How to Be Black During the Age of Zimmerman, Deen, and Obama

How to Be Black During the Age of Zimmerman, Deen, and Obama

by #teamEBONY

Welcome to the impossible future. White people are talking about race. Sometimes, they’ll even talk about racism. Some will… Read More

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A First Hand Account of Racial Profiling

by The Atlantic

Race is America's Voldemort: That-Which-Must-Not-Be-Named. Even when discrimination's role in an event is obvious, there… Read More

Zimmerman verdict poll: Stark reaction by race

How Race Determines the Reaction to the Zimmerman Verdict

by The Washington Post

The not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman has produced dramatically different reactions among Blacks and Whites, with… Read More

Richard Cohen

Why Richard Cohen is Wrong

by The Atlantic

Yesterday Richard Cohen wrote this: In New York City, Blacks make up a quarter of the population, yet they represent… Read More

Lester Chambers

Lester Chambers Attacked for Dedicating Song to Trayvon Martin

by Jezebel

Legendary musician and future R&B Hall of Fame inductee Lester Chambers suffered injuries Saturday after he was attacked on stage… Read More

Black People: The Country's Biggest Racists? (Really?)

Black People: The Country's Biggest Racists? (Really?)

by The Root

A new Rasmussen Reports poll shows that Americans consider Blacks more likely to be racist than whites and Hispanics in this country… Read More

Why You Shouldn't Put a Price on Black Babies

Why You Shouldn't Put a Price on Black Babies

by The Atlantic

Every year, I teach writer Elna Baker's essay, "Babies Buying Babies" to my freshman composition classes as an introduction… Read More

George Zimmerman

White People Don't Feel Black People's Pain?

by Slate

George Zimmerman followed Trayvon Martin because he perceived him as dangerous. The defense argues he was, the prosecution argues… Read More

Rachel Jeantel

Rachel Jeantel: Too Big and Dark For Our Sympathy?

by #teamEBONY

Trayvon Martin’s trial might be intriguing, fascinating cultural theater to some. To me, it is more akin to a cultural trauma:… Read More

Images of Black Soldiers Used for Propaganda

Images of Black Soldiers Used for Propaganda

by The Atlantic

Black people endured insulting caricatures and cartoons in the mainstream American press, advertisements, comics, and books… Read More

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