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by JET

A group supporting sexual assault victims is petitioning President Barack Obama to revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of… Read More

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My organization, the Human Rights Project for Girls, along with the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Ms. Foundation… Read More

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The near-total absence of Black people from their ranks, according to the authors of the report, results in “systemic bias.”… Read More

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by Huffington Post

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by #teamEBONY

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has replaced Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, citing "utmost urgency"… Read More

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Dear White people in the fashion world! Please don’t take this the wrong way but it’s time you people get your shit right… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Ismail grew up in Darfur, which is in western Sudan, but fled the country after Bashir's military coup in 1989. He's been… Read More

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by JET

A bomb blast in Nigeria’s northern university town of Zaria killed 25 people Tuesday including a 2-year-old toddler, the Kaduna… Read More

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