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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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by The Yard Insider

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

 Michael Sam, Jackie Robinson, and Why the Bigots Always Lose

Bigotry Will Always Lose

by The Atlantic

Michael Sam had a very good year meting out violence to his opponents. The 6-3, 260-pound defensive end helped lead Missouri to a… Read More

Clarence Thomas Says We All Talk About Race Too Much Nowadays

Clarence Thomas Wants Us to Stop Talking About Race

by Slate

Americans today are too sensitive about race, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told a gathering of college students in Florida… Read More

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Minimum Wage Order to be Signed by President Obama Today

by The Grio

The White House says President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Wednesday increasing the minimum wage for federal contractors. Obama… Read More

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Dear 'Housewives'- Gay Men Aren't Purses

by Michael Arceneaux

For a show that likes to parade itself as gay friendly, this entire season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been an… Read More

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by Michael H. Cottman

For President Barack Obama, a father with two daughters, preparing African-American students for the academic future is one of his top priorities—and… Read More

From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis, a Foolish, Lethal Fear of Black Teens

America's Murderous Fear of Black Teens

by #teamEBONY

In November 2012, Jordan Davis and his friends were sitting in an SUV outside a Jacksonville, Fla., convenience store, listening… Read More

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Michigan Residents Need to Vote Now More Than Ever

by Dennis Archer

Detroit has always been known for its sound: from our classic cars to our classic songs. These sounds define a city and a generation. I still remember… Read More

The Massive Liberal Failure on Race

Does Affirmative Action Work?

by Slate

Given the immediate positive impact that affirmative action had, it was perfectly reasonable for liberals to want to believe that… Read More

75 Students from 62 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Named 2014 HBCU All-Stars

75 Students Named HBCU All-Stars

by #teamEBONY

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCU) today announced its first class of HBCU All-Stars… Read More

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