Museum

Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Debuts, Placing a Lens on Our Heritage

by #TeamEBONY

President Obama shined a beacon on the opening of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African-American History and Culture with an impassioned speech that... Read More

Pittenger

Politician Apologizes for Saying Charlotte Protesters “Hate White People”

by #teamEBONY

A congressman who said that Charlotte protesters were demonstrating because they “hate White people” has apologized for the remark, saying he “regrets” making the statement.... Read More

Scott

Cellphone Video Captures Moments Around Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

by #teamEBONY

A lawyer representing the family of Keith Lamont Scott has released a video taken by his wife, Rakeiya capturing the moment he was fatally... Read More

Marshall

Exclusive: Brandon Marshall Explains Standing Up By Taking a Knee

by AJ Springer

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks for Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall. After seeing his former University of Nevada, Reno teammate and San Francisco 49ers... Read More

Video: Cops Pepper Spray Girl After She Was Hit By A Car

Video: Cops Pepper Spray Girl After She Was Hit By A Car

by Melissa Kimble

Last month, it was an 84-year-old woman, now it’s a child. If not for cell phones and cameras, would these injustices be out in... Read More

Trump Campaign Chair Resigns After Blaming Obama for Racism

Trump Campaign Chair Resigns After Blaming Obama for Racism

by #teamEBONY

One of Donald Trump’s campaign chairs has apologized for claiming there was “no racism” during the 1960s and said Black people only have themselves to... Read More

Breaking: Officer Who Shot Terence Crutcher Charged

Breaking: Officer Who Shot Terence Crutcher Charged

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have filed first-degree manslaughter charges against the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man on a city... Read More

Denial of Right to Wear Locs Means Denial of Black Freedoms

Denial of Right to Wear Locs Means Denial of Black Freedoms

by Deborah Douglas

White norms win again thanks to a recent ruling that employers can force workers to choose between cutting off their dreadlocks or losing their jobs. The... Read More

2016 MacArthur Fellows Feature

Visionary African Americans Named 2016 MacArthur Fellows

by #teamEBONY

The MacArthur Foundation announced its 2016 MacArthur Fellows Thursday and four African Americans with a diverse skillset are among the 23 people named to the fellowship and... Read More

Court Finds ‘Legitimate’ Reason for Black Men to Flee from Police

Court Finds ‘Legitimate’ Reason for Black Men to Flee from Police

by Shantell E. Jamison

A Massachusetts court says Black men who try to avoid an encounter with Boston police by fleeing may have a legitimate reason to do... Read More