I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway

Racially Profiled at Home

by The Atlantic

Former Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville writes on being racially profiled in his own driveway. As offended… Read More

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Dozens Killed in Terrorist Attack in Nigeria

by Slate

At least 71 killed in terrorist attack in Nigeria, an act President Goodluck Jonathan has blamed on Boko Haram. A… Read More

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Florida to Pass "Warning Shot" Law

by The Grio

New law in Florida to consider warning shots as legal self-defense.  Florida governor Rick Scott is expected… Read More

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Florida A&M University named… Read More

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What's Going On?

by Monique W. Morris

According to recent data… Read More

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A Tribute to Marquis Sams

by Slate

Joe Parent writes about the life and untimely death of Marquis Sams, a young man Parent met through Big Brothers Big Sisters. Earlier… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 4/14 Woman… Read More

14-Year-Old Forced Into Marriage Kills Husband More Than Twice Her Age

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by Jezebel

Nigerian teen forced into marriage kills husband.  When Nigerian 14-year-old Wasila Umaru was forced into… Read More

Nnamdi Asomugha spends retirement giving teens a college boost

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by The Grio

Despite his retirement from the NFL, Nnamdi Asomugha continues to run the college tour he started for low-income and at-risk students.  It’s… Read More

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Relisha Rudd and the Horrors of Human Trafficking

by Tiffany E. Browne

Missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd has become more than a face attached to an Amber Alert.  The strange details surrounding her… Read More

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