President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Obama Considered Replacing Biden With Hillary Clinton

by #teamEBONY

"President Obama's top aides secretly considered replacing Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. with Hillary Rodham Clinton… Read More

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$5 Billion Cut in Food Stamps Starts Today

by #teamEBONY

Benefit cuts to food stamp recipients kick in Friday, a move by Congress that will siphon $5 billion off a program that helps one… Read More

Black Journalists, Respectability and Responsibility

Black Journalists, Respectability and Responsibility

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by #teamEBONY

Wayne State University law student Tiane Brown had a long list of accomplishments and a bright future, but on Wednesday the 33-year-old… Read More

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Senate Holds Hearings on 'Stand Your Ground'

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Depending on who you talk to, Memphis is rapidly becoming one of the best cities to teach in America—or one of the worst. For… Read More

Holder Announces $6.7 Million Grant to Improve Legal Defense Services

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Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $6.7 million grant from the Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice… Read More

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Chicago politics long been synonymous with corruption. With an average of 51 public corruption convictions each year since 1976… Read More

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Day 31

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