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Dozens of Haitians Die as Boat Capsizes

by Slate

A 40-foot sailboat thought to be carrying more than 100 Haitian migrants capsized Monday night off the coast of the Bahamas killing… Read More

Warrant: Zimmerman had 5 guns, ammo when arrested

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by The Washington Post

George Zimmerman had five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition with him when deputies arrested him earlier this month on domestic… Read More

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In the past several days, evidence of an upsetting and violent trend has begun to get national attention, and with it, a disturbing… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A Florida school believes it has found the perfect solution to the problem of a Black student being bullied over her natural hair:… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

During the 10 years that I wore a relaxer, wrapping my hair and securing the wrap (or doobie) with a scarf or bobby pins or a combination… Read More

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by Slate

I remember the summer of 2011, a story about a crowd of teenagers at the Wisconsin State Fair randomly attacking fairgoers went viral… Read More

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To My Trans Family With Love

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Many lifetimes ago I was in between jobs when a friend who was employed at the Ali… Read More

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Black Judge Sues UCLA Police for Excessive Force

by #teamEBONY

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