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Racist Flowchart Posted to Facebook by Iowa GOP

by #teamEBONY

The Republican Party of Iowa briefly posted a photo on its Facebook page of a flowchart asking readers to determine "Is Someone… Read More

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Melissa Harris-Perry's Hair Journey

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The first part of my personal hair journey is probably very much like that of many other little Black girls, in that it was hours… Read More

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Recently sworn-in Public Advocate for the City of New York, Letitia James is paving a new pathway for women of color as the… Read More

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Following the NFC Championship game last weekend, Richard Sherman gave an interview to Erin Andrews. He yelled to millions watching… Read More

Arizona State Expels Frat Responsible for Racist MLK Day Party

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Arizona State University officials have acted swiftly this week, choosing to sever all ties with Tau Kappa Epsilon, the fraternity… Read More

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How to Listen When a Loved One Says, ‘I Had an Abortion’

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The first time I told a friend about my abortion, I was scared. Abortion was the topic of the day in ethics class, and I ditched… Read More

President Obama knows firsthand of the hard times that would be softened by a federal job guarantee.

Why We Need Job Guarantees for College Grads

by Slate

Barack Obama is not my first president, but he is the one I worked hardest to elect. In 2008 and 2012, I organized, raised money… Read More

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Jobs Where a Day's Work Leaves You Poor

by #teamEBONY

Why should people in the richest country on Earth toil long hours for wages that would make Charles Dickens recoil in horror? A lot… Read More

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A case of alleged police brutality has a West Philadelphia community rallying behind a 16-year-old straight-A student and prep basketball… Read More

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Black Man Killed by White Cop (Again), Cop Avoids Charge

by #teamEBONY

A North Carolina grand jury has decided not to indict a Charlotte police officer arrested last year for manslaughter after he unloaded… Read More

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