New Maya Angelou Postage Stamp Features Thing Maya Angelou Didn't Say

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by Jezebel

A new Forever stamp issued by the USPS has Maya Angelou’s face on it. Beside her face is the name “Maya Angelou.”… Read More

Carbon monoxide blamed in deaths of father, 7 children in Princess Anne

Father, Seven Children Killed by Carbon Monoxide

by #teamEBONY

Rodney Todd cared for his seven children, running their Princess Anne household, preparing meals and then working in dining services… Read More

South Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder After Shooting Man In Back Michael Slager Walter Scott

South Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder After Shooting Man In Back

by #teamEBONY

A white police officer who shot and killed a black man after a traffic stop was charged with murder in North Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday.   The… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

“Tomorrow Rand Paul plans to officially enter the 2016 presidential race vowing to be a ‘new type of Republican.’… Read More

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by The Atlantic

Campaigners noted how little muscle Black voters have flexed at the polls in Ferguson. Some experts blamed low registration on a… Read More

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by D. Smith

Seventeen-year-old Hakeem Kuta died last week, days after falling from the roof of a Bronx high-rise. According… Read More

Al-Shabaab Trying to Create Muslim-Christian Tension That Doesn’t Exist, Says One Kenyan Student

Garissa Attack:
Is Al-Shabaab Trying to Create Muslim-Christian Tension?

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Less than two years after shoppers in Nairobi’s… Read More

Majority of whites approve of police hitting people, according to new poll

Poll: Most Whites Approve of Police Using Violent Force

by The Grio

Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than Blacks and Hispanics do, a striking… Read More

Christians from the World Victory Centre sing hymns during an Easter crusade service in Nairobi for the victims of the Garissa University attack.

Son of Kenyan Official Identified as One of the Gunman in School Attack

by The Washington Post

Authorities have identified one of the al-Shabab gunmen responsible for the massacre last week at a Kenyan university that killed… Read More

Florida Prison Officers Charged With KKK Plot to Kill Black Inmate

Florida Prison Officers Plot to Kill Black Inmate

by #teamEBONY

Three KKK members who are current or former employees of the Florida Department of Corrections were arrested Thursday for allegedly… Read More

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