Keith Ellison Loses Tight Race for DNC Chairmanship

by #teamEBONY

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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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


Why Jeff Sessions Could Be the Prison Industry’s Best Friend

by Madison J. Gray

It’s not surprising that Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a beeline to reverse one of the Obama administration’s policy changes on prisons. His conservative record... Read More

Protest Erupt Following Video of LAPD Cop Allegedly Firing At Teen

Protest Erupt Following Video of LAPD Cop Allegedly Firing At Teen

by Shantell E. Jamison

Hundreds of activists gathered Wednesday in protest of video allegedly showing an off-duty LAPD police officer firing a gun in front of a group of... Read More


Police Officers Feel Negatively about #BlackLivesMatter, Report Shows

by Shantell E. Jamison

The vast majority of police officers feel negatively toward the Black Lives Matter movement, results released by Aizman Law reveals. The survey, all compiled... Read More


Obama Could Get His Own Illinois Expressway Soon

by #teamEBONY

Illinois democratic state legislators are pushing for America’s 44th president to have his own expressway, the Chicago Sun Times reports. Last month, state Rep.... Read More


Atlanta Mayor Hit Hard By Pay-for-Play Scandal

by #teamEBONY

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says his office is feeling the heat after a bribery scandal hit City Hall resulting in an FBI investigation, arrests... Read More


How Cathy Hughes Took a Dream, Faith and Her Blessings to Build Success

by Crystal Shaw-King

Cathy Hughes remembered the days when she dreamed of hosting her own radio show. “I would stay up all night long listening to radio.... Read More


Supreme Court Orders New Hearing for Inmate Sentenced to Death

by #teamEBONY

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a new hearing for a Black Texas inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his... Read More


CIAA Tourney Returns HBCU Basketball to Charlotte Despite Controversy

by David Squires

With a new look, new attitude and new challenges, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s men and women’s basketball tournaments opened this week in Charlotte,... Read More