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Terror in Kenya: Whose Frankenstein?

[AFRICAN CONNECTION]
Terror in Kenya: Whose Frankenstein?

by Mukoma Wa Ngugi

Al Shabab’s attack of the Westgate mall in Kenya had the single goal of creating a spectacle of terror. Ostensibly, the goal… Read More

How President Obama Beat the GOP

How President Obama Beat the GOP

by Slate

President Obama said he wouldn’t negotiate with Republicans over raising the debt limit and funding the government, and he… Read More

The Winners and Losers of the Government Shutdown

The Winners and Losers of the Government Shutdown

by Riley Wilson

The bell has sounded and the government is officially back up and running...for the time being. Wednesday night, after the GOP-led… Read More

Cory Booker Wins

Cory Booker Wins

by #teamEBONY

Democrat Cory Booker, the charismatic mayor of Newark, was the unofficial winner of a New Jersey special election on Wednesday, handily… Read More

THE SHUTDOWN IS OVER<br />
(For Now)

THE SHUTDOWN IS OVER
(For Now)

by France François

  The more than two-week long government shutdown is over...for now. Most Americans have been left feeling battle-worn… Read More

Senators Reid, McConnell announce deal to end shutdown, raise debt limit

Debt Deal Finally Reached

by The Washington Post

Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced a bipartisan deal on Wednesday… Read More

Hours Ahead Of Debt Ceiling, Congress Scrambles For A Deal

Senate Races for Debt Ceiling Deal

by #teamEBONY

Senate leaders expressed optimism about forging an eleventh-hour bipartisan agreement Wednesday that would avoid a government default… Read More

Kevin Powell Founds BK Nation [INTERVIEW]

Kevin Powell Founds BK Nation [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

Having first met Kevin Powell in 1992 when he was first coming to national attention as a cast member of MTV’s first season… Read More

Ted Cruz & Co. Rally in DC, Tell Obama to “Put the Quran Down”

GOP Rally Tells President Obama to "Put Down the Quran"

by #teamEBONY

Billed as the “Million Vet March on the Memorials,” only thousands of people actually showed up to the rally. Multiple… Read More

Black Mayors Speak on GOP Shutdown

Black Mayors Speak on GOP Shutdown

by Tomika L. Anderson

While House Republicans continue their quest to bully President Obama into submission over Obamacare, Black people in cities nationwide… Read More

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