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

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 24, 2017

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

by #teamEBONY   Dec 16, 2016

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

by #teamEBONY   Nov 22, 2016

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

by #teamEBONY   Sep 26, 2016

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


The NMAAHC: Images of Who We Are

by #teamEBONY   Sep 25, 2016

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   Sep 16, 2016

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   Jul 01, 2016

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   Oct 22, 2015

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   Oct 14, 2015

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’

by #teamEBONY   Oct 13, 2015

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