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From Ferguson to Florida,
Black Youth Activists Fight On

by Janessa E. Robinson

In 1964, Malcolm X announced it was the year of The Ballot or the Bullet. Fifty years later, today's youth resurrect his movement… Read More

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EBOLA IN THE US:
What You Need to Know to Stay Safe

by Dr. Caleph B. Wilson

As we discuss the current Ebola virus outbreaks, it is critical that we avoid both panic and the spread of misinformation. The… Read More

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Is Obamacare Hurting African Americans?

by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Last week, Wal-Mart, the country’s largest private employer of Blacks, announced it will be Read More

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White House Announces 'My Brothers Keeper Community Challenge'

by Tomika L. Anderson

The White House is moving forward with its plans to better the lives of young men of color via its My Brother’s Keeper initative. Kicking… Read More

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3 Possible Ways to Address Police Brutality

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

No sooner than I prepared to write about our community’s response to one of the most… Read More

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John Boehner's First Cool Point Ever

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week… Read More

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Pushing Black Women to 'Higher Heights' in the Polls
(And On the Ballot!)

by Ravelle Worthington

In an effort to get more Black women voters to the polls, the Higher Heights Leadership Fund, an organization looking to help… Read More

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Columbus Smiles Down on the Culture Vultures

by Michael Arceneaux

White people 'discovering' things that everyone else with a mightier melanin count had long already known about is as much… Read More

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'Many Voices' Campaign Highlights Black Clergy in Support of LGBT Issues

by Susana Morris

There is a popular perception that the Black church is a hotbed of homophobia, a place where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender… Read More

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Debbie Wasserman-Schultz on Why the Democrats Need (and Deserve) Your Vote in November

by Zerlina Maxwell

The midterm elections are just weeks away and as critical as ever.  With predictions still putting Republicans on track… Read More

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