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The Complicated Process of Leaving an Abusive Relationship

by Dr. Anissa Moody and Dr. Wendi S. Williams

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Be Present

by Mitzi Miller

Death is difficult. Whether it’s a family member, friend, colleague or even a beloved celebrity, loss is always painful. And no matter how much… Read More

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The Weed Streets of Philly

by Chris Wilder

Earlier this month, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter Read More

No Power, No Peace

No Power, No Peace

by Jamilah Lemieux

Black people cloaked in horror and pain, swept in a frenzy of shock are suddenly pounded with rubber bullets and engulfed by clouds of tear gas. This… Read More

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Harlem’s Fashion Row Celebrates Byron Lars and Beverly Johnson

by Souleo

If you want to make veteran fashion designer, Byron Lars cry with joy just arrange a surprise appearance by his brother, Vincent… Read More

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[SHADE BRIGADE]
Go Home, Roger Goodell

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past… Read More

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Seeing Is Believing:
Does the Public Need to See Crime Videos?

by Michael Arceneaux

Despite pleas from the family, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will not release surveillance footage surrounding the shooting death… Read More

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The Fight for the Black Vote Continues

by Stephanie Schriock

Last month we commemorated Women’s Equality Day —the date on which the 19th Amendment was certified in 1920… Read More

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Philadelphia Activists Fight the Sale of Dangerous Toy Guns

by Ryan K. Smith

I once had a friend who was making an extra credit film for his language arts class. For the film, he got a prop gun for one of the… Read More

5 Things to Know About the DOJ's Investigation in Ferguson

5 Things to Know About the DOJ's Investigation in Ferguson

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

US Attorney General Eric Holder announced last week that the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice would be taking additional… Read More

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