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At Least 16 Wounded in New Orleans Shooting

by #teamEBONY

The scene was described as “chaotic” after a shooting broke out in New Orleans, Sunday night. At least 16 people were shot as… Read More

Teen Becomes First Black Rhodes Scholar in State of Mississippi

Teen Becomes First Black Rhodes Scholar in State of Mississippi

by #teamEBONY

Ericka M. Wheeler became the first Black woman from Mississippi to claim the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. The Millsaps College senior… Read More

Should Black People Celebrate Thanksgiving? [#EBONYDebate]

Should Black People Celebrate Thanksgiving? [#EBONYDebate]

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Be Thankful! I remember the year I tried to boycott Thanksgiving. I was 19, entering that necessary but annoying phase of… Read More

Judge Orders Texas Police to Release All Sandra Bland Evidence by January

Judge Orders Texas Police to Release All Sandra Bland Evidence by January

by #teamEBONY

A federal judge has given officials in Waller County, Texas until January to turn over evidence related to the traffic stop, jailing and eventual… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Islamist extremists armed with guns and throwing grenades attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital Friday morning. Malian… Read More

On Charlie Sheen, HIV and White Privilege

On Charlie Sheen, HIV and White Privilege

by Josie Pickens

This week, longtime actor and notorious bad boy Charlie Sheen revealed… Read More

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Judge Calls for Chicago Police to Release Laquan McDonald Dash Cam Video

by #teamEBONY

Chicago police must release dash cam video believed to show an officer fatally shooting a 17-year-old male 16 times. Cook County Judge Franklin Valderrama… Read More

The Future Seems Bleak for People of Color, Muslims After Paris Attack

The Future Seems Bleak for People of Color, Muslims After Paris Attack

by Dolores Bakela

Raw. This is how everyone seems to be feeling at the moment in Paris. As I cross Square Léon in the north of Paris… Read More

Portraits of Black Faculty Members Defaced at Harvard

Portraits of Black Faculty Members Defaced at Harvard

by #teamEBONY

In response to a nationwide protest held by Black college students attending predominantly white institutions, the portraits of some of Harvard University's… Read More

Suspected Mastermind Behind Paris Attacks Killed in Raid

Suspected Mastermind Behind Paris Attacks Killed in Raid

by #teamEBONY

The Belgian extremist suspected of masterminding the deadly attacks in Paris last week is dead, according to French officials. 27-year-old… Read More

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