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Dear Kenan Thompson

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Kenan Thompson

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Kenan Thompson: I don’t hate you, but know that if I could order a bolt of lightning, I’d probably have… Read More

Khyrie Hawkins, 13, and his mother Dawn Hawkins

How Mass School Closings Put Black Kids at Risk

by #teamEBONY

Each morning just before school, Dawn Hawkins and her 13-year-old son Khyrie hold hands, close their eyes and bow their heads. “Be… Read More

Thione Niang

Black Activist Empowers Emerging Global Leaders

by Kimberly Wilson

Thione Niang is on a mission to empower, inspire and uplift the next generation of global leaders. Raised in a family of 28 in Senegal, West Africa… Read More

The right’s Confederate flag conspiracy theories

Democrats Blamed for Man Holding Confederate Flag Outside of White House

by #teamEBONY

While Sunday’s protest rally against the closure of Washington, D.C.’s WWII memorial was seen as a stirring victory to… Read More

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Day 15

#31forMARISSA
Day 15

by Esther Armah

Today is day 15 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

Scientific American’s Troubling Response to Its Blogger Being Called an “Urban Whore”

"The Urban Scientist" Dr. Danielle Lee Called "Urban Whore" by Editor

by Slate

Dr. Danielle N. Lee is a Black, female scientist who blogs at Scientific American’s website as The Urban Scientist, writing… Read More

Supreme Court Returns To Affirmative Action In Michigan Case

Supreme Court to Weigh in on Michigan Affirmative Action

by #teamEBONY

The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the issue of affirmative action again Tuesday, but this time the question is not whether race may… Read More

Race and the Perception of 'Equality'

Race and the Perception of 'Equality'

by Riley Wilson

“Well, if one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen… 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?!" 10/14… Read More

Socializing While Black

Socializing and Partying While Black

by Slate

A few months ago, in support of a friend’s work project, I found myself performing karaoke for a crowd full of strangers, at… Read More

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