Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

by #teamEBONY

The social action at the University of Missouri campus got its spark from last year's protests in the same state [read more]

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On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This landmark piece of legislation outlawed… Read More

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Storme DeLarverie’s name was not familiar to many of the celebrity guests in attendance at the 2014 Vision Awards presented… Read More

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Like so many I got my start in the workforce at a restaurant.  Starting during my sophomore year of high school, I waited tables… Read More

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John Boehner has a lot on his plate these days. He is recovering from losing his Read More

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Just six months in, New York’s progressive mayor Bill de Blasio has already exceeded expectations.  The new mayor, and… Read More

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President Obama headlined the first White House Summit on Working Families in Washington Monday, aimed at creating better working… Read More

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Thanks to the smarts of a 4-year-old the real perpetrators responsible for a Ferndale, Washington home invasion on Wednesday have… Read More

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