Chicago Pastor Attracts Thousands for Anti-Violence Protest<br />

Chicago Pastor Attracts Thousands for Anti-Violence Protest

In the midst of rising gun violence in the city of Chicago, one pastor took to the streets this weekend to help put an end to the city's crime… Read More

Chicago Pastor Attracts Thousands for Anti-Violence Protest

Chicago Pastor Attracts Thousands for Anti-Violence Protest

by Chan C. Smith

In the midst of rising gun violence in the city of Chicago, one pastor took to the streets this weekend to help put an end to the city's crime… Read More

Mike Brown Mother Lesley McSpadden Mark Seliger

Finding “Mike Mike”: Michael Brown’s Mom Shares His Story in New Book

by Madison J. Gray

She called her son “Mike Mike” because she felt that giving people nicknames made them special. But that was back when Lezley McSpadden’s… Read More

Families of Police Violence Victims Want You to 'Say Their Names'

Families of Police Violence Victims Want You to 'Say Their Names'

by Demetria Irwin

The world was introduced to Eric Garner after seeing the image of him falling to the ground from a fatal chokehold by a New York City police officer… Read More

Why I Hated Being A Cop

Why I Hated Being A Cop

by The Marshall Project

There was a time in Raeford Davis’s life when the idea of putting on a police uniform and a badge brought him joy. Law… Read More

Akai Gurley Peter Liang

#SentenceSoLight: No Justice, No Peace for Akai Gurley

by The Kinfolk Kollective

When Akai Gurley was killed in November 2014, his death was not muddied by the controversy that plagued the high profile cases of Eric… Read More

[LIVE] Bernie Sanders Speaks to National Action Network Convention

[LIVE] Bernie Sanders Speaks to National Action Network Convention

by #teamEBONY

Gaining in the polls, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders continues to challenge former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the New York Democratic Primary… Read More

Say Her Name: Black Women Need More Attention from the Racial Justice Movement

Say Her Name: Black Women Need More Attention from the Racial Justice Movement

by Josie Duffy

Shortly after he was shot and killed by a White police officer in Ferguson, Mo., news of Mike Brown’s death began to spread across social media… Read More

Criminalized for Candy Swiping? How Society Silences, Scars Our Black Girls

Criminalized for Candy Swiping? How Society Silences, Scars Our Black Girls

by Josie Pickens

After tech executive turned feminist activist and author Sheryl Sandberg published her bestselling book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead… Read More

25 Years Later, L.A. Remembers Latasha Harlins

25 Years Later, L.A. Remembers Latasha Harlins

by #teamEBONY

Family members, community leaders and those who remember gathered in Los Angeles on Wednesday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the… Read More

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