In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Raynette Turner

Black Woman Found Dead in NY Holding Cell

by #teamEBONY

Officials are investigating the death of 42-year-old Raynette Turner in her holding cell in Mount Vernon, New York. Turner is a mother… Read More

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Eight-Year-Old Boy Gets Double Hand Transplant

by #teamEBONY

In a surgical first, Philadelphia doctors have transplanted donor hands and forearms onto an 8-year-old boy whose own hands were… Read More

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Chief Claims Footage of Death of Sam Dubose is "Not Good"

by JET

Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said the unreleased footage from a University of Cincinnati officer’s body camera… Read More

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20 Great Black LGBT TV Moments

by George Johnson

The Black LGBT media takeover is finally here. The once marginalized and erased voices of the community, we now have platforms… Read More

Family of woman found dead in jail outside of Cleveland asks for answers

Ralkina Jones Found Dead in Jail Cell

by #teamEBONY

The family of a Black woman who was found dead in a suburban jail outside of Cleveland, Ohio, is asking for answers about her death… Read More

We blame minority groups for individual crimes. Why do white conservatives get a pass?

White Conservatives Need Blame Too

by The Washington Post

When will we start holding racism and misogyny accountable for the violence they rationalize and inspire? The man who opened fire… Read More

Obama becomes first US leader to address African Union

President Obama Addresses African Union

by #teamEBONY

US President Barack Obama has warned that Africa could not advance if its leaders refused to step down when their terms ended. He… Read More

Tryin’ to Make a Dollar Out of 64 Cents

Tryin’ to Make a Dollar Out of 64 Cents

by Kimberly Freeman Brown and Marc Bayard

Today is Black Women’s Pay Equity Day, an important milestone for the 16.6 million Black working women in America. It marks… Read More

Texas County Where Sandra Bland Died Has Long History Of Racism

Waller County History of Racism

by #teamEBONY

Waller County was named for Edwin Waller, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico in 1836, who four years later… Read More

Spelman College Cuts Ties With Bill Cosby

Spelman Ends Cosby Professorship

by Jezebel

“The William and Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Endowed Professorship at Spelman College has been discontinued,” Spelman… Read More

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