Houston Government Official: Donating To Red Cross Is A ‘Waste Of Money’

Houston Government Official: Donating To Red Cross Is A ‘Waste Of Money’

by Zahara Hill

“Don’t waste your time, don’t waste your money. Give it to another cause," said Houston city councilman Dave Martin. Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

New MLK Statue Reminds Us There Are Monuments To Take Pride In

by Zahara Hill

Fortunately, the reveal of a statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. outside the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta has served as a comforting reminder that not all statues are bigot-related statues. Read More

{RECAP} EBONY’s 2017 Women Up Los Angeles Brunch

{RECAP} EBONY’s 2017 Women Up Los Angeles Brunch

by Lynn Cooper

EBONY in collaboration with global hospitality leader, Hilton recently saluted the achievements of Black women in sports during the “ Women Up ” brunch. The second event... Read More

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

detroit

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