Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

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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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Remains Found in Queens Might be Those of Avonte Oquendo

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Cops are investigating whether an arm and legs found near a Queens shoreline Thursday are those of missing teen Avonte Oquendo, a… Read More

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Trial Date Set for Renisha McBride's Killer

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Theodore Wafer, charged with second-degree murder in the killing of Renisha McBride last November, will face trial in June. Are you… Read More

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The Victims of "Corrective Rape" in South Africa

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Long before LGBTQ rights were on many countries' radars, South Africa banned discrimination against gay people in 1996 and legalized… Read More

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Michelle Obama and Alicia Keys Put Education First

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It may be too late for fictional characters “Mister” and “Pete,” but if Mrs. Obama has her way, no more minority… Read More

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How Poverty Makes People Sick

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Income inequality is making us sick. Well, it's not making all of us sick. Only the poorest of us. That's… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

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There’s a woman in charge at Florida A&M University.  The Board of Trustees appointed the university’s… Read More

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Dear Chris Christie

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Dear Chris Christie: This must be killing you. Not the rampant criticism. I imagine you’re used to that, and based… Read More

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Nearly 12 years ago, Sage Gallon was just getting clean after a decade of smoking crack. He’s now reliving those days of substance… Read More

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Lessons Nelson Mandela Taught Us

by Amy DuBois Barnett

I was a junior in college when Nelson Mandela was released from prison. The majority of students were deeply committed to ending apartheid, and I… Read More

View From the Inside

View From the Inside

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Sakumzi “ Saki” Macozoma was 20 when he was sent to Robben Island. It was November 1977, and he had been arrested in Port Elizabeth the… Read More

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