CUNY dean and Amtrak victim just finished Ph.D

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

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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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The Rebirth of Redlining

by Slate

Housing discrimination is illegal, and most Americans express egalitarian beliefs on race. But while unused and largely forgotten… Read More

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At Least Six Dead, Dozens Injured in Amtrak Crash

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As day broke in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, rescue workers were still searching inside the mangled wreckage of an Amtrak train… Read More

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No Charges for Officer Who Killed Tony Robinson

by #teamEBONY

The Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old unarmed biracial man won't face criminal charges in the case… Read More

Black Professor Saida Grundy Criticized for Tweets on White Masculinity

Black Professor at Boston University Criticized for Tweets about Racism, Slavery

by Jezebel

Right Wing Twitter is loudly outraging itself today over the tweets of Dr. Saida Grundy, a new African American Studies professor… Read More

Obamas announce Sweet Home Chicago for presidential library center

Chicago Announced as Home of Obama Presidential Library Center

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle on Tuesday said they wanted to locate their Obama library and museum in Chicago –… Read More

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[SHADE BRIGADE]
We Get It, Miguel, You Like Womenz

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master… Read More

Defense To Challenge Charges Against Baltimore Police In Freddie Gray Case

Officers Charged with Gray's Death Want Charges Dismissed

by #teamEBONY

The 6 Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, the Black man who was injured in police custody, say the charges they… Read More

Michelle Obama On Being the First African-American First Lady

Michelle Obama Delivers Commencement at Tuskegee

by Jezebel

Michelle Obama gave a wonderful and rousing commencement speech at Tuskegee University in Alabama on Saturday. She spoke openly about… Read More

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