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The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

Florida A&M University and Alabama State University are amongst the eight universities whose football programs… Read More

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Why Black People Must Stand With Palestine

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Two years ago, a viral video emerged of a Palestinian alumnus named Fadi Quran Read More

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Michael Jace Charged in Wife's Murder

by #teamEBONY

Actor Michael Jace charged with wife's murder.  Michael Jace, who played a Los Angeles cop in TV's… Read More

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Nigeria Wants United Nations to Sanction Boko Haram

by #teamEBONY

Nigeria has requested that the United Nations sanction Boko Haram.  Diplomats say Nigeria has asked the U.N… Read More

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Boko Haram: Girls Will Be Kept Captive Unless Prisoners are Released

by #teamEBONY

Boko Haram member says girls will not be released until prisoners are freed.  When pressed on whether abducting… Read More

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Meet Demetria Elosiebo

by The Washington Post

Demetria Elosiebo becomes the first Black female aviator in the D.C. National Guard.  Now, those long… Read More

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Chirlane McCray: The Perfect First Lady for New York City

by Slate

Chirlane McCray's unique background makes her an ideal fit for her new job as the First Lady of New York City. McCray… Read More

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No, There's No 'Hood Disease'

by Keith Reed

A viral clip which used the term “Hood Disease” to describe the impact of trauma from living in violent inner-cities… Read More

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American Federation of Teachers Commemorates Brown at 60

by Ray Baker

In a year when the nation has marked monumental landmarks of civil rights achievements of the past such as the Civil Rights Act of… Read More

Too Many of Nigeria’s Women Are Targets—Not Just the Kidnapped Girls

Protecting Nigerian Women

by #teamEBONY

Sharia laws help create an environment where a group like Boko Haram can grow and thrive.  Boko Haram’s… Read More

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