What Do Presidential Candidates Have to Say about the Flint Water Crisis?

News & Views / by Bankole Thompson

What Do Presidential Candidates Have to Say about the Flint Water Crisis?

While Democrats have been vocal and stern about what is happening in the industrial Michigan city, Republicans have ranged from firm to lackluster in their responses

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News & Views / By Bankole Thompson
What Do Presidential Candidates Have to Say about the Flint Water Crisis?

What Do Presidential Candidates Have to Say about the Flint Water Crisis?

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Valentine’s Day Is for Self-Lovers Too

Valentine’s Day Is for Self-Lovers Too

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Mizzou Professor 'Embarrassed' About Actions During Protests

Mizzou Professor 'Embarrassed' About Actions During Protests

On this day

...2012

On this day in 2012, singer Whitney Houston died in Beverly Hills, CA.

Justice Department Has 'Strong' Position Against Ferguson in Lawsuit

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Justice Department Has 'Strong' Position Against Ferguson in Lawsuit

BY #teamEBONY

The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found… [read more]

[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

Black History / Icons & Legends

[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

BY #teamEBONY

Mae Jemison becoming the first African American woman astronaut to travel into outer space was a huge deal for me that I will never forget… [read more]

EBONY Magazine February 2016

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

We Fight, We Love -- A Revolutionary Act

by Dante Barry

I was at a bar with friends the night George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin, and I remember the anger… [read more]

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

BY #teamEBONY

Bernie Sanders, fresh off a sweeping victory in New Hampshire, broke bread with Al Sharpton Wednesday in Harlem. The move is Sanders'… [read more]

Entertainment & Culture / Sports

Lisa Borders Named WNBA President

BY #teamEBONY

Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2008… [read more]

Robert Townsend Stays in the Shuffle [INTERVIEW]<br />

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Robert Townsend Stays in the Shuffle [INTERVIEW]

BY Craigh Barboza

Robert Townsend is not the brash young upstart he once was in the 1980s. He just recently turned 59, and no longer frequents the… [read more]

Ferguson Police Department

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Ferguson Sued by Federal Government

BY #teamEBONY

The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving… [read more]

[IN MY LIFETIME] John Carlos and the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympics

Black History / Icons & Legends

[IN MY LIFETIME] John Carlos and the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympics

BY #teamEBONY

We had about 20-30 minutes max to plan. The original idea was to boycott the Olympic Games. We wanted to bring light to the fact that although we… [read more]

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

BY #teamEBONY

A family in Austin, Tex., is questioning the circumstances behind the shooting death of an unarmed and naked teenager by a police officer. The… [read more]

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