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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

The Criminalization of the Black Woman

The Criminalization of the Black Woman

by Raven Rakia

In recent months, the criminal cases of Monica Jones, Shanesha Taylor and Marissa Alexander have made headlines The fate of these… Read More

Boko Haram attack kills at least 24 Nigerian security personnel

Dozens Killed in Latest Boko Haram Attack

by #teamEBONY

Dozens killed in latest Boko Haram attack.  Boko Haram gunmen attacked a Nigerian military base and adjacent… Read More

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Kidnapped Schoolgirls Reportedly Found

by #teamEBONY

Kidnapped schoolgirls reportedly found. Nigeria's top military officer said he knew where the girls abducted… Read More

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Homeless Teen Earns Full Scholarship to Georgetown University

by #teamEBONY

18-year-old Rashema Melson earns full ride to Georgetown University despite being homeless.  For weeks, we… Read More

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Mark Cuban: Smart Guy, Race Dummy

by Damon Young

Full disclosure: I like Mark Cuban. Actually, since I don’t personally know Mark Cuban -- which puts me in no position to say… Read More

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For a glimpse into Africa’s possible future, pay a visit to menswear brand Ikiré… Read More

Washington Worries Boko Haram Planning Attack on U.S. Interests in Africa

Boko Haram Might Target U.S. Interests in Nigeria

by #teamEBONY

Washington concerned that Boko Haram might try to attack American interests in Nigeria. "Fragmentary evidence”… Read More

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