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

Obama’s Morehouse Commencement Speech Causes Controversy

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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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simple defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 5/20… Read More

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Kiera Wilmot Gets Scholarship to Space Academy

by #teamEBONY

More good news for Kiera Wilmot! When news broke of the severe punishment facing Wilmot over a science experiment, she received widespread… Read More

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College Athlete Killed in Chicago

by #teamEBONY

A former star athlete at Proviso East High School was fatally shot in west suburban Maywood overnight. Police said… Read More

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Akein Scott Arrested in NOLA Mother's Day Shooting

by Slate

The suspected gunman in the Mother's Day parade shooting, 19-year-old Akein Scott, has finally been apprehended after being… Read More

Why Christian Pastors Are Talking About Scandal in Church

Pastors Bringing Scandal to the Pulpit

by The Atlantic

The first time viewers of ABC's hit drama Scandal see Olivia Pope go to church, she's there to oversee the… Read More

U.N. Response to Hunger:<br />
Let Them Eat Bugs!

U.N. Response to Hunger:
Let Them Eat Bugs!

by France François

During the French Revolution, it has been said that, upon finding out that the people were starving and had no bread while the Royal… Read More

Arrest in famous unsolved murder of Cleveland teen

Arrest Made in Murder of Gloria Pointer

by #teamEBONY

Officials say that "progress has been made" in connection with one of the city's… Read More

'White Girls Club' Is Neither Cool Nor Clever

Have a Seat, "White Girls Club"

by The Root

We called ourselves "The Nubian Sisters," Nubes for short. There were maybe seven of us, basically the entire eighth-grade… Read More

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