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Ferguson Protests Influence Actions on Mizzou Campus

by #teamEBONY

The social action at the University of Missouri campus got its spark from last year's protests in the same state [read more]

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Obama Closer to Closing Guantánamo

by The New York Times

In a series of secret nighttime flights in the last two months, the Obama administration made more progress toward the president’s… Read More

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Why the US Needs a Truth and Reconciliation Commission NOW

by Monique W. Morris

Oscar Grant. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Amadou Diallo. We speak these names and instantly feel the weight of injustice. Why?… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Tanisha Anderson died as a result of being physically restrained in a prone position by Cleveland police on Nov. 13, the Cuyahoga… Read More

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Oklahoma could join a list of states where it is illegal to wear a hoodie in public, if a state senator’s proposed bill goes… Read More

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by The Root

Pittsburgh, Pa., Police Chief Cameron McLay thought he was practicing an important tenet of community policing when he obliged an… Read More

Edward Brooke, First African-American Popularly Elected to Senate, Dies at 95

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Pioneering Black Senator, Dies at 95

by Slate

Edward W. Brooke III, who made history in 1966 when he became the first African-American to be elected to the U.S. Senate by popular… Read More

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As an organizer and activist in the Ferguson/Greater St. Louis community, I often wonder if we’re making an impact on this… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Dear Sisters and Brothers, First and foremost, please accept our heart-felt condolences at the loss of P.O. Rafael Ramos… Read More

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The Stories and People Who Should Stay Behind

by Preston Mitchum

In 2014, Black people made every effort to reclaim our humanity by exclaiming the importance of #BlackLivesMatter. … Read More

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Teen Asks Santa for Safety, President Obama Responds

by #teamEBONY

Thirteen-year-old Malik Bryant lives on Chicago's south side, in the high-crime Englewood neighborhood. In his letter to Santa… Read More

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