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After 24 years as the chief executive officer of the Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ), Geoffrey Canada is stepping down. An… Read More

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The GOP has a new strategy for turning African Americans into Republicans. Mostly, it focuses on proving that some African Americans… Read More

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President Obama will launch a significant new effort Thursday to bolster the lives of young minority men, seeking to use the power… Read More

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Last year, President Barack Obama made the proclamation that February would be National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention… Read More

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Why did you make this movie? Yoruba Richen: I started conceiving of this film the night of the election of 2008, when Barack… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

There's evidence that just being Black in the United States is often all it takes to arouse suspicion. Here are… Read More

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Howard University began an “enterprise-wide” cut last Thursday. The University plans to cut its workforce by 4 percent… Read More

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