President Obama Addresses His Absent Father

President Obama Addresses His Absent Father

by The Grio

In his weekly Internet and radio address on Saturday, President Barack Obama talked candidly about his own… Read More

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Urban Prep's Tim King Talks Success

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Urban Prep's Tim King Talks Success

by Brooke Obie

This month, for the fourth year in a row, all 167 seniors at the all-Black, all-male Chicago charter school, Urban Prep graduated… Read More

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'I Want to Do Something About It'

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'I Want to Do Something About It'

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I look upon my people today with a great sense of concern and fear. The violence has taken a toll on my Black and Brown people in… Read More

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Lack of South Side Trauma Center May Cost Chicagoans’Lives

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Lack of South Side Trauma Center May Cost Chicagoans’Lives

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Finally, some good news on homicides in Chicago. After a bloody 2012 that drew international attention for soaring gun rates and… Read More

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Another look at the political week that was... ●      Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The jurors and alternates selected to hear the trial of the man accused of killing Trayvon Martin will be sequestered, a judge ruled… Read More

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:<br />
Zimmerman Trial, Day 4

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:
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by #teamEBONY

Attorneys in the George Zimmerman trial have now questioned over 100 potential jurors. At the close of day 4, the Read More

The George Zimmerman Trial

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by #teamEBONY

It’s been sixteen months since an encounter between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman left the former mortally wounded on… Read More

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Medgar Evers' Widow Speaks

by #teamEBONY

As NPR's Debbie Elliott has reported for Morning Edition and  Read More

Marissa Alexander, Ralph Wald

How "Stand Your Ground" Helps Whites More Than Blacks

by #teamEBONY

A man in Florida shoots a man he finds having sex with his wife, killing him.  A woman in Florida shoots the wall to scare off… Read More

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