William Harvey Hampton University

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by The Yard Insider

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz appointed Hampton University’s president William Harvey to serve as one… Read More

What Does Racism Have to Do With Gridlock?

Racism Caused Atlanta Gridlock

by Slate

“Exaggerated individualism” is a pretty good description of the Southern approach to politics—especially in Georgia… Read More

Anna Maria Chavez poses with two Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Celebrate Sisterhood, Leadership (and Those Tasty Cookies!)

by Princess Gabbara

Where should a young girl go if she wants to make new friends, learn lifelong skills, explore new adventures, build courage, confidence… 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?!" 2/3 Florida… Read More

President Obama calls out Bill O’Reilly and Fox News for promoting conspiracy theories

President Obama Criticizes Fox News for Being Conspiracy Theorists

by #teamEBONY

On Sunday, Bill O’Reilly got the chance to sit down and interview the president of the United States before the Super Bowl… Read More

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Trial for White Florida Man Who Killed Unarmed Black Teen Starts Today

by #teamEBONY

Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday in the highly publicized murder trial of Michael David Dunn, who fatally shot a Jacksonville… Read More

‘Thank God’: Don’t Say It If You Don’t Mean It

Don't Thank God Unless You Mean It

by The Root

“First, I want to thank God ... ” For decades, those words have been uttered by Black performers from gospel artists… Read More

Homophobia Is a Real Fear … but of What, Exactly?

Why Straight Men are "Right" to be Homophobic

by Slate

To be a homophobe in 2014 is, increasingly, to find oneself on the fast track to social scorn. In an environment of growing acceptance… Read More

"I'd Beat The F*** Out Of Him" - The Game Responds To George Zimmerman's Boxing Challenge

George Zimmerman Challenges America to Box, The Game Responds

by #teamEBONY

Yesterday, George Zimmerman laid down the gauntlet for a March 1st celebrity boxing event. While most people will be glad to hear… Read More

President Barack Obama

President Obama to Commute More Low-Level Drug Offenders

by #teamEBONY

The Obama administration is continuing its push to get low-level, non-violent drug offenders out of prison. At a New York… Read More

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