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Marissa Alexander Released From Prison, But Still Not Free

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The criminalization and continued prosecution of Marissa Alexander is the norm, not the exception, in how abuse survivors are treated… Read More

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There was a sobering finding amidst the data released by the Census Bureau Wednesday showing a staggering 16 million children in… Read More

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Nobody wants to live in a world where Bill Cosby, America’s once-beloved television father, is a sexual predator. Perhaps… Read More

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Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college — he’s a third-year student… Read More

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As we honor yet another Roe v. Wade anniversary, the case that legalized the right to an abortion in the United States… Read More

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by The New York Times

The Justice Department has begun work on a legal memo recommending no civil rights charges against a white police officer in Ferguson… Read More

National Collective of Black Organizers Announce the Release of a State of the Black Union Address on Black Lives Matter

State of the Black Union Released on Black Lives Matter

by #teamEBONY

Last night, President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address. President Obama unveiled his plans to address a litany… Read More

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