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by Bolanle Omisore

Last summer, I was told unequivocally that I should bleach my skin. It was a well-intentioned suggestion from a neighbor, a woman… Read More

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Our Voice, Our Values, Our Vote Series Launched by DNC

by #teamEBONY

The DNC is launching the “Our Values, Our Voice, Our Vote” series online at to celebrate the diversity… Read More

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Jordan Davis's Mother, Lucia McBath, on the Death of Her Son

by The Atlantic

In the wake of Jordan Davis's death, his mother Lucia McBath has become active in the fight against Stand Your Ground laws. She… Read More

The Massive Liberal Failure on Race

How Integration was Hurt by Liberal's Love of Busing

by Slate

For the decade after Brown, White schools in the South evaded and resisted integration. Then, under Lyndon Johnson, the Department… Read More

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Michael Drake First Black Head of Ohio State University

by Huffington Post

Ohio State University trustees picked a California educator as the school's next president Thursday, ending a search that began… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

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

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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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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?!" 2/3 Florida… Read More

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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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