Teleka Patrick

Teleka Patrick Missing

by #teamEBONY

The family of a West Michigan medical school resident now missing for more than a week is desperate for answers. Teleka Patrick was… Read More

Beyoncé Preaches on ‘Pretty Hurts’<br />

Beyoncé Preaches on ‘Pretty Hurts’

by Zerlina Maxwell

"Perfection is a disease of a nation." That line on the first track of Read More

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(And Can I Get Some?)

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By now, many have heard the story of Ethan Crouch, a 16-year-old White male from Texas who killed four people in a collision while… Read More

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Why Is the Dominican Republic Forcing Out Haitians?

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by France François

Afro-Dominican poet Blas Jiménez once said, “Now we are Dominican, because we are not Haitian. We are something, because… Read More

Former Morehouse School of Medicine President Reflects on Mandela

Former Morehouse School of Medicine President Reflects on Mandela

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I first visited South Africa in 1994, while I was Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to review our… Read More

Rand Paul,<br />
Race Crusader (?!?)

Rand Paul,
Race Crusader (?!?)

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In an ongoing effort to court the emerging majorities of Black and Latino voters, the Republican party dispatched Senator Rand Paul… Read More

Thamsanqa Jantjie

Fake Sign Language Interpreter at Mandela Funeral Charged With Rape, Murder

by #teamEBONY

The saga of the "fake" sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial continues to grow stranger and darker:… Read More

How Black Women Are Saving Planned Parenthood

Black Women Support Planned Parenthood

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The women’s health organization Planned Parenthood has found itself under assault in recent years. Laws passed in states like… Read More

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Megyn Kelly Determined to Keep Jesus and Santa White

by The Root

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly isn't comfortable with the idea of a Black Santa and wants to make a few things clear, especially… Read More

The Meaning of Mandela

The Meaning of Mandela

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

On December 5th, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as Tata Madiba to some, transitioned to the ancestral realm. His… Read More

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