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Stop Saying Jussie Smollett 'Came Out'

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There’s a difference between making a declarative statement and dancing around one. So while I totally respect Jussie… Read More

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President Obama's Moving #Selma50 Speech

by #teamEBONY

It is a rare honor in this life to follow one of your heroes.  And John Lewis is one of my heroes. Now, I have to imagine… Read More

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Conservatives Plan for 2016 at Annual CPAC Gathering

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The Conservative Political Action Conference, hosted by the American Conservative Union, is an annual gathering where thousands… Read More

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On Saturday, March 7th, Amelia Boynton, age 103, posed for photos with President Barack Obama and hundreds of other dignitaries on… Read More

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Society shows and tells women like me on a daily basis that we are disposable and unworthy of love. So I ask the question: what is… Read More

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The criminal justice system is not “screwed up,” St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch brazenly stated to a packed… Read More

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Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master… Read More

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We are not all the same. LGBTQI* and gender non-conforming Black people do not all share the same stories of triumph over adversity.  We… Read More

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Once Again, America Has Failed Trayvon Martin

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I am sitting in my car just feet from where Mike Brown was brutality killed and where his memorial still stands. As I watch kids… Read More

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#ThisIsLuv:
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When I came out to my mother, she was dropping me off at the airport to go visit my first “real” girlfriend, who lived… Read More

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