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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

DeShawn McCarthy

College Athlete Killed in Chicago

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

Aikein Scott

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

[THE WEEKLY READ]<br />
The ‘Highly Favored’ Mayoral Candidate<br />

[THE WEEKLY READ]
The ‘Highly Favored’ Mayoral Candidate

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Anna Pierre: Before I bind you in the name of all that is sane and just, let’s start off with some niceties… Read More

Lil Wayne and Rick Ross

When Social Media Makes Rappers Accountable

by #teamEBONY

The women who took Rick Ross down -- for a lyric about drugging a girl and “enjoying” her -- were longtime hip-hop fans… Read More

Minnesota Will Become the 12th State to Legalize Gay Marriage

Minnesota to Legalize Gay Marriage

by Slate

Make it an even dozen. Minnesota is set to become the 12th state in the nation to allow gays and lesbians to wed. The  Read More

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