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CIA Operative Says He's Responsible for Jailing of Nelson Mandela

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A former CIA operative has confessed to having a hand in the arrest of Nelson Mandela. Donald Rickard, who was a U.S. vice-consul to… Read More

'The Wire' Actor Wendell Pierce Arrested in Atlanta

'The Wire' Actor Wendell Pierce Arrested in Atlanta

by #teamEBONY

Actor Wendell Pierce, best known for his role as homicide detective William "Bunk" Moreland on the hit HBO series The Wire was… Read More

Trolling Done Right: Zimmerman Gun Auction Hijacked on 2nd Site

Trolling Done Right: Zimmerman Gun Auction Hijacked on 2nd Site

by #teamEBONY

A day after an auction website removed the gun George Zimmerman… Read More

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Freddie Gray Trial: Prosecutors to Call More Witnesses to Stand

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Prosecutors will call more witnesses Friday in the trial for Officer Edward Nero, one of the Baltimore police officers facing charges stemming from… Read More

Michigan Lawmakers Playing Risky Game With Detroit Schoolchildren

Michigan Lawmakers Playing Risky Game With Detroit Schoolchildren

by Bankole Thompson

Detroit’s public schools are on the verge of a shut down and everything is at stake for the district. Nearly everyone in the Motor City is discussing… Read More

Black Greek Fraternity Probate

Black, Greek, and Gay? It's Time For Organizations to Fall In Line

by George Johnson

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of speaking on a panel entitled “Out and Greek, For Historically Black Fraternities & Sororities: A Conversation… Read More

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Trial for 2nd Officer Involved in Freddie Gray Case Begins

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The second trial in the Freddie Gray case is set to begin Thursday. It will be different than Officer William Porter's trial which ended in a… Read More

George Zimmerman Gun Removed from Auction Website

George Zimmerman Gun Removed from Auction Website

by #teamEBONY

UPDATE: 2:33 p.m. EDT The gun used by George Zimmerman to kill unarmed Miami teen Trayvon Martin in 2012 was set to go for… Read More

Writing a Coherent Sentence is Daunting for Many and That's Scary

Writing a Coherent Sentence is Daunting for Many and That's Scary

by Caroline Bermudez/Education Post

One of my favorite articles makes me laugh and cringe. What… Read More

Feds Charge Ex-North Charleston Cop in Death of Unarmed Man

Feds Charge Ex-North Charleston Cop in Death of Unarmed Man

by #teamEBONY

A White former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed Black motorist who was running away has been… Read More

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