Clark Atlanta University awarded $7.4M NIH grant for cancer research

NIH Gives Clark Atlanta $7.4 Million for Cancer Research

by #teamEBONY

HBCU Clark Atlanta University was given a $7.4 million cancer research grant.  Clark Atlanta University in… Read More

Woman’s cancer killed by measles virus in unprecedented trial

Measles Virus Kills Woman's Cancer

by The Washington Post

Injection of the measles virus rids woman of cancer. Her name is Stacy Erholtz. For years, the 50-year-old mom… Read More

Dean Baquet Named Executive Editor of The New York Times

New York Times Names Dean Baquet Executive Editor

by #teamEBONY

Dean Baquet named executive editor of the New York Times. The New York Times announced today that… Read More

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New Literary Mag Creates a 'Black Gay Utopia' in Print

by Kristin Braswell

In the landscape of mainstream media, stories of the Black gay experience are still largely missing or warped. Wanting to express… Read More

Rescuing the kidnapped girls should be only a first step for Nigeria to counter Boko Haram

Nigeria Needs to Change How it Handles Boko Haram

by The Washington Post

The attention the kidnapped schoolgirls has brought Nigeria has shed a light on the flawed way the Nigerian government deals with Boko… Read More

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Think Before You Thinkpiece

by Michael Arceneaux

To My Fellow Writers and Those Who Edit Them: You do realize that not every news story has to be further contextualized… Read More

Nigeria scorns Boko Haram's captive girls swap offer

Nigerian Government Won't Agree to Boko Haram's Demands

by #teamEBONY

Nigeria will not release imprisoned militants in exchange for kidnapped schoolgirls.  Nigeria has insisted… Read More

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Spike Lee Speaks on Gentrification, Calls Michael Rapaport Stupid

by Huffington Post

Spike Lee reiterates his stance on gentrification. Spike Lee isn't backing down from his bold stance against… Read More

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Where Does Africa Go From Here?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Last week, world leaders convened in Abuja, Nigeria for the Read More

Recall That Ice Cream Truck Song? We Have Unpleasant News For You

The Racist Roots of the Ice Cream Truck Song

by #teamEBONY

The tune often used as an ice cream truck jingle comes from a song titled "Nigger Love A Watermelon Ha! Ha! Ha!" "Nigger… Read More

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