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In 1944 in Alcolu, South Carolina, a then-14-year-old George Stinney Jr. was outside tending to his family's cows with his sister… Read More

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by The Washington Post

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Thursday morning after experiencing faintness… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Today, the White House will launch the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, in order to empower Black boys and young men… Read More

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The ever-"Happy" Pharrell Williams may need to take his light-footed lyrics to heart today because the Internet backlash… Read More

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Dear Winter: Bye, Felicia

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Dear Mother Nature and Old Man Winter: I don’t know what the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest, and the parts of the south… Read More

Jan Brewer

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) announced her decision to veto legislation on Wednesday that would have allowed businesses to legally… Read More

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Spike Lee Really Hates Gentrification

by #teamEBONY

At an event at Pratt last night, Spike Lee was asked about something he's been consistently passionate about: Gentrification… Read More

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'Freedom of Speech' Does Not Mean Freedom of Consequences

by Garfield Hylton

My introduction to this much-touted concept of 'free speech'--- and its potential consequences----came when I was third grade… Read More

“Stand Your Ground” Nation

Shoot First, Ask Questions Never: America, the Stand Your Ground Nation

by Slate

Ever since George Zimmerman gunned down Trayvon Martin in his Sanford, Fla., gated community, it’s become an article of faith… Read More

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