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Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

by Jazelle Hunt

Over the last 14 years, a landfill has been consuming Ronald Smith’s hometown. The aptly named Stone’s Throw Landfill is situated… Read More

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Martin Luther King's Decades Old "Lost" Speech Surfaces

by Charles Robinson

As the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday approached this year, the National Press Club recently went public last week with excerpts from… Read More

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Mr. Harry Belafonte, 88, a legend among men, a king among kings, is the embodiment of Black resistance. A born star, and Hollywood royalty… Read More

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I will never forget hearing about the MOVE bombing for the first time. I was in eighth-grade and activist Romona Africa along with other members of… Read More

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Ohio protesters are calling on LeBron James to get involved in a movement formed in response to a grand jury's verdict to not indict two… Read More

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Dearest Tamir, America has failed you, yet again. This nation gorges on our flesh, and yet it is never satiated. Your mother’s… Read More

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White House Kicks Off Millennial Entrepreneur Video Campaign

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The U.S. Small Business Administration’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative has unveiled a new video series hosted by Mike… Read More

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by Kierna Mayo and Jamilah Lemieux

Mr. Harry Belafonte, 88, a legend among men, a king among kings, is the embodiment of Black resistance. A born star, and Hollywood royalty at its… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Gunfire broke out near a police precinct in Minneapolis, Monday night while demonstrators were protesting the fatal police shooting of… Read More

Officers in Tamir Rice Shooting Escape Charges

One Year Later: Justice for Tamir Rice

by #teamEBONY

Nov. 23 will mark one year since 12-year-old Tamir Rice was gunned down by a Cleveland police officer while playing near his home. The investigation… Read More

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