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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

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School

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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There’s Nothing Funny About the ‘Cash Me Ousside’ Girl, Danielle Bregoli

by LaSha   Mar 07, 2017

Back in 2015 when you couldn’t turn on your car radio without hearing Fetty Wap’s Trap Queen at least three times in an hour, ET Online ran a story... Read More

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A Conversation with Jada Pinkett Smith About Black Girls and Human Trafficking

by Shanita Hubbard   Oct 27, 2016

When you think of sex trafficking, what image comes to mind? Usually victims are depicted as young and White, but that doesn’t tell the... Read More

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Step Forward: How Peer-to-Peer Engagement Addresses Sexual Harassment

by Kennedy Moore   Sep 14, 2016

A few months ago, I made a trip to the store to grab a few items in the middle of the day. The store... Read More