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Serena Williams Expresses Fears of Police Violence on Facebook

The tennis champion talked about her anxieties about what could easily happen to a family member just as it did others


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Serena Williams Expresses Fears of Police Violence on Facebook

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The Top 10 Industries Black Professionals Are Most Interested In

Love & Sex / By Shantell E. Jamison

Is it Really Possible to ‘Divorce-Proof’ Your Marriage?

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On this day in 1991, jazz pioneer Miles Davis dies in Santa Monica, CA.

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

‘Birth of a Nation’ Teams Up With Groups to Encourage Black People to Vote


As the cast and crew travel around the globe promoting Birth of a Nation, a film about Nat Turner, the studio has partnered with several... [read more]

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Freddie Gray Officers Celebrated, Hailed at Right-Wing Gala


Six Baltimore police officers who escaped charges connected to the 2015 death of a 25-year-old Black man were celebrated at a right-wing gala on... [read more]


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Keith Scott: Officer Did Not Immediately Activate Body Cam

by #teamEBONY

Crucial evidence in the police shooting death of a 43-year-old Black man is not available because one of the officers failed to activate his... [read more]


News & Views / Politics

5 Things We Learned By Watching the Presidential Debate

by Madison J. Gray

It was hard to tell the difference between the first presidential debate and a UFC match. The Monday night event, held at Hofstra University... [read more]

Cheryl Wood on Building A Successful Speaking Engagement Career

Careers & Finance / Entrepeneurship

Cheryl Wood on Building A Successful Speaking Engagement Career

BY Kara I. Stevens

Many of us grow up knowing that we are not meant for the cubicle life. Some of us know that we are best suited... [read more]

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News & Views / What's Happening Now

Black Georgia Man Shot with Taser, But For What?

BY Shantell E. Jamison

A Black Georgia man was shot with a Taser by deputies while in the Richmond County Jail despite appearing to pose no threat. According... [read more]

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LeBron James Speaks On Colin Kaepernick and Raising Black Kids Amid Police Violence

by #teamEBONY

Today LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers held their annual media day, an opportunity for press to get a preview of what to expect... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Urbanworld First Look: New Edition & the Cast Talk Upcoming BET Miniseries

by Aramide Tinubu

New Edition is one of the most revered singing groups of all time. With a career that has spanned well over thirty years, Ricky... [read more]


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Killer Mike Goes OFF About Lack of Black Self-Sufficiency

by #teamEBONY

You’ve gotta hand it to him, if anybody’s kept hip hop relevant in the conversation about Black economic and political empowerment this year, it’s... [read more]

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