How a Magazine's Mistake Reminds Us of Racial Insensitivity

How a Magazine's Mistake Reminds Us of Racial Insensitivity

by Jovan Brown

Philadelphia can boast being one of the most culturally diverse cities in America. The ethereal artwork, historical discipline, political prowess… Read More

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A standing ovation greeted Pastor Mark V. C. Taylor’s words on Wednesday night at a packed and lively meeting in Brooklyn concerning a New York… Read More

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Who is Ben Carson and Why Did He Mock Police Brutality?

by Damon Young

Who is Ben Carson? He  is the guy Cuba Gooding Jr played in Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story. And, if you’re… Read More

Detroit's New Generation of Activism

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As Detroit, the most densely Black city in the country, faces water shutoffs… Read More

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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

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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

Dream Defenders

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

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