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Amiri Baraka Passes

by #teamEBONY

Amiri Baraka, the longtime activist and former poet laureate of New Jersey died today, officials confirmed. He was 79 years old… Read More

Jameis Winston's Accuser Will Sue

Jameis Winston's Accuser Will Sue

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In an interview with ABC News, Pat Carroll, the attorney for Jameis Winston's alleged rape victim, said that she "absolutely"… Read More

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Watch Out Silicon Valley, Here Comes the Women of Uganda

by #teamEBONY

If not for a view of the ornate Uganda National Mosque or the sprawling, congested taxi park in the distance, it would be hard to… Read More

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by The Atlantic

More than 100 million Americans either live near the brink of poverty or churn in and out of it, and nearly 70 percent of these Americans… Read More

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I wish you could have seen the pursed lips that stretched into a frown before parting for a deep sigh, right before spilling out… Read More

This Is What Could Close The Achievement Gap Among Young Kids, Study Says

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by Huffington Post

Just a few years of high-quality early childhood education could close the academic achievement gap between low-income and affluent… Read More

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by The Washington Post

The Senate voted narrowly Tuesday to move ahead with a measure to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless, despite… Read More

The Smartest Nerd in the Room

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by The Atlantic

There is a sense that Romney's grandchild should be off-limits to mockery. That strikes me as fair. It also doesn't strike… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A motion was filed by State Attorney Angela Corey to revoke the bond of Marissa Alexander. As a condition of her release… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 1/6 A… Read More

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