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Commentary: Ray Rice Defenders Need to Change Their Attitudes
Society’s resolve should be to protect all women from domestic violence and not to defend criminal ...


Roger Goodell Meets Charlie Strong to Talk Core Values
NFL commissioner learns disciplinary system of Texas football coach....


Commentary: Why Men Need to Care About Dating Violence
Who is teaching Black men about healthy relationships?...


Rape Victims May Have to Pay for Some Medical Services
Victims pay more for sexually assault-related health services....


National Crisis: Study Says Blacks Are 50 Percent of U.S Homicide Victims
African-Americans were 50 percent of homicide victims in the U.S. in 2011, according to a study rel...


Report: Dark-Skinned Black Girls Receive Harsher Discipline in School
Study finds that darker skinned African-American girls are three times more likely to be suspended ...


Chris Brown: No More ‘Hood’ Clubs for Me
Singer reportedly tells his management not to book him in venues with a history of violence....


Video Shows White Officer Kicking Black Man in Face
A police dashcam video released Thursday shows a black suspect being kicked in the face by a white ...


Black Girls Matter Town Hall Set for Miami
Groups organize discussion about girls of color for May 28....


Amnesty: Muslim Exodus in CAR "Ethnic Cleansing"
Could religion-influenced violence split Central African Republic in two?...


Missouri Has Highest Black Homicide Victim Rate in America
The amount of Black homicides in Missouri in 2010 was seven times the national overall rate....


Commentary: Michelle Obama Described as “Feminist Nightmare”? Hold On
A writer for The Daily Beast has created a stir by expressing disappointment in the choices the fir...


Homicides Rise by 54 Percent in Chicago
Homicides are up in the city of Chicago, continuing a trend that began over the last few months of ...


Missouri Tops List of States With Highest Black Homicide Rates
A newly released study by the Violence Policy Center in Washington, D.C., shows the “homicide victi...


This Ain't Your Granddaddy's Civil Rights Movement
A new generation of young activists are protesting a nation that devalues their lives and challengi...


Transcript: 2014 State of the Union Address
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama says the U.S. "is better-positioned for the...


Commentary: A Speech by a President Who Sees Things Differently
President Obama offers an emotional call to fight gun violence and voter disenfranchisement....


Transcript: President Obama's State of the Union Address
In his State of the Union address, the president said the economy is stronger than when he took off...


Keeping Up the Fight Against Child Sex Trafficking
Valerie Jarrett says we must all accept responsibility to vigilantly ensure that no girls are explo...


British Police Face Public Anger as Riots Rage
Britons demand police do more to protect them after three nights of rioting....

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