Former Congresswoman Cardiss Collins

Former Congresswoman Cardiss Collins Dead at 81

by The Grio

Cardiss Collins, the first African-American woman to represent Illinois in Congress, died of complications from pneumonia at a Virginia… Read More

Leonard Pitts

On Guns, Conservatives Rewrite, Disrespect African-American History

by #teamEBONY

Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed. “If a lot of African-Americans back in the ’60s had… Read More

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Another look at the political week that was... ●      Actress Ashley Judd is already… Read More

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First Lady to Attend Hadiya Pendleton Funeral

by #teamEBONY

First Lady Michelle Obama is expected to attend the funeral of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton who was  Read More

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by Huffington Post

Police launched a massive manhunt for a former Los Angeles officer suspected of killing a couple over the weekend and opening fire… Read More

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Essie Mae Washington-Williams, Black Daughter of Strom Thurmond, Dies

by #teamEBONY

It’s time to say goodbye to Essie Mae: a woman the world didn’t know until she was 78, and a woman whose very existence… Read More

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Points to 'Systemic Failure' in Fatal Police Shooting

by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Mike DeWine said Tuesday that a November police chase that ended with the fatal shooting of two… Read More

Have You Defaulted On A Student Loan? Universities Are Coming For You

Have You Defaulted on a Student Loan? Universities are Coming for You

by Clutch

Just when you thought Sallie Mae was tough, some universities are now showing who’s tougher. Bloomberg is reporting that George… Read More

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The State of HIV/AIDS in Black America

by Rod McCullom

There is some good news and not-so-good news to report on National Black HIV/AIDS… Read More

Family Medical Leave Act At 20:<br />
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Family Medical Leave Act At 20:
Needs Work

by Zerlina Maxwell

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) turned 20 years old this week, but there are still areas where the law could be improved and… Read More

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