POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:<br />
This Week in Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

A look at the political week that was... First Lady Michelle Obama is heckled… Read More

building collapse on the edge of downtown Philadelphia

At Least Six Die in Philadelphia Building Collapse

by #teamEBONY

Rescue workers were digging through rubble Thursday for any additional victims who may have been trapped when a building under demolition… Read More

Judge Edith Jones on a visit to Iraq in 2010.

Federal Judge Makes Racist Comments

by #teamEBONY

A federal appeals judge in Texas is accused of saying minorities are more apt than other groups to commit… Read More

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Post-Racial Howard?

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Post-Racial Howard?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Jillian Parker is a recent graduate of my alma mater, Howard University. She is also a singer who just released the video for… Read More

Twin Brothers Beaten Brutally in NYC<br />
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Twin Brothers Beaten Brutally in NYC

by Danielle Kimberly

On Sunday May 26th,  twin brothers Aaron and Kristin Parker were on their way home when they were brutally attacked… Read More

The War on Black Marijuana Users

The War on Black Marijuana Users

by The Atlantic

I don't know that it will come as any surprise to anyone reading here that Black people are arrested for marijuana possession… Read More

Chris Dorner

Review Finds Dorner's Firing Justified

by Huffington Post

An internal review by the Los Angeles Police Department concluded that rogue ex-officer Christopher Dorner was justifiably fired… Read More

Protester interrupts Michelle Obama at fundraiser

Michelle Obama Interrupted by Protester

by #teamEBONY

First lady Michelle Obama threatened to leave a nighttime fundraiser unless a protester quit interrupting her speech. Mrs… Read More

Delta Sigma Theta Opens Elementary School in Haiti

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Opens Elementary School in Haiti

by #teamEBONY

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., an international public service organization, and the Delta Research & Educational Foundation… Read More

Jonathan Francisco as a child with his mother, Linda Embrack; and as an adult

Obama's Mental Health Summit Failed to Address Mentally Ill Inmates

by The Atlantic

Pledging to do his part to "bring mental illness out of the shadows," President Barack Obama on Monday delivered a  Read More

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