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To be honest, 2013 was a tough year for Black folks. Every year has its share of racist activity and bad news, but there was something… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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After years of reading his Facebook posts, I slowly and painfully discovered that my White friend was a racist. Initially I tried… Read More

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White America's Michelle Obama Problem

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Not even President Obama is above taking a selfie in the least appropriate selfie-taking venue possible. While attending a memorial… Read More

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The Strange Danger of Teaching While Black

by #teamEBONY

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Here We Go Again: French ELLE Beauty Editor Wears Blackface

Another Day, Another Blackface Incident in the Fashion Industry

by Jezebel

Fashion has a painful and embarrassing past of putting White models in Blackface, and it appears some of them still haven't learned… Read More

Pop music’s race problem: How white artists profit from mocking hip-hop

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by #teamEBONY

Lorde’s single “Royals” has been at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks — enough time for pop… Read More

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Murdered for Asking for Help While Black

by #teamEBONY

The murder of Renisha McBride suggests that asking for help while Black is a capital offense. It has long been a crime. The right… Read More

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America's Whitest Jobs

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The workforce is even more stratified by race than you'd imagine. The differences in unemployment rates, participation rates… Read More

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Thailand's Racism Problem

by #teamEBONY

In 2006, Dwight Turner, a twenty-eight-year-old Atlanta native, moved to Thailand. Not long after arriving, Turner told me, he went… Read More

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