Illinois Legalizes Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage Legalized in Illinois

by Slate

On Wednesday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill legalizing gay marriage, making Illinois the 16th state to do so… Read More

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Don't Play With Us, OutKast

[THIS HAPPENED]
Don't Play With Us, OutKast

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I envision NeNe Leakes being an even sassier old lady in the decades to come – still rocking big blond hair… Read More

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Missouri executes Joseph Paul Franklin, white supremacist killer who targeted blacks and Jews

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by The Washington Post

Joseph Paul Franklin, a White supremacist who targeted Blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by #teamEBONY

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[THE WEEKLY READ]
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Dear White-splainers:   Oprah Winfrey is an old Black woman from the country, so why do some of you White… Read More

 Artworks Disappear Overnight As 5 Pointz Graffiti Haven Is Painted White

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[THE YARD REPORT]<br />
The Week's HBCU Headlines

[THE YARD REPORT]
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We've Been Underreporting and Undercounting Rape

We've Been Underreporting and Undercounting Rape

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