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Marcy Borders, "Dust Lady" from 9/11, Dies at 42

by #teamEBONY

After surviving the terror attack, Borders fell into a deep depression. “My life spiraled out of control. I didn’t do… Read More

Educators Struggle to Find Answers to the Discipline Gap Problem

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The discrepancies are particularly egregious in certain parts of the country. As The New York Times reported on Tuesday… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Henry Wingate ordered all executions to temporarily halt, calling lethal injection a cruel… Read More

Schools in the South Suspend and Expel Black Students Way More Than White Ones

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A new study has found that Black students in Southern states get suspended and expelled at exponentially higher rates than White… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

A television reporter and cameraman were shot to death on the air during a live broadcast Wednesday morning in Virginia by a gunman. The suspect is… Read More

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The Race Draft Fails, Again

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We should have seen it coming. All the signs were there. But they fooled us. Bamboozled us. Led us astray. And now it might be too… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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