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Why Branford Marsalis Is the Man

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It’s easy to lose track of greatness in music. The popular music of Black Americans has mutated and continues to mutate at such at an amazing… Read More

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Civil rights leader John Lewis softened his dismissal of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ work in the 1960s on behalf of racial… Read More

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For more than a decade, Jessica Wynter Martin has earned a living in one of the most demanding and lowest paying industries in America—food… Read More

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Unbreakable: Love Pushing Through the Challenges

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Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

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Attorneys for a New York City policeman convicted of shooting an unarmed man to death in a public housing stairwell said he will appeal the verdict. A… Read More

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Love Looks Like Me

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For years and years, I never had a serious Black girlfriend. I dated White women and didn’t think it mattered. As a Black lesbian, I… Read More

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Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality… Read More

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Mizzou Professor 'Embarrassed' About Actions During Protests

by #teamEBONY

A Missouri professor who was caught on video blocking a student journalist from capturing footage of a protest has apologized for her actions. Last… Read More

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