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#ICantBreathe

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Every time I have to write one of these pieces to explain why justice seems to elude our community yet another time, I have fewer… Read More

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Race Still Matters! [VIDEO]

by #teamEBONY

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UConn's Dirty Little Race Secret:
AKAs Insulted, University Quiet

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

While recent national conversation among most Blacks has gone back and forth between when we will learn of the grand jury’s… Read More

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'Facing Race' and Moving Towards a Better World

by Elizabeth Dawes Gay, MPH

This week, many were disheartened to hear of the killing of 37-year old Read More

MANIFEST 2014: Calling All Black Men and Boys!

MANIFEST 2014: Calling All Black Men and Boys!

by #teamEBONY

F the statistics. Black men are more than numbers. More than negative headlines. More than the picture this country often… Read More

Five on the Black Hand Side: Origins and Evolutions of the Dap

The Origins of Dap

by #teamEBONY

Five on the Black Hand Side is a project exploring gestural languages that were born in African American communities during… Read More

The Whiteness Project underscores why there is so little empathy between whites and blacks.

Whiteness Project Shows Disconnect Between Whites, Blacks

by Slate

The interviews for the Whiteness Project—a new series from PBS and documentary filmmaker Whitney Dow—are varied… Read More

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Columbus Smiles Down on the Culture Vultures

by Michael Arceneaux

White people 'discovering' things that everyone else with a mightier melanin count had long already known about is as much… Read More

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What Conservatives Are Doing About Criminal Justice Reform
(No, Really!)

by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Current trends show that 1 in 3 Black males can expect to go to prison… Read More

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The Effect Aggressive Policing Has on Black Communities

by The Atlantic

The police, in Goffman’s portrayal in On the Run, are at full-fledged war with residents. They beat up people under… Read More

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