Africa is riskiest place to be born, report says

Africa is World's Most Dangerous Place to be Born

by #teamEBONY

More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest… Read More

USC Minority Students Allege Racial Profiling By LAPD After House Party

USC Students Racially Profiled by LAPD

by #teamEBONY

Some USC students say they were unfairly targeted Sunday morning when LAPD officers broke up a party and arrested several students. However… Read More

Mississippi to Execute Inmate Denied DNA Test

Mississippi to Execute Inmate Denied DNA Test

by Huffington Post

Convicted double murderer Willie Jerome Manning, who has been on death row for nearly two decades, is set to be executed Tuesday… Read More

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State Sales Tax Coming for Online Purchases?

by The Washington Post

Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you. The Senate is scheduled… Read More

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'He Told Me Goodbye and He Died'

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'He Told Me Goodbye and He Died'

by Shemar Wright

Growing up on the South Side of Chicago has been a rough time for me. For example, my best friend got shot last year. He died as… Read More

What The?! This Week

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There are some things that happen in the news that simple defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 5/6 Prostitute… Read More

Morehouse grapples with Obama critic’s role at graduation weekend

Morehouse Graduation May Feature President Obama and a Noted Obama Critic

by The Washington Post

Morehouse College is struggling to quell a controversy over what role a critic of President Obama will play in this month’s… Read More

Georgia town allegedly diverting sewage to black neighborhood

Georgia Town Funneling Sewage and Waste to Black Neighborhoods

by #teamEBONY

Rochelle, Ga. made national headlines recently… Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ] PepsiCo Has Some ’Splainin’ to Do<br />

[THE WEEKLY READ] PepsiCo Has Some ’Splainin’ to Do

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear PepsiCo: Before we begin the shade, let me start off by saying I salute y’all for Sun Chips and Ruffles, Naked… Read More

Assata Shakur on FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist List

Assata Shakur on FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist List

by #teamEBONY

The FBI put a woman on its list of most wanted terrorists for the first time Thursday — a 1970s Black radical who authorities… Read More

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