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[THE WEEKLY READ]
Think Before You Thinkpiece

by Michael Arceneaux

To My Fellow Writers and Those Who Edit Them: You do realize that not every news story has to be further contextualized… Read More

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Where Does Africa Go From Here?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Last week, world leaders convened in Abuja, Nigeria for the Read More

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When Gentrification Brings Racism to the 'Hood

by Irvin Weathersby

Two college students knocked on my door last summer to solicit my participation in the Read More

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[THE WEEKLY READ]
Monica Lewinsky Has a Point

by Michael Arceneaux

My initial reaction to Monica Lewinksy crawling from whatever rock she had been vacationing under to pen an essay for Vanity… Read More

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Slaughtered Boys, Missing Girls:
Who Stands Up for African Children?

by John Dramani Mahama

The lives of African children matter. Let’s begin there, with that statement.  If we accept it as fact, as an… Read More

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JET Magazine Goes From Print to Digital Only

by #teamEBONY

CHICAGO, (May 7, 2014) — Johnson Publishing Company (JPC), announced today that JET… Read More

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Boko Haram Leader on Stolen Girls:
"I will sell them in the market”

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

“I abducted your girls,” the leader of the Boko Haram terrorist organization has Read More

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Plantation Politics and V. Stiviano

by Monique W. Morris

“It bothers me a lot that you want to…broadcast that you’re associating with Black people. Do you have to?” These… Read More

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Clippers Controversy and Black Blaming, Again

by Jamilah Lemieux

The residents of Post-Racial America are really having a rough week, eh? Cliven Bundy’s lack of clarity on whether or not slavery… Read More

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Clippers Owner's Long History of Racism

Same Old Sterling:
Clippers Owner's Long History of Racism

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

What type of racist do you prefer, one whose views about you are clearly known and stated loudly? Or perhaps you prefer your racists… Read More

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