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by #teamEBONY

A lawyer who knew Hurricane Carter writes on the lessons his life taught about the dangers of racism and the strength of the human spirit.  In… Read More

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Remember when Garfield dieted and invariably hallucinated that his pal Odie was actually a configuration of his favorite meats?  Such… Read More

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2014 marks the 40th anniversary for one of the most important, yet underrated Black feminist/socialist organization. The Combahee… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 4/21 Man… Read More

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As a dark brown woman, I never publicly engage in conversations about complexion and colorism (discrimination based on skin… Read More

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A Revolutionary Holiday

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When I was growing up, Easter was a big deal. Even if you didn’t believe in Jesus, the holiday still brought plenty of good… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

On this sunny Thursday afternoon FLOTUS joined 37 juniors and seniors from Chicago public high schools for the first full day of… Read More

Pressure Mounts To Investigate NYPD Killing Of Unarmed Black Teen, Ramarley Graham

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Possible federal investigation into the death of Ramarley Graham. A group of New York lawmakers have sent a letter… Read More

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American Resegregation

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Although Brown vs The Board of Education happened 60 years ago, many school districts today continue to be "separate and unequal."  Tuscaloosa’s… Read More

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No, Fool, Aretha and Patti Did NOT Fight

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If you were wondering how much Mimi Faust made from her sex tape porno, it was more like a six-figure… Read More

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