Christian Responses to Charleston are Killing Black Women<br />

Christian Responses to Charleston are Killing Black Women

by Candice Benbow

Like everyone, the tragic events at Mother Emanuel AME Church have left me reeling. These have been days of intense grief, anger… Read More

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Would Cleveland Officials Rather Have a Riot Than Justice?

by Bakari Kitwana

Two weeks ago today, I, along with seven… Read More

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Letter to a Black Girl Born in a (Never Ending) Time of Terror

by Rev. Osagyefo Sekou

To my darling niece, Ximena: I do not know the day you were born, yet you are here. You chose to come a few months… Read More

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They Are Us: Remembering the Victims

by #teamEBONY

They are us. Their spirits were connected with ours simply by being born gloriously Black and they are still us, the nine beautiful… Read More

White Silence Kills 9 in Charleston

White Silence Kills 9 in Charleston

by Jamilah Lemieux

Black people cannot change the hearts and minds of White racists, and we have exhausted ourselves beyond measure trying. We have… Read More

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As We Grieve for Charleston, Acknowledge the True Culprit

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As We Grieve for Charleston, Acknowledge the True Culprit

by Kali Nicole Gross

On June 17, 2015, the New York Times quote of the day outrageously suggested that Rachel Dolezal had found a way to “match… Read More

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by Ahmad Greene and Nyle Fort

“Whatever choices you make, always remember, choices have consequences,” Rev. Errol Gilliard, Pastor of the Greater Harvest… Read More

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Ferguson Is Still Everywhere if You're Black

by Rika Tyler and T-Dubb-O

It's been 311 days since our fallen brethren Michael Brown Jr. was fatally shot in Canfield Apartments in Ferguson, Mo. by Ferguson… Read More

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Goodbye to All That:
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by Dimitry Elias Léger

The first time I traveled internationally without my parents I, predictably, lost my green card. It was the summer of ’97… Read More

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