DeRay McKesson Begins an Unconventional Run for Baltimore Mayor

News & Views / by Charles Robinson

DeRay McKesson Begins an Unconventional Run for Baltimore Mayor

The Black Lives Matter activist is promising transformation if he wins, but his critics remain skeptical

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News & Views / By Charles Robinson
DeRay McKesson Begins an Unconventional Run for Baltimore Mayor

DeRay McKesson Begins an Unconventional Run for Baltimore Mayor

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The Cam Newton We See is the Cam Newton We've Been Waiting For

The Cam Newton We See is the Cam Newton We've Been Waiting For

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Faces of HIV: Sounding Off for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day [Photos]

Faces of HIV: Sounding Off for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day [Photos]

On this day

... 1990

On this day in 1990, Barack Obama became the first African American named president of the Harvard Law Review.

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

News & Views / Opinion

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

BY Madison J. Gray

Trayvon Martin and I have one thing in common, other than being Black males, of course: neither of us celebrated our 21st birthdays. But… [read more]

LA Reid

Entertainment & Culture / Music

L.A. Reid Dishes on Music’s Greats in ‘Sing to Me’

BY Alex Titus

The music guru who changed the industry gives an inside look with the stories behind the songs—this week, music mogul L.A… [read more]

Maurice White earth wind and fire

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Remembering Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White

by Matthew Allen

Maurice White, who co-founded the iconic R&B group Earth, Wind and Fire died Wednesday, his brother Verdine announced… [read more]

United Nations 'Concerned' About Treatment of Blacks in America

News & Views / What's Happening Now

United Nations 'Concerned' About Treatment of Blacks in America

BY #teamEBONY

In an effort to address racism in America, the United Nations has released a statement detailing several concerns about the country's treatment… [read more]

Black History / Icons & Legends

[IN MY LIFETIME] Bree Newsome on Removing the Confederate Battle Flag

BY #teamEBONY

The flag was raised over the Capitol in 1962 as a racist symbol of defiance to the civil rights movement and calls for racial desegregation. I recall… [read more]

african american woman on phone

Love & Sex / Relationships

[Ask ShanTellem]
Can Long-Distance Relationships Work?

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Dear ShanTellem, I met this girl through Instagram. She’s a little younger but she’s in school… [read more]

Alicia Keys Sends a Valentine to...Rep. Paul Ryan?

News & Views / Politics

Alicia Keys Sends a Valentine to...Rep. Paul Ryan?

BY #teamEBONY

Singer Alicia Keys may have what it takes to win the hearts and minds of Republicans in a way that Democrats have been failing to do for years. In… [read more]

Ben Carson Keeps Grip on Campaign, Despite Poor Iowa Show

News & Views / Politics

Ben Carson Keeps Grip on Campaign, Despite Poor Iowa Show

BY Wendy L. Wilson

In case you didn’t realize it, Republican candidate Dr. Ben Carson is still very much in the presidential race. Even after a disappointing… [read more]

Blacks With HIV Less Likely to Receive Consistent Medical Care

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Blacks With HIV Less Likely to Receive Consistent Medical Care

BY Shantell E. Jamison

African Americans living with HIV are less likely than white or Hispanic Americans to receive ongoing treatment and medical care, according to a report… [read more]

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