Director of National Intelligence James Clapper

Obama, Bush Not Much Different on Counterterrorism?

by Slate

President Obama’s eagerness to use drones and commando teams to pursue alleged terrorists has long been a hallmark of his controversial… Read More

[ENOUGH] Fathers of Murder Victims Speak

[ENOUGH] Fathers of Murder Victims Speak

by Dr. Peter K. B. St. Jean

“I think it is not going to hit me, until I see him laying in that casket,” says Jesse Purnell Sr., who's 20-year-old… Read More

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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?!" 6/10 Ciara… Read More

Cornel West, The Center Holds, and  Al Sharpton

Obama's Complicated Relationships With Black Leaders

by The Root

In this essay, adapted from his book The… Read More

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Hunger Disproportionately Affects Blacks

by The Grio

New research on food insecurity in the U.S. finds that African-Americans are disproportionately affected, with over 25 percent of… Read More

Why the unemployed are seeing smaller checks

Budget Cuts Reduce Unemployment Benefits

by #teamEBONY

Federal budget cuts are taking a big bite out of the unemployment checks for the long-term jobless. Precisely how those cuts are… Read More

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White Supremacist Faces Prison for Burning Black Family's House

by Huffington Post

A suburban Chicago man identified as a White supremacist has been sentenced to a maximum of 10 years behind bars for torching the… Read More

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by The Washington Post

Historically, popular culture’s relationship with Black women’s hair ranges from indifferent to insulting to fetishized.… Read More

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A look at the political week that was... First Lady Michelle Obama is heckled… Read More

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At Least Six Die in Philadelphia Building Collapse

by #teamEBONY

Rescue workers were digging through rubble Thursday for any additional victims who may have been trapped when a building under demolition… Read More

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