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Dear Doobie Snatchers

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Doobie Snatchers

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear White Girls of the World: I see that y’all have been formally introduced to the Read More

President Obama paused as he spoke to reporters on July 19 about race and the death of Trayvon Martin.

Conservative Pundit Calls President Obama a "Grown-Up Trayvon"

by The Washington Post

Long ago, I wrote about how Trayvon Martin brings out the worst in people. The rabid hate aimed at the unarmed African American 17-year-old… Read More

What’s Driving This Year’s Black Friday Mania?

Thanksgiving Now Black Thursday?

by Colorlines

There are more than 16 million retail workers in the U.S. according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and this year many big-name stores have asked… Read More

Boat Capsizes Killing Dozens of Haitian Migrants

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

George Zimmerman's Small Arsenal

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

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Is Targeting Your Child

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Is Targeting Your Child

by Zerlina Maxwell

Most of us have heard the term the “ Read More

Playing the Race Card with the Knockout Game

Playing the Race Card with the Knockout Game

by Maya Rupert

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

School Threatens to Expel Black Girl Being Bullied Over Natural Hair

Girl Bullied Because of Natural Hair, School Threatens to Expel Her

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

The politics of Rihanna’s hair: Her AMA do was a powerful form of resistance

The Power and Politics of Rihanna's Doobie

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

What The?! This Week

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 11/26 An… Read More

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