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Most Americans first heard of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram when the group kidnapped about 270 schoolgirls from Chibok two years ago. The… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A New York City police sergeant has had her badge and gun taken away in connection to the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. Officials said Friday… Read More

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Alert! Alert! The state of Maine is in trouble! No one knew it was this bad, but the northeasternmost state in the union, typically synonymous… Read More

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The family of Barbara Dawson is not only heartbroken, but frustrated as well about the conditions at a Florida hospital that led to her death last… Read More

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The Digest 50: The Top HBCU Moments of 2015 The Digest 50 is a collection of the top news stories and moments from historically… Read More

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I will never forget hearing about the MOVE bombing for the first time. I was in eighth-grade and activist Romona Africa along with other members of… Read More

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Earlier this week I joined President Obama and dozens of other gun violence survivors in the East Room of the White House as he announced new executive… Read More

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What the women living in Baltimore public housing who were subject to the vulgar demands of workers in those buildings endured mustn’t be viewed… Read More

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A Texas state trooper was charged with perjury on Wednesday in connection to a contentious traffic stop last summer where a black woman wound up arrested… Read More

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