PAYBACK TIME

PAYBACK TIME

by Kevin Chappell

To say that African-Americans have been there for President Obama is an understatement. Many believe it was the tremendous turnout he received from… Read More

10 states raise minimum wage in 2013

10 States Raise Minimum Wage in 2013

by The Grio

Ten states raised their minimum wage at the start of 2013. On Tuesday, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simple defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 1/2 Oklahoma… Read More

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Museum Program Challenges Students to Rethink Race, Beauty, and Stereotypes

by #teamEBONY

Lawrence Washington stood in front of the painting “The Mississippi” inside the St. Louis Art… Read More

African Americans Are Key to the Success of the LGBT Movement

African Americans Are Key to the Success of the LGBT Movement

by #teamEBONY

As 2012 draws to a close and I reflect on the historic year that was, one of the things that I am most proud of is the role that… Read More

GOP state senator: ‘Almost no black people’ care about Kwanzaa

GOP State Senator: "Almost No Black People" Care About Kwanzaa

by The Grio

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio

House Passes Fiscal Cliff Deal

by #teamEBONY

The House of Representatives late Tuesday easily approved emergency bipartisan legislation sparing… Read More

5 Ways to Give Back in 2013

5 Ways to Give Back in 2013

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

A new year often means new resolutions.  Today I'm not giving you resolutions--- I’m giving you lifestyle habits that… Read More

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Lillian Miles Lewis, Wife of Congressman John Lewis, Dies

by #teamEBONY

Lillian Miles Lewis, the "devoted wife" of Congressman John Lewis, D-Atlanta, has died, the civil rights icon's office… Read More

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GOP States Opting Out of Obamacare

by The Root

In some states, such as Louisiana, home to Gov. Bobby Jindal, Republicans are continuing their fight against President… Read More

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