Gender & Sexuality
Chicago School Closings, Linked-Fate, and the Power of a Shared Experience
9 Year-Old Activist Asean Johnson Continues Fight Against Chicago School Closings
Cheerios Commercial Featuring Interracial Family Ignites Racist Backlash
St. Louis Police Under Fire After Shooting Black Honor Student 25 Times
22 Year-Old Cortlan Wickliff is Youngest African American to Graduate from Harvard Law
Ohio Health Program Lets Teens Teach Their Peers About Sex
Bobby Rush Calls IL Sen. Kirk’s Chicago Gang Plan “Upper-Middle Class, Elitist White Boy Solution”
Cultivating Black Male Complexity: Lessons Learned from Working with Black Male Youth
Black 14 Year-Old Carrying a Puppy Attacked by Police for Giving Them a “Dehumanizing Stare”
VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Commits to Expediting Restoration of Voting Rights for Non-Violent Felons
My Time in Israel
Brittney Griner Covers ESPN Magazine; Talks Coming Out, Bullying, and Sexual Identity
Chicago Closes 50 Public Schools, While Spending $100 Million on Private Stadium Project?!
New Report Takes Aim at New York City’s School-to-Prison Pipeline
Closing Schools Means Time To Move: Are More People Going To Leave Chicago?
“The Haves and Have Nots” Gets Horrible Reviews; Inspires Petition Demanding OWN Dump Tyler Perry
George Zimmerman’s Legal Defense Fund is Nearly Empty Less Than Two Weeks Before Trial
Alice Walkers Pens Letter To Alicia Keys, Asking That She Cancel Israel Concert
Youth Homelessness is On The Rise in Illinois
Number of Blacks in Elite Careers Hurt by Declining Racial Diversity Efforts
Father of Slain 6-Month Old Jonylah Watkins Pledges to Turn His Life Around
CPS: High School Graduation Rate in Chicago Hits Record High
Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Versus Fresh Fruits: Where Are the Grocery Stores in the Black Community?
29 Shot, 6 Fatally in Memorial Day Weekend Violence in Chicago
Rhymes and Reasons Interviews Vic Spencer About the Hip Hop Songs that Changed His Life
Minneapolis Program Helps Teens Make Hip Hop in Exchange for Good Grades
Congressional Medal of Honor Awarded to Four Little Girls Killed in 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing
MEMO: Understanding the Latino Youth Vote in 2012
Judge Rules That Trayvon Martin’s Alleged Drug Use, Texts, and Fighting Will Not Be Allowed in Trial
Koman Willis Charged w/ 1st Degree Murder of 6-Month Old Jonylah Watkins
Kylie Jenner allegedly unfollowed Rihanna after Fenty because white women hate losing to Black women
The violent fat phobia in Michael Blackson’s terrible “joke” about sexual assault claims
Comic: Anti-Black feelings about natural hair don’t just affect Black women
Nnedi Okorafor penning first Marvel Comics series set in a real African city
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