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An Open Letter to Ken Adkins

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Dear “Reverend” Ken Adkins and other unnamed individuals of local Florida clergy, et. al.,   I… Read More

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by Jamilah Lemieux

I love my work. I love having the opportunity to tell diverse Black stories—and stories that impact Black people. I also love… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

  Relisha Tenau Rudd Case Type: Endangered
 DOB: Oct 29, 2005
 Missing… Read More

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Who Owns Your Tweets? Your IG Photos?

by George C. Gardner III, Esq.

Did you make a witty observation on Twitter today? Maybe update your Facebook status? Or post your latest culinary creation to Instagram? … Read More

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To say that Brandon Harris was loved is an understatement. A hands-on father who loved cars, cracking jokes, trying… Read More

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Diamonds in the Bush

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This is a story about Control. It’s set in Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve, which, in addition to being… Read More

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One Body at a Time

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Here is what we know: Michael Dunn got away with killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis: Dunn is a White man in his 40s; Davis was a Black teen. Dunn is… Read More

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Take a breath. Is it short and strained or is it deep and full? Posing this question to a victim of human trafficking may seem insignificant… Read More

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I’m supposed to be editing captions for our second “Street Style” gallery with images of fashionable folks walking… Read More

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Dear Ben Carson '16 Supporters

by Michael Arceneaux

I would like to believe that there will be another Black president before I go off to join, Jesus, Mohammad, and Beyoncé in… Read More

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