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Black is the (Not So) New Green

by Gelasia Croom

Call him Ishmael. Because, well, that's his name.  A student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Ishmael… Read More

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The Black Hero Complex

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Mr. President,
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Almost as soon as he began to talk, I found myself deeply incensed at President… Read More

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Senator Wants To Name Gun Bill After Hadiya Pendleton

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This week, Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk announced plans to name a bipartisan gun safety bill after the Chicago teen. “Today… Read More

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National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre unleashed an incendiary manifesto on Thursday, describing America… Read More

Florida’s School-to-Prison Pipeline Is Largest in the Nation

Florida’s School-to-Prison Pipeline is the Nation's Largest

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It used to be that getting in a schoolyard fight meant a trip to the principal’s office—detention, maybe. But in Florida… Read More

A Mother’s Newborn Photo Shoot of Her 12 Year Old Adopted Son Go Viral

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Will Rise in African Catholicism Influence New Pope Choice?

Will Rise in African Catholicism Influence New Pope Choice?

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As the Catholic College of Cardinals prepare to merge on the Vatican to elect their next pope, eyes from around the world have centered… Read More

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