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Cornel West Criticizes Obama’s Use of MLK Bible at Inauguration

by The Grio

Professor and activist Cornel West has made no secret about his disdain for President Barack Obama. He… Read More

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Fear of a Black Gun Owner

by The Root

It may seem hard to believe, but the modern-day gun-rights debate was born from the civil rights era and inspired… Read More

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Newark Library Displays Slave Having Sex With White Man

by The Grio

A library that covered up a drawing of a Black female slave having sex with a White man after workers found it inappropriate is displaying… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

If President Obama's inaugural address is any indication of where he hopes to bring the country, the next four years could be… Read More

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Turns Guns Into Jewelry

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Turns Guns Into Jewelry

by #teamEBONY

Last week on Rachel Maddow’s show, Newark Mayor Cory Booker  Read More

Groupon Halts Gun-Related Deals It Had Previously Vowed to Avoid

Groupon Halts Gun-Related Deals It Had Previously Vowed to Avoid

by #teamEBONY

Bargain hunters looking for a deal on a trip to the shooting range, a conceal-and-carry training class or anything else involving… Read More

Study: High school grad rate highest since ’76

High School Grad Rate Highest Since 1976

by The Grio

The nation's high school graduation rate is the highest since 1976, but more than a fifth of students are still failing to get… Read More

Anita Hill

The Anita Hill Documentary Can Teach a New Generation About Sexual Harassment

by #teamEBONY

Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, the documentary titled Anita premiered. In the film, director Frieda… Read More

Hans Massaquoi

Hans Massaquoi Passes Away

by #teamEBONY

Hans Massaquoi, a former managing editor of EBONY magazine who wrote a memoir about his unusual childhood growing… Read More

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