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When Ms. Sadie secured a coveted space in the New York City public housing system, she never envisioned being stuck for five days… Read More

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For the last five years, GLAAD has rallied the masses to ‘go purple’ for Spirit Day as a show of solidarity against the… Read More

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In 1964, Malcolm X announced it was the year of The Ballot or the Bullet. Fifty years later, today's youth resurrect his movement… Read More

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As we discuss the current Ebola virus outbreaks, it is critical that we avoid both panic and the spread of misinformation. The… Read More

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Last week, Wal-Mart, the country’s largest private employer of Blacks, announced it will be Read More

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No sooner than I prepared to write about our community’s response to one of the most… Read More

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Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week… Read More

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