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Boko Haram leader denies ceasefire deal, says 200 abducted girls married off

Boko Haram Leader Claims Kidnapped Girls Married Off

by #teamEBONY

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by JET

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New data from the Census Bureau confirms a key fact about poverty in America: many people duck in and out of it. In 2012, 23.1 percent… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Mississippi’s Race to the Bottom

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NRA's Leader Warns of "Sprees of Murder and Mayhem" as Elections Near

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Is Darren Wilson Lying to the Grand Jury?

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Is Darren Wilson Lying to the Grand Jury?

by Shaun King

When Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Mike Brown on August 9th, his family and close friends expected to get an… Read More

The Most Brazen Attempt at Voter Suppression Yet

GOP's Attempts at Voter Suppression Getting Worse

by Slate

According to a six-month-long investigation conducted by Greg Palast for Al Jazeera, “voting officials in 27 states… Read More

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Ferguson Police Buys Almost $200,000 Worth of Riot Gear

by #teamEBONY

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