GMA’s Robin Roberts Acknowledges Same-Sex Relationship In New Disclosure

Robin Roberts Publicly Acknowledges Long-Time Girlfriend

by #teamEBONY

“Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts has acknowledged publicly for the first time a longstanding relationship… Read More

Ani DiFranco Cancelled Her 'Righteous Retreat' to a Former Slave Plantation

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by #teamEBONY

Feminist icon Ani DiFranco's "Righteous Retreat" seemed like a good idea: for just over $1,000, fans could spend four… Read More

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Millions of Americans Lose Long-Term Unemployment

by Slate

1.3 million Americans are set to lose their unemployment benefits today, as a special federal program to support the long-term jobless… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Starting January 1, minimum wage workers in 13 states and four cities will see higher paychecks. While most of the increases… Read More

Discussing ‘The Gay’ with Your Parents

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by Alexander Hardy

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Hate Crime Charged in "Knockout Game" Assault of a 79 Year-Old Black Man

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by Slate

A Texas man has been arrested and charged with a federal hate crime for an alleged “knockout game” assault on an elderly… Read More

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Why LGBT African-Americans Embrace Kwanzaa

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Although the relevance and popularity of the pan-African tradition gets debated annually, it’s no coincidence that Black lesbian… Read More

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Why Are We So Selfie Obsessed?

by Kristin Braswell

In the ever-evolving world of social media, one thing remains constant: individuals as the creators of their own life stories. With… Read More

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What Inspired Ghana's Al Qaeda/Akayida Dance?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Usually, Ghana makes world news being Read More

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