Why Obama Couldn’t Turn 90 Percent Into 60 Votes

Gun Control, and Why Obama Failed

by Slate

In the aftermath of the defeat of gun control legislation in the Senate, the Sunday New York Times offered two… Read More

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Marathon Bomber Charged With Using Weapon of Mass Destruction

by The Washington Post

Federal prosecutors announced terrorism charges against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday, outlining… Read More

Michael Scott and Lakeshia Baker

Bryeon Hunter Apparently Beaten, Murdered by Mother and Mother's Boyfriend

by #teamEBONY

A 22-year-old Maywood woman admitted she and her boyfriend beat her 1-year-old son with a belt and plastic hangers and left him to… Read More

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Worker Testifies that Kermit Gosnell Murdered At Least 10 Live Babies

by #teamEBONY

A whistle blowing worker testifying in the murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion provider said Thursday that she saw more than… Read More

A red state/blue state chasm

Blue State/Red State Divide Increasing

by The Washington Post

In the week since modest… Read More

‘Young Black Philanthropist’ Is Not an Oxymoron

‘Young Black Philanthropist’ Is Not an Oxymoron

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

“Why do you call yourselves philanthropists? That’s like calling an average student a scholar,” a woman said to me once when she… Read More

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‘I’ve Witnessed a Lot’<br />

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‘I’ve Witnessed a Lot’

by Tania Williams

It was a normal night, or at least I thought it was.  It was around ten o’clock when I heard the gunshots. They were so… Read More

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Blair Holt: Gone, But Never Forgotten

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Blair Holt: Gone, But Never Forgotten

by Glenn Minnis

Ronald Holt has vowed that his son's… Read More

Boy Scouts set to end gay ban for youth, not adults

Boy Scouts to Lift Ban on Gay Youth

by The Washington Post

The Boy Scouts of America are calling for an end to their ban on homosexual members, while maintaining the ban for adult leaders. The… Read More

Retail Redlining: One of the Most Pervasive Forms of Racism Left in America?

Racism and Retail Redlining

by The Atlantic

David Mekarski, the village administrator for the south Chicago suburb of Olympia Fields, told a startling story this week at the… Read More

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