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Colin Kaepernick: When Not Standing Really Means Taking a Bigger Stand

[Opinion] The San Francisco 49ers quarterback's refusal to stand during the national anthem has a deeper meaning than what is apparent

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News & Views / By Marcus Lamar

Colin Kaepernick: When Not Standing Really Means Taking a Bigger Stand

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#SHAREBLACKJOY: EBONY Does Afropunk 2016

EBONY / By S. Tia Brown

Turning His Life Into Art, Then Into Business

On this day

...1958

On this day in 1958, music sensation Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana.

2 Suspects in Custody for Murder of Dwyane Wade’s Cousin

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2 Suspects in Custody for Murder of Dwyane Wade’s Cousin

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of NBA star Dwyane... [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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[Watch] Distributors Talk Diversity in Hollywood

by Kyra Kyles

Let us get this straight.  It is 2016 and folks are mad that Spider Man’s bae Mary Jane will be portrayed by the beautiful... [read more]

nate parker

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Exclusive: Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture

by Britni Danielle

“Can I go off script real quick?” That was how Nate Parker broke his silence on the growing firestorm surrounding his 1999 rape allegation.... [read more]

frank ocean

Entertainment & Culture / Music

Why Frank Ocean Matters

BY Frank Leon Roberts

Frank Ocean’s two long-awaited studio projects (the visual album Endless and the subsequent CD Blonde) are soaring musical achievements that easily set him apart from... [read more]

Video Shows Boy, 15, Unarmed and Surrendering When Shot by Cops

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Video Shows Boy, 15, Unarmed and Surrendering When Shot by Cops

BY Team Ebony

The police-involved shooting of a 15-year-old Black Brooklyn teen is being compared to the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The shooting, which occurred nearly... [read more]

Step Forward: Opening the Dialogue on Sexual Violence and Black Girls

News & Views / Opinion

Step Forward: Opening the Dialogue on Sexual Violence and Black Girls

by Nourbese Flint

In a classroom at Gardena High School, just outside of Los Angeles, a group of young Black women and women of color stand in... [read more]

Philly Sports Radio Station in Controversy over Fake Black Caller

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Philly Sports Radio Station in Controversy over Fake Black Caller

by Team Ebony

A scandal at Philadelphia sports radio station 97.5 The Fanatic, in which a phony Black caller was created that many listeners found offensive has... [read more]

Women's Equality Day Katherine Johnson Feature

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Honoring Katherine Johnson on Women’s Equality Day

by Melissa Kimble

Katherine Johnson, played by Taraji P. Henson in 20th Century Fox’s highly-anticipated new film Hidden Figures, is the real life mathematician, physicist and space scientist... [read more]

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