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Attorney Benjamin Crump to Host New TV One Series ‘Evidence of Innocence’

The civil rights attorney will host a new show about inequalities in the justice system

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Attorney Benjamin Crump to Host New TV One Series ‘Evidence of Innocence’

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In Brief: Obama Back on the Scene, Serena Back at No. 1 — Briefly

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Heat Gets Hotter at Fox as Black Employees Sue Over Alleged Discrimination

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On this day in 1978, Bob Marley’s famous “One Love” concert was held in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Style / Hair

Updated: Social Media Not Happy With SheaMoisture Commercial

BY Teryn Payne

Earlier this week,  hair care brand SheaMoisture launched its “Break Free from Hair Hate” campaign and some social media folk are NOT happy with their... [read more]

Jesse Williams and Wife Aryn Drake-Lee File for Divorce

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Jesse Williams and Wife Aryn Drake-Lee File for Divorce

BY #TeamEbony

Another day in Hollywood and another relationship has gone south. News hit the social waves that Jesse Williams and his wife Aryn Drake-Lee have... [read more]

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Rev. Jesse Jackson, Others Calling for Moratorium on Facebook Live

by #teamEBONY

The horrific killing of 74-year-old Cleveland grandfather Robert Godwin while being recorded and posted on Facebook has prompted Rev. Jesse Jackson and other leaders to... [read more]

In Our Cities: Dignity and Power Now Fights Police Corruption, Mass Incarceration in LA

Entertainment & Culture / In Our Cities

In Our Cities: Dignity and Power Now Fights Police Corruption, Mass Incarceration in LA

by Mariel Turner

Patrisse Cullors knows firsthand how the prison-industrial complex can affect families in Los Angeles. The 33-year-old’s brother and father were in and out of... [read more]

Female Genital Mutilation

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Michigan Doctors Charged in U.S. First Federal Female Genital Mutilation Case

BY #teamEBONY

Two Michigan doctors and the wife of one have been charged with performing female genital procedures on a pair of seven-year-old girls. Dr. Fakhruddin Attar, 53,... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / Sports

Here’s How Michael Jackson Inspired Kobe Bryant to Keep Going

BY #TeamEBONY

Kobe Bryant is best known as one of the NBA’s most iconic ballplayers. His focus, work ethic, and ability to deliver a deadly blow to... [read more]

Serena Williams Engagement

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Please, Don’t Disrespect Serena Williams

by #TeamEbony

Tennis superstar Serena Williams announced she and fiancé Alexis Ohanian were expecting a bundle of joy last week, and an abundance of congratulatory messages spread across the... [read more]

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News & Views

New Orleans Begins Removal of Controversial Confederate Monuments

by #TeamEBONY

Despite weeks of opposition from pro-monument groups, New Orleans began the process of removing four controversial confederate statues. A move that comes as some Southern... [read more]

Art Lifting: The Truth Behind That Michelle Obama Mural

Entertainment & Culture / Art

Art Lifting: The Truth Behind That Michelle Obama Mural

by LaToya Cross

When a mural depicting former First Lady Michelle Obama as an Egyptian queen was unveiled on a bricked canvas in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, the... [read more]

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