Hunger in America: Food Insecurity disproportionately affects African-Americans

Hunger Disproportionately Affects Blacks

by The Grio

New research on food insecurity in the U.S. finds that African-Americans are disproportionately affected, with over 25 percent of… Read More

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Budget Cuts Reduce Unemployment Benefits

by #teamEBONY

Federal budget cuts are taking a big bite out of the unemployment checks for the long-term jobless. Precisely how those cuts are… Read More

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At Least Six Die in Philadelphia Building Collapse

by #teamEBONY

Rescue workers were digging through rubble Thursday for any additional victims who may have been trapped when a building under demolition… Read More

Twin Brothers Beaten Brutally in NYC<br />
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by Danielle Kimberly

On Sunday May 26th,  twin brothers Aaron and Kristin Parker were on their way home when they were brutally attacked… Read More

The War on Black Marijuana Users

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by The Atlantic

I don't know that it will come as any surprise to anyone reading here that Black people are arrested for marijuana possession… Read More

Chris Dorner

Review Finds Dorner's Firing Justified

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An internal review by the Los Angeles Police Department concluded that rogue ex-officer Christopher Dorner was justifiably fired… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

First lady Michelle Obama threatened to leave a nighttime fundraiser unless a protester quit interrupting her speech. Mrs… Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]<br />
Petition Pushers

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Petition Pushers

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Petition Pushers: I’m all about the people airing out their grievances, but has it ever occurred to some of y’all… Read More

Community group says closing the hospital would put nearly 50,000 people at risk.

Chicago Hospital Ordered to Move Patients

by #teamEBONY

Gang members are among those flocking to save a South Side Chicago hospital that claims it could be forced to close… Read More

Supreme Court

New DNA Law May Be Worse Than Stop and Frisk

by The Root

In a close (5-4) decision, the Supreme Court narrowly ruled on Monday that police may legally collect DNA from those arrested for… Read More

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