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(Re)Defining America’s Social Contract with Black Women

I was heading back to Raleigh, North Carolina, from a meeting with funders when a…

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National Walkout Day: Students Across Country Protest Gun Violence

Students from all over America marched out of class Wednesday in protest and to demand…

Stanford University Announces U.S.’s 1st Black Woman Professor of Neurosurgery

Odette Harris has made history by becoming America’s first Black woman professor of neurosurgery, The Stanford Daily…

An Ode to African-American Greatness

Undoubtedly, African-Americans have made great contributions to sports, music and entertainment. While it can be…

T.I., Jada Pinkett Smith & Others React to Cyntoia Brown's Clemency

Court Rejects Cyntoia Brown’s Appeal

Cyntoia Brown’s appeal in January was rejected last week. If you recall, Brown had the…

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The U.S. Averages One School Shooting Every 63 Hours in 2018

People are still recovering from the events of Florida where 19-year-old, Nikolas Cruz shot and…

Travel Alert: Florida Named Worst State in the U.S.

Despite being the home of Disney World, Palm Beach and some of the best oranges…

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Report: Current Flu Season Could Kill Thousands

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), millions in America are suffering from the…

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45 Years After Roe v. Wade: The Battle for Abortion Access Continues

45 years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued the landmark decision protecting a women’s…

How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

The United States may have formally outlawed jailing people for unpaid debts two centuries ago,…