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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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Minister Seeks to Build 'Village' of Micro-Homes for the Homeless

by Daniel Kerry

Nashville, Tennessee–For more than two weeks now, the Rev. Jeff Obafemi Carr has been living in a 60 square foot micro-home… Read More

Exhibit of Michael Brown's death scene 'atrocious', activists say

Michael Brown Exhibit Offends, Disgusts

by #teamEBONY

If you’re not careful as you walk into the Gallery Guichard on Chicago’s south side, you could trip over police tape… Read More

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RNC Launches #CommittedToCommunity Campaign with Radio One

by Robyn Mowatt

This week, the Republican National Committee (RNC) announced a new collaboration with Radio One. According to the official press… Read More

NYC official: City settles with Eric Garner's estate for $5.9 million

Garner Estate to Receive $5.9 Million Settlement

by #teamEBONY

Almost one year to the day after he died at the hands of New York City police officers -- an episode that fueled months of racially… Read More

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President Obama Commutes 46 Sentences

by JET

President Barack Obama cut the prison sentences of 46 non-violent offenders on Monday, including 14 who were serving life sentences… Read More

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Let the Symbols Be the First Step

by Damon Young

Let’s start with a concession that would seem to contradict the premise of this piece: They’re right. “They”… Read More

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Protecting Mentally Ill Loved Ones from the Police

by Josie Pickens

Tanisha Anderson, like most of us, was trying to get it right when she was killed by Cleveland police.  Her story is not as… Read More

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Camille Cosby Claims Women Consented to Drugs and Sex

by Jezebel

The New York Post reports that, during a meeting on Tuesday night, Bill Cosby’s wife Camille told a group of close… Read More

How the North distorts Civil War history

The North Changes Civil War History Too

by The Washington Post

In the antebellum years, there was nothing resembling an anti-slavery consensus in the North. America’s greatest philosopher… Read More

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