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by #teamEBONY

More than 1,500 Berkeley High School students walked out of class and marched through city streets in protest of racial slurs and a lynching threat… Read More

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Police Violence Has Impact on Public Health, Panelists Say

by Deborah Douglas

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by #teamEBONY

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King's Twitter account was suspended on Wednesday. The move comes after King posted a screenshot… Read More

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Earlier this week, President Barack Obama announced a series of important efforts to improve the re-entry process for the formerly incarcerated. The… Read More

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Despite Apologies for 'No Haitians' Ad, Many Calling for Action

by Alexandra Olivier

A recent job ad in a suburban New York paper called for nurses – but made it a point to let Haitian nationals and descendants know they need… Read More

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by Yveka Pierre

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Going viral is clearly both a blessing and a curse.  One day, Baltimore resident Toya Graham is “America’s Mom” with the world… Read More

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