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The War on Poverty Actually Works

by #teamEBONY

A new study that traces the effect of government programs on poverty all the way back to 1967 finds unequivocally that the money… Read More

Dominicans Revoke Haitians’ Citizenship<br />

Dominicans Revoke Haitians’ Citizenship

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You don’t have to be Haitian, Dominican or even from the Caribbean to be vaguely familiar with the strained relationship between… 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?!" 12/10 A… Read More

Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore

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When I was a kid, I knew two different Santa Claus belly, rosy cheeks, long white beard: check, check, check. But his skin was as… Read More

Lawyer: Zimmerman's Girlfriend Wants Charges Dropped, to "Be With George"

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The latest twist in the ongoing legal saga of George Zimmerman, via ABC News, which appears to have landed the scoop directly from… Read More

LISTEN: President Obama Delivers A Eulogy For Nelson Mandela

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During a memorial service at South Africa's largest soccer stadium, President Obama delivered a 20-minute eulogy that compared… Read More

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[THE YARD REPORT]
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The fall semester is nearing its long-awaited end for HBCU students, which means the New Year is just around the corner. But before… Read More

 President Obama heads to South Africa for Mandela memorial

President and First Lady Head to South Africa for Nelson Mandela's Services

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President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela… Read More

Mandela, the Troublemaker

Mandela, the Troublemaker

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As the world remembers Nelson Mandela, one of the most poignant memories of him was not that he was the first leader in South African… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela will be held on Dec. 15, President Jacob Zuma announced Friday. Mandela… Read More

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