I was a junior in college when Nelson Mandela was released from prison. The majority of students were deeply committed to ending apartheid, and I… Read More

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by Sylvester Monroe

Sakumzi “ Saki” Macozoma was 20 when he was sent to Robben Island. It was November 1977, and he had been arrested in Port Elizabeth the… Read More


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The students tested at San Francisco State University were shown words like "ignorant" and "educated" for 33… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

I am honored to participate in a project that is trying to help single mothers who are struggling to make a living and raise their… Read More

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What Happens When Hackers Steal Your Credit Card

by Slate

Recent large-scale hacks at Target and Neiman Marcus are a reminder that credit card theft is a growing issue. Hackers find a way… Read More

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan

Dozens of Gays Arrested in Nigeria

by Huffington Post

Local and international groups fighting AIDS warned on Tuesday that a new Nigerian law criminalizing same-sex marriage and gay organizations… Read More

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