Zimmerman verdict poll: Stark reaction by race

How Race Determines the Reaction to the Zimmerman Verdict

by The Washington Post

The not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman has produced dramatically different reactions among Blacks and Whites, with… Read More

TOO BLACK FOR TV?<br />
Gay Media Game Changers Find a Home on the Internet

TOO BLACK FOR TV?
Gay Media Game Changers Find a Home on the Internet

by Gerren Keith Gaynor

Tha Life Atlanta, a docu-series that follows a social circle of openly gay Black men, is generating quite the buzz. Exploring… Read More

Chicago: 6 dead, 22 wounded in weekend gun violence

Six Killed, 22 Wounded in Weekend Gun Violence in Chicago

by The Grio

Six people were killed and at least 22 others were injured, including a 6-year-old girl, in weekend shootings in Chicago. The… Read More

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Tavis Smiley Continues His Criticism of President Obama

by The Grio

Appearing on Meet the Press on Sunday, PBS host Tavis Smiley doubled down on remarks about President Obama’s response… Read More

Obama’s Race Talk Brings Hope for More

Obama’s Race Talk Brings Hope for More

by Miles Marshall Lewis

President Obama could not have been me 35 years ago, not really. In 1978 I was tagging along with an uncle in the South Bronx to… Read More

[GENTRIFICATION DIARIES]<br />
Notes from Gentrified Brooklyn

[GENTRIFICATION DIARIES]
Notes from Gentrified Brooklyn

by Chika Dunu

It’s a last minute "let’s-catch-up" meeting with a homegirl who I haven’t seen in ages. We are riding… Read More

Thessalonika Arzu-Embry

14 Year Old Thessalonika Arzu-Embry to Graduate from Chicago State

by NewsOne

While other girls her age are navigating their freshman year of high school, Thessalonika Arzu-Embry is only one month away from… Read More

[ENOUGH]<br />
Chicago Youth Talk Trayvon

[ENOUGH]
Chicago Youth Talk Trayvon

by Dr. Peter K. B. St. Jean

  For young people in Chicago—a city that readily brings to mind thoughts of Black pain and Black death—the… Read More

What The?! This Week

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?!" 7/22 Tennessee… Read More

President Barack Obama

THE SOCIAL/LIST:
#WhiteTwitter Responds to Obama's Race Talk

by Toya Menzie

Since #BlackTwitter is taken as a monolith, perhaps we can call this "#WhiteTwitter's" response to President Obama's… Read More

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