Florida police department caught using African American mug shots for target practice

Florida Police Shoot at Black Mug Shots

by The Washington Post

The North Miami Beach police department was discovered last month to be using mug shots of African Americans for sniper practice at a firing... Read More

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Detroit Receives Court Approval to Exit Bankruptcy
What’s Next?

by Edward Poteat

By now, you’ve probably heard that Detroit filed bankruptcy and as of November 7th received court approval for its bankruptcy exit plan. You may... Read More

Kathy Payton Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Non-Profit CEO Revives Historic Black Houston

by Mame M. Kwayie

Kathy Payton vacillates between ostensibly different worlds. “I live in a very gray area,” says the 51-year-old president and CEO of the Fifth Ward... Read More

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[AFRICAN CONNECTION]
Ghana Spawns HalfCasteBabies.com

by Bolanle Omisore

Last summer, I was told unequivocally that I should bleach my skin. It was a well-intentioned suggestion from a neighbor, a woman who bleaches... Read More

[ENOUGH]
Keep Chicago Out Your Mouth

[ENOUGH]
Keep Chicago Out Your Mouth

by Joshua Adams

Over the past few months, race talk in America seems to be more frequent than—and just as frustrating as—ever. From the George Zimmerman verdict... Read More

[ENOUGH]
Kidz Korna Turns Violent Intersection Into Safe Haven

[ENOUGH]
Kidz Korna Turns Violent Intersection Into Safe Haven

by DaShawn Drew

Since its inception in the early 1980s, Farley Keith “Jackmaster Funk” Williams has been a chart-topping star of House music, an amalgamation of disco, electronic/techno, hip hop... Read More

Jay Z and Beyoncé Didn’t Buy the Regal Theater…
But They Should Have

Jay Z and Beyoncé Didn’t Buy the Regal Theater...
But They Should Have

by Rod McCullom

Jay Z and Beyoncé are not investing in a landmark Chicago theater. That’s the bad news. Rumors snowballed across the internet on Wednesday that... Read More

We’re Looking for Hometown Heroes!

We’re Looking for Hometown Heroes!

by #teamEBONY

Every city has that special someone who goes out of his or her way to organize anti-violence walks or ensure the local scouting troops... Read More

[ENOUGH]
Remembering Ashton Wise

[ENOUGH]
Remembering Ashton Wise

by Glenn Minnis

Erwin McEwen took the death of Ashton Wise almost as if it was his own son. And in some ways, the bond shared between... Read More