Couple donates $10 million, keeps Head Start open during government shutdown

Head Start Receives $10 Million Donation from John and Laura Arnold

by The Grio

Philanthropists Laura and John Arnold have offered up to $10 million in emergency funding to the National Head Start Association… Read More

Chris Brown

Chris Brown Didn't "Lose" His Virginity. He Was Raped

by Clutch

Every time Chris Brown opens his mouth for an interview I wish someone would just intervene and haul him off to therapy. In a recent… Read More

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The National War on Black Women

by #teamEBONY

Though many see Miriam Carey’s death as the tragic, but reasonable consequence of her choice to ram the White House gates with… Read More

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Day 8

#31forMARISSA:
Day 8

by Esther Armah

Today is day 8 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Cory Booker Hits Slump, but Still Strong

by Slate

As one of those easily wooed reporters who met and liked Cory Booker early (in 2006), I'm glad to see him sweat a little for… Read More

#31forMARISSA:<br />
Day 7

#31forMARISSA:
Day 7

by Esther Armah

Today is day 7 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

Black farmers to receive payouts in $1.2 billion from federal lawsuit settlement

$1.2 Billion Settlement Given to Black Farmers

by Black Enterprise

After years of protests and lawsuits, Black farmers in the south will begin receiving payments this week as a result of a $1.2 billion… Read More

Gun Violence's No. 1 Target: Black Children

Black Children Hurt by Gun Violence the Most

by The Root

In the weeks since the Washington Navy Yard shooting, the city of New Orleans reached a tragic milestone. All told, 108… Read More

If Miriam Carey Were White,<br />
Would She Still Be Alive?

If Miriam Carey Were White,
Would She Still Be Alive?

by Tanya Steele

I cannot get the image of Miriam Carey's daughter out of my head. During coverage of Read More

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‘Dear ’Publicans’<br />

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Dear Members of Congress, I hear Read More

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