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Washington, D.C. Mayor Creates Task Force, Issues Plan to Find Missing Teens

by #TeamEBONY

After a number of Black and Latinx teens disappeared in recent weeks, kicking off a social media firestorm, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced she was rolling... Read More

Family of Man Killed by Police Files Lawsuit

Family of Man Killed by Police Files Lawsuit

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The family of an unarmed D.C.-area Black man who was shot and killed by a Washington police officer has filed a lawsuit, Reuters reports.... Read More

Why Thousands of Women Are Marching on Washington

Why Thousands of Women Are Marching on Washington

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Donald Trump’s presidential victory over Hillary Clinton came as a shock to many, and for many minorities—particularly women who opposed his election to the... Read More

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Exclusive: Linda Johnson Rice Talks About the NMAAHC

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It was more than a century in the making, but well worth the wait. With thousands of artifacts detailing hundreds of years of African-American... Read More

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The NMAAHC: Images of Who We Are

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture opened Saturday and gave visitors a new, technologically sophisticated and interactive way to view the... Read More

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The Smithsonian’s New Black History Museum and the Riches Within

by Greg Carr

Jefferson Davis, a U.S. senator from Mississippi and subsequent president of the Confederate States of America, was a founding member of the Smithsonian Institution’s... Read More

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48 Hours in . . . Washington, D.C.

by Kym Allison Backer

Day 1 9:30 A.M.: Start your day with an inspiring visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, a 30-foot sculpture that pays homage... Read More

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Students Call Attention to Racism on Social Media

by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — American University students are calling attention to racist comments they see on social media and demanding the administration do more to... Read More

When Black Becomes ‘Suspicious’

When Black Becomes ‘Suspicious’

by #teamEBONY

If you're a Black man, you'll always be suspicious to somebody. It doesn't matter if you're walking home from the grocery store, pumping gas... Read More

#JusticeorElse: People Who Were There Tell ‘Why We March’

#JusticeorElse: People Who Were There Tell ‘Why We March’

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Thousands of people came across the country to support the Nation of Islam and Minister Louis Farrakhan's "Justice or Else" march on October 10, 2015.... Read More