An End to the War on Weed

An End to the War on Weed?
Not Likely

by Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

  Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech to the American Bar Association heralded a major breakthrough in America’s… Read More

Critics Cry Foul Over Judge's Decision to Change Baby Messiah's Name

Judge's Baby Messiah Ruling Causes Stir

by #teamEBONY

A Tennessee judge who ruled that a baby could not be named Messiah has declined to explain her decision, but critics of her ruling… Read More

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The Strange Politics of Being Friends With White People

by #teamEBONY

A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, which found that 40 percent of White people and 25 percent of nonWhite people have no friends of the… Read More

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No, I Don’t Want to Talk to You About It’<br />

‘Yes, I Write About Race.
No, I Don’t Want to Talk to You About It’

by Damon Young

Last week, I made plans to meet a few friends for drinks after they went to a Pirates game. As I hopped in the car awaiting word… Read More

Teen Denied Transplant Over 'Noncompliance'

Black Teen Apparently Denied Heart Transplant

by #teamEBONY

A Georgia teenager needs a lifesaving heart transplant, but his family says low grades and trouble with the law have kept him off… Read More

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NYPD Should Have Ended Stop and Frisk Years Ago

by Slate

There is much that is extraordinary about Judge Shira A. Scheindlin’s decision in Floyd, et al. v. City of New York, et al… Read More

Paula Deen

Racial Discrimination Claims in Paula Deen Case Thrown Out

by Huffington Post

A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen… Read More

Swiss Shop Clerk Says Oprah "Cannibalized Her" With Racism Charge

Clerk Accused of Racism by Oprah Winfrey Responds

by #teamEBONY

One week after Oprah Winfrey told Entertainment Tonight about a run-in with an allegedly racist sales clerk in Zurich, the… Read More

Holder Seeks Limits on Mandatory Sentencing

Holder Seeks Limits on Mandatory Sentencing

by Zerlina Maxwell

Attorney General Eric Holder continued his push to eliminate the racial disparities in… Read More

Meet Cory Booker's Right-Hand Woman

Meet Cory Booker's Right-Hand Woman

by Brooke Obie

Cory Booker has been in the national spotlight for some time for his real-life Superman efforts, his work in Newark, New Jersey and… Read More

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