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In 1944 in Alcolu, South Carolina, a then-14-year-old George Stinney Jr. was outside tending to his family's cows with his sister… Read More

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Dear Winter: Bye, Felicia

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Dear Mother Nature and Old Man Winter: I don’t know what the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest, and the parts of the south… Read More

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My introduction to this much-touted concept of 'free speech'--- and its potential consequences----came when I was third grade… Read More

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Every February, we celebrate the achievements of the African-American community and the advances that have been made toward full… Read More

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If you have a sibling and can recall a time in which your mammy or pappy called you, your brother and sister, and maybe a cousin… Read More

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Adrian Broadway and Black Teens Under Fire

by Jamilah Lemieux

I did a lot of stupid stuff at 15 years old. Egging someone’s home or car was less likely to be on that list than, say using… Read More

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Who Killed Myeisha and Damiah?

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Myeisha Turner’s family members have no idea how she spent her final moments on this earth, and as time passes they grow more… Read More

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by Lisa Bonner

In her closing argument in the Michael Dunn murder trial, prosecutor Erin Wolkfson said “Jordan Davis never had a chance.”… Read More

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JET Magazine has followed the Jordan Davis tragedy since the very beginning. With the verdict now in, we are relieved that… Read More

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Show Love to Tipped Workers by Raising Wages

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Valentine's Day is the biggest night of the year for restaurants. Couples make reservations months in advance and chefs… Read More

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