News & Views / by Shantell E. Jamison

Police Officers Under Review Following Video of Teen’s Arrest

16-year-old teen can be seen aggressively being arrested by police


News & Views / By Shantell E. Jamison

Police Officers Under Review Following Video of Teen’s Arrest

News & Views / By #teamEBONY

Officer in Philando Castile Shooting Enters Plea

Entertainment & Culture / By AJ Springer

The Triumph and Tragedy of ‘Hidden Figures’

On this day

... 1988

On this day in 1988, figure skater Debi Thomas became the first African American to win a medal at the Winter Olympic Games.


Wellness & Empowerment / Health

A Silent War: The Battle Between Black Women and Fibroids

BY Tomika Anderson

Nicci Morris was a newlywed when she discovered mysterious masses lurking inside her body 12 years ago. The then-Cincinnati-based writer and editor and her... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

For Bradford Young, Being Recognized By the Academy Is ‘Bittersweet’

BY Britni Danielle

Bradford Young didn’t grow up wanting to be a filmmaker. The Louisville, Kentucky native was raised in a family of morticians and he figured... [read more]


Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Twitter Erupts As ‘Moonlight’ Wins Best Picture

by #TeamEBONY

La La Land seemed to be heading toward a sweep of the top categories as the 89th annual Academy Awards wound down. After the musical’s... [read more]

Nicki Minaj, SHEthered? Remy Ma Doesn’t Take Weekends Off

Entertainment & Culture

Nicki Minaj, SHEthered? Remy Ma Doesn’t Take Weekends Off

by #TeamEBONY

Welp.  If the Drake versus Meek Mills feud defined 2015, it looks like Remy Ma versus Mills’ ex, Nicki Minaj, may be laying the... [read more]


News & Views / Politics

Keith Ellison Loses Tight Race for DNC Chairmanship


Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison lost his bid to lead the Democratic National Committee as its chair on Saturday after a monthslong campaign that would... [read more]

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News & Views / Community Leaders

Van Jones Is Building a #LoveArmy to Fight the Divisiveness of Trump

BY Jenee Darden

India.Arie is angelic on stage in her white flowy ensemble while singing “I Am Light” to the San Francisco crowd. This is the kickoff... [read more]


Entertainment & Culture / Sports

CIAA B-Ball Action: Champs Dethroned and New Queens Possibly Coronated

by David Squires

The Johnson C. Smith players and their coach could not stop smiling. And a few moments later on Friday at the CIAA Tournament, the... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

In Jordan Peele’s Horror Film ‘Get Out,’ Racism is the Real Monster

by Crystal Shaw-King

Picture this: A Black man and White his girlfriend are driving down a winding road on a lazy afternoon enjoying a beautiful day when something... [read more]

Mahershala Ali

Entertainment & Culture

Mahershala Ali and Wife Welcome Their Bundle of Joy!

by #teamEBONY

Ali and his wife, Amatus Sami have another reason to keep on smiling! [read more]

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