Vanity Fair’s Big Butt Story Rejects People Of Color

Vanity Fair's Fawning Over White Woman's "Big Butt" Causes Stir

by #teamEBONY

A recent Vanity Fair article praising the curves of internet-sensation Jen Selter overlooks women of color.  The… Read More

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Zeituni Onyango, President Obama's Aunt, Dies

by #teamEBONY

Zeituni Onyango, aunt of President Obama, dies at 61. President Barack Obama's aunt Zeituni Onyango, who was… Read More

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by The Yard Insider

The Florida State Senate approved a new $75 million dollar spending plan which included the approval the split of the college of… Read More

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Africa's Largest Economy? Nigeria

by The Atlantic

How Nigeria surpassed South Africa as Africa's largest economy. Nigeria's overnight transformation raises… Read More

27 People Shot In Chicago This Weekend, Including 16-Year-Old In Front Of His Church

16-Year-Old Michael Flournoy Killed in Front of Chicago Church

by Huffington Post

Chicago teen Michael Flournoy one of 27 people shot in Chicago last weekend. A high school sophomore gunned… Read More

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Listen Up! Mentoring: The Big Business of Black People

by Nicole Saunders

In a rallying call to all those who would stand up for our vulnerable young, Georgetown professor and author or editor of some 18… Read More

Survey Confirms Gains in Health Insurance Sign-Ups

Number of Uninsured Americans Declines

by #teamEBONY

With the advent of Obamacare, more Americans are insured now than in 2013.  A growing share of Americans got… Read More

Black Pathology Crowdsourced

History and "Black Pathology"

by The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates on why historians are needed whenever serious discussions about race in America are held.  More… Read More

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Rwandan Genocide, 20 Years Later

by Slate

20 years after genocide devastated Rwanda, the country is still coming to grips with its past.  The one-sided… Read More

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Body of Teleka Patrick Possibly Discovered

by #teamEBONY

Body found may be that of Dr. Teleka Patrick, who has been missing for months.  The body discovered early… Read More

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