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Instagram Leads to Largest Gun Bust in NYC History

by #teamEBONY

The largest gun bust in New York City history has netted 254 firearms and 19 indictments, and it all reportedly began with a little-known… Read More

We Believe That We Will Win

We Believe That We Will Win

by Kristian Rainge-Campbell

Trayvon Martin is neither the present-day Emmett Till, nor is he the victim of an isolated phenomenon of injustice. Trayvon’s… Read More

Antoinette Tuff

Antoinette Tuff, the Clerk Who Stopped the Atlanta School Shooter

by Slate

Tuesday's terrifyingly close call at an Atlanta-area elementary school ended about as well as anyone could have ever hoped: No… Read More

Gunman wielded AK-47 inside Georgia school; no one injured

Man Armed with AK-47 Opens Fire in Atlanta School

by #teamEBONY

A man who opened fire at a Georgia elementary school Tuesday was armed with an AK-47 "and a number of other weapons," police… Read More

Georgia Student Banned From Social Media for 5 Years for Tumblr "Joke"

Georgia Student Jailed for Six Months, Banned from Social Media

by #teamEBONY

Caleb Clemmons, the 20-year-old former college student who was jailed for six months after making a prank threat on Tumblr, pleaded… Read More

William Hite; protesters against school closings; Kaya Henderson

Schools Closings, and How They Damage Neighborhoods

by The Root

One way to exact structural change in America is through schools and their curricula, The Root's editor-in-chief, professor Henry… Read More

The Trayvon Martin Shooting Was Re-Enacted in a Gun Control PSA

Trayvon Martin Shooting Re-Enacted

by Slate

Using audio from 911 calls made the night of Feb. 26, 2012, a new advertisement combating "stand your ground" laws re-enacts… Read More

White House travel office director Ashley Tate-Gilmore

Meet White House Travel Director Ashley Tate-Gilmore

by The Grio

Even on a summer family vacation, President Barack Obama is followed by an entourage whose behind-the-scenes movements are juggled… Read More

It isn’t 2009 anymore

Republican Opposition to Obamacare is Outdated

by The Washington Post

This is some very interesting video, passed along by the Dem-allied American Bridge, of GOP Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada, getting grilled… Read More

Michael B. Jordan and Kevin Durand in "Fruitvale Station."

Bloomberg's Lie that Stop and Frisk Makes Blacks Feel Safe

by #teamEBONY

Since a federal judge ruled last week that the NYPD’s use of stop-and-frisk techniques was unconstitutional, Mayor Michael… Read More

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