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Please, Stop What You're Doing, and Read Everything is Yours, Everything is Not Yours

by #teamEBONY

At some point today -- or perhaps tomorrow -- you might get an email or a text or a tweet imploring you to read something. "You… Read More

Fearless Journalist And All-Round Badass Ida B. Wells Honored With Google Doodle

Google Doodle Honors Ida B. Wells

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When Ida B. Wells was 22, she was asked by a conductor of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company to give up her seat on the train… Read More

Obama Wants to End Mass Incarceration

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Taken together, it looks like momentum. And it undoubtedly is. But the political progress belies a troubling, substantive fact: The… Read More

Sexual Violence and the Criminalization of Black Women and Girls

Sexual Violence and the Criminalization of Black Women and Girls

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Last week, the Human Rights Project for Girls, Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the Ms. Foundation produced… Read More

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by Dani McClain

His ideas boggle the mind and turn the stomach: Homosexuality, bestiality, pedophilia and rape are all manifestations of sexual deviance… Read More

Sandra Bland

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by Jamilah Lemieux

Another day, another Black person dead following an encounter with police. Another hashtag, another family desperately asking, "WHY?" Twenty… Read More

Obama: Drugging and Sleeping With a Person Without Consent is Rape

Obama: Drugging and Sleeping With a Person Without Consent is Rape

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama said that there was no precedent for revoking the U.S. medal of freedom as some have called for him to do… Read More

Black Children and Poverty

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by #teamEBONY

Poverty has fallen for kids in White, Hispanic and Asian families in the last five years, but not for Black children, according to… Read More

Newly Released Video Shows California Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Man

Video Shows California Police Killing Unarmed Man

by #teamEBONY

Despite efforts by the city of Gardena, California to suppress the footage, a video showing officers killing an unarmed, seemingly… Read More

President Obama Speaks at #NAACP106 Convention

President Obama Speaks at NAACP Convention

by JET

Hoping to seize on a moment of opportunity, President Barack Obama is pushing for bipartisan action to change the criminal justice… Read More

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