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Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA) is being challenged before the U.S. Supreme Court and next week, the nine justices… Read More

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On the Treatment of Black Immigrants

by #teamEBONY

After record-breaking levels of detentions and deportations… Read More

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by The Root

Still reeling from its losses in the 2012 election, the Republican Party has begun doing some serious soul-searching. Increasingly… Read More

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“Popped a Molly/I’m sweating, whoooo!” – Trinidad James If this refrain is not familiar to you… Read More

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Elaine Brown on Obama, Gun Control

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Elaine Brown, the only woman to head the Black Panther Party, became chairman when Huey P. Newton fled to Cuba to… Read More

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Janay McFarlane Dead

by Huffington Post

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Black is the (Not So) New Green

by Gelasia Croom

Call him Ishmael. Because, well, that's his name.  A student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Ishmael… Read More

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The Black Hero Complex

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

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