U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks with U.S. President Barack Obama

GOP Leader John Boehner Said He'd Support Obama on Syria

by Slate

President Obama and his team of national security advisers are frantically working to secure the votes they'll need to authorize… 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?!" Read More

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1 Year Old Antiq Hennis Killed in Brooklyn Shooting

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A 1-year-old Brooklyn boy was killed by a bullet that had his father’s name on it, police sources said. Antiq Hennis… Read More

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FAMU's Marching 100 Returns

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On college football's opening weekend, the Florida A&M University Rattlers faced Mississippi Valley State, and for the first… Read More

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Questions About Syria You Were Afraid to Ask

by The Washington Post

The United States and allies are preparing for a possibly imminent series of limited military strikes against Syria, the first direct… Read More

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Chappelle Incident Shatters Silence on Connecticut Racism

by Ann-Marie Adams

  By now, most of us have heard accounts of Read More

Alabama Republican Wants to Ban Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye' from Schools

The Bluest Eye Banned?

by The Atlantic

Bowing to Tea Party pressure, Alabama State Senator Bill Holtzclaw said this week that he thinks The Bluest Eye, Nobel Prize-winning… Read More

Scammed Lottery Winner Gets $5 Million Prize 7-Years Later

Lottery Winner Scammed Out of $5 Million Gets Winnings

by #teamEBONY

In 2006, Robert Miles walked into a Syracuse convenience store with a winning scratch-off ticket worth $5 million. Seven years and… Read More

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Fast Food Workers Protest Pay

by #teamEBONY

In the aftermath of the recession, hundreds of workers in low-wage industries have tried to call attention to how difficult it is… Read More

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President Obama's New Gun Control Plan

by #teamEBONY

Striving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the… Read More

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