News & Views / by Shantell E. Jamison

Activists Call for Facebook to Adopt ‘Anti-Censorship’ Policy

Group questions Facebook's relationship with police when it comes to censorship, freedom of expression


News & Views / By Shantell E. Jamison

Activists Call for Facebook to Adopt ‘Anti-Censorship’ Policy

Entertainment & Culture / By Team Ebony

Harry Belafonte on Nate Parker Controversy: ‘I Don’t Know What the Truth Is’

Entertainment & Culture / By Britni Danielle

Get Ready! Harriet Tubman is Coming to Season 2 of ‘Underground’

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On this day in 2001, singer Aaliyah was killed in a plane crash.

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News & Views / What's Happening Now

Judge Finds Bias in Ferguson-Florissant School District Elections

BY Team Ebony

A federal judge ruled Monday that the process of electing school board members for a district that includes Ferguson, Missouri, is biased against black... [read more]

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News & Views / What's Happening Now

Forming a Black Firearms Movement in Today’s Climate

BY Ryan K. Smith

On a May afternoon at the “Solutionary License to Carry Drive” at the Philadelphia Firearms Academy, men and women filed inside, where they walked... [read more]

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Black History

The History of Box Braids

by Princess Gabbara

Do you remember when syndicated radio host Don Imus referred to the Rutgers women’s basketball team as “nappy-headed hoes” back in 2007? Sure, this... [read more]

Black Man Calls to Report Robbery, Ends Up Shot By Police

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Black Man Calls to Report Robbery, Ends Up Shot By Police

by Team Ebony

A 48-year-old homeowner is recovering after being shot by an Indianapolis police officer after reporting a robbery. ABC 6 reports that the man, identified as... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Jesse Williams Destroys White Lives Matter Protesters in One Tweet

BY Team Ebony

Sunday, a group of White Lives Matter protesters staged a demonstration outside of a NAACP office in Houston, Texas. The group, which was armed with... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

‘Black Wall Street’ Being Brought to Life by John Legend and Tika Sumpter

BY Melissa Kimble

After breaking records with the hit TV show Underground, John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Co. are aiming to uncover another tale from Black History.... [read more]

George Curry

News & Views / Opinion

George Curry (1947-2016): An Advocate and Soldier for Black Media

by Herb Boyd

First and foremost, George Curry was a freedom fighter, and journalism was his weapon of choice. Rather than a soldier in the marches and... [read more]

Want Love? Cure Your Dysfunction

Love & Sex

Want Love? Cure Your Dysfunction

by Shantell E. Jamison

“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu I was talking to a buddy of mine who... [read more]

Ardelia Ann Ali

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

Raped, Then Forgotten Until a Community Intervened

by Kimberly Hayes Taylor

The memory of Ardelia Ann Ali’s rape sticks to her like plaster. She works hard to peel off the thick depression, anxiety and fear... [read more]

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