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Lois DeBerry Dies

by The Grio

Tennessee Rep. Lois DeBerry, one of the longest-serving women lawmakers in the nation and a powerful influence in state politics… Read More

What The?! This Week

What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 7/29 A… Read More

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Dream Defenders Take the Lead

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:
Dream Defenders Take the Lead

by Chris Williams

  The story of the Dream Defenders begins in April of 2006. Florida A&M’s then-Student Body President Ramon… Read More

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Don Lemon Agrees With Bill O'Reilly's Rant Against Black People

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Don Lemon came under fire on Saturday when he said that he agreed with Bill O'Reilly's comments about Black people. O'Reilly… Read More

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Why Don Lemon Was Wrong

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  Once in a while, I hear things that make my head want to explode.  Like, literally explode into a million pieces… Read More

Harry Belafonte and Jay Z

How Harry Belafonte is Greater Than Jay Z

by The Root

Besides sex scandals, there's nothing the media loves more than a good feud. When two powerhouses battle it out in lyrics or… Read More

Merritt Landry

The Next Trayvon? 14 year Old Marshall Coulter Shot by White Man

by #teamEBONY

A 14-year-old New Orleans boy was shot in the head early Friday morning after a homeowner said the unarmed teen was trying to break… Read More

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe Promises to Decapitate Gays

by Slate

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is once again speaking about his hatred of homosexuality as he campaigns ahead of the July 31 election… Read More

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‘I Guess You Really Ain’t Sh*t, Questlove’

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
‘I Guess You Really Ain’t Sh*t, Questlove’

by Jamilah Lemieux

Almost two weeks ago, Questlove penned a haunting, soul-bearing Facebook post in response to the murder of Trayvon Martin (I… Read More

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Kanye West and the Black Man's Burden

[OPINION]
Kanye West and the Black Man's Burden

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With the country’s divisiveness as of late, one thing we all can agree on is that Kanye West is a bit much. Even President… Read More

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