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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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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'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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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

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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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Media Helps Create Boko Haram "Superstar Monsters"

by #teamEBONY

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani writes that the media is turning Boko Haram into superstars.  The media has also been… Read More

Eric Holder: Systemic, Subtle Racism Far Worse Than Rants

Eric Holder: Systematic Racism More Devastating than Rants

by The Root

Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about racism during his commencement speech at Morgan State University.  Subtle… Read More

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