President Barack Obama

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#WhiteTwitter Responds to Obama's Race Talk

by Toya Menzie

Since #BlackTwitter is taken as a monolith, perhaps we can call this "#WhiteTwitter's" response to President Obama's… Read More

Obama Tackles Trayvon, Racial Profiling<br />
[FULL TRANSCRIPT/VIDEO]

Obama Tackles Trayvon, Racial Profiling
[FULL TRANSCRIPT/VIDEO]

by President Barack Obama

The reason I actually wanted to come out today is not to take questions, but to speak to an issue that obviously has gotten a lot… Read More

Obama calls for reflection

President Obama Calls for Peace and Reflection

by The Washington Post

President Barack Obama says the death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy for America. Obama says he knows the not-guilty verdict reached… Read More

Frederick Douglass: New Tea Party hero?!

Meet the New Hero of the Tea Party: Frederick Douglass

by #teamEBONY

Last week, Frederick Douglass — who escaped slavery at 20 years old and whose words would help bring an end to the institution… Read More

Take the Impossible “Literacy” Test Louisiana Gave Black Voters in the 1960s

A Racist, Impossible to Pass Literary Test Given to Black Louisiana Voters

by Slate

This week’s Supreme Court decision in Shelby… Read More

Republican National Convention in Tampa

GOP: Not Done Race-Baiting Just Yet!

by #teamEBONY

You, unsuspecting citizen, probably take the view that the Republican Party is too White. It’s the conventional wisdom… Read More

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This Week In Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week In Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was… ●      This week, the Supreme Court Read More

What Do the Supreme Court’s Decisions Mean for Blacks?<br />

What Do the Supreme Court’s Decisions Mean for Blacks?

by Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

On June 12, 1963, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was gunned in the driveway of his Mississippi home. Evers fought to secure Blacks’… Read More

Abigail Fisher

An Open Letter to Abigail Fisher

by Jezebel

From one 23-year-old White female who got rejected from her dream college to another… Read More

5 Things You Should Know About the Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision<br />
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5 Things You Should Know About the Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision

by Angela Bronner Helm

Over the years, we've all received those cryptic messages that the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most important pieces… Read More

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