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North Dakota's Senate approved two anti-abortion bills on Monday that would ban the destruction of human embryos and outlaw abortions… Read More

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In Cameroon, the breast, one of the most conspicuous signs of a woman’s femininity, is a target for ritual mutilation.  Read More

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In President Obama’s Inauguration speech and recently in the first State of the Union address of his second term, he stressed… Read More

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty

by #teamEBONY

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty this morning to misusing more than $750,000 in campaign cash, a crime that is expected… Read More

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Mentally Impaired Georgia Inmate Granted Last-Minute Stays

by #teamEBONY

Twice-convicted killer Warren Lee Hill was granted final-hour stays of execution on Tuesday, his attorney said. The stays… Read More

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