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Black Girls for Sale

by Monique W. Morris

Earlier this month, in response to a growing international condemnation of the April 14th kidnapping of more than 300 Nigerian girls… Read More

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by Melinda Anderson

Sixty years ago Saturday, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka ruling. In… Read More

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Kentucky State University president Mary Sias becomes yet another HBCU president to resign from their position this year, following… Read More

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Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge walks the halls of the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, focused on the solution to help improve the quality… Read More

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Who Fights for Black Girls?

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I hate metaphors. I find them overdone and rarely effective. Certain things should stand on their own and exceed comparison. For… Read More

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New Literary Mag Creates a 'Black Gay Utopia' in Print

by Kristin Braswell

In the landscape of mainstream media, stories of the Black gay experience are still largely missing or warped. Wanting to express… Read More

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To My Fellow Writers and Those Who Edit Them: You do realize that not every news story has to be further contextualized… Read More

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by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Last week, world leaders convened in Abuja, Nigeria for the Read More

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by Preston Mitchum

Survival is necessary. Sometimes it is all we have. Last week I stumbled upon a short… Read More

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BRING BACK OUR GIRLS:
African Heads of State Send Support to Nigeria

by John Dramani Mahama

In my capacity as Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State*, I have recently consulted with the presidents of our member nations… Read More

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