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Willie Jerome Manning Granted Execution Stay

by The Washington Post

Mississippi’s Supreme Court postponed Tuesday’s scheduled execution of Willie Jerome Manning, days after federal authorities… Read More

Africa is riskiest place to be born, report says

Africa is World's Most Dangerous Place to be Born

by #teamEBONY

More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Some USC students say they were unfairly targeted Sunday morning when LAPD officers broke up a party and arrested several students. However… Read More

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Mississippi to Execute Inmate Denied DNA Test

by Huffington Post

Convicted double murderer Willie Jerome Manning, who has been on death row for nearly two decades, is set to be executed Tuesday… Read More

State Sales Tax Coming for Online Purchases?

State Sales Tax Coming for Online Purchases?

by The Washington Post

Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you. The Senate is scheduled… Read More

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'He Told Me Goodbye and He Died'

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'He Told Me Goodbye and He Died'

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Growing up on the South Side of Chicago has been a rough time for me. For example, my best friend got shot last year. He died as… Read More

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Can Great Teachers Save Chicago?

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Can Great Teachers Save Chicago?

by #teamEBONY

A cycle of poverty leads to a myriad of problems that effect school age children—working parents with no time for their kids… Read More

Brittney Griner and Jason Collins

A Letter of Love to Brittney Griner and Jason Collins

by Mark Anthony Neal

Dear Brittney and Jason, We are a small collective of Black male writers, activists, cultural critics, artists, scholars and athletes… Read More

What The?! This Week

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?!" 5/6 Prostitute… Read More

Morehouse grapples with Obama critic’s role at graduation weekend

Morehouse Graduation May Feature President Obama and a Noted Obama Critic

by The Washington Post

Morehouse College is struggling to quell a controversy over what role a critic of President Obama will play in this month’s… Read More

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