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Bill Cosby on Sexual Assault Allegations: ‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’

Bill Cosby Speaks on Sexual Assault Allegations

On Friday, Bill Cosby finally spoke out about the sexual assault allegations from close to…

Bill Cosby Received California Love at Recent Stand-Up Show

Cosby Gets Standing Ovation at California Show

Bill Cosby hasn’t lost all of his fans amid his recent allegations of sexual assault…

Prison

Stop Sentencing Children to Life in Prison

Nearly a year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court reminded us of something that we all know and…

President Barack Obama

Obama’s State of the Union Must-Do List

After President Barack Obama delivered a second inaugural address that included — in less than 20 minutes…

What Is It About Skin Color?

What Is It About Skin Color?

Skin color is one of our most important biological traits. Its many shades evolved as…

Andrew Cuomo and Cory Booker

Could a Bachelor Win the Presidency?

Though President Obama’s inauguration for a second term took place just over a week ago,…

The graduating class of Livingston High School prepares for commencement June 3, 2008, in New Orleans.

The “Acting White Theory” Doesn’t Add Up

Do Black students purposefully underachieve because they attribute being smart to “acting White”? For more…

Sasha and Malia: Obama's Best Legacy

Sasha and Malia: Obama’s Best Legacy

Thankfully, it’s no secret that Barack Obama is a good father. More than other presidents…

Florida A&M University

FAMU Student Newspaper’s Editor Ousted

“The editor of the student newspaper at Florida A&M University learned via email today that…

Huey P. Newton

Fear of a Black Gun Owner

It may seem hard to believe, but the modern-day gun-rights debate was born from the…