Mamie Rearden

Mamie Rearden, Oldest Living US Citizen, Dies at 114

by The Grio

A 114-year-old South Carolina woman who was the oldest living U.S. citizen has died, two of her daughters said Saturday. Mamie… Read More

How to Prevent Another Newtown Massacre: Look to HBCUs

How to Prevent Another Newtown Massacre: Look to HBCUs

by #teamEBONY

In the early stages of recovery from the Newtown massacre, millions are reconsidering the way the nation thinks… Read More

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US Economy Adds 155,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Stays at 7.8 Percent

by The Grio

U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during tense fiscal negotiations in… Read More

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FIND ME FRIDAY: HAVE YOU SEEN ALMA LAWSON?

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Help us find Alma Lawson! She was last seen at about 4:30 PM on November 4, 2012 in Wilmington, North Carolina. She had told a friend… Read More

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California Lawyer Gives Up Home to Homeless Family for a Year

by The Grio

A California lawyer is giving up his fully-furnished home in Los Angeles for a homeless family to live in for a year, according to… Read More

Judge: Law won't protect unmarried victims in rape

Judge: Law Won't Protect Unmarried Victims in Rape

by #teamEBONY

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10 States Raise Minimum Wage in 2013

by The Grio

Ten states raised their minimum wage at the start of 2013. On Tuesday, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana… Read More

What The?! This Week

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simple defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 1/2 Oklahoma… Read More

GOP state senator: ‘Almost no black people’ care about Kwanzaa

GOP State Senator: "Almost No Black People" Care About Kwanzaa

by The Grio

Wisconsin Republican Glenn Grothman  Read More

Lillian Miles and John Lewis

Lillian Miles Lewis, Wife of Congressman John Lewis, Dies

by #teamEBONY

Lillian Miles Lewis, the "devoted wife" of Congressman John Lewis, D-Atlanta, has died, the civil rights icon's office… Read More

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