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Fifty years ago, Look magazine published a Norman Rockwell painting of a small Black girl walking into a newly desegregated… Read More

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View From the Inside

by Sylvester Monroe

Sakumzi “ Saki” Macozoma was 20 when he was sent to Robben Island. It was November 1977, and he had been arrested in Port Elizabeth the… Read More

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Cece McDonald Released from Prison

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Cece McDonald, the trans woman who was imprisoned for stabbing a man who attacked her, is now free, after 19 months in a Minnesota… Read More

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A humanitarian known as much for his social justice advocacy as he is for the musical and acting career that originally fueled his… Read More

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The women’s health organization Planned Parenthood has found itself under assault in recent years. Laws passed in states like… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Last week in my open letter I promised to send Washington reporter Michelle Cottle a syllabus on black feminism in response to her… Read More

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20-year-old Kalief Browder may be physically free, but mentally he is still trapped behind bars on Rikers, where every day was a… Read More

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Detroit Demands Answers in McBride Killing

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Community leaders are planning to assemble Thursday evening at the Dearborn Heights Police Department to demand answers… Read More

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