Bruce Harris:<br />
“A More Cynical Appointment Than Clarence Thomas”?

Bruce Harris:
“A More Cynical Appointment Than Clarence Thomas”?

by Rod McCullom

There were high hopes when New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie nominated Bruce Harris for a vacancy on the State Supreme Court… Read More

Abdul Akwal and the Injustice of the Death Penalty

Abdul Akwal and the Injustice of the Death Penalty

by Mychal Denzel Smith

Abdul Awkal  was granted a two-week stay of execution yesterday, the day he was scheduled to be put to death. The Ohio death… Read More

Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey Named 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

by #teamEBONY

The Library of Congress is to announce Thursday that the next poet laureate is Natasha Trethewey… Read More

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Why Citizens Must Challenge Legal Police Harassment

FILM THE POLICE:
Why Citizens Must Challenge Legal Police Harassment

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

I recently found myself in a conversation with three White males. As we made small talk,  one asked me, “So what do you… Read More

First Jamaican Lesbian Wedding

IN HER OWN WORDS: Couple Makes History at First Lesbian Wedding in Jamaica

by Nicole Y. Dennis-Benn

"You ready?” she whispers, swimming up behind me to encircle her arms around my waist. “Yeah, I’m ready.”… Read More

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Celebrities’ Choice

by Kevin Chappell

Celebrities are a fickle bunch. And in the world of politics, that’s epecially the case. During the 2008 campaign, A-listers came out in full… Read More

Standing Up Against ‘Stand-Your-Ground’ Laws

Standing Up Against ‘Stand-Your-Ground’ Laws

by Kevin Chappell

If you think a justified street-corner shooting of an unarmed person couldn’t happen where you live, think again. Some 24 states have… Read More

Will Your Vote Be Counted in November?

Will Your Vote Be Counted in November?

by Michele Alexandre

Our right to vote is under attack. Again. Historically, we have disproportionately suffered the brunt of political aggression when voting. This election… Read More

Rick Scott

Rick Scott: Purging Votes OK

by #teamEBONY

On Monday, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) defended his administration’s highly controversial decision to purge suspected non-citizens… Read More

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