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Why Are Black People Leaving Austin?

by Mame M. Kwayie

As a hotbed of business innovation with hipster ethos, Austin, Texas, has become more than a stand-out on America’s heat map… Read More

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Topless Brooklyn Woman Dragged from Apartment by NYPD

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Video depicting a 48-year-old Brooklyn woman being dragged from her apartment by police and arrested, following a domestic disturbance… Read More

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I am not in the business of invalidating anyone’s experiences – particularly if those experiences cause a person a sense… Read More

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Is ‘Going Green’ for White People?

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Like most topics having to do with environmentalism, when the issues of climate change and sustainable living come up in the media, images of White… Read More

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With embers of the firestorm that followed the death of Staten… Read More

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Is a 'Ghanaian Spring' Coming?

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On Wednesday July 23rd, 60 protesters converged on the steps of the Ghanaian Embassy in Washington, DC. Brandishing signs… Read More

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Palestinians Report Increased Racism, Violence as Gaza Offensive Continues

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Over 1000 Palestinians have been killed and 4,500… Read More

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Over 550 Palestinians have been killed and 3,000 injured by the Israeli Defense Forces in the Gaza Strip since July 8. United… Read More

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The nation is now aware that Jada, a 16-year-old from Houston, was Read More

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The Freedom Side - a collective of young leaders comprised of members of the Dream Defenders, United We Dream, Young People’s… Read More

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