Highly Educated, Highly Indebted: The Lives of Today's 27-Year-Olds, In Charts

The Average 27 Year Old? Educated and Broke

by The Atlantic

In the spring of 2002, the government's researchers began tracking a group of roughly 15,000 high school sophomores—most… Read More

DMX crashes wedding party bus

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?!" 1/27 DMX… Read More

The New Old Labor Crisis

The Black Professor: An Endangered Species

by Slate

The New York Times reported recently on an adjunct instructor, James Hoff, who walks like a professor, talks like a professor… Read More

Darion Marcus Aguilar

Questions Arise About Darion Aguilar

by The Washington Post

Darion Marcus Aguilar liked cooking shows. He wanted to be a chef. He liked to spend summer afternoons at the Martin Luther King… Read More

Iowa GOP Posts Controversial Facebook Photo

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

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry's Hair Journey

by Slate

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

Letitia James

Letitia James:
History Maker, Game Changer [INTERVIEW]

by Ravelle Worthington

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

Justin Bieber, Richard Sherman

The White Celeb/Black Celeb Double Standard

by #teamEBONY

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

Frat Responsible for Racist MLK Day Party Expelled

by Jezebel

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’

by Renee Bracey Sherman

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

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