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A Unique African-American Culture, Hundreds of Years Old, That Could Go Extinct

A Look Into the Gullah Geechee Culture

by Slate

Growing up in Beaufort, South Carolina, in the 1970s, Pete Marovich often overheard locals speaking “a rapid-fire language… Read More

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St. Louis, We Want YOUR Stories

by Jamilah Lemieux

Following the killing of Mike Brown, I did like many of my professional colleagues and made my way to Ferguson, Missouri as… Read More

GoFundMe: Stop profiting from racially-motivated donors, celebrating Michael Brown's death

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The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing… Read More

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Surveillance video from an Ohio Walmart shows that a man fatally shot by police earlier this month had his back to officers and was… Read More

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Why are Black people expected to play the role of both patient and doctor when dealing with the disease of racism? No matter… Read More

Michael Brown's Mom Laid Flowers Where He Was Shot—and Police Crushed Them

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by #teamEBONY

As darkness fell on Canfield Drive on August 9, a makeshift memorial sprang up in the middle of the street where Michael Brown's… Read More

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Producer Charles Belk was held by Beverly Hills police for nearly six hours last Friday after police mistook him for another bald… Read More

Handcuffed Black Youth Shot Himself to Death, Says Coroner

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by #teamEBONY

A coroner’s report obtained exclusively by NBC News directly contradicts the police version of how a 22-year-old Black man… Read More

Why Did Obama Say So Little About Ferguson?

Why President Obama Has Been Quiet About Ferguson

by Slate

The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates once wrote that Obama is the “first president who could credibly teach a Black-studies… Read More

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Michael Brown Laid to Rest

Nearly 5,000 mourners packed St. Louis’ Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church to say farewell to 18-year-old Michael Brown… Read More

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