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Prosecutors: Children Made up Story of White Man Urinating on 5-Year-Old Black Girl

by Teddy Grant   Aug 27, 2018

Prosecutors said they have dropped charges against a White man accused of urinating on a 5-year-old Black girl because the children made up the... Read More

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White Man Urinated on 5-Year-Old Black Girl and Called Her a Racial Slur, Says Police

by Teddy Grant   Aug 23, 2018

A 60-year-old White man was arrested for allegedly urinating on a 5-year-old Black girl in an alley in Michigan, The Associated Press reports. The... Read More

Teen Killed Just Months After Reporting Her Alleged Rapist

Teen Killed Just Months After Reporting Her Alleged Rapist

by Zahara Hill   Feb 08, 2018

A 16-year-old Michigan girl was found dead just a few months after reporting her alleged rapist. In November, Mujey Dumbuya told local police that... Read More

12-Year-Old Found Dead at DC Boarding School

12-Year-Old Found Dead at DC Boarding School

by Zahara Hill   Jan 24, 2018

The apparent suicide of a 12-year-old boarding school student has sparked concern about a potentially rampant bullying culture that may be taking place at the institution.... Read More

Scathing Report Details Devastating Effects of Girls in Forced Marriages

Scathing Report Details Devastating Effects of Girls in Forced Marriages

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 11, 2017

The number of girls around the world who are married off illegally every day is in excess of 20,000, with child marriage often lying... Read More

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Braids Go Against This Charter School’s Dress Code

by Brittany Fennell   May 17, 2017

Black students at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, Mass. have been facing punishment for wearing braids, according to reports. Read More

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

by Sylvia Snowden   Apr 03, 2017

If little girls are made of “sugar, spice and everything nice,” then Brown girls are definitely made of foxy, moxie and magic—lots and lots... Read More

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Why the Crisis of Missing Black Girls Needs More Attention Than It’s Getting

by La’Tasha D. Mayes   Mar 24, 2017

An academic study analyzed news coverage of missing children and found that only 20 percent of reported stories focused on missing Black children. This,... Read More

This 8-Year-Old Author Can Scratch ‘Amazon Best Seller’ Off Her To-Do List

This 8-Year-Old Author Can Scratch ‘Amazon Best Seller’ Off Her To-Do List

by #teamEBONY   Mar 20, 2017

A book written by an 8-year-old Alabama girl has made Amazon’s “Best Seller” list! AL.com reports that Nia Mya Reese’s book, “How to Deal With... Read More

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‘Cash me ousside girl’ Thoughts and Opinions about Danielle Bregoli

by LaSha   Mar 07, 2017

Danielle Bregoli was catapulted to Internet fame because her parents took her onto the show to humiliate her for her “troubling behavior”—when you’re a... Read More