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Obama Signs Emmett Till Bill to Reopen Civil Rights Cases

by Shantell E. Jamison

President Obama signed legislation this month that further allows the Department of Justice and the FBI to reopen unsolved civil rights crimes. According to... Read More

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Dylann Roof Won’t Call Witnesses During Sentencing

by #teamEBONY

Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old White man convicted of killing nine Black churchgoers as they worshiped at a South Carolina church last year, told a... Read More

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History Channel To Air “Transition of Power: The Presidency”

by Chan C. Smith

As we near the end of President Barack Obama’s administration in the United States of America, people across the country are anxious as they... Read More

Lawsuit Accuses Versace of Using ‘Secret Code’ for Black Customers

Lawsuit Accuses Versace of Using ‘Secret Code’ for Black Customers

by #teamEBONY

A former Versace employee is suing the brand for unfair business practices, CNN reports. 23-year-old Christopher Sampiro says he was fired for being mixed... Read More

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Why George Karl Went a Step Too Far in Criticizing Carmelo Anthony

by Marcus Lamar

With Christmas arriving, it appears the holidays will be anything but mellow for New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. Since Anthony’s arrival in New... Read More

Obama Looks to Chicago as Site of His Farewell Speech

Obama Looks to Chicago as Site of His Farewell Speech

by #TeamEBONY

We’ve watched the FLOTUS give her final farewell as First Lady. Now, it’s time to prepare ourselves as the POTUS does the same. Politico reports President... Read More

Identity Theft: President Obama Will Never Be the First Asian-American President

Identity Theft: President Obama Will Never Be the First Asian-American President

by LaSha

Eight years ago, I walked into my local precinct to cast my vote for President. I had voted for John Kerry in the previous... Read More

This Family Was Assaulted by Police After Seeking Help from 911

This Family Was Assaulted by Police After Seeking Help from 911

by Shantell E. Jamison

A 46-year-old Black mother called Fort Worth, Texas, police to report that a White man in her neighborhood choked her son. And instead of... Read More

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Can North Carolina’s Moral Mondays Movement Spark a New Civil Rights Fire?

by Rev. William Barber II

Donald Trump’s triumph across the South and Midwest, which won him the Electoral College and the White House, did not extend to Governor Pat... Read More

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Shock and Surprise! Bill O’Reilly Said Something Racist

by Madison J. Gray

When Fox News host, commentator and populist racial flamethrower Bill O’Reilly was looking for a classic to stir the current zeitgeist on the 2016 election,... Read More