In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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9 Officers Fired After Death of Matthew Ajibade

by D. Smith

On Tuesday, Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced that he would not file charges against Read More

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The Rebirth of Redlining

by Slate

Housing discrimination is illegal, and most Americans express egalitarian beliefs on race. But while unused and largely forgotten… Read More

Morehouse Colleges Turns To Indiegogo For Fundraising Campaign

Morehouse College Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

by Donovan X. Ramsey

Morehouse College, the nation’s only historically Black, all-male institution of higher education, has taken an innovative… Read More

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Peace Without Justice Is Consent

by Shahida Muhammad

There’s been a lot of talk about peace lately. In the midst of the Baltimore uprisings, and over the past year of demonstrations… Read More

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At Least Six Dead, Dozens Injured in Amtrak Crash

by #teamEBONY

As day broke in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, rescue workers were still searching inside the mangled wreckage of an Amtrak train… Read More

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No Charges for Officer Who Killed Tony Robinson

by #teamEBONY

The Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old unarmed biracial man won't face criminal charges in the case… Read More

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Black Professor at Boston University Criticized for Tweets about Racism, Slavery

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Right Wing Twitter is loudly outraging itself today over the tweets of Dr. Saida Grundy, a new African American Studies professor… Read More

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Chicago Announced as Home of Obama Presidential Library Center

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle on Tuesday said they wanted to locate their Obama library and museum in Chicago –… Read More

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Mothering in the Face of Incarceration

by Monique W. Morris

Mass incarceration. We’ve heard the data on disparities so much that many of us can recite the statistics from memory.  We… Read More

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Questions Remain in Fatal LAPD Shooting of Homeless Man

by D. Smith

Last week, Charleston County Sheriff’s Office released a report alleging how Read More

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