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Whatever Happened to 'Officer Friendly?'

by Eric Easter, Urban News Service

“Old Time D.C.,” a nostalgia-filled Facebook page, recently stirred a distant memory that struck a chord, given current events. “Who… Read More

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Airbnb Hires Eric Holder to Handle Racial Discrimination

by #teamEBONY

Airbnb has selected former Attorney General Eric Holder to help “craft a world-class anti-discrimination policy,” according to a blog… Read More

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“For the serious ones, the real ones, the alpha ones, we know what it’s gonna take….revenue and blood,” so said Gavin Long… Read More

A Movement to Put Black Banks in the Black

A Movement to Put Black Banks in the Black

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It started with an emotional cry from rapper Killer Mike in the wake of the police shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile: “We… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A Black Lives Matter group based in Wichita, Kansas originally planned a protest Sunday, but decided to have a cookout with police instead,  Read More

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Thank You, First Lady Michelle Obama

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As his historic presidency draws to a close, there’s much to reflect on the legacy of President Obama. And just as importantly, there’s… Read More

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Justice Deferred: Our Work is Far From Done

by Rep. John Conyers

In 1968, the world watched as America imploded. Our descent into the Vietnam War and the continuing struggles for civil rights drew stark contrasts… Read More

Poll: Black Women Are Most Worried About 2016 Election Outcome

Poll: Black Women Are Most Worried About 2016 Election Outcome

by #teamEBONY

Nearly 3 in 4 African American women are "strongly" afraid of what will happen if their presidential candidate loses this year's election… Read More

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Melania Trump and the ‘Gimme Culture’

by Michael Harriot

There is an oft-used trope among the right wing section in the Conservative universe that they consistently revert to when they offer up their list… Read More

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Trump Defends Wife on Plagiarism Charges, Calls Accusations 'Absurd'

by #teamEBONY

The Trump campaign on Tuesday dismissed criticism that Melania Trump directly lifted two passages nearly word-for-word from the speech that first… Read More

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