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

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

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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

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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

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush Introduces Laquan McDonald Camera Act

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush Introduces Laquan McDonald Camera Act

by Shantell E. Jamison

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL01) hopes to establish more police accountability across the country and he hopes to do so by introduceing HR. 1213... Read More

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EBONY Vice Chairman Willard Jackson at Mesirow Event

by #teamEBONY

EBONY on the move. Watch our EMO Vice Chairman Willard Jackson in action during a talk at Mesirow Luncheon in Chicago. He kept the... Read More

What We Don’t Want to Hear About Chicago Violence

What We Don’t Want to Hear About Chicago Violence

by Orie D. Ward

Unpopular opinion. I find it difficult to accept some of the rationale offered for the violence in Chicago, my hometown. Let me first start by... Read More

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Could Keith Ellison Be Catapulted to Lead the Democratic Party?

by #teamEBONY

Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison could take the helm of the Democratic National Committee this weekend in Atlanta as the party makes decisions on its future... Read More

WNBA Star Says She Was Bullied for Being Straight

WNBA Star Says She Was Bullied for Being Straight

by Shantell E. Jamison

WNBA star Candice Wiggins said she was bullied by other members of the league for her sexual orientation. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Wiggins,... Read More

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Maxine Waters Goes In on ‘Scumbags’ in the Trump Administration

by #TeamEBONY

Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters isn’t known for holding her tongue. And after Donald Trump became our nation’s 45th president, she’s seemed to make it her mission to... Read More

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Empower Kids to Become Leaders

[THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Empower Kids to Become Leaders

by Tomika Anderson

I am old enough to have been through seasons that were not necessarily progressive seasons for African-Americans, and know there is going to be... Read More