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

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

Man Shoots, Kills Woman After Car Wreck

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

North Carolina Church Holds ‘Racists Anonymous’ Meetings

North Carolina Church Holds ‘Racists Anonymous’ Meetings

by Shantell E. Jamison

Churches hold all kinds of 12-step programs, but a North Carolina place of worship is taking the move one significant step further. WCNC reports that... Read More

Student Wears ‘Black Lives Matter’ Shirt, Told to Change

Student Wears ‘Black Lives Matter’ Shirt, Told to Change

by Team Ebony

A Buckeye, Ariz., high school banned a student from wearing “Black Lives Matter” T-shirts. Mariah Havard, a tenth grade student at Buckeye High School,... Read More

Nate Parker’s Ex-Classmates Speak Out in His Defense

Nate Parker’s Ex-Classmates Speak Out in His Defense

by Team Ebony

Four Penn State alumni, who were classmates of actor and director Nate Parker, have penned a letter stating that they believe in his innocence with... Read More