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Suicide Rate for Young Black Males Increases

by The Root

The suicide rate among elementary school children has been stable over the past 20 years, but according to a new study, a closer… Read More

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Officer Who Killed VonDerrit Myers Jr. to Face No Charges

by The Grio

A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against an off-duty White police officer who shot and killed a Black 18-year-old in October. St… Read More

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Former NFL Player Adrian Robinson Commits Suicide

by The Washington Post

Adrian Robinson, a standout defensive end at Temple, who bounced around the NFL for a couple of seasons as an outside linebacker… Read More

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Why the Biker Gang Massacre is Receiving Soft News Coverage

by The Grio

If the Texas biker gangs were Black, the media would be on this thing like white on rice. Yet even though they were armed, because… Read More

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President Obama to Ban Military-Style Gear for Police Departments

by The Washington Post

The Obama administration announced Monday it will ban federal transfers of certain types of military-style gear to local police departments… Read More

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Why America is Still Segregated

by Slate

What does this all mean? As it stands, segregation is still the rule. And Whites in particular live in mostly White neighborhoods… Read More

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Family of Jonathan Ferrell to Settle Lawsuit

by The Washington Post

The city of Charlotte has reached a $2.25 million settlement in a lawsuit brought by the family of a Black man shot to death by a… Read More

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Dr. Derrick Griffith, Dean of Students at CUNY Medgar Evers, Killed in Amtrak Crash

by #teamEBONY

A CUNY doctoral student on the cusp of graduation died in Tuesday’s Amtrak wreck, the school said. Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42… Read More

Keep Harriet Tubman – and all women – off the $20 bill

Why Harriet Tubman on the $20 Might Not be the Best Idea

by The Washington Post

On one hand, replacing the face of Andrew Jackson – a man whose wealth was made on the backs of enslaved Black people –… Read More

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