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Daequan* came to the New York City-based Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) only 11 days after leaving… Read More

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George Washington University said it will rescind an honorary degree awarded to famed comedian Bill Cosby in 1997. The decision comes in… Read More

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There's no timetable in the case of a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Maryland courts spokesman… Read More

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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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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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by #teamEBONY

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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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