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

by Gerren Keith Gaynor

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

George Zimmerman

Zimmerman's "Heroics" Staged by Sanford Police?

by #teamEBONY

Certain stories just don't pass the immediate sniff test, and George Zimmerman scurrying out of whatever hole he's been hiding… Read More

George Zimmerman Juror: "He Got Away With Murder"

George Zimmerman Juror: "He Got Away With Murder"

by #teamEBONY

The only minority on the all-female jury that voted to acquit George Zimmerman said today that Zimmerman "got away with murder"… Read More

'American Idol' Racism Lawsuit

Black Contestants Sue American Idol

by Huffington Post

American Idol is being sued by 10 Black former contestants, claiming they were kicked off the show in their respective seasons… Read More

The Dubious Math Behind Stop and Frisk

The Numbers Behind Stop and Frisk Don't Add Up

by The Atlantic

Yesterday Ray Kelly took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal to defend NYPD's Stop and Frisk tactics and its indiscriminate… Read More

What’s the Matter With North Carolina?

North Carolina's Racist and Sexist Voter ID Laws

by Slate

North Carolina is proving itself to be the poster child for all that is wrong with modern American democracy and—with thanks… Read More

Racially Profiled in Palm Beach

A First Hand Account of Racial Profiling

by The Atlantic

Race is America's Voldemort: That-Which-Must-Not-Be-Named. Even when discrimination's role in an event is obvious, there… Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]<br />
Dear Tavis Smiley

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Tavis Smiley

by Michael Arceneaux

  Dear Tavis Smiley: Let me start off by saying that I’m legitimately somewhat conflicted about you… Read More

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