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No, There's No 'Hood Disease'

by Keith Reed

A viral clip which used the term “Hood Disease” to describe the impact of trauma from living in violent inner-cities… Read More

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American Federation of Teachers Commemorates Brown at 60

by Ray Baker

In a year when the nation has marked monumental landmarks of civil rights achievements of the past such as the Civil Rights Act of… Read More

Too Many of Nigeria’s Women Are Targets—Not Just the Kidnapped Girls

Protecting Nigerian Women

by #teamEBONY

Sharia laws help create an environment where a group like Boko Haram can grow and thrive.  Boko Haram’s… Read More

Opinion: Media turns Boko Haram into 'superstar monsters'

Media Helps Create Boko Haram "Superstar Monsters"

by #teamEBONY

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani writes that the media is turning Boko Haram into superstars.  The media has also been… Read More

Eric Holder: Systemic, Subtle Racism Far Worse Than Rants

Eric Holder: Systematic Racism More Devastating than Rants

by The Root

Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about racism during his commencement speech at Morgan State University.  Subtle… Read More

Black Girls for Sale

Black Girls for Sale

by Monique W. Morris

Earlier this month, in response to a growing international condemnation of the April 14th kidnapping of more than 300 Nigerian girls… Read More

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Sixty Years After Brown V. Board,
Black Teachers Are Disappearing---Again

by Melinda Anderson

Sixty years ago Saturday, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka ruling. In… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 5/19 Woman… Read More

Nigerian President Cancels Trip to "Missing Girls" Town, Still Hasn't Visited

Goodluck Jonathan Cancels Trip to Town Girls Were Taken From

by #teamEBONY

Goodluck Jonathan cancels visit to village where Boko Haram kidnapped 200 schoolgirls.  Nigeria's… Read More

Nigerian villagers fight off attacks by Boko Haram

Villagers Fight Back Against Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Nigerian villagers fight back against Boko Haram, killing at least 200 members. Residents of three villages in… Read More

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