12 Years A Slave: Rage, Privilege, Black Women and White Women

12 Years a Slave: The Relationship Between Black Women, White Women, Privilege

by Jezebel

Going insane was a luxury. It’s the going, that’s the treat. Going suggests travel, moving. There was no going. The madness… Read More

Light Skin Simps, Dark Skin Studs:<br />
Black Men and Colorism

Light Skin Simps, Dark Skin Studs:
Black Men and Colorism

by Gerren Keith Gaynor

While skimming through my Instagram timeline recently, I came across a photo of actor Michael Ealy with some very colorful captions: “We outta… Read More

PBS Debuts Powerful New Series: ‘The African Americans’<br />

PBS Debuts Powerful New Series: ‘The African Americans’

by Brooke Obie

Noted Harvard University scholar, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the history of Blacks in America, from the plantation to the White House… Read More

White Women, Black Hairstyles

Endia Beal's Portraits of White Women with "Black" Hairstyles

by Slate

It almost sounds like the opening line to a joke: A young Black woman takes a bunch of middle-aged White women who she doesn’t… Read More

Race and the Perception of 'Equality'

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by Riley Wilson

“Well, if one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen… Read More

Socializing While Black

Socializing and Partying While Black

by Slate

A few months ago, in support of a friend’s work project, I found myself performing karaoke for a crowd full of strangers, at… Read More

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Our Culture Is Not Your Trick, Nor Your Treat

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Our Culture Is Not Your Trick, Nor Your Treat

by Shantrelle Lewis

In 2013, at a time when nearly every aspect of Black life and culture can be bought, repackaged, gentrified and re-sold to the highest… Read More

The Browning of Miss America: Who Cares?

The Browning of Miss America: Who Cares?

by Sharda Sekaran

This past weekend, Nina Davuluri was crowned the first Miss America of Indian descent. In a nod to her heritage, she did a gorgeous… Read More

University of Alabama president pushes sororities to end segregation

University of Alabama to End Sorority Segregation

by #teamEBONY

The University of Alabama will make changes to its sorority system following a report in a student publication revealing discrimination… Read More

8 Reasons People Of Color MUST Rally For A Long Overdue “White History Month”

Why We Need a White History Month

by #teamEBONY

White people have suffered for too long. By my count, at least the last ten years. That can feel like a hell of a long time when… Read More

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