Artworks Disappear Overnight As 5 Pointz Graffiti Haven Is Painted White

5 Pointz Graffiti Gone

by Huffington Post

Despite the efforts of many to save Long Island City's 5 Pointz from demolition, the renowned graffiti haven has finally met… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

[THE YARD REPORT]
The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

Winston Salem State University quarterback Rudy Johnson told reporters on Monday that he was attacked by members of the Virginia… Read More

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We've Been Underreporting and Undercounting Rape

by Slate

How do you measure rape and sexual assault? It’s a tricky and loaded question, and the answer impacts a couple of highly charged… Read More

Former Spelman Students Tell Nelly 'We Shouldn't Have To Choose Between These Issues'

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by Huffington Post

Last week, Nelly sparked a bit of controversy in his response to a group of women at Spelman college, expressing his frustration… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

George Zimmerman, acquitted in July in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 11/18 Naked… Read More

Obamacare Is No Katrina

Obamacare Is No Katrina

by Zerlina Maxwell

Hurricane Katrina is not a metaphor. The devastation of the 2005 storm, and the failed government preparation and response… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

An early favorite in the Oscar race, Steve McQueen's powerful film about one man's fall into slavery has people thinking… Read More

Angela Corey seeks vindication in Marissa Alexander case

Marissa Alexander Still in Prison Despite Being Granted New Trial

by The Grio

Despite the potentially difficult public relations stemming from the 20-year prison sentence handed down to Marissa Alexander, the… Read More

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Racist and Offensive Terms We Use in Everyday Language

by #teamEBONY

As language evolves, we sometimes forget the offensive origins of certain words and phrases. Or we never knew them in the first place… Read More

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