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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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Respect Jill! Celebrate Beyonce! Stop Tweeting, Fab!

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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Atlanta Mother Killed, Burned By Cop She Met Online

by Ravelle Worthington

An Atlanta policeman has been arrested and charged with murdering Atlanta mother Vernicia Woodard in August. A Hapeville… Read More

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Media Outlets Construct Mike Brown's (Thug) Life After Death

by Michael Arceneaux

I’m all for keeping the story of Michael Brown alive, but not in the context of creating a narrative that perpetuates the status… Read More

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Michael Sam Showers, Blue Ivy Grows and You Are Still a Loser

by Michael Arceneaux

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

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Jamilah Lemieux Talks Police Brutality, Apathy on 'The Reid Report'

by #teamEBONY

In the wake of the deaths of Mike Brown and Mississippi mother Read More

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Who Will Prevent the Next #Ferguson?

by Charis A. Goff

If you’ve taken even a passing glance at the news in recent weeks, you’ve seen images reminiscent of a war zone. Tanks… Read More

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[FERGUSON FORWARD]
St. Louis, We Want YOUR Stories

by Jamilah Lemieux

Following the killing of Mike Brown, I did like many of my professional colleagues and made my way to Ferguson, Missouri as… Read More

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Hey Black Folks!
We Didn't Teach White People How to Hate Us

by Michael Arceneaux

Why are Black people expected to play the role of both patient and doctor when dealing with the disease of racism? No matter… Read More

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