Community group says closing the hospital would put nearly 50,000 people at risk.

Chicago Hospital Ordered to Move Patients

by #teamEBONY

Gang members are among those flocking to save a South Side Chicago hospital that claims it could be forced to close… Read More

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New DNA Law May Be Worse Than Stop and Frisk

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In a close (5-4) decision, the Supreme Court narrowly ruled on Monday that police may legally collect DNA from those arrested for… Read More

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Zimmerman Lawyer Recants False Statement About Trayvon Martin

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During a pre-trial hearing last week, George Zimmerman's defense lawyer told the court that it had in its possession cellphone… Read More

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 6/3 Man… Read More

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15 Year Old Killed in Chicago After Moving Away to Escape Violence

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After his father was gunned down in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood two years ago, Patrick Sykes was so determined to escape… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A Virginia school board has called for the resignation of one of its members over racist emails he sent from his board email… Read More

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Black Disciples Promote Peace

[ENOUGH]
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Michael Steele vs. Reince Priebus:<br />
What’s So Different?<br />

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Last fall, a louder-than-usual Chris Matthews lashed out at Republican National Party chairman Reince Priebus Read More

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Failing Special Education

[ENOUGH]
Failing Special Education

by DaShawn Drew

It was the middle of my first and only year teaching Special Education at one of the lowest performing public high schools in… Read More

Graduates from Columbia University's School of Public Health

Why Schools Still Need Affirmative Action

by Slate

The distance the United States has traveled in overcoming racial discrimination reflects one of our nation’s greatest achievements… Read More

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