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BEYOND THE FLAG: Between Me And Thee

BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that will recap some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée's observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. Be sure to check back often for updates.

Politics & Government

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Silenced on Debate Floor While Reading Letter from Coretta Scott King

Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced during Tuesday night's Senate debate over the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General when she began quoting the late Coretta Scott King about Sessions' history of Black voter suppression.


Stef Renée: Ghana Odyssey

Stef Renée has spent the last week in Ghana as part of a tour arranged by the Israeli Consulate General! She'll bring everyone up to speed on her amazing adventure during The MOJO, but in the meantime, please enjoy her recent photos and vlog of the journey.

Race & Diaspora

Replay of National Action Network’s We Shall Not Be Moved Post-March Rally

Thousands converged in Washington, DC on January 14 to participate in National Action Network's "We Shall Not Be Moved" March on Washington.


A Mighty Blackness

The DNC has come and gone, but what--if anything--did it leave behind to benefit Philadelphia's Black community? If we were paying attention, we saw confirmation that the tools of our victory are within reach. Contained in the might of our Black fist.


Stumbling Into Womanhood

This Mother's Day has stirred up a much different batch of emotions than years past. I miss my mother every day, but now I'm fascinated by how little I may know about the rest of the family.

Business & Technology

Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson as Face of $20 Bill

The Treasury Department has announced that Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson as the new face of the U.S. $20 bill.


The Predator Among Us

Before any of us raise a bullhorn to defend a celebrity accused of sexual assault, perhaps we should take a long minute to emotionally walk in the victim's shoes.

Youth & Family

10th Grader Akilah Johnson Wins Doodle 4 Google Student Contest

A beautifully intricate Google Doodle featured earlier this week was created by Akilah Johnson, an African American 10th grader from Washington, D.C.'s Eastern Senior High School, who won the "Doodle 4 Google" student competition.