The Death of Gun Control

The Day Gun Control Died

by The Atlantic

Ever since the Senate voted down gun-control legislation in April, some advocates have remained convinced there was still hope. As… Read More

Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee.

Mister Cee Gets Support from Peers

by The Root

Things are beginning to look up for embattled Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee. On Wednesday he resigned from the radio station after a man dressed… Read More

Bobby Wingate

Arrested for Walking While Black?

by #teamEBONY

A Black Jacksonville, Florida man is suing the local police department after he was reportedly punched in the face, Tasered, and… Read More

Cory Booker’s Appeal

Cory Booker’s Appeal

by Steven Gray

Cory Booker, Newark, N.J.’s superstar mayor, seems to be everywhere: delivering diapers during a record-shattering blizzard; headlining Aspen… Read More

A Gay Man Speaks: Mister Cee Owes Us Nothing, but We Owe Him

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by Michael Arceneaux

Mister Cee’s sexual preference should not matter, but so often who we are has some bearing on completely unrelated aspects… Read More

Alicia "Chucky" Hansen

Marriage Doesn't Automatically Mean Consent

by #teamEBONY

Virgin Island Senator Alicia “Chucky” Hansen says that she is “not a ‘no’ person.” And that… Read More

Rep. Demetrius Newton, D-Birmingham

Demetrius Newton Dies

by The Grio

Demetrius Newton, a civil rights attorney who represented icons like Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. before becoming the first… Read More

Terry Jones

Florida Pastor Arrested Before Burning 3,000 Qurans

by Slate

Pastor Terry Jones was arrested in Florida on Wednesday as he drove to a park to light some 3,000 Qurans on fire in protest of the… Read More

University of Alabama Sororities Still Won't Rush Black Women

University of Alabama Soros Won't Admit Black Women

by Jezebel

In a fantastic and depressing exposé, the Crimson White reports that at least four traditionally white sororities… Read More

Tufts Launches 'National Dialogue on Race Day'

Tufts Launches 'National Dialogue on Race Day'

by Zerlina Maxwell

Today is the first annual National Dialogue on Race Day (NDRD), started by Dr. Peniel Joseph of Tufts University's Tufts Center for Race and Democracy… Read More

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