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Police Kill 'Suicidal' NC Man

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Police Kill 'Suicidal' NC Man

by D. Smith

Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced her decision to pay the family of Freddie Gray a… Read More

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Serena Williams defeats Venus Williams in US Open

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If Serena Williams would feel sympathy for any opponent standing in the way of her pursuit of tennis’ first true Grand Slam in 27 years, it… Read More

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A white former police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist poses little risk of committing violence, according to… Read More

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Why Black Women Should Join Unions

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I started working as a classroom aide in Baltimore 50 years ago. My colleagues and I—mostly black women—were making $2.25… Read More

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Howard President Responds to Viral Criticism of School Conditions by Students

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It was a rough start to the school year. As students returned to classes at Howard University, they continued to raise their voices -- virtually… Read More

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Charleston Shooter to Face Death Penalty

by #teamEBONY

The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was the racially motivated killing of nine black people inside… Read More

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