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GASPING FOR AIR:
Climate Change and the Black Community

by Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

The struggle of people of color for equality in the 20th century has become a struggle for existence in the 21st century… Read More

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Why Black Women Should Join Unions

by Lorretta Johnson

I started working as a classroom aide in Baltimore 50 years ago. My colleagues and I—mostly black women—were making $2.25… Read More

Howard President Responds to Viral Criticism of School Conditions by Students

Howard President Responds to Viral Criticism of School Conditions by Students

by #teamEBONY

It was a rough start to the school year. As students returned to classes at Howard University, they continued to raise their voices -- virtually… Read More

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Charleston Shooter to Face Death Penalty

by #teamEBONY

The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was the racially motivated killing of nine black people inside… Read More

California Data Shows Racial Disparities in Arrests, Deaths

California Data Shows Racial Disparities in Arrests, Deaths

by #teamEBONY

Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths… Read More

Black Lives Matter Network Responds to Fox

Black Lives Matter Network Responds to Fox

by #teamEBONY

Representatives of the Black Lives Matter movement are not too pleased with how Fox News pundits and other right-winged TV personalities have presented… Read More

Kentucky Clerk Jailed for Refusing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

Kentucky Clerk Jailed for Refusing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

by #teamEBONY

A federal judge ordered a defiant county clerk to jail for contempt Thursday after she insisted that it would violate her conscience to follow court… Read More

Baltimore Protester Arrested During Pretrial Hearing Released

Baltimore Protester Arrested During Pretrial Hearing Released

by #teamEBONY

A protester arrested amid demonstrations in downtown Baltimore during a pretrial hearing in the Freddie Gray case has been released. Online… Read More

Officer Involved-September 2 Freddie Gray Baltimore Police Department

[OFFICER INVOLVED]
Separate Trials for Cops in Freddie Gray Death

by D. Smith

Yesterday, prosecutors and the defense attorneys representing the six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of… Read More

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Boko Haram Terrorists Group Kills 26 in Latest Attack

by #teamEBONY

Twenty- six people were killed in Nigeria’ s northeastern Borno state by attackers on horseback believed to be rebels of the Islamic extremist… Read More

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