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Homeless Girl Named Valedictorian, Will Enter Spelman as a Junior

by Jezebel

What was your excuse for not being valedictorian of your high school graduating… Read More

Defense Releases Photos, Texts of Trayvon Martin

Photos and Texts of Trayvon Martin Released by Defense Attorneys

by #teamEBONY

Data released Thursday by the defense from slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin's cellphone includes texts with a friend about… Read More

Boy Scouts End Longtime Ban on Openly Gay Youths

Boy Scouts to Allow Openly Gay Members

by #teamEBONY

The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to end its controversial policy banning gay kids and teens from joining one of the nation's… Read More

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by Slate

When President Obama visits Africa in late June, one of the main agenda items will be how the U.S. can help foster economic… Read More

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by Huffington Post

A new analysis of the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk practice found that it resulted  Read More

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Kanye Goes ‘Yeezus,’ Montell Chooses Jesus

[THIS HAPPENED]
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by Michael Arceneaux

What's your addiction? Is it money? Is it girls? Is it weed? For Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star Lil’… Read More

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Kevin Durant Gives One Million Dollars to Help Tornado Relief

by #teamEBONY

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant announced through his family foundation on Tuesday that he has pledged $1 million to the… Read More

Two men stand in front of Plaza Towers Elementary after a tornado destroyed the school on Monday.

Tornado Rips Through Oklahoma City

by #teamEBONY

The hell he saw was harrowing, but it’s the sounds at Plaza Towers Elementary that Stuart Earnest Jr. says will haunt him forever. “All… Read More

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Obama's Morehouse Speech Causes Stir

by Clutch

President Barack Obama delivered a rousing, but controversial, commencement address at Morehouse College Sunday. The prestigious… Read More

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