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[Editor's Letter] The Thing About #BlackMaleBrilliance

by Kierna Mayo

I have exactly one celebrity friend. Don’t get me wrong; after covering stars of some sort or another for 23 years, I’m… Read More

Can Conservative Politics Use Faith to Manipulate the Faithful?

Can Conservative Politics Use Faith to Manipulate the Faithful?

by Jouelzy

It’s been 42 years since Roe vs. Wade made abortions a legal procedure in the United States and conservative politicians with their eyes on… Read More

Planned Parenthood Funding Comes Under Attack on Capitol Hill<br />

Planned Parenthood Funding Comes Under Attack on Capitol Hill

by Renee Bracey Sherman

In a five-hour hearing, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards fell under the focused scrutiny of Republican legislators Tuesday as members… Read More

Black Cleveland Gripped with Redefining Strained Relationship with Police<br />

Black Cleveland Gripped with Redefining Strained Relationship with Police

by Afi Scruggs

It's been almost a year since Cleveleand police fatally shot Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old who had played with a replica gun in a city park. … Read More

A Year after Ferguson, U.S. Injustice Resonates as Far Away as Russia

A Year after Ferguson, U.S. Injustice Resonates as Far Away as Russia

by Madison J. Gray

In the days of chaos following Mike Brown's death at the hands of a police officer, Ferguson, Mo. residents and those who traveled from across… Read More

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Dream Defenders Take Social Media Break to Focus on Grassroots Organizing

by Kristian Davis Bailey

The Florida-based Dream Defenders is taking an eight-week break from social media to focus on building the organization’s grassroots membership… Read More

Can Pope Francis Bring Attention to America's Broken Prison System?

Can Pope Francis Bring Attention to America's Broken Prison System?

by Madison J. Gray

Pope Francis begins his visit to America on Tuesday, and after meeting with heads of state, laypeople and clergy, one of his final stops this weekend… Read More

Why American Education Has Much to Learn About Cultural Competence

Why American Education Has Much to Learn About Cultural Competence

by Jovan Brown

Our American society is loaded with a false sense of cultural competence. This mentality tends to govern our country's idea of educational for… Read More

“No Religious Test” is Needed for the Presidency, That Includes Islam

“No Religious Test” is Needed for the Presidency, That Includes Islam

by Robert McCaw

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson does not believe that any American Muslim should be president of the United States. Read More

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#ShoutYourAbortion Cries Loud

by Josie Pickens

Last week, by a 247-187 vote, the House of Representatives approved a bill that would end federal funding for Planned Parenthood… Read More

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