Ferguson Activists Targeted by Aggressive Police

Ferguson Activists Targeted by Aggressive Police

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Activists from Ferguson and other parts of St. Louis say they were targeted for arrest… Read More

Sexual Violence and the Criminalization of Black Women and Girls

Sexual Violence and the Criminalization of Black Women and Girls

by Monique W. Morris

Last week, the Human Rights Project for Girls, Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the Ms. Foundation produced… Read More

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WHAT HAPPENED TO SANDRA BLAND?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Another day, another Black person dead following an encounter with police. Another hashtag, another family desperately asking, "WHY?" Twenty… Read More

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Minister Seeks to Build 'Village' of Micro-Homes for the Homeless

by Daniel Kerry

Nashville, Tennessee–For more than two weeks now, the Rev. Jeff Obafemi Carr has been living in a 60 square foot micro-home… Read More

Tanisha Anderson

Protecting Mentally Ill Loved Ones from the Police

by Josie Pickens

Tanisha Anderson, like most of us, was trying to get it right when she was killed by Cleveland police.  Her story is not as… Read More

Angela Davis & Rasmea Odeh: Connecting Palestine, Prisons & Police

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by Kristian Davis Bailey

Last month, scholar, activist and former political prisoner Angela Davis gave the keynote address at a Chicago rally in defense of… Read More

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Mall Cops Suspended for Beating Black Teen

by D. Smith

WAVY-TV reports that a man died at the scene of an officer-involved shooting early morning on July 4 in Newport News, Virginia. An… Read More

black church burnings Mt. Zion AME Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina

Burning Churches Should Set Black Souls on Fire

by Stephanie Clintonia Boddie

Shrug Avery was on to something in a tragically timeless way when she wailed, “God is trying to tell you something” in… Read More

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Trending Topic - #BeingFemaleInNigeria

by #teamEBONY

An emerging hashtag is trending on Twitter and it is indeed powerful. #BeingFemaleInNigeria is sparking a conversation about the daily sexism… Read More

The Dominican Republic, Haitians and the Global War on Blackness

The Dominican Republic, Haitians and the Global War on Blackness

by Claudia De la Cruz

My grandmother was born Black and poor in Trujillo's Dominican Republic. She was only five years old when the state-sanctioned… Read More

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