JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:<br />
Zimmerman Trial Day 14

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:
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by Joseph Haynes Davis

On Friday, prosecutors in the 2nd degree murder trial of George Zimmerman called the man expected to be the defense's… Read More

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GOP: Not Done Race-Baiting Just Yet!

by #teamEBONY

You, unsuspecting citizen, probably take the view that the Republican Party is too White. It’s the conventional wisdom… Read More

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White People Don't Feel Black People's Pain?

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George Zimmerman followed Trayvon Martin because he perceived him as dangerous. The defense argues he was, the prosecution argues… Read More

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When Coming to America premiered 25 years ago, on June 29, 1988, it was an instant classic -- and the third-highest-grossing… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Trayvon Martin’s trial might be intriguing, fascinating cultural theater to some. To me, it is more akin to a cultural trauma:… Read More

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by Joseph Haynes Davis

On Thursday, after two days of testimony totaling about seven hours the State of Florida’s star witness Rachel “Diamond”… Read More

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When we saw Rachel Jeantel on the witness stand today, we saw ourselves. We saw the daughter of immigrants, the product of Miami… Read More

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Ban on FAMU Marching 100 Lifted

by #teamEBONY

Florida A&M University's interim president said Thursday he was lifting the suspension of its famous Marching 100 band about… Read More

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Images of Black Soldiers Used for Propaganda

by The Atlantic

Black people endured insulting caricatures and cartoons in the mainstream American press, advertisements, comics, and books… Read More

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