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Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

by #teamEBONY

The social action at the University of Missouri campus got its spark from last year's protests in the same state [read more]

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Melissa Harris-Perry Shares Her Surrogacy Story

by #teamEBONY

I had my first daughter, Parker, when I was 28. It was easy. I was pregnant within a month of deciding to try and avoided all of… Read More

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Ugandan President Museveni Gets Warning From President Obama

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama has warned Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni that enacting an anti-gay law would complicate relations… Read More

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Police Beat Oklahoma Man to Death in Front of His Family

by #teamEBONY

Three Moore Police officers were put on administrative leave while detective investigate an in-custody death from overnight. The… Read More

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Another Black Boy's Life Interrupted

by The Atlantic

I'll be 39 in September, and it has taken all 39 of those years to learn how to learn. I never considered myself particularly… Read More

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by The Yard Insider

The board of trustees at Florida A&M University have finally approved the new president Elmira Mangum’s $425,00-a-year… Read More

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Who Killed Myeisha and Damiah?

by Tomika L. Anderson

Myeisha Turner’s family members have no idea how she spent her final moments on this earth, and as time passes they grow more… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 2/17… Read More

Ex-NFL star Sharper charged with rape in Calif.; 3 other states eyeing him

Darren Sharper Charged With Rape, Suspected in Several Others

by #teamEBONY

Former NFL star Darren Sharper was charged in California on Friday in the alleged drugging and rape of two women, one in October… Read More

Which Interracial Couples Bring All the Racists to the Yard?

Black Woman/White Man Couples More Accepted than Black Man/White Woman

by Jezebel

Was the reason people got so upset about the Cheerios ad not just because it was an interracial family but because it featured a… Read More

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Gabe Sonnier: From Janitor to Principal

by Huffington Post

Joseph "Gabe" Sonnier used to clean up after everyone at Port Barre Elementary in Port Barre, La. Now, the former janitor… Read More

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