News & Views / by LaSha

Black Girls Shouldn’t Have to Protest to Wear Their Natural Hair

[Opinion] Students at Pretoria School for Girls staged a protest over the school's racist hair rule. But if Black hair isn’t welcome in Africa, where is it safe?

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News & Views / By LaSha

Black Girls Shouldn’t Have to Protest to Wear Their Natural Hair

Lifestyle / By Lincoln Anthony Blades

Black Male Masculinity Isn’t Under Attack, Misogynoir Is

News & Views / By Shantell E. Jamison

North Carolina Church Holds ‘Racists Anonymous’ Meetings

On this day

...1901

On this day in 1901, Civil Rights Activist Roy Wilkins was born in St. Louis, Missouri

Man Arrested After Threatening to Assassinate President Obama

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Man Arrested After Threatening to Assassinate President Obama

BY Team Ebony

Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque.... [read more]

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

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

BY Marcus Lamar

Be careful what you wish for or you just might get it. We live in a social climate where freedom of speech is halfheartedly... [read more]

Man Shoots, Kills Woman After Car Wreck

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Man Shoots, Kills Woman After Car Wreck

by Shantell E. Jamison

Police in Solon, Ohio have identified the man accused of fatally shooting a woman after their two cars crashed at a busy intersection Saturday.... [read more]

Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

News & Views / Education

Demanding Quality Education for Your Child Is Your Right

by Charles Cole III / Education Post

Recently, the NAACP called for a moratorium on charter schools, which would deal a blow to African-American families and their right to school choice. There are... [read more]

Keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s Name Out of Your Mouth

News & Views / Opinion

Keep Martin Luther King Jr.’s Name Out of Your Mouth

BY Michael Harriot

There must always be rules. Whether chasing a suspected criminal or watching the hero of a movie hunt down his sworn enemy, everyone knows... [read more]

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]

richard beavers ebony magazine september 2016

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Turning His Life Into Art, Then Into Business

by S. Tia Brown

Richard Beavers wasn’t a bad guy, but as a kid he made some terrible choices. “I left high school in the 9th grade, and... [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]

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