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by #teamEBONY

The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to end its controversial policy banning gay kids and teens from joining one of the nation's… Read More

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"School reform" is one of those phrases that everybody, it seems, can get behind. Progressives like it because, hey, it's… Read More

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When President Obama visits Africa in late June, one of the main agenda items will be how the U.S. can help foster economic… Read More

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A new analysis of the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk practice found that it resulted  Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by The Washington Post

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