White House Summit on Educational Excellence

White House Summit on Educational Excellence

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EBONY has partnered with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA) to bring to you a live stream of today's… Read More

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Obama Says Police Often 'Scapegoated' For Society's Fails

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended police officers who have come under intense scrutiny amid a breakdown in relations between law enforcement… Read More

Justice Department Probing Taped Arrest of High School Student

Justice Department Probing Taped Arrest of High School Student

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The Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation Tuesday after a deputy flipped a student backward in her desk and tossed her across the… Read More

Deputy Drags Female Student From Classroom [Video]

Deputy Drags Female Student From Classroom [Video]

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A sheriff’s deputy in South Carolina is on leave after a video showed him tossing a female high school student from her desk and dragging her… Read More

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A School Cop's Treatment of a Student and the Criminalization of Black Girls

by Jennifer Farmer

In a recent TED talk, Ariel Investments president Mellody Hobson told of her return home from a birthday party when she was seven where she was the… Read More

Former Bill Cosby Prosecutor Hit With Lawsuit

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Police reviewing a 2005 sexual-abuse complaint against Bill Cosby have re-interviewed his accuser, but an election next week could determine if he's… Read More

Why Black and Latino Parents are Placing a Premium on Education

Why Black and Latino Parents are Placing a Premium on Education

by Chris Stewart

The results of a new Education Post poll illustrate varying perspectives on secondary education in America across racial and socio-economic lines… Read More

Ole Miss Removes Flag With Confederate Emblem

Ole Miss Removes Flag With Confederate Emblem

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The University of Mississippi removed the state flag on its Oxford campus Monday because the banner contains the Confederate battle emblem, which… Read More

Getting Needed Food Benefits Is Anything But a SNAP

Getting Needed Food Benefits Is Anything But a SNAP

by Yveka Pierre

One of the side effects of law school, in addition to stifling student loan debt, is becoming the "lawyer in the family" from the moment… Read More

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Rediscovering the “Hero Mom” of the Baltimore Riots

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Going viral is clearly both a blessing and a curse.  One day, Baltimore resident Toya Graham is “America’s Mom” with the world… Read More

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