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‘I Don’t Trust the Police Because I Can’t’

by Keith Reed

I’m not sure when I realized my distrust of police officers. Maybe it was at about 12 or 13, when my best friend and I had… Read More

University of Alabama president pushes sororities to end segregation

University of Alabama to End Sorority Segregation

by #teamEBONY

The University of Alabama will make changes to its sorority system following a report in a student publication revealing discrimination… Read More

What You Need to Know About Fracking

What You Need to Know About Fracking

by Kristin Braswell

“Drill, Baby, Drill!” That was the popular 2008 slogan of the McCain-Palin campaign. Five years later, many Americans… Read More

Navy Yard Shooter Treated for "Hearing Voices," Other Mental Illnesses

Aaron Alexis Reportedly Treated For "Hearing Voices"

by #teamEBONY

More details have emerged about the troubled life of Aaron Alexis, the man who allegedly shot 12 people to death Monday morning at… Read More

8 Reasons People Of Color MUST Rally For A Long Overdue “White History Month”

Why We Need a White History Month

by #teamEBONY

White people have suffered for too long. By my count, at least the last ten years. That can feel like a hell of a long time when… Read More

Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old former Army reservist

Who Was Aaron Alexis?

by Slate

The FBI has identified the alleged gunman who opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday as Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old former… Read More

‘WELCOME HOME’<br />
An Open Letter to Black LGBT Celebs

‘WELCOME HOME’
An Open Letter to Black LGBT Celebs

by Kimberley McLeod

To my famous LGBT brothers and sisters: When I first fell for a woman, it was one of the most exhilarating and frightening… Read More

Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson Makes Concession

by Slate

In a press conference Monday morning, New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson ended his bid to succeed Michael Bloomberg… Read More

Four Dead, 12 Shot at D.C. Navy Yard

Four Dead, 12 Shot at D.C. Navy Yard

by #teamEBONY

Four people were killed and 12 were shot - two of the victims police officers - at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard Monday morning… Read More

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Jonathan Ferrell: Supposed to Die?

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Jonathan Ferrell: Supposed to Die?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Last week, a male friend of mine ran down a list of his enviable accomplishments (awesome career, nice house, two beautiful sons)… Read More

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