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Joan Myers Brown, Ernest J. Gaines, Anna Deavere Smith Honored by Obama

by #teamEBONY

Three African Americans will be among the awardees at the 2012 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal ceremony at the… Read More

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George Zimmerman's Defense Team Continues

by #teamEBONY

Trayvon Martin's father testified Monday that he never denied it was his son's voice screaming for help on a 911 call, contradicting… Read More

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  Tracy Martin took the stand on Monday at the trial of George Zimmerman and denied that he told police officers the… Read More

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) Force-Fed Under Standard Guantanamo Procedure [VIDEO]

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On a sunny Saturday this past May, far down on the city’s Black South Side where corner stores house their cashiers behind… Read More

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On July 3rd, Egypt singlehandedly led the world to reevaluate the meanings of “democracy” and “coup.”  After… Read More

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State Rests in George Zimmerman Murder Trial

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The mothers of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman listened Friday to the same 911 recording of someone screaming for help, and each… 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?!" 7/8 Flight… Read More

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Howard Student Murdered Near Campus

by #teamEBONY

D.C. police say a Howard University student was fatally shot and a second student was beaten in a robbery attempt. The two… Read More

Sybrina Fulton Certain Trayvon Cried For Help

Sybrina Fulton Certain Trayvon Cried For Help

by #teamEBONY

Trayvon Martin's mother said in court on Friday she recognized the voice of her son screaming for help in an emergency call on… Read More

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