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Why the NFL's N-Word Ban is Racist

by The Atlantic

The effort to ban the word "nigger" from the NFL is not just, as Richard Sherman smartly points out, borderline racist… Read More

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Decrease of Stop and Frisk Continues in NYC

by Huffington Post

The number of police stops in New York City has continued its steep decline in 2014. Contrary to warnings, however, the city still… Read More

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Matthew Knowles to Pay Child Support Bills, Bills, Bills

by Michael Arceneaux

After taking to national TV to badmouth Beyoncé’s pappy, Mathew Knowles, for falling… Read More

Marissa Alexander retrial another black mark on the record of Angela Corey

What Does Angela Corey Have Against Marissa Alexander?

by The Grio

State’s Attorney Angela Corey is having a very bad year. Her office has flubbed two high-profile murder trials and… Read More

This Is When Racial Bias Begins To Impact A Child's Empathy For Pain, Study Suggests

Study: Children Think Black People Feel Less Pain than Whites

by Huffington Post

Ever wince when someone else stubs their toe? It turns out that the empathy we feel actually can be influenced… Read More

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The Week's HBCUHeadlines

by The Yard Insider

Alabama State University students were among the hundreds of college students outside of the Alabama State House Read More

Black College Students Launch Artistic Social Media Campaigns About Race

Black College Students Share Stories about Race

by The Root

The 1990s babies matriculating at top-tier universities are in the midst of active protest. They have been for a while now. Back… Read More

A Letter From Ray Jasper, Who Is About to Be Executed

Soon-to-be Executed Ray Jasper Speaks

by #teamEBONY

Mr. Nolan, when I first responded to you, I didn't think that it would cause people to reach out to me and voice their opinions… Read More

How to Make My Brother's Keeper Better

How to Make My Brother's Keeper Better

by Colorlines

With the announcement of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative last week, President Obama unveiled his first effort explicitly… Read More

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"Am I Going to Jail Over Parking Tickets?"

by Charles F. Coleman Jr. and George C. Gardner III is excited to re-introduce our "Ask A Lawyer" column, where two extremely brilliant attorneys will provide insight… Read More

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