Wesley Lowery

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Wesley Lowery on Reporting from 'a Megaphone'

by Jamilah Lemieux

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during the height of last year’s protests when he and Ryan… Read More

When Oppression Is the Status Quo, Disruption Is a Moral Duty

The Necessity of Disruption

by The Root

Some seem to think we’ve reached a point in time where the right to vote has replaced the need to disrupt the system—although… Read More

Why Schools Need More Teachers of Color—for White Students

Why Black Teachers Matter

by The Atlantic

In public schools, where roughly 90 percent of the country’s children are enrolled, the lessons students learn are often skewed… Read More

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A Compilation of Donald Trump's Insults at the GOP Debate

by Slate

Rosie O'Donnell "Only Rosie O'Donnell." [In response to a question about tweeting insults at women.] Our… Read More

Celebrating the Voting Rights Act and Connecting to History in Our National Parks

Celebrating the Voting Rights Act and Connecting to History in Our National Parks

by Jonathan B. Jarvis

On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. It was one of the most important moments of the… Read More

Mike Brown

Ferguson Students Thrive, Survive

by Huffington Post

Michael Brown was shot and killed one year ago by Police Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. His death ignited riots, set… Read More

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Obama:
50 Years After the Voting Rights Act, We Still Have Work to Do

by President Barack Obama

The right to vote is one of the most fundamental rights of any democracy. Fifty years ago today, because of the sacrifice… Read More

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What You MUST Know About Planned Parenthood and Black Women

by Cynthia R. Greenlee

The most recent anti-Planned Parenthood video took aim at Black women, communities and history. Just days after what would have… Read More

Bill Cosby to Be Deposed on Sexual Assault Allegations in October

Bill Cosby to Give Deposition in October

by #teamEBONY

Less than a month after a transcript of the comedian's 2005 deposition was made public by the New York Times, Bill Cosby… Read More

Five Other Black Lives That Mattered

Families Who Lost Loved Ones to Police Violence Before Michael Brown

by Slate

The 32 months that elapsed between Martin’s death and Brown’s were an incubation period—a time when millions of… Read More

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