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Google is Overwhelmingly White and Male

Want to Work for Google? Be a White Male

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Google's workforce is overwhelmingly White and male. After years of resisting calls for more transparency about… Read More

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Elliot Rodger and the Dangers of Male Entitlement

by Michael Arceneaux

Whenever a disturbed White man or boy with easy access to guns goes off and commits mass murder, the nation collectively hangs its… Read More

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On Being a Black Girl Called 'Maya'

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The story goes that they couldn’t agree on what they were going to name their baby girl. If I were to be a boy, it… Read More

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In February of 2012, just after the relaunch of, I was given the opportunity to speak briefly with Maya Angelou… Read More

Dad Allegedly Attacks Teen Daughter for Choosing a Black Dance Partner

Dad Beats Teen Daughter...for Dancing with Black Friend

by #teamEBONY

Houston man beats daughter because she planned on dancing with a Black kid at her birthday party. Aaron Aranza… Read More

Why It’s So Hard for Men to See Misogyny

Why Men are Blind to Misogyny

by Slate

Many men are blind to the aggression and misogyny women encounter because they just don't see it.  These… Read More

For Black Kids in America, a Degree Is No Guarantee

Black, Degreed...and Unemployed

by The Atlantic

Black recent college grads twice as likely to be unemployed as those with the same education.  In 2013, the… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 5/28… Read More

U.S. cannot confirm Nigerian claim to have located kidnapped girls

America Unable to Confirm Nigeria's Claim about Missing Girls

by #teamEBONY

U.S., Europe skeptical about Nigerian government's claim that they know where the missing girls are being held.  The… Read More

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