State of the Union 2013:<br />
An Analysis

State of the Union 2013:
An Analysis

by Zerlina Maxwell

The 2013 State of the Union address was clearly focused on jobs and the economy. … Read More

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State of the Union Address 2013

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State of the Union Address 2013

by #teamEBONY

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to… Read More

Why we still need the Voting Rights Act, and how the Supreme Court could make it work better instead of striking it down.

Voting Rights 2.0

by #teamEBONY

Congressional District 23 cuts across a rural swath of southwestern… Read More

Kenneth Williams, 20, (left)/Michael Ward, 18, (right)

Two Charged in Shooting Death of Hadiya Pendleton

by The Grio

Two Chicago gang members charged Monday in the death of a 15-year-old honor student mistook her and her friends for members of a… Read More

President Barack Obama

Obama's State of the Union Must-Do List

by The Root

After President Barack Obama delivered a second inaugural… Read More

Prejudice, Served with a Smile

Prejudice, Served with a Smile

by Michael Arceneaux

As Republicans continue to pick out the remnants of dirt left in their teeth due to their feet being lodged into their mouths for… Read More

Obama Going to Chicago to 'Talk About the Gun Violence'<br />

Obama Going to Chicago to 'Talk About the Gun Violence'

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he focuses on his economic… Read More

On Fear, Love, and Loneliness

On Fear, Love, and Loneliness

by Damon Young

At a friend's request, I attended a birthday party at a Veteran's hospital a few weekends ago. The party was for her great… Read More

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Signs Plea Deal

by The Grio

It’s been nearly three months since Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress, but now NBC News confirms that… Read More

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