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Alabama White Supremacist Charged With Plot to Blow Up Black Classmates

by #teamEBONY

A 17-year-old Alabama high school student, Derek Shrout, who was arrested last week for allegedly plotting… Read More

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Nancy Pelosi Talks 113th Congress

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The 113th Congress is among the most diverse in history. With 12 new senators and 67 new representatives ready to get to work for… Read More

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Young Tastemakers Aim to Challenge Stereotypes

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The stereotypes about Africa/Africans are too many to list here. They’re mostly negative, myopic depictions that focus on war… Read More

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South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has recovered from his recent lung infection and a surgical procedure to remove… Read More

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A 114-year-old South Carolina woman who was the oldest living U.S. citizen has died, two of her daughters said Saturday. Mamie… Read More

Houston, in lithograph (He Was a Friend to All, W.&M., Savannah, Ga., 1890)

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We've all heard the story of the "40 acres and a mule" promise to former slaves. It's a staple… Read More

How to Prevent Another Newtown Massacre: Look to HBCUs

How to Prevent Another Newtown Massacre: Look to HBCUs

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In the early stages of recovery from the Newtown massacre, millions are reconsidering the way the nation thinks… Read More

Chuck Hagel

Obama to Nominate Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary

by #teamEBONY

The decision has apparently been made. President Obama will not back down and is set to move forward with the nomination of former… Read More

John Boehner

GOP FAMILY VALUES:
Domestic Violence Act Goes, Anti-Gay Legislation Stays

by Rod McCullom

Speaker of the House John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and their Republican colleagues have decided to ring in the New Year… Read More

US economy adds 155,000 jobs, unemployment rate stays at 7.8 percent

US Economy Adds 155,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Stays at 7.8 Percent

by The Grio

U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during tense fiscal negotiations in… Read More

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