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Dr. Tricia Rose Receives New Post

by #teamEBONY

Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies at Brown, has been appointed director of the Center for the Study of Race and… Read More

Why Obama Will Speak to Planned Parenthood

Why Obama Will Speak to Planned Parenthood

by The Washington Post

President Obama will address nearly 1,000 supporters of Planned… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Students in Chicago have had enough with their school system. Read More

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by Michael Arceneaux

As soon as it was made clear to conservatives that the alleged Boston Marathon bombers had an association with Allah, the Islam-bashing crows of the… Read More

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Another look at the political week that was: The George W. Bush Presidential Library opened this week but did it whitewash his record… Read More

Nevada Senator Kelvin Atkinson Comes Out

Nevada Senator Kelvin Atkinson Comes Out

by Slate

In 2002, the very early days of the gay marriage backlash -- after Hawaii, before Massachusetts -- Nevada voters solidly approved… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Rhode Island is on a path to becoming the 10th state to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry after a landmark vote in the state's… Read More

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Fast Food and Retail Workers Strike in Chicago

by Colorlines

Hundreds of Chicago fast food and retails workers walked off the job Wednesday morning in a one-day strike to demand wage hikes and… Read More

Is This the Immigration Reform We’ve Been Waiting For?

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by France François

Last week, the Senate’s bipartisan Gang of Eight released an immigration reform bill to cautious praise and protest alike from both immigration… Read More

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LAPD to Give 4.2 Million to Women Mistaken for Chris Dorner

by The Atlantic

Margie Carranza, 47, and her 71-year-old mother, Emma Hernandez, had more than 100 rounds of bullets pumped into their blue pickup truck on… Read More

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