Georgia Student Banned From Social Media for 5 Years for Tumblr "Joke"

Georgia Student Jailed for Six Months, Banned from Social Media

by #teamEBONY

Caleb Clemmons, the 20-year-old former college student who was jailed for six months after making a prank threat on Tumblr, pleaded… Read More

William Hite; protesters against school closings; Kaya Henderson

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by The Root

One way to exact structural change in America is through schools and their curricula, The Root's editor-in-chief, professor Henry… Read More

The Trayvon Martin Shooting Was Re-Enacted in a Gun Control PSA

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by Slate

Using audio from 911 calls made the night of Feb. 26, 2012, a new advertisement combating "stand your ground" laws re-enacts… Read More

White House travel office director Ashley Tate-Gilmore

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by The Grio

Even on a summer family vacation, President Barack Obama is followed by an entourage whose behind-the-scenes movements are juggled… Read More

It isn’t 2009 anymore

Republican Opposition to Obamacare is Outdated

by The Washington Post

This is some very interesting video, passed along by the Dem-allied American Bridge, of GOP Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada, getting grilled… Read More

Michael B. Jordan and Kevin Durand in "Fruitvale Station."

Bloomberg's Lie that Stop and Frisk Makes Blacks Feel Safe

by #teamEBONY

Since a federal judge ruled last week that the NYPD’s use of stop-and-frisk techniques was unconstitutional, Mayor Michael… Read More

Maine Governor Paul LePage

Maine Governor Says President Obama Hates White People

by #teamEBONY

Loudmouth Maine Governor Paul LePage told a crowd gathered at a GOP fundraiser last week that President Obama "hates White people,"… Read More

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory

Why the Voting Rights Act is Still Needed

by Slate

Usually it takes years to judge when the Supreme Court gets something very wrong. Think of Justice Kennedy’s opinion for the… Read More

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by Alisha Tillery

Al Jazeera America launches today as another contender for the America's #1 news source. An affiliate of Al Jazeera, an Arab-focused… Read More

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EGYPT IS BURNING

by Jamila Aisha Brown

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