Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters Talks Resistance and More with EBONY

by Tomika Anderson

It is always a pleasure speaking with California Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Get into our latest interview as we tap into the favorite voice of resistance. Read More

Michelle Obama

Will Michelle Obama Run for Office? Let Her Be Clear…

by #teamEBONY

Lots of people have called for Former First Lady Michelle Obama to follow her husband’s footsteps into public office, but at her first post-White... Read More

Black Males

How Young Black Men are Running a Violent Gauntlet of Peril

by Shawn Dove and Anthony Smith

In Baltimore and around the country, we are losing too many young people—especially young Black boys and men—to violence. One of those young people... Read More

Brexit

Why White People Should Memorialize April 4th

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

In America, January 15th—Rev. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday—has become a day of national reflection on the life and legacy of Dr. King. Thanks... Read More

Sen. Kamala D. Harris to Speak at Howard Commencement

Sen. Kamala D. Harris to Speak at Howard Commencement

by #teamEBONY

Senator Kamala D. Harris will deliver the keynote address during Howard University’s 2017 Commencement ceremony. The university announced the news Tuesday. “Throughout her trailblazing... Read More

Ibn Ali Miller

Not Worldstar! Peacemaker Breaks Up Teen Fight, Gets Well-Deserved Props

by #teamEBONY

Ibn Ali Miller is being hailed as a hero for breaking up a street fight in Atlantic City, but he said it wasn’t a unique... Read More

In Heartfelt Note, CPS Students Thank Chance The Rapper

In Heartfelt Note, CPS Students Thank Chance The Rapper

by #teamEBONY

A little more than a week ago, Grammy award-winning rapper and Chicago native Chance The Rapper donated $1 million to Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Now,... Read More

Instead of Having Birthday Party, 6-Year-Old Feeds the Homeless

Instead of Having Birthday Party, 6-Year-Old Feeds the Homeless

by Shantell E. Jamison

Everyone likes a good birthday party, especially when it’s their own. But a 6-year-old Chicago kindergartner decided to do away with her birthday celebration... Read More

Herb Douglas

Olympian Herb Douglas Remembers the Legacy He Built in Sports and Business

by Christopher Harris

In Herb Douglas’ hometown of Pittsburgh, in the Hazelwood section, there’s a mural – painted in a dotted pattern – on 2nd Avenue, of him leaping... Read More

Jesse Jackson Jr. Allowed to End Supervised Release Early

Jesse Jackson Jr. Allowed to End Supervised Release Early

by #teamEBONY

A judge is allowing former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to end supervised release early, Chicago Tribune reports. Jackson Jr. was given a 2 1/2-year prison... Read More