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If Hillary Clinton needs any pointers on her 2016 presidential campaign she can always turn to Gloria Steinem, Mary Wilson, and Bevy… Read More

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When our next president steps into the White House, that person should be someone who is fighting for issues that disproportionately… Read More

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The National Action Network held their 17th annual conference last week at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in Manhattan… Read More

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In the sentencing hearing for 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a test-cheating conspiracy, all but one received… Read More

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The city of Chicago on Tuesday sought to put to rest one of its most persistent scandals, proposing a $5.5 million reparations fund… Read More



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This week, in Sierra Leone, all but “visibly pregnant girls” are welcome to return to school after nine months of the… Read More


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Why hasn’t attention turned, then, to social inequality, not genetics, as the source of health disparities? The main reason… Read More

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Events are taking place around the world to mark one year since Boko Haram militants abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria… Read More

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FBI to Investigate Death of Laquan McDonald

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A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a Black teenager 16 times in October is the focus of a criminal investigation being conducted… Read More

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