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EBONY, JET Get New Ownership, Company Name

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Officials with Johnson Publishing Company announced Tuesday that EBONY Magazine, EBONY.com and JETMag.com have been sold to Austin, Tex.-based ClearView… Read More

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[Watch Live] Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey Headline United State of Women

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The United State of Women conferece is a daylong summit addressing multiple issues concerning women including economic empowerment, education, health… Read More

Orlando Pulse Nightclub Shooting Memorial

The Orlando Shooting Provides Another Chance to Do the Right Thing on Guns

by AJ Springer

“Each day is another chance to do the things I should’ve done the day before but didn’t and known I could’ve” -… Read More

5 Reasons Laws Used for LGBTQ Discrimination Hurt People of Color

5 Reasons Laws Used for LGBTQ Discrimination Hurt People of Color

by Kira Shepherd

As the LGBTQ community mourns the victims of the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, it’s important to look at how some religious beliefs have… Read More

[Influencers] Meria Carstarphen Rebuilding Atlanta Schools from the Ground Up

[Influencers] Meria Carstarphen Rebuilding Atlanta Schools from the Ground Up

by Alisha Tillery

“Am I putting students first?” That’s the mantra of Meria Carstarphen, Ed.D, whose role, as the superintendent of Atlanta… Read More

Grief, Sadness as Victims in Orlando Shooting are Identified

Grief, Sadness as Victims in Orlando Shooting are Identified

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As Orlando continues to recover from the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, more names of  people who were killed at the Pulse nightclub… Read More

The Anger Uncovered by the Orlando Shooting

The Anger Uncovered by the Orlando Shooting

by Cortez Wright

Do you remember the last time you had a good, body moving cry? I’m not talking about the Olivia Pope lip quivering half cry but the ugly kind… Read More

[Watch Live] Thousands Come to See Muhammad Ali Laid to Rest

[Watch Live] Thousands Come to See Muhammad Ali Laid to Rest

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Today hosts of celebrities, athletes and the public who Muhammad Ali loved will gather in Louisville, Ky., to say goodbye to the greatest, who died… Read More

Black Farmers and Their Uphill Battle Against Estate Taxes

Black Farmers and Their Uphill Battle Against Estate Taxes

by Avis Thomas-Lester / Urban News Service

John Wesley Boyd, Jr., lives off the land raising cows and growing soybeans and corn on 400 acres he owns in rural Baskerville, Va. He works… Read More

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Exclusive: Man Explains Why Video of An Asian Woman Touching His Hair Went Viral

by Wilkine Brutus

She was an old Korean lady from a small village in Jeju Island, South Korea, with innocent, childlike tendencies—void of interracial friendships… Read More

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