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Two weeks ago, Democrats sat-in on the House floor overnight to bolster gun-control legislation. But one of the bill’s biggest boosters was… Read More

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Asking Her Partner to Share the Load Could Save a Black Woman’s Life

by Josie Pickens

One piece of advice I give young women most as they set their sights on marriage is to make sure they marry people who are willing to be their full… Read More

Third Officer in Freddie Gray Case Opts for Bench Trial

Third Officer in Freddie Gray Case Opts for Bench Trial

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors could have an uphill battle trying Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice in the death of Freddie Gray. The judge says they can't use 4,000… Read More

Female Genital Mutilation: Our Issue, Together

Female Genital Mutilation: Our Issue, Together

by Jaha Dukureh

When I was 15 years old, I was sent from my home country, Gambia, to the Bronx in New York City for an arranged marriage. At the time, I didn’t… Read More

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Will More Black Celebrities Speak Up About Racism Now?

by Shanita Hubbard

“But freedom is somehow always conditional here. You’re free, they keep telling us. But she would have been alive if she hadn’t… Read More

Phoenix Serial Killer Believed to Be Targeting People of Color

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by #teamEBONY

Nearly a month after a Phoenix man was gunned down in his driveway as he returned home from his job at a group home, detectives are still searching… Read More

For Some, Section 8 is Affordable Housing Nightmare

For Some, Section 8 is Affordable Housing Nightmare

by Drew Johnson / Urban News Service

Congress created Section 8 vouchers to offer low-income Americans “decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private market,” as U.S. Department… Read More

Attorneys: Ronnie Shumpert Killing 'A Modern Day Lynching'

Attorneys: Ronnie Shumpert Killing 'A Modern Day Lynching'

by #teamEBONY

A Mississippi police officer has been accused of shooting and killing an unarmed Black man and allowing a police dog to mutilate him. The incident… Read More

NYC Councilman Fears Missing Girls Have Been Abducted

NYC Councilman Fears Missing Girls Have Been Abducted

by #teamEBONY

A New York City Councilman believes a group of girls who have been reported missing over the past two years may have been kidnapped and forced into… Read More

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You Can’t Be Woke and Disrespect Black Women

by George Johnson

If the road to hell was paved with good intentions, I had apparently packed my bags and was preparing for my departure first thing Monday morning… Read More

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