August Wilson Center in Downtown Pittsburgh rescued

August Wilson Center Saved

by #teamEBONY

Just when it appeared that the Downtown building would fall into the hands of a New York City developer or be sold at sheriff sale… Read More

tyler perry

That's Not How It Works, Nate Parker, That's Not How Any of This Works!

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week… Read More

ferguson missouri st louis protest michael brown

Altercation Between Police and Protesters in Ferguson

by JET

Police and protesters clashed briefly in Ferguson just hours after the St. Louis suburb’s police chief issued an apology to… Read More

South Carolia Police Shoot Black Man Sean Groubert Levar Edward Jones

Dashcam Shows Black Man Shot by State Trooper

by Slate

Police dashcam video shows a now-former South Carolina state trooper named Sean Groubert repeatedly shooting a Black man named Levar… Read More

NFL Vice President of Security Jeffery Miller

NFL Security Chief Was Sent Ray Rice Video in April

by JET

The video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security… Read More

LA woman punched by patrolman speaks

Marlene Pinnock, Woman Beat by California Highway Patrol, to Get $1.5 Million

by JET

A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive… Read More

Attorney General Eric Holder

Eric Holder to Resign

by #teamEBONY

Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first Black U.S. attorney general, is preparing to announce his resignation Thursday after a tumultuous… Read More

New Video Shows John Crawford Fatally Shot By Police In Walmart

Video Emerges of Police Killing John Crawford III

by Huffington Post

The recently released video appears to show 22-year-old John Crawford III being fired upon just seconds after police encounter him… Read More

14-year-old fatally shot by deputy in Terrebonne

14-Year-Old Killed by Policeman in Louisiana

by #teamEBONY

A deputy in the Terrebone Parish Sheriff's Office shot and killed a 14-year-old boy as two deputies investigated reports of a… Read More


“Growing Up Locked Down” Conference Shines Light on Child Incarceration

by Susana Morris

There is an epidemic raging across the United States, a plague that is ravishing communities of color one by one. No, it is not Ebola… Read More

Most viewed

Entertainment & Culture / By Sun Singleton
Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Entertainment & Culture
Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Style / By Tyrus Townsend
Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

News & Views / By Damon Young
Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

News & Views / By Kristian Davis Bailey
Detroit's New Activist Generation

Detroit's New Activist Generation

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter