President Obama to launch major new effort to help young minority men

President Obama to Launch "My Brother's Keeper"

by The Washington Post

President Obama will launch a significant new effort Thursday to bolster the lives of young minority men, seeking to use the power… Read More

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No Purchase Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN. Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older… Read More

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Poor People Locked Up...For Being Poor

by Huffington Post

Virginia Dickerson says she’s devoted the last three years to recovering from the drug problems that entangled her in the criminal… Read More

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College Student's Murder Used by Her Mother to Raise Abuse Awareness

by Madame Noire

Last year, President Barack Obama made the proclamation that February would be National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention… Read More

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Last week, Newsweek interviewed Tamara Green, one of 13 women who accused Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting… Read More

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Why did you make this movie? Yoruba Richen: I started conceiving of this film the night of the election of 2008, when Barack… Read More

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There's evidence that just being Black in the United States is often all it takes to arouse suspicion. Here are… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

Howard University began an “enterprise-wide” cut last Thursday. The University plans to cut its workforce by 4 percent… Read More

 Michael Sam, Jackie Robinson, and Why the Bigots Always Lose

Bigotry Will Always Lose

by The Atlantic

Michael Sam had a very good year meting out violence to his opponents. The 6-3, 260-pound defensive end helped lead Missouri to a… Read More

Clarence Thomas Says We All Talk About Race Too Much Nowadays

Clarence Thomas Wants Us to Stop Talking About Race

by Slate

Americans today are too sensitive about race, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told a gathering of college students in Florida… Read More

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