In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Tamar’s Throaty Tribulations<br />
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Tamar’s Throaty Tribulations

by Michael Arceneaux

Tamar Braxton knows y’all have been clocking her throat and the vocal performances that have been hit or miss as of late due… Read More

Veronica Marché Miller of Veronica Marché Illustration and Designs.

Veronica Marché Miller Launches Fabulous Brown Girls

by #teamEBONY

A holiday wish came true for Veronica Marché Miller, a fashion design graduate student at Drexel University. Miller recently… Read More

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Homeless NYC Man Learns to Code, Builds App

by #teamEBONY

Back in August, programmer Patrick McConlogue offered Leo Grand a choice: $100, or 16 coding lessons. Grand -- homeless since 2011… Read More

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Nelson Mandela and America's Hypocrisy About Violence

by The Atlantic

There is great humility in Judt's portrait of Europe, a humility that is largely absent from the portrait of the West foisted… Read More

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Doomed

Bad News for the Long-Term Unemployed

by Slate

There had been a fair amount of buzz around the idea that the budget mini-deal being hashed out between Paul Ryan and Patty Murray… Read More

The media’s Michelle Obama problem: What a selfie says about our biases

White America's Michelle Obama Problem

by #teamEBONY

Not even President Obama is above taking a selfie in the least appropriate selfie-taking venue possible. While attending a memorial… Read More

194 Children Have Been Shot and Killed in America in 2013. This Has to Stop.

194 Children Were Shot to Death in America This Year

by Slate

In a piece that went up on Mother Jones’ website, Mark Follman writes that at least 194 children aged 12 and under have been… Read More

Marc Washington, D.C. Cop Accused of Child Porn, Found Dead

D.C. Policeman Accused of Child Porn Found Dead

by #teamEBONY

The body of a D.C. police officer accused of child porn was recovered from the water at Hains Point in Southwest D.C. Tuesday night… Read More

Study: The War on Poverty Works

The War on Poverty Actually Works

by #teamEBONY

A new study that traces the effect of government programs on poverty all the way back to 1967 finds unequivocally that the money… Read More

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Dominicans Revoke Haitians’ Citizenship

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

You don’t have to be Haitian, Dominican or even from the Caribbean to be vaguely familiar with the strained relationship between… Read More

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