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

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Society shows and tells women like me on a daily basis that we are disposable and unworthy of love. So I ask the question: what is… Read More

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by Slate

Los Angeles police shot and killed a homeless man on Sunday during a disturbing confrontation that was caught on video. The video… Read More

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A young girl suspected to have been planning a suicide bombing was beaten to death and then set on fire in a Nigerian vegetable market… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Stay Clueless, Stacy

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Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master… Read More

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by Slate

Recreational weed is now legal in the nation's capital—despite House Republicans' best efforts to stop it. The new… Read More

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Despite the half century separating the deaths of Medgar Evers and Trayvon Martin, the grieving women-turned-activists have lived… Read More

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