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Jeh Johnson New Head of Homeland Security

by #teamEBONY

With a vote of 78-16, the Senate confirmed Jeh Johnson as head of the Department of Homeland Security on Monday. The former Pentagon… Read More

Duke Flags Lowered: Professor Ben Ward, Honored for Work with Students and the Community, Dies

Duke Professor Ben Ward Dies

by #teamEBONY

Benjamin Ward, a philosophy professor who touched the lives of many Duke students and Durham residents during his more than three… Read More

President Obama nominated Vice Admiral Michelle Howard to be the vice chief of naval operations.

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On Friday, President Obama nominated Vice Admiral Michelle Howard to be the vice chief of naval operations. If confirmed, Howard… Read More

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[THE YARD REPORT]
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Big news from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges’ annual meeting in Atlanta last week: the… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

It's been nearly 15 years since music journalist Jim DeRogatis caught the story that has since defined his career, one that he… Read More

How Politics, Racism and Facebook ended my 16 year Friendship

Racism and Facebook Ended My Friendship

by #teamEBONY

After years of reading his Facebook posts, I slowly and painfully discovered that my White friend was a racist. Initially I tried… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 12/16 Florida… Read More

Teleka Patrick

Teleka Patrick Missing

by #teamEBONY

The family of a West Michigan medical school resident now missing for more than a week is desperate for answers. Teleka Patrick was… Read More

Beyoncé Preaches on ‘Pretty Hurts’<br />

Beyoncé Preaches on ‘Pretty Hurts’

by Zerlina Maxwell

"Perfection is a disease of a nation." That line on the first track of Read More

What Is Affluenza?<br />
(And Can I Get Some?)

What Is Affluenza?
(And Can I Get Some?)

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

By now, many have heard the story of Ethan Crouch, a 16-year-old White male from Texas who killed four people in a collision while… Read More

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