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Suspected Ebola Case Investigated In Macedonia

Suspected Ebola Case Investigated In Macedonia

Macedonia said it was checking for the Ebola virus in a British man who died within hours of being admitted to hospital in the capital Skopje on Thursday.…

A Deadly Virus Is Sweeping America. No, Not That One

A Deadly Virus Is Sweeping America. No, Not That One

A deadly virus is poised to sweep across America and could claim thousands of lives this year. It’s especially dangerous for the most vulnerable members of society, and…

Why Maria Hinojosa Is ‘Less Afraid’ Of How The U.S. Will Deal With Demographic Change

Why Maria Hinojosa Is ‘Less Afraid’ Of How The U.S. Will Deal With Demographic Change

The days of a majority-white United States are coming to an end. But it’s not something the country should fear, according to award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa. In her…

Three Cities Are Trying To Keep Low-Level Offenders Out Of Jail

Three Cities Are Trying To Keep Low-Level Offenders Out Of Jail

Jeannine Owens was afraid that her adult son was planning to set their home on fire. So she picked up the phone and dialed 911, as she’d done…

Sierra Leone Finally Moves To Use Ebola Aid Sitting Untouched In Port For Nearly 2 Months

Sierra Leone Finally Moves To Use Ebola Aid Sitting Untouched In Port For Nearly 2 Months

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A shipping container filled with medical gear and mattresses to help in the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has been held up at…

Paul Krugman: Obama’s Record On Fighting Inequality Is Better Than You Think

Paul Krugman: Obama’s Record On Fighting Inequality Is Better Than You Think

Banks may still be too big to fail, wages are still flat, and the income gap is still widening, but economist Paul Krugman nevertheless calls President Barack Obama’s…

Ebola: Still No Time to Lose

Ebola: Still No Time to Lose

The following post is adapted from the book No Time To Lose: A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses by Peter Piot. (Copyright 2012 by Peter Piot; with…

LGBT Kids Of Color Are More Likely To Be Disciplined In School, Study Shows

LGBT Kids Of Color Are More Likely To Be Disciplined In School, Study Shows

Tanayshia Price, a 15-year-old black student who identifies as queer, says she has been suspended from school more times than she can count. “I feel like the school…

BET Announces ‘The Game’ Will End After Season 9

BET Announces ‘The Game’ Will End After Season 9

Following a 2011 return to network television for its fourth season, it appears the play clock has finally expired on BET’s “The Game.” Earlier this week, the network…

The 5 Biggest Natural Hair Mistakes

The 5 Biggest Natural Hair Mistakes

Marcus Garvey once challenged black people to get the kinks out of our minds and not out of our hair. Never has this statement been more true than…

Teachers Expect Less From Black And Latino Students

Teachers Expect Less From Black And Latino Students

Students from low-income families and students of color may perform poorly in school because their teachers simply do not believe in them. A study published Tuesday by the…

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