Easter: A Social Justice Holiday -- Think About It

Easter: A Social Justice Holiday -- Think About It

by Joann Fisher

“Oh how I love the name Jesus. It is the sweetest name I know.” Easter Sunday will soon be upon us and celebrated in churches… Read More

Ehrlichman's Admission: Hip Hop Was Right All Along

Ehrlichman's Admission: Hip Hop Was Right All Along

by #teamEBONY

America’s racial dialogue is cursed by blatant naiveté, a deliberate lack of empathy and interest for the 1.5… Read More

Obama Dances Tango in Argentina; Predictably, Ted Cruz Cuts In

Obama Dances Tango in Argentina; Predictably, Ted Cruz Cuts In

by #teamEBONY

It would seem that the news out of Latin America is that president Obama traveled to Cuba to normalize relations after years of tensions between the… Read More

Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants to Skip Court

Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Wants to Skip Court

by #teamEBONY

The Chicago police officer who fatally wounded 17-year-old Laquan McDonald wants to skip court appearances. Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree… Read More

Brooklyn D.A. Recommends No Jail Time for Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley

Brooklyn D.A. Recommends No Jail Time for Cop Who Shot Akai Gurley

by #teamEBONY

A prosecutor will ask a judge not to give jail time to a New York City police officer convicted of accidentally firing a stray shot into a dark public… Read More

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

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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

Rape Case: Ex NFL Star Darren Sharper Likely to Get 15 Years

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by #teamEBONY

Former NFL star Darren Sharper, 40, will likely spend 15 to 20 years in prison under a revised plea deal unveiled Tuesday. The ex-Saints… Read More

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Flint Crisis: Task Force Finds Mich. Gov't. 'Fundamentally Accountable'

by #teamEBONY

The state of Michigan is "fundamentally accountable" for Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis because of decisions made by its environmental… Read More

Report: Nixon Aide Reveals That Racism, Not Reality Launched War on Drugs

Report: Nixon Aide Reveals That Racism, Not Reality Launched War on Drugs

by #teamEBONY

Harper’s magazine contributor Dan Baum may have blown the lid off of something that has plagued Black America for nearly 50 years. He… Read More

Ex-Trooper in Bland Case Pleads 'Not Guilty'

Ex-Trooper in Bland Case Pleads 'Not Guilty'

by #teamEBONY

A fired Texas trooper pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of misdemeanor perjury stemming from his arrest last summer of Sandra Bland, a black… Read More

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