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[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Get Organized

by Ras Baraka

We don’t have time to mourn; we have to prepare. Mourning is not something that’s part of the strategy moving forward. You have to... Read More

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Betsy DeVos Confirmation Gets Heated Reaction on Social Media

by #teamEBONY

Reaction to the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary got swift reaction from several corners standing in stern disagreement with the appointment.... Read More

This Flight Attendant Just Saved A Passenger from Human Trafficking

This Flight Attendant Just Saved A Passenger from Human Trafficking

by #teamEBONY

Flight attendant Shelia Fedrick said she instinctively felt something was off the moment she spotted a girl with greasy blonde hair sitting in the... Read More

Holding Court: How to Win for Those Who Cannot Fight

Holding Court: How to Win for Those Who Cannot Fight

by Karu F. Daniels

Although he has an array of honors to his credit, Bryan Stevenson isn’t your typical public interest lawyer; he’s a “genius.” No, seriously. In... Read More

Internet Trolls Really Are Horrible People

Thanks to FCC Chair, Fewer Low-Income Consumers Will Have Internet Access

by #teamEBONY

A federal program meant to help companies provide affordable Internet access to low-income consumers says nine of its participants won’t be allowed to assist... Read More

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The Backlash to Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Is an Example of the Attack on Black Motherhood

by Gloria Malone

Beyonce announced her pregnancy via Instagram on the first day of Black History Month to—almost—everyone’s delight. But just as quickly as the of joy,... Read More

Patriots’ Martellus Bennett Declines Team White House Visit

Patriots’ Martellus Bennett Declines Team White House Visit

by #teamEBONY

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett announced that he will not attend a team visit to the White House following their historic Super... Read More

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Educate Me: A New Way of Connecting Between Black Teachers and Students

by Curtis Bunn / Urban News Service

The axiom, “Those who cannot do, teach,” missed the point, as far as Blake Nathan is concerned. In fact, Nathan created the Educate Me... Read More

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Johnson Publishing Building in Chicago Up for Landmark Designation

by #teamEBONY

The former headquarters of Johnson Publishing Co., where founder John H. Johnson produced EBONY, JET and several other publications for decades in downtown Chicago... Read More

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Historic Johnson Publishing Building Being Considered for Chicago Landmark Status

by Lee Bey

The former Johnson Publishing Co. building, an 11-story tower that was an icon in architecture, publishing and black achievement for more than a generation,... Read More