The NAACP has joined forces with opponents of the New York City soda ban.

NAACP, Hispanic Federation Join Forces With Opponents of NYC Soda Ban

by The Grio

The city’s limit on the size of sugary drinks is an “extraordinary infringement” on consumer choice, a lawyer for… Read More

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Congressional Democrats have renewed their push to revive the key federal program that protects women against domestic violence… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

The first national unveiling ceremonies for a commemorative… Read More

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Cornel West Criticizes Obama’s Use of MLK Bible at Inauguration

by The Grio

Professor and activist Cornel West has made no secret about his disdain for President Barack Obama. He… Read More

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It may seem hard to believe, but the modern-day gun-rights debate was born from the civil rights era and inspired… Read More

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A library that covered up a drawing of a Black female slave having sex with a White man after workers found it inappropriate is displaying… Read More

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If President Obama's inaugural address is any indication of where he hopes to bring the country, the next four years could be… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Groupon Halts Gun-Related Deals It Had Previously Vowed to Avoid

by #teamEBONY

Bargain hunters looking for a deal on a trip to the shooting range, a conceal-and-carry training class or anything else involving… Read More

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