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Dodai Stewart Passed Over for Jezebel Editor-in-Chief

by #teamEBONY

Jezebel deputy editor Dodai Stewart, Jezebel's longest staffer and one of the few women of color on a Gawker Media masthead, was passed… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Lawyer for Black Woman Brutally Beaten by California Cop Speaks

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A graphic incident in Los Angeles is under investigation after video emerged of a police officer beating a woman on the side of a… Read More

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Over 60 Women and Girls Escape Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

More than 60 girls and women kidnapped in northeast Nigeria last month by suspected Islamist militant group Boko Haram have… Read More

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We hope Jeremy Meeks has been practicing his catwalk, because he's been offered a modeling contract.   A few weeks ago  Read More

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Black Prep Student Loses Prez Post for Mocking Whites

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After posting a controversial photo to Instagram in which she was kitted out like a stereotypical White male private-school student… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A collective of nearly 30 Black women civic and religious leaders have joined forces to stand in support of President Obama's… Read More

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