Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

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Rudy Giuliani is right that Obama isn’t like his predecessors.

Barack Obama Loves America...and Sees America's Faults

by Slate

The obvious question is, Why? Why is Obama more circumspect than his presidential peers? Why does his praise come with a note of… Read More

Daily Show's Jessica Williams: Stop Telling Me to Lean In

Dear White Feminists: Jessica Williams Doesn't Need Your Permission

by #teamEBONY

Jessica Williams absolutely needs to believe in herself and her talent in order to advance in her career. Not wanting to host The… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Someone spray-painted the "n"-word on a sign at the entrance of Lincoln University overnight, according to a message sent… Read More

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by Slate

The Justice Department is preparing to sue the Ferguson Police Department for racial discrimination in its policing if it does not… Read More

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by Mia McKenzie

When I speak at universities about the intersections of race, queerness, class and gender, there’s always at least one young… Read More

Man Who Walked 21 Miles To Work And Back Now Fears For His Safety

James Robertson Fears for His Life

by Huffington Post

A Michigan man, whose story of perseverance inspired a massive outpouring of financial support, said he now fears that money has… Read More

Why Family Really Matters

Coming Out to My Sister, Being Wrapped in Love

by Danielle Moodie-Mills

“I think I’m gay." Those were the words I muttered, at age 12, to my sister Nicole on our family vacation. … Read More

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Fake Gun or Not, Police Should Receive Blame When Shooting Kids

by Slate

So, yes, it can be hard to tell a fake gun from a real one. And, yes, it’s good to have laws that make it easier for police… Read More

Amber Rose vs. the Kardashians: How Race and Class Reshape This Slut-Shaming Beef

Race, Class, and Slut-Shaming

by The Root

This is the crux of the problem: Kardashian opened the tragicomic door by suggesting that Kylie Jenner’s actions (real or imagined)… Read More

The Rise of Homeschooling Among Black Families

More Black Parents Homeschooling Their Children

by The Atlantic

Marvell is one of an estimated 220,000 African American children currently being homeschooled, according to the National Home Education… Read More

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