In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Pastors Bringing Scandal to the Pulpit

by The Atlantic

The first time viewers of ABC's hit drama Scandal see Olivia Pope go to church, she's there to oversee the… Read More

Kiera Wilmot Avoids Prison, But Now What?

Kiera Wilmot Avoids Prison, But Now What?

by Dr. Caleph B. Wilson

The initial thought behind 'zero tolerance' policies in schools was  that children with consistent discipline issues… Read More

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Let Them Eat Bugs!

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Let Them Eat Bugs!

by France François

During the French Revolution, it has been said that, upon finding out that the people were starving and had no bread while the Royal… Read More

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Arrest Made in Murder of Gloria Pointer

by #teamEBONY

Officials say that "progress has been made" in connection with one of the city's… Read More

'White Girls Club' Is Neither Cool Nor Clever

Have a Seat, "White Girls Club"

by The Root

We called ourselves "The Nubian Sisters," Nubes for short. There were maybe seven of us, basically the entire eighth-grade… Read More

The ‘Highly Favored’ Mayoral Candidate<br />

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by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Anna Pierre: Before I bind you in the name of all that is sane and just, let’s start off with some niceties… Read More

Frank Ocean, Any Day Now, Kevin Keller Among GLAAD Media Award Recipients in San Francisco

Marc Lamont Hill Wins GLAAD Award

by #teamEBONY

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom was presented with the Golden Gate Award by his wife, filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom at… Read More

Lil Wayne and Rick Ross

When Social Media Makes Rappers Accountable

by #teamEBONY

The women who took Rick Ross down -- for a lyric about drugging a girl and “enjoying” her -- were longtime hip-hop fans… Read More

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Minnesota to Legalize Gay Marriage

by Slate

Make it an even dozen. Minnesota is set to become the 12th state in the nation to allow gays and lesbians to wed. The  Read More

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Kermit Gosnell Convicted of Murder

by The Washington Post

After a two-month trial and 10 days of deliberation, a jury on Monday decided that Baby A, Baby C and Baby D lived a few fleeting… Read More

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