George Curry

George Curry (1947-2016): An Advocate and Soldier for Black Media

by Herb Boyd

First and foremost, George Curry was a freedom fighter, and journalism was his weapon of choice. Rather than a soldier in the marches and... 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

Officer Involved-September 2 Freddie Gray Baltimore Police Department

Officers Acquitted in Freddie Gray Case to Receive Back Pay

by Team Ebony

Two more Baltimore police officers who were cleared of all charges in the death of Freddie Gray are set to receive a combined $167,000... Read More

equal pay

We Have to Get Real, the Racial and Gender Pay Gap Exists

by Tracy Sturdivant

So many of us cheered loudly when Simone Manuel became the first Black woman to win a gold medal in an individual swimming event... Read More

Ana Paula Oliveira looks at photos and article clippings of her son, Jonatha

In Rio, an Unspoken Fight Against Police Violence

by Camille Smith

Ana Paula Oliveira says her son, Jonatha de Oliveira Silva, was just like any 19-year-old. “Oh he was a ladies man, he was so... Read More

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Kobe Bryant Launches A New Firm

by Melissa Kimble

“Very few athletes get to leave their respective sport at the top of their game. For Kobe Bryant, he’s going out on his own... Read More

Crowdfunding Campaign Seeks to Preserve Langston Hughes’ Home

Crowdfunding Campaign Seeks to Preserve Langston Hughes’ Home

by Shantell E. Jamison

The Harlem home of iconic Poet Langston Hughes is up for sale, and a crowdfunding campaign is seeking to save the historic landmark. The... Read More

Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

by Christopher Harris

The lavish lifestyles of professional athletes can often come with pitfalls, temptations and heartache. But one sports agent, Adisa Bakari, is doing more than... Read More

When Media Ignores an Issue, Then Unearths It at the Worst Time

When Media Ignores an Issue, Then Unearths It at the Worst Time

by Letrell Crittenden

I am not a fan of Nate Parker. I have never seen any of his movies, and probably never will. I haven’t, because I’ve... Read More

LeBron James and his daughter Zhuri

LeBron James and the Myth of the Reverse Racist

by Michael Harriot

A curious phenomenon has become popular in the last few years and is beginning to spread like the Zika virus (which I am almost... Read More