In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A proposal to move students from an overcrowded but rich school to an undercrowded, but poor school has heightened tensions among parents in the New York borough
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Video Captures NJ Police Shoot Man Raising His Hands

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With the dashboard camera in their cruiser rolling, police pulled a Jaguar over for running a stop sign on a dark… Read More

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Sen. Cory Booker is leaping into the political fight over whether to let cities build and operate their own Internet service. On… Read More

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by The New York Times

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

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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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I was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and I was assigned the female gender at birth. Both of these facts amounted to one thing: I had no… Read More

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Kevin Hart: More Honest Than Homophobic

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Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master… Read More

In State of the Union Speech, Obama Defiantly Sets an Ambitious Agenda

Obama Pushes Defiant Agenda

by The New York Times

President Obama claimed credit on Tuesday for an improving economy and defiantly told his Republican adversaries in Congress to “turn… Read More

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Teen Poses as OB-GYN, Fools Staff

by #teamEBONY

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