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No, We Don’t Need to Have a Conversation About Race

by Michael Harriot

“We need to talk.” Those four words send chills down the spine of everyone who ever hears them. The phrase is a universal red… Read More

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Alton Sterling's Son Urges Protesters to Act Peacefully

by #teamEBONY

The son of a Louisiana man who was fatally wounded by two white Baton Rouge police officers wants protesters to act in a peaceful manner. As… Read More

The Lessons Learned When You're Raised by a Black Cop

The Lessons Learned When You're Raised by a Black Cop

by Jamilah Lemieux

As a kid, I sometimes hated hanging out in public with my father because we couldn’t go anywhere without people stopping to greet him. “Hey… Read More

Black Britain's Similar Understanding of Struggle and Police Conflict

Black Britain's Similar Understanding of Struggle and Police Conflict

by Kehinde Andrews

Thousands of people in cities across Britain poured onto the streets this weekend to protest in solidarity with African Americans who have been victims… Read More

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You Can’t Be Pro-Black With Conditions

by George Johnson

“Can’t we all just get along?” Rodney King said it best in that clichéd, yet powerful, statement that grew out the response… Read More

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Ex-Miss Alabama's Facebook Post on Police Violence Alarms TV Station

by Alex Titus

Kalyn Chapman James, the first African American Miss Alabama, landed in hot water for her comments regarding the recent Dallas shooting on Facebook… Read More

[Watch Live] President Obama Addresses Interfaith Service in Dallas

[Watch Live] President Obama Addresses Interfaith Service in Dallas

by #teamEBONY

President Obama has traveled to Dallas to speak to an interfaith memorial service for the victims of the violence there last week. He appears… Read More

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Black Americans and the Paradox of Concealed Carry Laws

by Zainab Karim

A wide nose. That’s where it all began. In a… Read More

La. Prosecutor Steps Down from Police Shooting Investigation

La. Prosecutor Steps Down from Police Shooting Investigation

by #teamEBONY

The East Baton Rouge, La., District Attorney, citing a conflict of interests, has chosen to distance himself from the federal investigation into… Read More

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Sometimes, the Diaspora Needs to Have a Seat and Listen

by France François

“With your blog post, you’re supporting the very regime that crushes my Afro-Cuban brothers and sisters,” came an angry response… Read More

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