On Being A Little Black Girl

The School-Based Racism Little Black Girls Face

by #teamEBONY

Racism is a national disaster in this country. It robs us of brilliance, ingenuity, and progress. And in a country where policymakers… Read More

#ThisIsLuv:<br />
Mo'Nique Asks 'Will You Choose to Be What You Had No Choice in Being?'<br />

#ThisIsLuv:
Mo'Nique Asks 'Will You Choose to Be What You Had No Choice in Being?'

by Mo’Nique

I can remember the first time I was introduced to the gay community.  I was 16 years old.  It was a group of beautiful… Read More

Zendaya's Faux Locs and Our Real Weed Problem

Zendaya's Faux Locs and Our Real Weed Problem

by Jamilah Lemieux

Zendaya Coleman, the Disney darling turned-almost star of the terrible, no-good, very bad Aaliyah biopic, walked the Oscars… Read More

The School Project - Chicago Public Schools: Closed

THE SCHOOL PROJECT
Chicago Public Schools: Closed [WATCH]

"What do you mean when you say I'm rebellious/'Cause I don't accept everything that you're telling us?"-… Read More

Dori Maynard, journalist and diversity champion, dies at 56

Dori Maynard Dies

by #teamEBONY

Dori J. Maynard, a journalist and champion of diversity in news coverage, died Tuesday at her Oakland home, the journalism education… Read More

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden 'black site'

Chicago Police Had Secret Facility to Detain Suspects

by #teamEBONY

The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable to be found by family… Read More

No federal charges for Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin death

George Zimmerman to Face No Federal Charges

by #teamEBONY

The Justice Department said Tuesday its independent investigation found "insufficient evidence" to charge George Zimmerman… Read More

Zendaya outraged by 'ignorant' dreadlocks remark

Zendaya Coleman Responds to Racist Remark About Her Hair

by #teamEBONY

Disney star Zendaya hit the Oscars red carpet on Sunday night with long dreadlocks flowing down her back. Vogue heralded… Read More

Obama Administration Moves To Overturn Judge's Immigration Ruling

Department of Justice to Attempts to Overturn Judge's Immigration Ruling

by Huffington Post

The Department of Justice officially filed on Monday an appeal and a request for a stay of a judge's recent decision to block… Read More

#OscarsSoWhite That Even Their Feminism Is Translucent

Patricia Arquette Reminds Us Why #OscarsSoWhite

by #teamEBONY

Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood – a movie which, as far as I can tell, is about that oft-untold… Read More

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