Why the Supreme Court Abortion Clinic Ruling Was a Win for Black Women

Why the Supreme Court Abortion Clinic Ruling Was a Win for Black Women

by Kierra Johnson

It’s no coincidence that, as we stood on the steps of the Supreme Court celebrating the biggest win for abortion access since 1973’s Roe… Read More

Repping and Reforming Through Hip-Hop at Rikers Island

Repping and Reforming Through Hip-Hop at Rikers Island

by Ryan K. Smith

In Empire's second season, during the his short prison bid, Lucious Lyon smuggled recording equipment inside, and dropped the fictitious… Read More

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Restricting Abortion Clinics

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Restricting Abortion Clinics

by #teamEBONY

The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in… Read More

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

Report Challenges Criminal Justice System to Question Black Imprisonment

by #teamEBONY

Blacks in the U.S. are disproportionately imprisoned more than their white counterparts, a study released by The Sentencing Project finds. In the… Read More

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How the Problems of Black Schoolgirls Go Unnoticed

by Marilyn Anderson Rhames / EducationPost.org

I recently sat with four colleagues during a school-based professional development session on diversity. There was a Jewish woman, a Mexican woman… Read More

Family of Chicago Stabbing Victim Learned of it Through Facebook Video

Family of Chicago Stabbing Victim Learned of it Through Facebook Video

by #teamEBONY

The family of a woman who was stabbed to death on a Chicago elevated train found out through a video of her death posted on Facebook, according to… Read More

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For Black Americans, Gun Reform is a Civil Rights Issue

by Michael Harriot

Earlier this week, John Lewis, the Georgia congressman and civil rights icon, prompted his fellow Democratic congressmen to Read More

Texas Cop Who Slammed Teen Cleared of All Charges

Texas Cop Who Slammed Teen Cleared of All Charges

by #teamEBONY

The former suburban Dallas police officer seen on  Read More

Does the Fourth Amendment Really Protect People of Color?

Does the Fourth Amendment Really Protect People of Color?

by Janae Bonsu

You may think that you should be able to leave your home at any time without fear of being stopped and questioned by law enforcement officials for… Read More

With Another Loss in Freddie Gray Case, Prosecution Feels the Pressure

With Another Loss in Freddie Gray Case, Prosecution Feels the Pressure

by Charles Robinson

Now that Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. has been acquitted of all charges involving the death of Freddie Gray, weaknesses in the case… Read More

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