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Horrific Killing of Transgender Woman Leaves Florida Family Stunned

by Ravelle Worthington

The burned remains discovered behind a vehicle rental facility in Fort Myers, Florida last month have been identified as a transgender… Read More

Street Harassment: The Black Girl’s Bar Mitzvah

How Street Harassment is a Rite of Passage for Black Girls

by #teamEBONY

Ask any Black woman you know, and she’ll probably tell you street harassment has happened to her. Ask any teenage Black girl… Read More

Claim that Most Abortion Clinics Are Located in Black or Hispanic Neighborhoods Is False

The False Claim that Most Abortion Clinics are in Black Communities

by #teamEBONY

Antiabortion activists often claim that most abortion clinics are located in predominantly Black or Hispanic neighborhoods. However… Read More

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Bending Reality with Barack Obama

by #teamEBONY

Clearly I’m missing something, a huge bed of terrifying data to prove all these respectable charts and graphs wrong. But where… Read More

 Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives

The Ruthless Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Nigerians with first hand experience with Boko Haram spoke to the LA Times. When Boko Haram invaded her village… Read More

NYPD arrests mother of baby left in subway station

Mother of Baby Left in Subway Station Arrested

by The Washington Post

Security video showed nothing amiss when Frankea Dabbs — wearing dark glasses, pushing a baby stroller and pulling a rolling… Read More

10 Black Queer Trailblazers

10 Black LGBT Trailblazers On the Rise

by Glennisha Morgan

The Black queer community certainly has a lot to be proud of these days. From sports to television, from music to advocacy, there’s… Read More

Mixed emotions as Jezebel gets new editor

Dodai Stewart Passed Over for Jezebel Editor-in-Chief

by #teamEBONY

Jezebel deputy editor Dodai Stewart, Jezebel's longest staffer and one of the few women of color on a Gawker Media masthead, was passed… Read More

Meet the New Oldest American

Meet 116-Year-Old Gertrude Weaver, America's Oldest Person

by #teamEBONY

Gertrude Weaver of Arkansas celebrated her 116th birthday on July 4 and is the new oldest-living American, according to the Gerontology… Read More

Lawyer for woman beaten by cop: "It's unacceptable"

Lawyer for Black Woman Brutally Beaten by California Cop Speaks

by #teamEBONY

A graphic incident in Los Angeles is under investigation after video emerged of a police officer beating a woman on the side of a… Read More

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